Register here for Report Launch event: Music in the Rural Creative Economy, Inverness, Monday 5th December

[Image Credit: Ion Chibzii wikimedia Commons share and share alike licence] As my AHRC-funded Leadership Fellowship draws to a close (thank you UKRI!) I am still working away on drawing together the findings from more than 70 interviews with musicians, festival and venue organisers, police, local authority civil servants, music teachers, charity execs, luthiers and … Continue reading Register here for Report Launch event: Music in the Rural Creative Economy, Inverness, Monday 5th December

Call for papers: Representing the Body: Contemporary media Discourse and the real

Call for Papers Representing The Body: Contemporary Media Discourse and The Real Symposium Friday 28th April 2023 Venue: Glasgow Caledonian University Deadline for abstracts: 16th December 2022 Please consider submitting a paper or roundtable proposal for our one-day symposium to be held at Glasgow Caledonian University focused upon ‘The Body: Contemporary Media Discourse and The … Continue reading Call for papers: Representing the Body: Contemporary media Discourse and the real

Online Symposium: Access and Participation in the Anglo-Irish World, 18th November 2021

Please register for the symposium here Schedule: 9.00-10.00      Fay Hield 'Stepping Stone theory: Increasing and Diversifying Participation in English Folk Singing' Maurice Mullen 'Is there a place for the amateur player in Irish traditional music today?' 10-10.15 Break 10.15-11.15    Jessica Cawley 'Examining the impact of Music Generation on traditional music education in Ireland' Jo Miller 'Extending … Continue reading Online Symposium: Access and Participation in the Anglo-Irish World, 18th November 2021

Music Education Futures in the Highlands and Islands, (video archive)

Image Credit: Music Lesson (1975) by Ion Chibzii, wikimedia commons share alike CC licence. This is a video archive of a live panel discussion on Music Education Futures in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland that took place at 1pm on Friday 18th June 2021. The panel were discussing the future for music education in … Continue reading Music Education Futures in the Highlands and Islands, (video archive)

Call for Papers: Access and participation in traditional music in the Anglo-Irish world

Date: Thursday 18th November 2021 (Online Symposium) We call for papers, presentations and panels for an online symposium on access and participation in traditional music of the Anglo-Irish world. The symposium will focus on routes into traditional and folk musics, and empirical understandings of how socio-economic and other contextual factors affect the access to, and … Continue reading Call for Papers: Access and participation in traditional music in the Anglo-Irish world

Postgraduate Scholarships available Newcastle University apply now

Postgraduate Funding Opportunities at Newcastle University The International Centre for Music Studies at Newcastle University is delighted to announce a number of funding opportunities for Postgraduate Study. We are offering two Florence Hilda Yates Music Scholarships covering 100% of Home tuition fees for the MMus, MLitt or MPhil degree programmes. One of these awards is … Continue reading Postgraduate Scholarships available Newcastle University apply now

Music Festival Futures in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, (video archive).

As part of the Music in the Creative Economy project, I held a public panel discussion on the future for music festivals in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland as we emerge from lockdown. Three leaders from the biggest events on the music festival calendar discussed how they are planning for their festivals this year … Continue reading Music Festival Futures in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, (video archive).