Professor Michael Zager awarded fourth Fulbright Specialist Grant
by Arts and Letters | Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Professor Michael Zager , the Dorothy F. Schmidt Eminent Scholar in Performing Arts and the Director of the Commercial Music program, awarded his fourth Fulbright Specialist Grant. In addition to many other awards, Professor Zager is a Grammy nominee and Daytime Emmy award winner. He was recently awarded his fourth prestigious Fulbright Specialist Grant. Fulbright is the “flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government”, with the goal of increasing “mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.” In May 2018, Professor Zager will begin his Fulbright Specialist Grant at the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. During his six week, fully funded stay, Professor Zager will help develop a Commercial Music Curriculum, deliver lectures and organize workshops, and help develop a Conservatory Record label.