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Lecturer in Music and Director of the Applied Music Research Centre
Moir, Z. (2019, June). Book Launch Panel for 'The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices'. Presented at Association for Popular Music Education Annual Conference 2019
Abstract not available.
Moir, Z., & Stillie, B. (2019, June). Developing an HE Aligned Music Curriculum. Presented at Association for Popular Music Education Annual Conference 2019
Moir, Z. (2016, November). Contemporary Music Education: The Importance of Creativity. Presented at Invited Guest Lecture, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
No abstract available.
Moir, Z. (2014, September). An Ecology of Music Making: Participation, Pressures, and Progressions. Presented at Creativities, Musicalities, and Entrepreneurships
Moir, Z. (2014, January). Improving Access to Musical Activity for Young People. Presented at Invited Guest Lecture
Moir, Z., MacDonald, R., Moran, N., & Edwards, M. (2013, July). Analysing, Evaluating, and Assessing Musical Improvisation. Presented at International Conference on Analysing Popular Music
Moir, Z., & Stillie, B. (2018). Haphazard pathways: Students’ perceptions of their routes to music study in higher education in the United Kingdom. Journal of Popular Music Education, 2(3), 199-216. doi:10.1386/jpme.2.3.199_1
This article reports on a qualitative study, which explored perceptions of fourteen first-year undergraduate music students in the United Kingdom regarding their secondary sch...
Moir, Z. (2019, June). Music From the Mundane. Paper presented at Association for Popular Music Education Annual Conference 2019
Moir, Z., Stillie, B., & Krikun, A. (2019, June). International Online Collaborative Music Making. Paper presented at Association for Popular Music Education Annual Conference 2019
Stillie, B. (2019). When Is A Drummer Not A Drummer? Developing Coordination , Musicianship And Creativity Through Electronic Drum Performance. In Z. Moir, B. Powell, & G. Dylan Smith (Eds.), The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education Perspectives and Practices, 189-201. Bloomsbury Publishing
Many drummers now embrace technology to enhance and extend their setup, and what they can offer their band. Thus, it is important that drum kit education addresses this phenom...
Moir, Z. (2018). Review of 'Promising Practices in 21st Century Music Teacher Education'. Journal of Music, Technology and Education, 11(2), 213-218. https://doi.org/10.1386/jmte.11.2.213_5
Moir, Z., & Stillie, B. (2018, February). Pathways Towards Popular Music Education in the UK. Paper presented at Teaching Fellows Conference
Stillie, B., & Moir, Z. (2017, February). Routes to Higher Popular Music Education: Curricular Alignment, Autodidacticism, and Access. Paper presented at Music Research Seminar Series
The presence of popular music has, in recent decades, ‘grown in schools, colleges and universities’. While the authors are encouraged by the increase in popular music in form...
Moir, Z., & Stillie, B. (2017, February). Routes to Higher Popular Music Education: Curricular Alignment, Autodidacticism, and Access. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier University Innovations in Teaching and Supporting Learning Teaching Fellows Conference
Moir, Z. (2016, July). Haphazard Pathways: Routes to Higher Popular Music Education and Impact on Curricula. Paper presented at International Society of Music Education World Conference
Dr Zack Moir from Music has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Association for Popular Music Education, which is an international organisation with a mission to promote and advance...
26 June 2019
Dr Zack Moir, lecturer in music, has just published his new edited volume ’The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices’, which features chapters from three other mem...
3 April 2019
Zack Moir and Bryden Stillie from music have, in collaboration with Andy Krikun from Bergen Community College in New Jersey, USA, launched an international songwriting/composition project. Each of the...
28 January 2019
Dr Zack Moir from music is one of the editors of the recently published 'Routledge Research Handbook of Popular Music Education', which is a new edited volume containing contributions from a wide rang...
24 January 2017
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3 February 2017