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Thursday 25 January, 10am – 4pm

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Research Staff

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  • Professor Peter Johnson

    Research Supervisor (part-time)

    Professor of Music Peter Johnson is Head of Research at Birmingham Conservatoire, personally establishing its research department in 1993. His DPhil was on early atonality in Webern and Schoenberg, and he has lectured on most areas of music history and musicianship, with specialisms in twentieth century history and analysis,...

  • Annabel Knight

    Head of Recorder

    A graduate of the RCM in London, Annabel Knight has established a successful performing and teaching career as a recorder player and historical flautist, which has taken her across the UK, Europe and America. She has given recitals at the Wigmore Hall and South Bank and many radio broadcasts and CD recordings, notably with the...

  • Hans Koller

    Senior Lecturer in Jazz

    Hans Koller was born into a musical family, his father was a jazz-loving Lutheran pastor, his mother a music teacher and his four sisters all played instruments. Growing up in rural Bavaria, Koller first came into contact with jazz musicians in his teens while attending jazz summer schools run by Brian Abraham's District Six...

  • Deborah Mawer

    Research Professor of Music; Director, French Music Research Hub

    Deborah Mawer is the Director of Research for Birmingham Conservatoire and the Birmingham School of Acting . She joined the Conservatoire in 2013. Prior to this, Deborah worked at a number of universities, including working as a lecturer in music at the University of Newcastle, Personal Chair at Lancaster University,...

  • Martin Perkins

    Early Music Lecturer and Instrument Curator

    Martin Perkins started his undergraduate studies at Birmingham Conservatoire in 1993 where he studied composition and French Horn. However, his interest in Early Music soon led him to the harpsichord and, after studies with Lucy Carolan, he graduated with an MA in 1998. More recently he completed an MPhil at the University of...

  • Edwin Roxburgh

    Visiting Tutor, Guest Conductor

    The diverse activities of performing, conducting and teaching have been constant motivations to Edwin Roxburgh’s principal profession, composing. Having won several prizes as a student, his professional work has been acknowledged in many awards such as the Cobbett Medal for Services to Chamber Music, a British Composers’ Award...

  • Professor Graham Sadler

    Professor in Music (part-time)

    Professor Sadler is known internationally as an authority on French music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. After studying at the Universities of Nottingham and London and the Royal College of Music, he joined the Music Department at the University of Hull, where he remained as lecturer, reader and eventually...

  • Victor Sangiorgio

    Piano Tutor

    “Poetic Perfection” was how Victor Sangiorgio’s London debut was hailed by The Times . Similar critical and public acclaim has continued to greet both his public performances and recordings. Magazines such as Gramophone have used words like ‘irresistible,’ ‘truly outstanding’ and  ‘superbly colourful’ to describe his...

  • Howard Skempton

    Lecturer in Composition

    Howard Skempton was born in Chester in 1947, and has worked as a composer, accordionist, and music publisher. He studied in London with Cornelius Cardew from 1967, who helped him to discover a musical language of great simplicity. Since then he has continued to write undeflected by compositional trends, producing a corpus of...

  • Dr Shirley Thompson

    Associate Professor & Conservatoire Director of Studies (Postgraduate)

    Shirley Thompson is a graduate of Hull University (BMus, 1987; PhD, 1998). She took up her post at Birmingham Conservatoire in 2001, and was promoted to her present role as Director of Postgraduate Studies in 2009. This role combines the management of the Conservatoire’s taught postgraduate courses with teaching (at both...

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