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Ignorant Populists

Digital Artefact
Moir, Z. (2020)
Ignorant Populists. [https://open.spotify.com/album/2GfAPBIUTkp9Ykntx0UiHN?si=LypQjQUtSxml7cMUDkC6oA]
Moir, Z. (2020). Ignorant Populists. [https://open.spotify.com/album/2GfAPBIUTkp9Ykntx0UiHN?si=LypQjQUtSxml7cMUDkC6oA]

We are NOT Neutral: A Freirean Critique of (Popular) Music in Higher Education

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2020, January)
We are NOT Neutral: A Freirean Critique of (Popular) Music in Higher Education
2018 saw the 50th anniversary of the publication of Paulo Freire’s book ‘Pedagogy of the Oppressed’, which has become an important text that has influenced many progressive ed...

Networked Improvisation: Playing for Peace

Exhibition / Performance
Moir, Z., & Ferguson, P. Networked Improvisation: Playing for Peace. [Real-Time Networked Improvised Performance]. Performed at New York. 10 November 2019 - 10 November 2019. (Unpublished)

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Moir, Z., & Ferguson, P. Networked Improvisation: Playing for Peace. [Real-Time Networked Improvised Performance]. Performed at New York. 10 November 2019 - 10 November 2019. (Unpublished
This was a multi-site (Edinburgh, New York, California, Belgium, Switzerland, and Germany) networked real-time improvised performance in response to music that was being broad...

Networked Arts and Social Purpose in Scotland: Performance, Participation, and Peace

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z., & Ferguson, P. (2019, November)
Networked Arts and Social Purpose in Scotland: Performance, Participation, and Peace. Paper presented at NowNet Arts, New York
This presentation will comprise three related sections, outlining recent and imminent projects. We will begin by discussing work that the authors have recently undertaken in w...

Eudaimonia And Social Good Through Technologically Mediated, Collaborative Music-Making

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z., & Smith, G. D. (2019, November)
Eudaimonia And Social Good Through Technologically Mediated, Collaborative Music-Making. Paper presented at NowNet Arts, New York
Humans often tend towards working in groups of various kinds. Following childhood and the family unit we seek those groups in mutual interest groups and activities. One of the...

Cultural Invasion, False Generosity, and Fear of Freedom: A Freirean Critique of Popular Music in Higher Education

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2019, June)
Cultural Invasion, False Generosity, and Fear of Freedom: A Freirean Critique of Popular Music in Higher Education. Presented at Association for Popular Music Education Annual Conference 2019
Abstract not available.

Music From the Mundane

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2019, June)
Music From the Mundane. Paper presented at Association for Popular Music Education Annual Conference 2019

Developing an HE Aligned Music Curriculum

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z., & Stillie, B. (2019, June)
Developing an HE Aligned Music Curriculum. Presented at Association for Popular Music Education Annual Conference 2019
Abstract not available.

Book Launch Panel for 'The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices'

Presentation / Conference
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.

International Online Collaborative Music Making

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z., Stillie, B., & Krikun, A. (2019, June)
International Online Collaborative Music Making. Paper presented at Association for Popular Music Education Annual Conference 2019
Abstract not available.
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Dr Zack Moir Elected to the Board of Directors of the Prestigious Association for Popular Music Education

26 June 2019
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...

University Academic Publishes New Edited Volume on Popular Music Education

3 April 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...

University Academics and Students Engage in Live Improvisation Over Networks at Prestigious International Conference

2 April 2019
Can a network performance be defined, planned and executed in 90 minutes? Teams of attendees and remote performers at the Network Performing Arts Production Workshop in Prague were tasked with creatin...

Music students take on trans-atlantic music composition project with students in New Jersey

28 January 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...

Edinburgh Napier academic uses personal experience of living with diabetes to inspire composition

3 July 2018
An Edinburgh Napier academic is using his personal experience of living with diabetes to fuel his passion for making music. Dr Zack Moir, lecturer in popular music at the University, was diagnosed wit...

World First for Remote Transatlantic Real-Time Album Recording

19 September 2017
The first notes have been played in a project that will see an album recorded by musicians at opposite sides of the Atlantic Ocean - in real-time. In what is believed to be a world first, Dr Paul Ferg...

Lecturer in Music is Editor of Recently 'Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music Education'

24 January 2017
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...