Anaïs Verhulst (

Graduate Student Anais

Area: Ethnomusicology

Research Related Interests: Karnatak music, Norwegian folk music, heavy metal, cross-cultural study of the violin, organology, and affordances of musical instruments.

Other Interests: piano, bagpipes, and Javanese Gamelan.

Dissertation Topic: Affordances of the violin outside Western classical music: the violin in Karnatak music, Norwegian folk, and heavy metal.