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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 and production
Popular Music History, Analysis, Repertoire and Theory
Music Production Technologies
Entrepreneurship and event management.

Experience

Recorded over 40 albums released worldwide as an artist and producer. Many more recordings either / or commercial / academic.

Event Logistics, finance and communications for live music festivals.

30 years experience as a broadcast engineer across all media.

Significant career in avionics computing and multimedia technical support including Ministry Of Defence and GE.

Responsibilities

Course Leader for BA (Hons) Creative Music Technologies at USW
Module leader for Electronic Music Production and Performance
Module leader for History, Analysis, Repertoire and Theory (MSc)
Module leader for Real Time Event. (event management)
Module leader for Portfolio Musician (recording Portfolio)
I lead the above course and teach the above subjects and studio and lab based audio engineering practice.
Faculty Academic Misconduct officer
School Prevent officer
School lead in Health and Safety including Risk assessments

Memberships

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Performing Right Society (PRS)
Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL)
Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM)

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 and sound technologies.
Current research activity: scholarly activity supporting my teaching. Module leader Level 7 module. History, Analysis, Repertoire, Theory.

Areas of Expertise

37 years in the entertainment industries and broadcast media.
Technical operator sound engineer in the broadcast sector
Avionics computing technical and multimedia support in the sector.
Events manager

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