Professor Jeremy Llewellyn

Visiting Professor and Departmental Lecturer

MPhil (Cantab), DrPhil (Basel)


Music in Medieval Europe 800 to 1300, particularly theoretical, philological, and palaeographical aspects; the early history of the keyboard; cultural exchange; historical performance practice.

Jeremy Llewellyn studied music as organ scholar at the University of Cambridge. He undertook his doctorate in medieval chant under Wulf Arlt at the University of Basle and was an external member of the graduate school, ‘Cultural Exchange in Medieval Europe’ at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. Following two years at the interdisciplinary research centre devoted to the ‘Cultural Heritage of Medieval Rituals’ at the University of Copenhagen he returned to Basle as lecturer at the Musicological Institute of the University and then, from 2007, as Senior Tutor and Lecturer at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis; from April to December 2012 he was Acting Deputy Director. He has a special interest in curriculum design and co-teaching and has developed a number of programmes and courses with colleagues, including a Master of Advanced Studies in ‘Advanced Vocal Ensemble Studies’. Publications on medieval chant, song and conductus; Vice-President of the IMS research group cantus planus, member of council of the Plainsong and Mediaeval Music Society and Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.



Professor Jeremy Llewellyn

Faculty of Music

St Aldate’s

Oxford OX1 1DB



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