Ursula Hemetek is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Folk Music Research and Ethnomusicology at the University of Music and the Performing Arts Vienna. The main focus of her research is the music of minorities in Austria. She is the author of numerous books and articles in the field of ethnomusicology and music and minorities, with a particular focus on Roma, Burgenland Croats and recent immigrant groups. She is also the Chairperson of the ICTM Study Group “Music and Minorities”.Essica Marks is Head of the Music Department of Zefat Academic College, as well as the Head of the Zefat Research Institute of Cultures and Communities in the Galilee. She is also a Fellow Researcher in the Jewish Music Research Center of the Hebrew University Israel. Her research interests include the liturgical and paraliturgical music of the Sephardi and Eastern Jews, and Arab music.Adelaida Reyes is Professor Emerita at New Jersey City University. She has taught at Columbia University, New York University, and the Juilliard School of Music. She is the author of Songs of the Caged, Songs of the Free: Music and the Vietnamese Refugee Experience, which won the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (US Chapter) Book of the Year award in 2000, Music in America (Oxford University Press), and numerous articles.