Recipient profiles

Hannah Standiford

Fulbright, 2017, Indonesia

Hannah has applied to study keroncong and other string Indonesian music traditions while learning to play langgam jawa keroncong and stambul fajar. To supplement her studies, she will create documentation and sheet music detailing the music that she learns, and create collaborations which combine American folk music and keroncong. Hannah plans to write and publish an article detailing her research, create an album of new music that combines American folk music with keroncong. Having earned a B.A. in Classical Guitar Performance from VCU in 2011, she is pursuing a master’s in Music Therapy from Shenandoah University.