Department of Music and Drama

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The University of Huddersfield is home to a vibrant, diverse, international, and innovative group of music researchers. Our staff are recognised as leading figures in their fields, as evidenced by major commissions, performances, recordings, and publications. Our international postgraduate student community includes early career researchers who are already making significant contributions as composers, performers, technicians, engineers, and musicologists.



Drama, Theatre and Performance at Huddersfield hosts a vibrant and developing research culture in the ares of psychophysical performance, performance Magic, technical theatre and multimedia in performance.

Drama research also includes research activities into performance and disability, psychoanalysis, creativity, ecology, improvisation, new writing, and processes of devising. Members of the Drama team have contributed articles to peer-reviewed journals such as Contemporary Theatre Review, Performing Ethos, TDR, Theatre, Dance and Performance Training as well as contributing chapters to a variety of collections, authoring monographs and editing collections and series.

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    Research Output

    Book Review: Jonathan Impett, The Routledge Handbook to Luigi Nono and Musical Thought

    Adlington, R., 16 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Fontes Artis Musicae.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Dance Article review

    Book Review: Gender Inequality in Metal Music Production by Pauwke Berkers and Julian Schaap

    Herbst, J-P., 1 Mar 2020, In : Metal Music Studies. 6, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Dance Article review

    Conversations in Berlin: Discourse on Gender, Equilibrium, and Empowerment in Audio Production

    Dobson, E., 22 Apr 2020, Gender in Music production. Hepworth-Sawyer, R., Hogson, J., King, L. & Marrington, M. (eds.). 1 ed. Abingdon & New York: Routledge, p. 268-284 17 p. (Perspectives on Music Production).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Projects


    New Takes on the Old Machines: (Re)construction of Mechanical Recording Processes

    Inja Stanovic (Speaker)
    21 May 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Performing, recording and (Re)constructing: a guide for historically-informed performance

    Inja Stanovic (Speaker)
    3 Mar 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Modern Japanese Popular Music and the 'Continents': The Dream and Actuality

    Yuiko Asaba (Organiser), Yusuke Wajima (Organiser)
    28 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

    Press / Media

    Midas touch: how to create the perfect James Bond song

    Catherine Haworth


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Interview for The Extraordinary Project Podcast

    Nik Taylor


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Different Hats: The Many Faces of the Piano

    Pierre Alexandre Tremblay & Xenia Pestova


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research