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Nan (Jittapim) Yamprai

Nan (Jittapim) Yamprai

Assistant Professor of Music History and Ethnomusicology

School of Music
College of Performing and Visual Arts

Contact Information

(970) 351-1343
Frasier 119A
Office Hours
TR 11am-12:30pm, F 10am-12pm


Doctor of Arts in Music History and Literature, D.A. (Music)
University of Northern Colorado, 2011

Master of Science in Library Science, M.S. (Library Science)
University of North Texas, 2014

Master of Arts in Ethnomusicology, M.A. (Music)
College of Music, Mahidol University, Thailand, 2005

Bachelor of Arts in Business English, B.A. (Business English),
Faculty of Arts, Assumption University, Thailand, 1997

Professional/Academic Experience

Ph.D. in Music Program Chair, Music Library Director,
Lecturer in Musicology
College of Music, Mahidol University.

Full-time Lecturer in Music History and Music Theory
Conservatory of Music, Rangsit University

Other Experience

Peer Review Committee, Journal of Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University
Editorial Standing Committee of ASEAN Music Journal
Assistant-Editor of Mahidol Music Journal, Mahidol University

Program Note Writing:
ASEAN Concert for ASEAN Economic Community Opening
Bangkok Symphony Orchestra (August 2014)
Japan-Thai-Singapore Concert Tour (July 2014)
Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra (Seasons 2012-13, 2005-2007)

Guest Lecturer:
Graduate Program in Music in Thailand and Japan

Research/Areas of Interest

East-West Musical Cultures Interaction, Franco-Siamese Music in the Seventeenth Century, Southeast Asian Music, Development of Western Music in Southeast Asia

Publications/Creative Works

Franco-Siamese Music Diplomacy in the Seventeenth Century  (Thailand Research Fund, 2016)
Development of Church Music in Thailand (Catholic Church of Thailand, 2015)

Book Chapters:
“Music in the Ayutthaya,” [The History of Ayutthaya Kingdom], 2016.
“In Music There is Life: Compositions of King Rama IX,” [River of Silence], 2010.

“Michel-Richard de Lalande and the Airs of Siam.” Early Music 41/3 (November 2013), 421–437.

Honors and Awards

OUTSTANDING PROGRAM CHAIR, Mahidol University, 2013
OUTSTANDING DISSERTATION, University of Northern Colorado, 2011
GRADUATE DEAN’S SCHOLARSHIP, University of Northern Colorado, 2008-2011
DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP, University of Northern Colorado, 2008-2011

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