I use this web page as an opportunity to keep a record about my attendance at conferences. Many of the green-highlighted titles link to short blog posts about my experiences at each event.


Papers & Presentations:

British Forum for Ethnomusicology & Royal Music Association Conference “Music Inside and Out” 01/2018

University of Huddersfield, UK

Paper presentation titled “Assessing ‘improvisation’ inside and out of formal graded music examinations“.

Chair of the ‘Legacies & Resistance’ panel.


European Jazz Network Annual Conference 09/2017

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Jazz Research Forum Participant


Kaleidoscope Conference 06/2017

The Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Performance and paper presentation titled “Tracing Jazz in British Secondary Music Curricula”.


Royal Music Association “Recontextualising Ragtime” 05/2017

University of Huddersfield

Participant (& impromptu dancer).


BIBAC 2016: “Building Interdisciplinary Bridges Across Cultures” 07/2016

Homerton College & Churchill College, UK

Paper presentation titled “Improvisation in Formal Graded Music Exams: Researching understandings and practices


Kaleidoscope Conference “Bridging theory and practice in educational research” 05/2016

The Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Chair of the ‘Cognitive Psychology & Education Panel’. Performance at the closing event.


Research Exchange: Centre for Music Science & Faculty of Education 05/2016

A seminar series that I initiated and organised that brought together music researchers from Cambridge’s Faculty of Music and Faculty of Education.

Paper presentation titled “Looking for Love & Lift: a phenomenological investigation of performers in a touring Irish dance show“.


International Women’s Day Celebration 03/2016

Homerton College, Cambridge

Presentation & Performance titled “Flow: a collaborative musical practice” with Siddharth Pandey.


Alice through the Ages: The 150th Anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” 09/2015

Homerton College and The Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Presentation & performance titled “Songs about Alice: Unearthing 150 years of whimsy“.


Arts Kaleidoscope “Illuminating ‘multimodality’ through arts-based research practices” 05/2015

Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Paper presentation & performance titled “Using Ppectrography to Investigate Relationships between Regional Accents & Tone Production.


Society Memberships:

Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM)

Musicians Union (MU)

Society of Music Analysis (SMA)

British Education Research Association (BERA)

Royal Music Association (RMA)

The Duke Ellington Society (UK)

Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO)



You might also be interested in the following pages:

Academic Awards

Teaching & Lecturing Experience

General Biography