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Julius Carlson

Julius Carlson is Assistant Professor of Music at Mount Saint Mary’s University (MSMU). Julius is a musicologist with specialties in protest music in 20th-century Argentina and Chile and the relationship of art music, religious practice, and nationalism in Biedermeier-era Prussia. In addition to his academic work, he is the co-founder of the Santa Monica Youth Orchestra, a nonprofit organization for low-income and underrepresented youth, and the founder of MSMU’s biennial Women in Music Festival, a celebration of music as a vehicle for positive social change. Julius holds degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles, the Universidad de Chile, and the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. He has received Fulbright-Hays and DAAD grants for his research.