Pacific Review of Ethnomusicology

Mission Statement:

Pacific Review of Ethnomusicology is the graduate student publication of the UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology. Edited and managed by graduate students in the department, the journal receives its funding from the Publications arm of the UCLA Graduate Student Association. Published electronically and accessible free of charge to any online reader, Pacific Review is dedicated to scholarly works by fellow graduate students and emerging scholars from throughout the world. As part of our commitment to emerging scholars, we also regularly publish articles recognized with the Society for Ethnomusicology Southern California Chapter’s Ki Mantle Hood prize.

We welcome submissions not only from colleagues in ethnomusicology and systematic musicology, but also from those in cognate disciplines such as musicology, anthropology, dance ethnology, cultural studies, folklore, sociology, law, and area studies. Contributions must be intellectually rigorous and address in some measure the social and cultural implications of musical practice.

Pacific Review of Ethnomusicology is listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (click here for a news item regarding the journal’s acceptance to the DOAJ).

PRE is indexed in:

International Index of Music Periodicals

Music and Performing Arts Online

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Staff Members:


Nolan Warden

Andrew Pettitt

Beto González






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