Nan (Jittapim) Yamprai, Music Faculty

Nan (Jittapim) Yamprai

Music History

Assistant Professor of Music

Contact Information

Office: Frasier 119A
Phone Number: (970) 351-1343


Assistant Professor Jittapim Yamprai has her doctoral degree in music history and literature from the University of Northern Colorado, a master’s degree in Ethnomusicology from Mahidol University, Thailand and a Master’s in Library Science from the University of North Texas. Her dissertation, The Establishment of Western Music in Thailand, won the university’s 2011 Graduate Dean’s Citation for Outstanding Dissertation. Her master’s thesis, Music in the Catholic Mass of Thailand is now in the process of being published by the Catholic Church of Thailand. Jittapim is an active musicologist as well as ethnomusicologist. Her research specialty is East-West musical culture exchange. The article “Michel Richard de Lalande and the Air of Siam” was published in the journal Early Music. She has participated in several conferences as a research presenter and served as guest lecturer and keynote speaker in many institutions in United States, Germany, Japan, Vietnam, Kazakhstan, and Thailand. Her current project is research on Asian musical materials for contemporary composers.

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