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  • Dr Kenneth Gloag

    I am an academic musicologist with interests in twentieth-century music.

    Academic School: Music

    Areas of Expertise: 20th century

  • Dr Arlene Sierra

    I am an American-born composer of contemporary classical music, and have written works to commission for everything from instrumental and vocal solos to large ensembles, symphony orchestra, opera, and music for film and dance.

    Recent premieres include Game of Attrition for the New York Philharmonic, Insects in Amber for the Cheltenham Festival, and Moler for the Seattle Symphony.

    Academic School: Music

    Areas of Expertise: 20th century, Composer, Composition, European, International, Opera, Orchestra

  • Dr Sarah Hill

    A native of Oakland, California, I earned a BA in Music at the University of California, Santa Cruz, an MA in Musicology from the University of Chicago, an MA in Music, Culture and Politics from Cardiff University, and the PhD from Cardiff University in 2002 for my work on Welsh-language popular music and cultural identity.

    I am a Coordinating Editor of the journal Popular Music, an Associate Editor of the journal twentieth-century music, and a member of the editorial board of Y Cydymaith i Gerddoriaeth Cymru.

    Although I teach modules in popular music studies, I am a classically-trained pianist and oboist, and approach popular music studies from a position informed by classical musicology.

    Academic School: Music

    Areas of Expertise: 20th century, Culture, History, International, Language, Musicology

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  • Professor Rachel Cowgill


    I work in the area of cultural musicology, exploring the place, practice and meaning of music in its cultural, historical and political contexts. I have published widely on British music and musical life from the late eighteenth century to the early twentieth century; opera studies; music, conflict and memorialisation; Mozart reception and canon formation; and gender, sexuality and identity in music.

    Academic School: Music

    Areas of Expertise: 19th century, 20th century, Culture, European, History, Musicology, Opera, Performance, Religion

  • Professor Kenneth Hamilton

    I am a concert pianist, writer and broadcaster, with specialisms in 19th-20th century music (Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Wagner, Alkan, Busoni etc), piano performance-practice, and concert practice in general.

    Academic School: Music

    Areas of Expertise: 19th century, 20th century, European, Musicology, Opera, Orchestra, Performance