Adrian is an ethnomusicologist specialising in Hindustani music as a scholar and as a performer on the sarod (a twenty five stringed plucked lute). Alongside this he has wide-ranging interests and journal publications in improvisation, the political economy of music, cultural history, aesthetics and the globalisation of music.
His research on the political and cultural history of Hindustani music, and his book on the sarod tradition is well known in the field. He is now as a senior lecturer in ethnomusicology at the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, and is committed to building a vibrant and engaging program of ethnomusicology. He is also the coordinator of the music postgraduate research program.
Dr Jonathan McIntosh is a lecturer in ethnomusicology. He holds undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in ethnomusicology, music performance and social anthropology from Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. In addition, he is a Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music, and a past member of Camerata Scotland.
From 2009–2011, he served as the National Secretary for the Musicological Society of Australia, during which time he was a member of the organisation’s national executive committee. From 2006–2013, he was Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology in the School of Music at The University of Western Australia (UWA).
During this time, he introduced the first ethnomusicology programme at any tertiary institution in Western Australia, oversaw the development and implementation of new music undergraduate, honours and masters degrees, and received two UWA Faculty of Arts’ teaching awards (2010 and 2013).
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Clarinet Mega Day Returns in 2017!
The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music at Monash University invites all clarinet players to the fifth annual Clarinet Mega Day. Come along for a day of all things clarinet!
Monash University Emerging Music Prizes 2017
The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music are offering four Emerging Music Prizes valued at … Continue reading Monash University Emerging Music Prizes 2017
School of Music well represented in 2017 Art Music Awards
Finalists for the Australian Music Centre’s 2017 Art Music Awards were announced last week, and … Continue reading School of Music well represented in 2017 Art Music Awards
New book by Monash musicologist Dr Paul Watt explores the legendary career of British music critic Ernest Newman
Dr Paul Watt’s latest book, Ernest Newman: A Critical Biography, has just been published. Ernest … Continue reading New book by Monash musicologist Dr Paul Watt explores the legendary career of British music critic Ernest Newman
After Julia performed by Decibel New Music Ensemble
After Julia is a concert by Decibel New Music of eight contemporary works by Australian … Continue reading After Julia performed by Decibel New Music Ensemble
Richard Divall 1945-2017
One of the most distinguished Australian musicians, Professor Fra Richard Divall, died on 15 January, … Continue reading Richard Divall 1945-2017
Audition Preparation Short Course, 2017
Jazz, Popular Studies and Creative Music Technology Audition Preparation Short Course 2017 is a two-day course for jazz instrumentalists, jazz voice, popular voice and Creative Music Technology students.
Zavod Classical-Jazz Fusion Award 2017
The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music at Monash University is pleased to introduce the Zavod Classical-Jazz Fusion Award for outstanding classical-jazz fusion original composition and performance.
Rob Burke and Andrys Onsman Launch New Book: Perspectives on Artistic Research in Music
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New book published on nineteenth-century popular music
Dr Paul Watt (Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music) and Dr Patrick Spedding (LLCL)—with Professor Derek B. Scott (University of Leeds)—are the editors of a new book: Cheap Print and Popular Song in the Nineteenth Century: A Cultural History of the Songster
Professor Cat Hope appointed Head of the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music
The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music at Monash University is pleased to welcome Cat Hope … Continue reading Professor Cat Hope appointed Head of the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music