Rachel Hujsa

Student NameRachel Hujsa
Faculty Mentor NameDr. Laura Dallman
CollegeCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
MajorDual degree in Music (oboe performance) and history
Research InterestsMusicology and American History
Academic AwardsUniversity Scholars Program Award, 2020
OrganizationsSamuel Proctor Oral History Program, Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society, University of Florida Wind Symphony and Orchestra, Gator Society for Prelaw Women
Hobbies and InterestsPlaying Dungeons and Dragons and drawing comics

Research Project

African Religion in Early 20th Century Ethnic Opera

In my project, I will be studying the influence of African religion and other “Africanisms” on the composers and music of “Ethnic” opera in the 1900s.