Associate Professor of audio Engineering
Senior Lecturer T&R
Medboe, H., Bares, W., Webster, E., Frost Fadnes, P., Inglis, C., Kahr, M., …Heyman, M. (2017). Continental Drift: 50 years of jazz from Europe. In Moir, Z. & Atton, C. (Eds.). Continental Drift: 50 years of jazz from Europe - Conference Proceedings, v, vi. ISBN 978-1-78808-706-3
Following popular exposure in France to the proto-jazz of James Reese Europe and his 369th “Harlem Hellfighters” Infantry Regiment during the latter years of WW1, the jazz bug...
Moir, Z., & Hails, J. (in press). Sleepwalkers, Beware: Towards a Post-Structuralist Critique of Popular Music in Higher Education. In Z. Moir, B. Powell, & G. Dylan Smith (Eds.), The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and PracticesLondon and New York: Bloomsbury Publishing
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Moir, Z., Ferguson, P., & Smith, G. D. (in press). Real Time, Remote, Collaborative Recording Sessions: Music Production Without Boundaries. In Producing MusicLondon and New York: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
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: Anxiety and depression are common after stroke. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction courses teach people with long-term conditions (LTCs) skills such as meditation to help them self-manage anxiety an...
12 October 2016
Wednesday 12 October 21.00
Michael Harris plays an organ concert of British and German music of the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, as part of the Musical Wednesdays...
06 October 2017
Friday 6th October
Edinburgh Methodist Church, Nicholson Square
2-5pm Discussions and talks (free admission)
7:30pm Concert (cello and electronics)
10 October 2017
Programme Leader, Bachelor of Music
Professor in Festival and Event Management
Moir, Z., Powell, B., & Smith, G. D. (in press). Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices. In Z. Moir, B. Powell, & G. Dylan Smith (Eds.), The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and PracticesLondon and New York: Bloomsbury Publishing
Burton, K. (in press). Site-specific performance: perspectives from the composer, performer and audience. Scottish Journal of Performance, ISSN 2054-1953
Having previously been commissioned to write site-specific music for Chicago Architecture’s Open House Chicago programme, I successfully proposed the idea to the Cockburn Asso...
Medbøe, H., & Moir, Z. (2017). Promotion anxieties: Jazz promoters within the UK scene. Jazz Research Journal, 11(1), (7-27). doi:10.1558/jazz.32504. ISSN 1753-8637
De nitions and roles of the promoter within the ecology of the music industries have over recent years become the subject of attention by academics working within the eld of ...
Durkin, R. (2017). What I discovered inside Edinburgh’s museum of musical instruments. The Conversation
Durkin, R. (2017). The Dancing-Master's Toolkit: a Summary of the Pochette of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries and its Role in Society. The Galpin Society journal. LXX, 65-79
The pochette or kit of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries survives in surprisingly large numbers in both specialist and general collections, and displays a variety of fo...
Keeble, A. (2017). Interview with Tim Irwin, Director of We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen (2005) and Don’t Break Down: A Film about Jawbreaker (2017). Punk and Post Punk, 6(1), (157-162). doi:10.1386/punk.6.1.157_7. ISSN 2044-1983
This interview was conducted over Skype on 26 March 2017. I contacted Tim Irwin for an interview with two main goals in mind. First, I was hoping for insight into his new film...
Moir, Z. (2017). Learning to Create and Creating to Learn: Considering the Value of Popular Music Education. In J. Williams, & K. Williams (Eds.), The Singer Songwriter HandbookNew York: Bloomsbury Publishing
G. Dylan Smith, Z. Moir, M. Brennan, S. Rambarran, & P. Kirkman (Eds.), (2017). The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music Education
Popular music is a growing presence in education, formal and otherwise, from primary school to postgraduate study. Programmes, courses and modules in popular music studies, po...
Smith, G. D., Moir, Z., Brennan, M., Rambarran, S., & Kirkman, P. (2017). Popular Music Education (R)evolution. In G. Dylan Smith, Z. Moir, M. Brennan, S. Rambarran, & P. Kirkman (Eds.), The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music EducationOxon: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Z. Moir, B. Powell, & G. Dylan Smith (Eds.), (in press). The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education: Perspectives and Practices
The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Education draws together the most current thinking on the subject of popular music education from practical, empirical, ethnographic, ...
Moir, Z. (2017). Popular Music Making and Young People: Leisure, Education, and Industry. In R. Mantie, & G. D. Smith (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Music Making and LeisureNew York: Oxford University Press (OUP). doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190244705.013.9
Many young people are involved in music making activities that may be considered as “leisure,” such as playing in bands, making recordings, or live performance. Music making, ...
(2016). Beyond Borealism: New Perspectives on the North. ISBN 1909408336
Since the 1970s, jazz from Scandinavia has represented a distinct reimagining of the erstwhile American music form with the term “Nordic tone” being liberally applied in the m...
Niche tourism refers to how a specific tourism product can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular audience/market segment. Locations...
This study focuses on three albums of original music performed and recorded by...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
23 September 2017
Building: Craigsbank Parish Church
Composer: Katrina Burton
Performer: Joanna Stark (BMus year 3)
Inspired by the modernist design of Craigsbank, Dr Kathy Ch...
20 March 2018
Microtonal Projects is delighted to announce the release of its latest limited edition CD, RASP- Stephen Altoft’s second solo CD in which he exclusively plays music written fo...
12 June 2018
Following the success of their Doors open Day activities the SituLab Research Group returned to present their musical composition and digitally crafted souvenirs created speci...
02 July 2018
07 July 2018
The University’s SituLab Research Group – which consists of musician, composer and academic Katrina Burton and design academics Sam Vettese and Katharina Vones – have used the...
19 October 2017
19 October 2017
As a composer Katrina’s work is informed by a variety of visual stimuli: painting, sculpture, photography, dance and architecture. During her PhD studies she was awarded a num...
30 November 2017
30 November 2017
Following the success of her site-specific composition for Craigsbank Parish Church, presented on September 23rd 2017 as part of Edinburgh Doors open Day, Katrina has been inv...
12 May 2018
12 May 2018
In 2015 Katrina was commissioned by the Chicago Architecture Foundation to compose a work for Open House Chicago. The piece, 'for Mies' for solo cello, is inspired by the aest...
07 July 2018
07 July 2018
A team from Edinburgh Napier University is encouraging members of the public to view brutalist buildings in a different light – through the use of music and design.