Public Musicology Podcast with Dr. Mary Lennon Can piano teaching be considered musicology? In this episode of the ground-breaking Irish public musicology podcast Offbeat, former BBC Radio 3 presenter Karishmeh Felfeli interviews Dr. Mary Lennon, former Head of Keyboard of the DIT Conservatory of Music about her life’s work as a piano pedagogue, educationist and […]Read more "Mary Lennon"
What might attract a renowned Irish opera star to academic musicology? In this latest episode of my podcast ‘Offbeat’, I interview Dr. Imelda Drumm, celebrated Irish mezzo-soprano and lecturer in classical vocal performance at the Royal Irish Academy of Music over a coffee in Dublin. We explore her illustrious career on the UK opera circuit, […]Read more "Imelda Drumm"
What does a musicology of composition sound like? Is there anything essentially musicological about the art and practice of music composition? Dr. Evangelia Rigaki, Director of the Music Composition Centre at Trinity College Dublin is featured in this coffee interview for my Irish public musicology podcast series OFFBEAT, and together, we explore these broader questions […]Read more "Evangelia Rigaki"
Yes, it feels good. This. Everything I do is music analysis (from writing SMA Newsletter pieces to making public musicology podcasts and music theory documentaries), so this is an amazing moment for me personally and professionally. OK, it’s just Twitter, but still…right? Sounding the Feminists? Basically the most influential, most powerful women in Irish arts, […]Read more "Famous on Twitter as a Music Analyst and Radio Broadcaster."
Lovely news item of my public musicology series Offbeat which features me in a coffee conversation with a senior member of Irish music academia. My interviews with Dr. Roisin Blunnie and Dr. Patricia Flynn of Dublin City University have been receiving wonderful feedback from musicological circles both within and outside academia. My guests were outstanding […]Read more "Thanks Music @ Dublin City University"
The Society for Musicology Ireland website deserves to be widely known: it is stylish, accessible and a treasure trove of resources for the budding musicologist, graduate student or music academic. It is equally useful to the layperson with a love of music, who remains curious about the idea of “musicology” as it currently operates in […]Read more "Society for Musicology Ireland Website"
OK, so I have some way to go yet, but for a classical music obsessive from India, a country with no university music, getting this far is both an achievement in itself and a testament to the fact that doctoral research is full of surprising twists and turns! Entry in Society for Musicology Ireland Music […]Read more "The PhD Journey Continues: From Mozart to One Direction"