Kira Weiss

Graduate Student

Specialization

Ethnomusicology

Bio

Kira Weiss is a MA/PhD student in ethnomusicology at UCSB. She holds a B.A. in International Studies and Music from Humboldt State University. Trained in the Western European art music tradition, Kira is now primarily interested in traditional Arabic music and Sephardic/Mizrahi music.  Kira’s academic interests center around performance studies, queer/feminist theory, and pedagogy.