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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Music Arts & Humanities
Sound Arts & Humanities
Ensemble Arts & Humanities
Composer Arts & Humanities
Solo Arts & Humanities
Song Arts & Humanities
Concert Arts & Humanities
Huddersfield Arts & Humanities

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Research Output 1992 2019

(Re)constructing Early Recordings: a guide for historically-informed performance

Stanovic, I., 1 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) Research Hands on PIANO. Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Adaptive Mapping of Sound Collections for Data-driven Musical Interfaces

Roma, G., Green, O. & Tremblay, P. A., Jun 2019, Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression. Queiroz, M. & Sedó, A. X. (eds.). Porto Alegre, p. 313-318 6 p. (Proceedings of the conference on New Interface for Musical Expression (NIME)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Acoustic waves

Approaches to Actor Training: International Perspectives

Freeman, J. (ed.), 22 Mar 2019, 1 ed. Basingstoke: Red Globe Press. 278 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Actor Training

Projects 2012 2022

Songs of the Caves: acoustics and prehistoric art in Cantabrian caves

Till, R., Fazenda, B. & Scarre, C.


Project: ResearchResearch Council - AHRC

The impact of technology on the creative processes of composing electroacoustic music

Clarke, J.


Project: ResearchResearch Council - AHRC

John Cage and the 'Concert for piano and orchestra'

Thomas, J. & Iddon, M.


Project: ResearchResearch Council - AHRC

Activities 1992 2019


Kristina Wolfe (Speaker)
Oct 2019Dec 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Impressions on Wax: (Re)construction of Early Recording Technologies and Performance

Inja Stanovic (Speaker)
23 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

‘Performing, Recording and (Re)constructing: a guide for historically-informed performance’

Inja Stanovic (Speaker)
13 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Press / Media

Alarm Will Sound

Kristina Wolfe


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Soundtracks of RKO’s film noir

Catherine Haworth


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment