Maisie Sum

Faculty; World Music Gamelan Ensemble Director
Maisie Sum

Faculty Profile

Phone: 519-885-0220 Ext 24219

​Maisie Sum is an ethnomusicologist, educator, performer, and editorial board member of MUSICultures. She was a member of Gamelan Gita Asmara and Gamelan Giri Kedaton, and has performed in Indonesia, the United States, and Canada. Her research interests include the music traditions of Morocco and Indonesia, music associated with ritual, the impact of globalization on music traditions and identity, and the relations between music and cognitive processes. A music professor at Conrad Grebel University College, University of Waterloo, she teaches courses in world music, music appreciation, and music, peace and conflict, and directs the Balinese gamelan ensemble.