The work of MMaP is supported by a small complement of staff, as well as Executive and Community Advisory boards. MMaP is frequently host to visiting scholars and postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students in ethnomusicology often play a key role in MMaP research projects.
Beverley Diamond is the Canada Research Chair in Ethnomusicology and Director of the MMAP Research Centre at Memorial University. She previously taught at Queen's and York Universities. She has published extensively on aspects of First Nations and Inuit music cultures, on Canadian music historiography, and on music as it relates to sociocultural identity.
Spencer Crewe Originally hailing from Deer Lake, Spencer has been an audio engineer since '96 working in various professional Newfoundland recording studios. This led him to MMaP in the Fall of 2004, and has seen his involvement in various audio undertakings as Bellows and Bows, It's Time For Another One, as well as other MMaP projects and releases.
Maureen Houston Maureen Houston has been the Secretary at MMaP since she returned to work at MUN in May 2003, and is also the secretary for the graduate program in ethnomusicology at the School of Music. She is involved in the various administrative duties in running MMaP on a daily basis. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on our CD series, lecture series, gallery rental or the MA and PhD programs in Ethnomusicology.
Meghan Forsyth is the Project Coordinator and Researcher at MMaP. She is an ethnomusicologist (PhD, University of Toronto) and fiddler/violinist specializing in music and dance of the Acadian diaspora. Her current research focuses on creativity in traditional music performance, francophone cultural tourism, and musical constructions of ‘homeland’. In addition to her work at MMaP, Meghan teaches courses in the “Musicologies” stream at MUN’s School of Music and is the Project Coordinator for the Bruneau Centre for Excellence in Choral Music.