Composition, performance and sound art research

Research in these areas combines acoustic, electronic and computer-based composition exploring issues in the history, repertoire and pedagogy of the guitar, composer-performer collaboration, the revision process, notation, music and literature, data sonification, rhythmic cognition, and spatial audio installations.

Research projects, outputs and events

Research centres

The International Guitar Research Centre (IGCR) provides an international hub for guitar-centered research in all styles of music.

Research staff

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Dr Thomas Armstrong

Senior Lecturer in Music, Music BMus Admissions Officer

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Professor Stephen Goss

Professor of Composition and Director of the International Guitar Research Centre

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Dr Thomas Hall

Senior Lecturer in Creative Music Technology

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Dr John McGrath

Senior Lecturer in Music, Head of Performance, BMus (Music) Admissions Officer, Deputy Director of the International Guitar Reseearch Centre (IGRC)

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Dr Milton Mermikides

Reader in Music, MMus Programme Director and Deputy Director of the International Guitar Research Centre

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Professor Tony Myatt

Professor of Music and Sound Recording