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Free Improvisation As Radical Musicing in Higher Popular Music Education: Community, Belonging, and Dialogic Space

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2020, August)
Free Improvisation As Radical Musicing in Higher Popular Music Education: Community, Belonging, and Dialogic Space. Paper presented at International Society for Music Education World Conference, Helsinki
Moir, Z. (2020, August). Free Improvisation As Radical Musicing in Higher Popular Music Education: Community, Belonging, and Dialogic Space. Paper presented at International S...

Piloting ‘Creative Musicianship’ in Scotland: An analysis of the experiences of students and teachers

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z., & Stillie, B. (2020, August)
Piloting ‘Creative Musicianship’ in Scotland: An analysis of the experiences of students and teachers. Paper presented at International Society for Music Education World Conference, Helsinki
Secondary music courses in Scotland currently do not provide applicants with the necessary knowledge, understanding or skillsets to be able to engage with music study at HE. B...

Social Inequalities in Music Education: Whose Problem?

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2020, July)
Social Inequalities in Music Education: Whose Problem?. Paper presented at Association For Popular Music Education World Conference, Edinburgh
Moir, Z. (2020, July). Social Inequalities in Music Education: Whose Problem?. Paper presented at Association For Popular Music Education World Conference, Edinburgh.

Free Improvisation as Radical Musicking: Community, Belonging, and Dialogic Higher Popular Music Education

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z. (2020, July)
Free Improvisation as Radical Musicking: Community, Belonging, and Dialogic Higher Popular Music Education. Paper presented at Association for Popular Music Education World Conference, Edinburgh
Moir, Z. (2020, July). Free Improvisation as Radical Musicking: Community, Belonging, and Dialogic Higher Popular Music Education. Paper presented at Association for Popular M...

Trying Something New: Student and teacher responses to the pilot of an alternative secondary music curriculum for Scotland

Presentation / Conference
Moir, Z., & Stillie, B. (2020, July)
Trying Something New: Student and teacher responses to the pilot of an alternative secondary music curriculum for Scotland. Paper presented at Association for Popular Music Education World Conference, Edinburgh
Moir, Z., & Stillie, B. (2020, July). Trying Something New: Student and teacher responses to the pilot of an alternative secondary music curriculum for Scotland. Paper present...

A Good Pair of Ears: Conceiving of and developing aural skills in popular music education

Book Chapter
Bryden, S., & Moir, Z. (in press)
A Good Pair of Ears: Conceiving of and developing aural skills in popular music education. In The Routledge Companion to Aural Training. New York: Taylor & Francis (Routledge
Bryden, S., & Moir, Z. (in press). A Good Pair of Ears: Conceiving of and developing aural skills in popular music education. In The Routledge Companion to Aural Training. New...

Piloting ‘Creative Musicianship’ in Scotland: An analysis of the experiences of students and teachers

Journal Article
Moir, Z., & Stillie, B. (in press)
Piloting ‘Creative Musicianship’ in Scotland: An analysis of the experiences of students and teachers. Journal of Popular Music Education,
Moir, Z., & Stillie, B. (in press). Piloting ‘Creative Musicianship’ in Scotland: An analysis of the experiences of students and teachers. Journal of Popular Music Education.

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...
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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...