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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