Author Archives: Byron Dueck

About Byron Dueck

Byron Dueck is Senior Lecturer in Ethnomusicology and Head of Music at the Open University.

Elaine Moohan at 2018 St Mungo Festival Public Seminar

Dr Elaine Moohan, Senior Lecturer in Music and Staff Tutor at The Open University in Scotland, will be one of four invited speakers for this year’s St Mungo Festival public seminar. The seminar will focus on the immediate impact of … Continue reading

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Liz Lane featured on Open University Choir Concert

On Thursday 23 November at 1 pm, the Open University Choir will present the world première of A different kind of urban, a work for choir, brass ensemble, timpani and percussion by Open University Associate Lecturer Liz Lane, with lyrics by Milton … Continue reading

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Applications Being Accepted for Certificate: The Practice of Music Making

Applications are now being accepted for study starting in October 2017 on Certificate: The Practice of Music Making, a one-year programme developed by Trinity Laban in collaboration with the Open University. The certificate offers an opportunity to develop practical music making and … Continue reading

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Byron Dueck to give talks in Oxford and Chicago

Byron Dueck (Senior Lecturer in Music) will give talks on his most recent research at the University of Oxford and the University of Chicago during the coming fortnight. He will present ‘The Social Life of Chords’ at the University of Oxford’s Seminar in Ethnomusicology … Continue reading

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Elaine Moohan at ‘Early Glasgow’ exhibition

The OU in Scotland sponsored a public seminar relating to the ‘Early Glasgow: the story of church and city’ exhibition taking place at the Mitchell Library (Glasgow) 16-28 January. This forms part of the OU in Scotland’s public engagement schedule … Continue reading

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Sean Williams joins Music at the OU

We are delighted to welcome Dr Sean Williams to the Open University as Lecturer in Music. Sean is a practice-led researcher in the field of electronic music and performance. He has published on a range of electronic music practices across genres, … Continue reading

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New OpenLearn course: Understanding musical scores

Music is delighted to announce the launch of a new OpenLearn course: Understanding musical scores. This free course explores how music is written down, what a musical score is, and what it does. It considers how musicians use and interpret music notation in … Continue reading

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Tim Wheeler and Catherine Bell honoured by the Open University

On Friday, 21 October, I was delighted to represent Music at the OU degree ceremony at Waterfront Hall in Belfast, where singer-songwriter and Alzheimer’s campaigner Tim Wheeler was presented with the award of Doctor of the University for his exceptional … Continue reading

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Upcoming concerts to feature compositions by Liz Lane

There will be three major performances of music by Liz Lane, Associate Lecturer on A224 Inside Music, during the next month. The first, a performance of Antiphonary for brass band, will take place in Murcia Cathedral, Spain, at the end … Continue reading

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June Academic of the Month: Byron Dueck

The past month has been a busy one for everyone in the department. My own activities included attending a workshop on memory, music and movement hosted by the Elphinstone Institute at the University of Aberdeen. The workshop was an opportunity … Continue reading

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