- Key Staff
- Academic Staff
- Technical & Support Staff
- Visiting & Emeritus Staff
- Postgraduate Research Students
- Instrumental Teachers
Head of School and Professor of Music and Aesthetics
Martin Iddon is a composer and musicologist. He joined the staff at Leeds in December 2009, having previously lectured at University College Cork and Lancaster University.
M.Iddon@leeds.ac.uk / 0113 343 6065
School of Music, room G.03
Associate Professor of Music, Faculty Director of Postgraduate Research Studies, Deputy Head of School and Chair of Programmes of Study and Audit Group
Born in Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Spencer studied composition with Graham Hair at Glasgow University where he received an MA in Music and Scottish Literature. Between 1997 and 2002, he completed a MusM and PhD in Composition with Geoff Poole at Manchester University. Between 1998 and 2004 he worked privately with James Dillon, on whose work he has published two articles and he has also studied in masterclasses with Richard Barrett, Steve Takasugi, Chaya Czernowin, Brian Ferneyhough, Mathias Spahlinger and Pierluigi Billone. His music has been performed nationally, internationally, on BBC Radio 3 and is available on CD.
M.Spencer@leeds.ac.uk / 0113 343 2530
School of Music, room 2.20
Office hours: Thursday 2.00-3.00pm and open door policy
Associate Professor of Music Psychology and Director of Student Education
Dr Karen Burland was appointed to the staff at Leeds in 2005. She is currently the Director of Student Education for the School of Music and the careers officer within the School. Karen has published book chapters and journal articles focusing on musical development, musical identities, the transition between higher education and performance/non-performance professions, audience participation in live events, and the benefits of music technology in music therapy. Karen is currently a University Student Education Fellow.
K.Burland@leeds.ac.uk / 0113 343 2579
School of Music, room 2.13
Director of Research, Associate Professor
Research: orchestral performance practice and studies of national style in performance, particularly in the twentieth century (including oral histories, player biography, analysis of recordings). Roles: currently Director of Research for the School of Music; Programme Leader BA Music, BA Music with Enterprise; 2003-2011 Pro Dean Student Education for the Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts & Communications; 1999-2003 Director of Learning & Teaching, School of Music
S.G.Baines@leeds.ac.uk / 0113 343 2587
Office hours: Tuesday 09.00-10.00am (appointments can be booked at other times too)
Senior Academic Coordinator
Jo will be Admissions Tutor from September 2015-18, and organises incoming and outgoing study abroad matters in the School. She's also instrumental/vocal teaching and performance coordinator.
J.N.Fairley@leeds.ac.uk / 0113 343 2575
Office hours: Monday 4.00-5.00pm
Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer in Music, and Taught Postgraduate Tutor
Ian Sapiro works principally in film music, musical theatre, orchestration and the overlaps between them. He is also a Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications.
I.P.Sapiro@leeds.ac.uk / 0113 343 2418
School of Music, Room 2.09
Office hours: Wednesday 4-5pm
School Education Service Manager
firstname.lastname@example.org / 0113 343 2546
School of Music, Room 2.01
Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm
Operations Manager / School IT Manager
Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the School, encompassing estate management, health and safety, building security, the School’s AV / IT provision and management of the School’s facility hire process
D.Merrick@leeds.ac.uk / 0113 343 8212
2.21, School of Music
Office hours: Thursday 09.00-10.00am