The Open University Music Department is pleased to welcome Byron Dueck to his new position as Lecturer in Ethnomusicology. He comes to the department from the Royal Northern College of Music, where he was Lecturer in Music and Assistant Course Leader on the B. Mus. programme.
Byron’s research interests include indigenous music and dance in Canada, popular music in Cameroon, and jazz performance in the United Kingdom. His work in these areas is connected by a number of overarching themes, including musical intimacy and public culture, the musical mediation of multiculturalism, and the social implications of rhythm and metre.