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Music Open Day

Thursday 25 January, 10am – 4pm

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Research-active Staff

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  • Christian Goursaud

    Research Fellow

    Following Christian’s undergraduate studies, he remained at King’s College London to complete his MMus, writing a study of the Mechelen Choirbook under the supervision of the late David Trendell. He also received specialist training in palaeography, codicology, and diplomatic within the  Centre for Medieval & Renaissance...

  • Dr Janet K Halfyard

    Director of Studies (Undergraduate)

    Dr Janet K. Halfyard is Director of Undergraduate Studies at Birmingham Conservatoire, part of Birmingham City University,where she teaches courses on film and TV music, and on twentieth century and contemporary music. Her publications include Danny Elfman’sBatman: a film score guide (Scarecrow Press, 2004), Music in Cult TV...

  • Simon Hall

    Head of Music Technology

    Simon Hall’s musical interests are wide-ranging, which is reflected in his variety of work. He is an active composer, producer, recording engineer and bass trombone player as well as educator. He has worked across a range of genres in a range of capacities, with artists as diverse as Karlheinz Stockhausen, Pierre Boulez,...

  • Polly Hudson

    Head of Movement

    Polly is a dancer, teacher and artist who makes performance and screendance works that have been shown over a twenty-five year period in the UK and internationally. She studied at London Contemporary Dance School in the late 1980s, dancing with their fourth year company (Edge) whilst still in her third year of training,...

  • 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...

  • Deborah Mawer

    Director of Research: Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (Music and Performing Arts), Co-Director, French Music Research Hub

    Deborah Mawer i s Research Professor of Music and Director of Research at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire , where she also leads a large AHRC-funded project, entitled ‘Accenting the Classics: Durand’s Édition classique ( c. 1915 - 25) as a French Prism on the Musical Past’ . S he joined the Conservatoire in 2013,...

  • Rachel Moore

    Research Fellow

    Rachel is a Research Fellow on the three-year AHRC-funded research project, ‘ Accenting the Classics: Durand’s Édition classique (c.1915–25) as a French Prism on the Musical Past’. She pursued doctoral studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, with a thesis on music and propaganda in Paris during the First World...

  • 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...

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