Professor Picked for Society for American Music Position
Maribeth Clark, an associate professor of music at New College of Florida, was recently elected to the position of treasurer of the Society for American Music. The organization brings together scholars, performers and students dedicated to studying, preserving, teaching and creating American music. Clark has been a member of the society since 2007 and has participated in several committees designed to raise funds that support independent musicological research. One of her biggest successes was spearheading the launch of SAM/2.0, a fundraising effort designed to fund, promote and reward new scholarship in American music. The project has garnered over $1 million to date.