Current PhD candidate supervisions:

  • John Garzoli – “New musical forms in Thailand resulting from musical and cultural fusions.”
    Kerrin Hancock – “Three-way transplantation of select Jewish liturgical music from Lithuania through South Africa to Australia.”
  • Nona Monahin – “The Balletto Suites in the Choreographic Manuals of Fabritio Caroso and Cesare Negri: A Study of Danced Suites in Italy during the Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries.”
    Anthea Skinner “Playing in the line of fire: Changes in Australian military music between peace and wartime.”
  • Nadia Widyawati – “The Identity of the music culture of the Melanau People of Sarawak.”
    Lisa Young – “The Eternal Pulse – konnakol performance practice in contemporary voice.”
    Zen Zeng – “Manuel de Falla’s Fantasia Baética, the power of flamenco and the question of performance practice.”
  • Kerrin Hancock, Three-way Transplantation of Select Jewish Liturgical Music from Eastern Europe through South Africa to Australia: A century of migratory musical continuities and transformations
  • Sharifah Faizah Syed Mohammed: The history and development of Lagu Seriosa in the context of musical nationalism
  • Edi Dwi Riyanto: Jogja Hip Hop Foundation and the Politics of the Yogyakarta Kraton
  • Zen Zeng: Flamenco and the Music of Manuel DeFalla
  • Ari Pahlawi: The Malay Music-Culture of the Urang Pulo in Kepulauan Banyak, Sumatra
  • Elizabeth Sellars: ‘Editing, Interpreting and Performing George Freerick Pinto’s Duet in G major: A Case Study in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century English Performance Practice’
  • Anthea Skinner Changes and Continuities in Australian Military Bands Between 1930 and 1955: Exploring the Effect of World War II on the Lives of Australian Military Musicians.

Recent PhD completions:

  • Iwan Dzulvan Amir – “Sing, Adapt, Persevere: dynamics of traditional vocal performers in the Islamic Region of Aceh from the late 19th to the early 21st century.”
  • Lauren Rubin – “The shakuhachi and the didjeridu: two case studies of historical iconology, performance practice and their relation to avian respiration and song.”
  • Lisa Young, 2015: “The eternal pulse – creating with konnakol and its adaptation into contemporary vocal performance”
  • Nadia Widyawati, 2015: ‘ Reconstructing and Revitalising the Music-Culture of the Melanau People of Sarawak, with Special Reference to Mukah’
  • Nona Monahin, 2014: The balletto suites in the choreographic manuals of Fabritio Caroso and Cesare Negri: a study of danced suites in Italy during the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries
  • Iwan Amir, 2010: “Change in the Music of Aceh in the 20th and 21st Centuries”