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Professor Geoff Baker

Professor of Music

Music and society in Latin America; music and the city; music education and social action. Research profile


Dr Mark Berry

Reader in Music History; Head of Department

Intellectual and cultural history; opera; Mozart; Wagner; Schoenberg; Adorno; German idealism and Marxism. Research profile


Professor Mark Bowden

Professor of Composition

Composition: Orchestral & chamber music; vocal & choral music; opera; music for dance. Research profile


Professor Julie Brown

Professor of Music

Cultural history of early 20th-century music; Schoenberg and Viennese Modernism; musical multimedia; silent film music. Research profile


Professor Stephen Downes

Chair of Music

Central and Eastern European music; romanticism and modernism. Research profile


Dr Mary Dullea


Piano trio performance practice; new works for solo piano, incorporating extended techniques. Research profile


Dr Daniel Elphick

Teaching Fellow

Twentieth-century Russian music, especially Mieczysław Weinberg; music analysis.


Dr Samantha Fernando


Composition. Research profile


Dr Jonathan Godsall

Teaching Fellow

Music and screen media; musical intertextuality; reception studies.


Professor J. P. E. Harper-Scott

Professor of Music History and Theory

Analysis and hermeneutics of early modernist symphonic music; 20th-century opera. Research profile


Professor Julian Johnson

Regius Professor of Music

19th and 20th centuries; philosophy of music; modernism. Research profile


Dr Zubin Kanga

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow

Research profile


Dr Tonia Ko

Lecturer in Composition

Composition: Instrumental and vocal music; electronics; improvisation; sound art; music and movement. Research profile


Rebecca Miller

Director of Orchestras

Performance; conducting.


Dr Tom Parkinson

Lecturer in Composition

Composition and sound design for TV, film, radio, and experimental performance.


Professor Tina K. Ramnarine

Professor of Music

Music, politics and performance; anthropology, ethnomusicology and global perspectives on music. Research profile


Professor Stephen Rose

Professor of Music

German music 1500-1800; English music 1550-1750; music and book history; digital musicology. Research profile


Dr Henry Stobart

Reader in Music

Ethnomusicology, especially Bolivian music. Research profile


Dr Tim Summers


Music and the moving image, especially video games; virtuality and interactivity; opera, particularly Wagner; music education. Research profile


Dr Shzr Ee Tan

Senior Lecturer

Ethnomusicology, especially Sinophone and East Asian music; music and gender; music and politics; im/migration. Research profile


Dr John Traill

Teaching Fellow

Composition; orchestration; conducting studies; new music.


Dr Nina Whiteman


Composition: Orchestral & chamber music; vocal music; electroacoustic music; multimedia performance; improvisation; performance studies. Research profile

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