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Research-active Staff

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  • Dr Ed Bennett

    Reader in Composition, coordinator for MMus in Composition

    Irish composer Ed Bennett was born in Bangor, Co.Down. His music, which has been described in the press as ‘anarchic’ (Irish Times), ‘manic’ (Classical Music) and ‘thrilling’ (Gramophone) is often characterized by its strong rhythmic energy, extreme contrasts and the combination of acoustic, electronic and multimedia elements;...

  • Dr Paola Botham

    Lecturer in Drama

    Dr Paola Botham (née Sotomayor) teaches theatre history and theory in several programmes, including Acting and Applied Theatre at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, RBC. She was born in Chile, where she studied Journalism and Aesthetics at Universidad Católica (ranked as the top academic institution in Latin America) and...

  • Dr Carrie Churnside

    Senior Lecturer in Music & Research Degrees Coordinator

    Carrie Churnside is a Senior Lecturer in Music and Research Degrees Coordinator. She is also Director of the Forum for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Music . Carrie specialises in Italian Baroque music, particularly the genre of the cantata. After graduating from the University of Birmingham with a BA (Hons, First...

  • Dr Seán Clancy

    Senior Lecturer in Music / Coordinator for BMus in Composition

    Dublin born composer Seán Clancy’s (b. 1984) music has been described as ‘equal part sacred, seductive and superficial’ (Tempo), and as ‘exploring the tensions between found and original material, narrative and rupture, elite and vernacular values, and between innovation and intervention’ (Journal of Music). His work deals with...

  • Lamberto Coccioli

    Professor of Music and Technology, Associate Principal, Director of the Integra Lab

    Coccioli is originally from Italy, where he studied composition with Edgar Alandia and then Azio Corghi at Conservatorio G. Verdi in Milan. Of lasting formative influence were also his journeys to remote areas of Colombia to record music and sounds of indigenous and mestizo communities. In a career spanning over 30 years...

  • Prof Joe Cutler

    Head of Composition

    Joe Cutler has been described as ‘writing music of quirky dancing energy and humour mingled with mystery’ (Ivan Hewett, Daily Telegraph). For more than 20 years, he has been a distinctive figure on the contemporary music scene, often exploring the spaces between genre. His music has been performed in over 40 countries and...

  • Jeffrey Dean

    Associate Professor

    Born in Washington, D.C.; educated at Swarthmore College (near Philadelphia). Taught by Howard Mayer Brown and Edward E. Lowinsky at University of Chicago. Lectured atBerkeley (1984/5), UCLA, (1986–8), Southampton (1989/90), Manchester (2002–5). Free-lance editor, book designer, and typesetter of academic books in the...

  • Siân Derry

    MA Musicology Course Director, Professional Performance - AdvPgDip Course Director, Assistant Director of Postgraduate Studies

    Siân Derry is a Senior Lecturer in Music, and MA Musicology Course Director, Professional Performance - AdvPgDip Course Director and Assistant Director of Postgraduate Studies at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. She joined the Conservatoire in 2015, having previously taught at the University of Manchester. Siân completed her...

  • Christopher Dingle

    Professor of Music

    Category: Researcher of the Year More about Extra Mile Christopher Dingle is a specialist in French Music, notably Messiaen, and the history and practice of Music Criticism. Messiaen’s Un oiseau des arbres de Vie (orchestration realized by Dingle), received its world premiere at the 2015 BBC Proms and is...

  • James Dooley

    Music Technology Tutor

    James' work has a strong focus on the interaction between sound and its environment. Often employing technology to create digital feedback loops, his installations and performance works often focus on creating a sense of place – a meta-environment – which the audience can explore and experience. His works have been performed...

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