Tala Jarjour


Assistant Professor of Music, Concurrent Assistant Professor in Anthropology

Tala Jarjour comes to Notre Dame from New York University, where she was recently an assistant professor of ethnomusicology. Her Notre Dame appointment is in the Department of Music, with a concurrent appointment in the Department of Anthropology.  Her work is marked by interdisciplinary study of Near Eastern repertories of sacred music, especially the chant of the Syrian Orthodox Church.  Her PhD was completed at Cambridge University in 2011.

University of Cambridge , MPhil in Music, 2005

Ohio University , MMus (Dual Degree), 2002

Higher Institute of Music in Damascus , BA in Music Performance (Violin), 1997