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Trimillos Why should an ethnomusicologist with limited performance skills lead a study group? ” Such a rationale would not be acceptable for choosing the leader of a jazz ensemble or a collegium musicum. Why would it be it acceptable for a non-Western musical tradition? Would a faculty member whose entire orchestral background consisted of playing four semesters in the second violin section and two courses in string technique be entrusted with a university symphony orchestra? The qualiWcations for the ethnomusicologist as performance teacher should be subject to the same queries.

I have described some of the features of the culture carrier as native teacher for the study group. Although the descriptive strokes have been deliberately broad, these features provide a matrix against which the two remaining, “outsider” archetypes can be considered. The Wrst is the ethnomusicologist as ensemble teacher. The Ethnomusicologist Mediating Tradition The ethnomusicologist who is an established performer and the ethnomusicologist who is only knowledgeable about performance may be viewed as belonging to two different categories.

My teacher was Kay Mikami, a kibei 13 who studied in Japan with the Ikuta School master Miyagi Michio. qxd 34 5/11/2004 8:55 AM Page 34 Ricardo D. Trimillos She returned to Honolulu and established a private teaching practice within the local Japanese community. I studied with her only at the university, and not in the traditional diasporic setting, during lessons on weekends at her house. I have taught koto at the University of Hawai’i only, and always as an ensemble class. I established no private studio in the Honolulu community.

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