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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...

Gamified Formative Assessment – Developing Assessment Confidence through Research

Presentation / Conference
Stillie, B. (2020, July)
Gamified Formative Assessment – Developing Assessment Confidence through Research. Paper presented at Association of Popular Music Education, Edinburgh Napier University
Formative assessments can play a powerful role in supporting the student learning process (Black &William, 2009; Andrade & Cizek 2010) and they can be an effective tool for su...

(Dis)locating Democratisation: Grime, Digitalisation, and ‘The PlayStation Generation’

Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2020, May)
(Dis)locating Democratisation: Grime, Digitalisation, and ‘The PlayStation Generation’. Paper presented at London Calling IASPM UK & Ireland Conference, Online/University of West London
For many commentators over the last two decades, digitisation represents nothing short of a watershed moment in how music is produced, stored, and consumed. Just as the era of...

Ground Control and Cloud Booths: Using Dante to break geographical barriers to music production

Book Chapter
Ferguson, P., & Hook, D. (in press)
Ground Control and Cloud Booths: Using Dante to break geographical barriers to music production. In Perspectives in Music Production - Innovation in Music volume II. Routledge
In January 2013 the authors became early adopters of Focusrite RedNet. The RedNet Dante-based audio-over-IP interfaces gave their studios and performance areas very flexible c...

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...

Studying Hybrid and Drum Kit Technologies

Book Chapter
Stillie, B. (in press)
Studying Hybrid and Drum Kit Technologies. In The Cambridge Companion to Drum Kit. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Drum kit related technologies, such as such as sample pads, triggers or percussion controllers, have now become commonplace in the hybrid drum kit setups used by many drummers...
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Music team and technology helps bring twins virtually together for the BBC World Service 'Digital Planet' programme

5 September 2019
Edinburgh Napier and the Royal College of Music has helped bring musicians virtually together as part of a special 18th birthday edition of the BBC World Service’s Digital Planet programme. Led in E...

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...

Festival Promoters Symposium - Continental Drift Conference: Festivals Edition

13 July 2018
A symposium event organised Edinburgh Napier University in association with the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival. 14 JULY, 2018, 12:00 – 16:00 AT TEVIOT ROW, EDINBURGH Continental Drift presents an a...

Brutal or Beautiful: Edinburgh Napier team encourages different view of modernist buildings

6 July 2018
A team from Edinburgh Napier is encouraging members of the public to view brutalist architecture in a different light – through the use of music and design.

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...

Exhibition - 40th Anniversary of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

1 July 2018
An exhibition of photography, print and ephemera relating to forty years of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival curated by Dr Haftor Medbøe, Associate Professor of Music at Edinburgh Napier University and...

Music and Design Staff Showcase their Work at the Architecture Fringe

11 June 2018
The SituLab Research Group (Dr Katrina Burton, Dr Samantha Vettese, Dr Kathy Vones) and invited musician, Joanna Stark presented their ongoing project into how the public respond to modern architectur...