Aida Huseynova, adjunct lecturer in music (Music in General Studies), published the article “From Chanting the Quran to Singing Oratorio: Choral Music in West and Central Asia” in “The Cambridge Companion to Choral Music,” edited by Andre de Quadros (Cambridge University Press, 2012). The article analyses unique forms of choral music that have emerged in this vast region since antiquity.
On December 28, 2012, Huseynova was featured on the Public Television of the Republic of Azerbaijan. In the weekly TV show “Gerib Akhshamlar” hosted by Yusif Gunaydin, Huseynova talked about her teaching experience at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. She spoke about her work with Indiana University International Vocal Ensemble led by Katherine Strand: IVE performed three songs from Azerbaijan at the concert “Love on the Silk Road: Voices of Central Eurasia” that took place in the IU Jacobs School of Music Auer Hall on November 11, 2012. Huseynova also talked about her participation in the residency program of Kronos Quartet and the Alim Qasimov Ensemble at Berkeley and Stanford Universities in February 2012. With the Public Television’s 24/7 online live streaming, Yusif Gunaydin’s show enjoys popularity among wide audiences all over the world.