Kartomi, Margaret J(oy)
- Terry E. Miller
(b Adelaide, Nov 24, 1940). Australian musicologist and ethnomusicologist. She studied piano (diploma, 1961), music (BA, 1963) and composition (BM, 1964) at the University of Adelaide and took the doctorate in 1968 at Humboldt University, where she studied with Doris Stockmann and Usmann Effendi; she also took lessons in composition from Günther Kochan (1964–7) and performed her works in Berlin. She returned to Australia to teach at Monash University, Melbourne, where she was appointed research fellow (1969), lecturer (1970), reader (1974), director of the Institute for Contemporary Asian Studies (1989), and professor and chair of the music department (1989). She also served as president of the Musicological Society of Australia (1984–6), member of the editorial board of Musicology (1978–84) and Acta musicologica (1982–95), editor of the series Australian Studies in the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Music, and was elected director-at-large of the council of the IMS in ...