ABOUT

Learning. Teaching. Sharing.

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A doctoral candidate at Yale University, Ambre is an experienced music scholar, artist, curator, and consultant who specializes in subjects relating to music, religion, and popular culture. She received her B.A. in Religion and Musical Studies from Oberlin College and Conservatory and her M.A. from Yale Divinity School and Institute of Sacred Music. In addition, she holds a certificate in Jazz Vocal Musicianship from Nashville Jazz Workshop. She has presented work for the Association of Black Women Historians, Society for American Music, Academy of American Religion, and the Christian Congregational Music Conference to name a few. She was a awarded a Ford Dissertation Fellowship for the 2022-2023 academic year and has previously held fellowships with the Louisville Institute, Center for Lived Religion in the Digital Age at St. Louis University, the Sacred Writes project, the Center for Material and Visual Cultures of Religion at Yale University, and The Revealer magazine. Previous consultancies include: The United Methodist ChurchSound Diplomacy, the National Museum of African American Music, and the Nashville Symphony.