Research staff

Find out more about the staff involved with the Birmingham Music Education Research Group.

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  • Dr Anthony Anderson SFHEA

    Research Fellow in Music Education

    Anthony taught music in schools for 16 years, during which time he was a Head of Performing Arts.  He is an accredited Advanced Skills Teacher and coach, and has worked as an Outstanding Facilitator with the National College for Teaching and Leadership. He is an experienced initial teacher educator having worked in schools as a...

  • Dr Kirsty Devaney

    Composition Tutor and Young Composers' Project Leader

    Kirsty Devaney is a British composer based in Birmingham where she completed her studies at Birmingham Conservatoire with Joe Cutler, Ed Bennett and Howard Skempton. Kirsty received the ‘Principal's Award’ and a Junior Fellowship from Birmingham Conservatoire in 2013. In 2011 Kirsty was shortlisted for a British Composer Award...

  • Dr Victoria Kinsella-Hadjinestoros

    Senior Research Fellow in Creativities

    Dr. Victoria Kinsella holds the position of Reader in Arts, Creativity and Education at Birmingham City University. She has served as both principal and co-investigator on a substantial number of research projects, encompassing diverse settings such as schools, prisons, galleries, and arts centres. Her work notably focuses on...

  • Dr Emma Nenadic

    Research Assistant in Music Education

    Emma is a full-time doctoral candidate under the supervision of Martin Fautley and Victoria Kinsella. Using a qualitative multiple case study approach, her thesis is focusing on learning, practice and pedagogy within music education partnerships between schools and music organisations.

  • Dr Luan Shaw

    Director of Postgraduate Studies (Music)

    Dr Luan Shaw is Director of Postgraduate Studies (Music) at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire where she has taught since 2011. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and was made an Honorary Member of RBC in 2001. In her former role as RBC’s first Head of Pedagogy (2011-2018), she led the significant...

  • Dr Adam Whittaker

    Head of Pedagogy and Lecturer in Music

    Adam is Head of Pedagogy and a Lecturer in Music at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, having previously worked as a Research Fellow in BCU’s CSPACE, and at the University of Nottingham. Adam is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is an internationally recognised scholar in musicology and music education, having given...

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