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Qualifications

BA (Hons) Communication Studies
Post Graduate Certificate in Educational Development PGCEd
City and Guilds Journalism & Broadcasting Competences

About

Main teaching areas: Music Engineering & Production

Experience

Recorded over 40 albums released worldwide as an artist and producer including 4 top ten records in the Netherlands. First commercially released in 1986. Released 5 albums in 2012. 2 in 2015 and next new album due for release April 2016.
25 years experience as a broadcast engineer in radio, TV, Website dev and post Internet Media.
Significant career in avionics computing and technical support including Ministry Of Defence, GE, Securicor and Thorn as former employers.

Responsibilities

Course Leader for MSc Music Engineering and Production at USW
Module leader for Synthesis and Computer based audio engineering 1
Module leader for Repertoire Production Techniques
Module leader for Synthesis, Sampling and Sequencing Masters level.
I teach on the above subjects and studio based audio engineering practice.

Memberships

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Performing Right Society (PRS), Performing Artists and Media Rights Association (PAMRA)
Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL)

External

External Examiner Harlech College 2008-2012
External validator Thames Valley University 2002
External validator Northbrook College, Sussex 2003

Research

Research interests: Learning and teaching music technologies.
Current research activity: scholarly activity supporting my teaching.

Areas of Expertise

35 years in the entertainment industries and broadcast media
Avionics computing technical and mulitmedia support in the sector.

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