Stella Wadiru

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Ms. Stella Wadiru is an MA (music) candidate at Makerere University. Wadiru holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music. She is a recipient of the NORAD Arts and Cultural Education (ACE) 2007-2009, which enabled her to do part of her MA (music) studies at the Grieg Academy in the University of Bergen, Norway. While in Bergen, she studied with Prof. Tom Solomon and Prof. Annemette Kirkegaard. She also sung in the New Orleans Choir. Ms Wadiru’s music composition in Western and Ugandan styles as well as her term papers in ethnomusicology are yet to be published.

She has served as a music teacher at Ediofe Girls Secondary School and Taibah College School. While at Taibah College, Ms Wadiru worked as the Head of Civic Education and Music Dance and Drama Festivals, and Class teacher. She has also served as a music examiner for both ordinary and advanced levels for the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB).

Music Archive Interns

The Archive also offers internships to MA in Music and Bachelor of Arts in Music graduates who took courses in music archiving depending on availability of funds. The internship offers these graduates practical skills in the functioning of an audio-visual archive.

Music Archive Interns collect music in the field recordings and process it for archiving. They also organize public exhibitions about their field collections as well as participating in reviewing the documentation of the repatriated collections.