FACULTY RESOURCES

A Resource Guide for Music Research and Creative Opportunities 

Research Agenda: Body, Mind, and Music

The UP College of Music aims to actively contribute towards the enhancement of UP’s stature as a research university. For this reason, we intend to invigorate research activities by formulating a college research agenda, which will serve as an anchor upon which faculty members may produce new knowledge within the domains of their specific fields of expertise or in other related disciplines. Articulated under the general theme of Body, Mind, and Music, this agenda upholds the notion that music, though rooted in the universe of sound, is imagined within, and expressed through one’s body. From this inner energy, it is socially shared via diverse modalities, whether face to face or mediated by print and other multimedia channels, including online systems that have far reaches and accessibility to global interchanges. The agenda posits that research, in the exploration of various music and dance phenomena, is an authentic human initiative that grows and develops through one’s reflexivity, discourse, and ability to see things in the wider perspectives of musical ‘practice’. This agenda resonates with the mission-vision of the college in becoming “a community of thinking and creative performing artists and scholars transforming the world through ideas, sound, and movement.”



This research agenda is comprised of, but not limited to the following sub-themes:

1. Music Pedagogy and Learning.

Pedagogy can be developed from years of teaching through observation, documentation, analysis, and writing. As we aim for effective teaching, what methodology do we employ in pursuing this goal within the four walls of our classroom, in the studio, or within the informal venues of music education?

2. Music for Health and Wholeness.

In the pursuit of physical, emotional, and mental wellness, how do we examine the ways by which music and movement are linked to the dynamics of a sound mind-and-body?

3. Cultural Identity, History, and Heritage.

We strive to identify our roots and understand our shared histories as a people. In the interest of empowering local scholarship, let us contribute to the pan-loob (emic) music projects and when necessary, balance these with pan-labas (etic) frameworks in the effort of reinforcing the country’s national consciousness.

4. Advocacy to Community Service.

Our research community is the heart of our life’s work. What do we give back to them in return for their knowledge? How do we espouse for the production of new knowledge and innovate artistry that will benefit the community?

5. Environmental Resilience.

Our engagement in music research and performance is significant in developing emotionally and psychologically resilient individuals. What tools do we develop in bridging communities to cross the dangers of climate change?



While this research agenda is intended to benefit faculty members and administrators, we aim to involve certain sectors of our society in our academic institution. These include the physically challenged individuals, displaced communities, and ethnic minorities. We also prioritize those who are musically gifted, particularly the young who will require special and professional mentoring.

• UP Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Development (OVCRD)
https://upd.edu.ph/research/funding/
ovcrd@upd.edu.ph | up.ovcrd@gmail.com
research.dissemination1@upd.edu.ph
8981-8500 locals 4050, 4048


• UP Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (OVPAA)
https://ovpaa.up.edu.ph/ovpaa-administered-programs/
info.ovpaa@up.edu.ph | fellowship.ovpaa@up.edu.ph
ecwrg.ovpaa@up.edu.ph | rdg.ovpaa@up.edu.ph
0946-7638501 (TNT) or 0995-3088305 (Globe)


• National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP)
http://nrcp.dost.gov.ph/research-grants
nrcpinfo@yahoo.com
+632 837-6143, +632 837-6142


• Commission on Higher Education (CHED)
https://ched.gov.ph/grants/
info@ched.gov.ph
(02) 8441-1260, hotline: 0999-4445996

• National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA)
http://www.ncca.go.ph (Projects and travel grants)
info@ncca.gov.ph
trunkline: (02) 8527-2192 locals 503, 524, 541


• Department of Science and Technology (DOST)
http://www.dost.gov.ph/knowledge-resources/publications/23-announcements
ousec.rd@dost.gov.ph
(632) 837-2071 to 82 locals 2510, 2010 / (632) 837-2943

• UPD Office for Initiatives in Culture and the Arts (UPD OICA)
http://www.oica.upd.edu.ph/grants/
oica.upd@up.edu.ph
8981-8500 locals 2660, 2659

• COMPOSERS SITE
https://composerssite.com

• U.P. Office of Institutional Linkages
https://www.up.edu.ph/index.php/about-up/institutional-linkages/
international.upd@up.edu.ph
8981-8500 local 2561

• Fulbright Foundation, Inc.
http://www.fulbright.org.ph | fulbright@fulbright.org.ph
(632) 8812-0919, (632) 8812-0945

• Asian Cultural Council

accphilippines@gmail.com
(632) 757-3006

• The Japan Foundation Manila
https://www.jfmo.org.ph/
E-mail: email@jfmo.org.ph
+63-(0)2-8811-6155 to 58

• Sumitomo Foundation
http://www.sumitomo.or.jp/e/

SCHOLARSHIPS-ASIA

SINGAPORE

Singapore Raffles Music College
https://srmc.edu.sg/prospective-students/srmc-shine-scholarship/

National University of Singapore
https://www.askadmissions.nus.edu.sg/app/answers/detail/a_id/806/kw/music%2scholarship

