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I teach analytical/theoretical courses in music, sound and the moving image (‘Music on Screen’ taught masters’ course), and courses in creative musical composition for screen (‘Composing for Screen’ at UG and PG levels). I also teach on the 'Instrumentation and Timbre', 'Portfolio of Compositions' and 'Creative Practice Music Project' courses, and supervise final projects on the MMus Musicology and Soundtracks for Screen prgrammes.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Music, Doctor of Music, Composing South Africa on Screen: A Film Composer’s Perspective on Representation and Aesthetics in the Production of Post-Apartheid Cinema, Royal College of Music London

Award Date: 15 Jun 2014

Master of Music, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Award Date: 30 Sept 2003


  • M Music
  • Screen Music Studies
  • Composition
  • Film and Television Music
  • Songwriting
  • African Cinema
  • South African Cinema
  • Collaborative-practice


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