New Year, New Arrivals

The Faculty of Music welcomes a large number of new colleagues this academic year.

Three new postholders join the Faculty:

Dr Mine Doğantan-Dack is Departmental Lecturer for the academic year 2014–15. Mine is a pianist and musicologist, and has published on the history of music theory, expressivity in music performance, phenomenology of performing, and affective responses to music. She is author of Mathis Lussy: A Pioneer in Studies of Expressive Performance and editor of Recorded Music: Philosophical and Critical Reflections.

Mr Robert Quinney is Associate Professor in Music, and Organist and Fellow of New College. Robert was most recently Director of Music at Peterborough Cathedral, and previously Assistant Organist at Westminster Abbey, where he played for the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. He has made acclaimed recordings of the organ music of Bach on the Coro label.

Dr Laura Tunbridge is Associate Professor in Music, and Fellow of St Catherine’s College. Laura joins us from Manchester University, where she was Senior Lecturer. She is author of The Song Cycle and Schumann’s Late Style, both for Cambridge University Press. She is also Editor of the Journal of the Royal Musical Association.

The Faculty is also delighted to welcome a number of new research fellows and visiting researchers, as well as some familiar faces returning in new guises:

Dr Katherine Butler is a postdoctoral researcher on the AHRC Tudor Partbooks project.

Dr Eleanor Giraud is Lord Crewe Junior Research Fellow in Music at Lincoln College. Eleanor’s research centres on early music, and in particular notation, music book production and the Dominican Order.

Ms Claire Holden joins us from Cardiff University as AHRC Fellow in the Creative and Performing Arts, 2014–15. Claire is a violinist with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

Dr Jeremy Llewellyn is Leverhulme Visiting Professor, 2014–15. He holds a senior position at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Switzerland. In Oxford, Jeremy will be working on the project ‘Textlessness in Medieval Music 800–1300’. He welcomes enquiries during the Visiting Professorship related to his research interests.  

Dr Rachel Moore is Leverhulme Early Career Fellow. Her work focuses on music during the First World War.

Ms Carina Venter is Junior Research Fellow in Music at Merton College. She is completing a DPhil at Oxford on issues in South African music.

And we also warmly welcome two new members of the administrative team:

Mr Tom Fleming is Administrative Assistant, who can be found on the reception desk in the mornings and working in the Academic Administration office in the afternoons.

Mr Charles Wilkinson is IT Assistant.