PG Research Alumni

Browse our PG Research Alumni below:

Mark Dyer (2021)

Ruin depiction and aesthetics are commonly explored within archaeology, literary theory and the visual arts. Through his research, […]

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Rachel Johnson (2021)

Musical networks in early-Victorian Manchester, 1836-1860 Rachel is investigating musical life in early-Victorian Manchester, identifying what musical activity […]

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Amir Sadeghi Konjani (2020)

A composer and situation maker. Amir is the composer of the film The Silent Child, which won the […]

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Nellinne Ranaweera (2020)

Nellinne is currently a PhD candidate in Music Psychology at the RNCM.  Her research interests include music, health […]

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Simon Callaghan (2020)

Roger Sacheverell Coke (1912-72) Simon’s research is centred around the life and music of Derbyshire composer Roger Sacheverell Coke […]

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Lucy Pankhurst (2020)

Portfolio of compositions: The un-tapped textural potential of the brass band through contemporary music I’m currently working on […]

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Karin Greenhead (2019)

Dalcroze Eurhythmics and Dynamic Rehearsal techniques: Reflections on practice Karin’s general research aims are to investigate and begin to […]

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Rosamund Cole (2019)

The new German vocal style: Wagner, Mahler, Strauss and beyond Early recordings provide a window into the 19th […]

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Bruno Heinen (2019)

Practice based PhD: Counterpoint in jazz piano with specific relation to the solo work of Fred Hersch Bruno […]

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Raluca Matei (2019)

Health promotion among musicians: Better Practice The AHRC-funded Musical Impact project brings together nine CUK conservatoires in a […]

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Keith Phillips (2019)

Keith is investigating the role of auditory imagery in musical improvisation, in the context of the expectations and […]

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Jessica Beck (2019)

The Women Musicians at South Place Ethical Society Jessica’s research is based on the South Place Ethical Society archives, […]

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Clive Critchett (2018)

Proportion and the esoteric in the music of Frederick Delius Clive’s thesis examines the extent to which Golden Section […]

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Jing Ouyang (2018)

The influence of the English fortepiano on the piano technique and composition of the London Pianoforte School from […]

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Kiana Shafiei (2018)

Investigating contemporary Persian piano repertoire and its performance Many composers throughout history have used cultural elements in their […]

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Olga Paliy (2017)

Interrelation of the Fugue and Piano Sonata as a result of Taneyev’s influence on his contemporaries and exploration […]

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Anna Zabuska (2017)

Engagement with performance and motivational issues among music performance students Anna’s PhD project focused on the determinants and […]

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Naomi Norton (2016)

Health Education in Instrumental and Vocal Music Lessons: The Teacher’s Perspective A significant number of musicians in the […]

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Geoff Thomason (2016)

Adolph Brodsky and his circle:  European cross-currents in Manchester chamber concerts, 1895-1929 Prior to his appointment as Principal […]

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Cheryll Duncan (2015)

PhD by Published Work: Music and musicians in the equity and common law courts of England during the […]

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David Curington (2015)

Portfolio of compositions: Composing using theories of emotion David wrote a series of pieces that explore potential re-castings of […]

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Gillian Menichino (2015)

Explorations of the use of timbre and texture as expressive narrative devices in my compositions Gillian’s work demonstrates […]

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Emma-Ruth Richards (2014)

Portfolio of Compositions During her last year at the RNCM, Emma-Ruth worked on an opera commissioned by London […]

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Jacob Thompson-Bell (2014)

Deconstructed Narratives: Perspectives on Form, Process and Review Jacob’s project centred on narratives and their expression (or repression) […]

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Robbie Fulford (2013)

Interactive performance for musicians with hearing impairments Robbie worked in collaboration with the Acoustics Research Unit in Liverpool […]

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Danielle Sirek (2013)

Music and identity construction in Grenada, West Indies: A music education perspective In Grenada music is a powerful […]

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