TAIWAN

National Taiwan University of Arts Scholarship for International Students
https://www.studyintaiwan.org/university/scholarship/375

HONGKONG
https://www.scholarships.hku.hk/news/detail/95

SOUTH KOREA
https://en.snu.ac.kr/admission/gradutate/scholarships/before_application

MALAYSIA
https://www.yonsei.ac.kr/en_wj/admission/scholarship.jsp


https://sunway.edu.my/scholarships/scholarships-awards/sunway-music-scholarship

http://www.unimas.my/join-unimas/scholarships

CHINA

https://school.cucas.cn/Central-Conservatory-of-Music-940/scholarships/175.html
https://school.cucas.cn/China-Conservatory-of-Music-938/

DUBAI
https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/dubai/study/fees-and-funding/scholarships.aspx
https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/search.aspx?q=music&OpenSection=courseresults

SCHOLARSHIPS-PACIFIC

AUSTRALIA

The University of Sydney
https://sydney.edu.au/music/study-music/scholarships.html

SCHOLARSHIPS-EUROPE

FRANCE
http://www.conservatoiredeparis.fr/accueil/ GERMANY

DAAD Postgraduate Studies in the Field of Music for International Students
https://scholarship-positions.com/category/scholarships-by-majors/music-scholarships/
UK

Dr. John Birch Music funding for International Students in the UK, 2019
https://scholarship-positions.com/dr-john-birch-musicscholarship-for-international-students-in-the-uk/2019/05/31/

Newcastle University Florence Hilda Yates music award in the UK, 2019
https://scholarship-positions.com/newcastle-university-florencehilda-yates-music-scholarship-in-the-uk/2019/07/09/

International undergraduate music awards at Newcastle University 2020
https://scholarship-positions.com/international-undergraduatemusic-scholarships-at-newcastle-university/2019/08/31/

ITALY

3-Month “Fondazione di Venezia” Residencial Scholarships for
Italian and International Scholars
https://scholarship-positions.com/3-month-fondazionedi-venezia-residencial-scholarships-italian-internationalscholars/2018/12/19/

SCHOLARSHIPS-USA

• University of Hawai’I Manoa
http://www.hawaii.edu/fas/info/scholarships.php

• University of Washington School of Music
https://music.washington.edu/teaching-assistant-job-descriptions

• Central Washington University College of Arts and Humanities
http://www.cwu.edu/music/graduate-teaching-assistants

• University of Wisconsin-Madison
https://research.wisc.edu/funding/grant-matching-programs/

• Dr. Robert Hawkins Memorial Scholarship
https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/by-major/musicscholarships/dr-robert-hawkins-memorial-scholarship/1004910

IEEE Signal Processing Magazine
Psychology of Music
Journal of Research in Music Education
Journal of Music Therapy
Music Perception
Research Studies in Music Education
Music Therapy Perspectives
Journal of Music Teacher Education
Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism
Journal of African Cultural Studies
Music Education Research
International Journal of Music Education
Musicae Scientiae
Ethnomusicology
British Journal of Music Education
Journal of Music Theory
Popular Music and Society
Acta Acustica united with Acustica
AES: Journal of the Audio Engineering Society
Journal of New Music Research
Journal of the American Musicological Society
Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education
Empirical Studies of the Arts
Music Analysis
Notes
International Journal of Community Music
String Research Journal
Res Musica
Music Reference Services Quarterly
Music Theory Spectrum
Organised Sound
Journal of Music, Technology and Education
Metal Music Studies
Modernism/Modernity
Music Scholarship
Journal of Creative Music Systems
Traditiones
Revista de Musicologia
Journal of the Society for American Music
Anuario Musical
Journal of Mathematics and Music
Opus
Journal of the Royal Musical Association
Computer Music Journal
Muzikoloski Zbornik
Leonardo
Twentieth-Century Music
Music Theory Online
Archiv fur Musikwissenschaft
Musica Hodie
Popular Music
Acta Ethnographica Hungarica
Ethnomusicology Forum
Opera Quarterly
Muziki
Punk and Post-Punk
Journal of Musicology
Journal of Popular Music Studies
Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts
Journal of Folklore Research
Dix-Neuf
Per Musi
Contemporary Music Review
Acta Musicologica
Resonancias
Musical Quarterly
Journal of World Popular Music
Revista Electronica Complutense de Investigacion Musical
Early Music History
Cambridge Opera Journal
TMS Annual Meeting
American Imago
PAJ - Journal of Performance and Art
Perfect Beat
Popular Entertainment Studies
I Tatti Studies
Revista Electronica de LEEME
Co-herencia
Malaysian Journal of Music
Tejuelo
American Music
Eighteenth-Century Music
Musicology Australia
Fontes Artis Musicae
Leonardo Music Journal
Musicologica Brunensia
Tempo
Nineteenth-Century Music Review
Music and Letters
Cuadernos de Musica, Artes Visuales y Artes Escenicas
Black Music Research Journal
Letonica
World of Music
October
Journal of Historical Research in Music Education
Cahiers d’Ethnomusicologie
Folk Music Journal
Horror Studies
Jazz Research Journal

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