Lina Sofia Tabak is the recipient of the 2020 SMT Student Presentation Award for her paper “Pulse Dissonance in Colombian Currulao,” which is a result of her undergraduate thesis titled, “Rhythmic and Metrical Practices in Two Colombian Dance Genres.” Lina is currently a second-year PhD student in music theory at the CUNY Graduate Center. She graduated summa cum laude from Florida State University in 2019, earning a Bachelor of Music in music theory and euphonium performance. The paper “Pulse Dissonance in Colombian Currulao” has been presented at several conferences including MTSE in 2019 where it received an honorable mention. Currently, she is an instructor of music theory at Brooklyn College Conservatory and is continuing her studies in rhythm and meter in a wide range of repertoire at the Graduate Center. Congratulations, Lina!