Back in December, when the undergrad students had all left Cambridge and the few grey-faced PhD researchers remained, I designed a Mardi Gras-themed formal dinner for 250 people featuring the Homerton Jazz Orchestra.
How it started (Year 1) Jazz in the Bar at Homerton College has become the most exciting regular live music night in the University of Cambridge. Here’s how it happened… Shortly after arriving at the University of Cambridge, I helped establish … Continued
Kaleidoscope 2016 was a two-day academic conference in the Faculty of Education in Cambridge. The focus this year was the question: How can we bridge the gap between theory and practice through educational research? I had the pleasure of chairing … Continued
In early June, most colleges in Cambridge hold an annual ‘May Ball’ to celebrate the end of the academic year. This article highlights some of my experiences as a performer and band leader during Cambridge May Week with the goal of helping … Continued
The International Women’s Day Celebration in the Mary Allen Auditorium in Cambridge was an arts event celebrating interculturality and ways of performing. As the pamphlet said, “Performers will share insights on the journeying to progress equality, social justice, arts-based research … Continued
From 2011 to 2013 I collaborated with CoMA Limerick, the ensemble in residence at The Hunt Museum, Limerick. A highlight was a special series of concerts featuring new music compositions inspired by the art collection at the Hunt Museum collection. My … Continued