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Niemisto researches in Finland, publishes articles

By David Gonnerman '90
August 23, 2010

Associate Professor of Music Paul Niemisto is currently in Finland under the sponsorship of an American Scandinavian Foundation research grant to continue his work at the Finnish National Archives on the history of 19th century Finnish military brass bands.

In addition, he has recently published articles in the Alta Musica series of the Internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung und Förderung der Blasmusik (Austria), in the Journal of Finnish American Studies (Canada), and in the Sibelius Academy Journal of Ostrobothnian Music (Finland). He also has been invited to submit three entries to the new edition of Grove’s Dictionary of Musical Instruments (Oxford University Press, 2011).

Contact David Gonnerman at 507-786-3315 or