Conference Presentations:photo by John Croft

‘Learning to Sing with Another Voice: embodying early recorded style using original instruments’, Performing Knowledge, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, 25–26 April 2016

‘Learning to Sing with Another Voice: practice-based research into early wind chamber music recordings’, HuCPeR seminar presentation, University of Huddersfield, 8 March 2016

‘Do it how you like, but make it beautiful: a pluralist and performer-centric approach to historically-informed Brahms’. CMPS/IMR Seminar at Senate House, 15 November 2015

‘[Lecture Recital] ‘(Re-)Constructing Richard Mühlfeld? Rubato and Rhythmic Freedom in Brahms’s Clarinet Sonata Op. 120 No. 2 Mvt. I’, Performing Brahms in the Twenty-First Century, University of Leeds, 30 June–2 July 2015

‘Orchestrating British Musical Identity: Boult and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, 1930-1939, The State We’re In: Directions in Researching Post-1900 British Music, University of Surrey, 16-17 April 2015

‘In Search of Richard Mühlfeld’, invited lecture to postgraduates at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, 5 November 2014

[Concert Presentation] ‘Not too refin’d for the General Ear: Music from the Pleasure Gardens’ with Robert Percival and Boxwood & Brass, Pleasures and Entertainments: Annual Conference of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, St Hugh’s College, Oxford, 9 January 2014

[Concert Presentation] ‘Music from the London Pleasure Gardens’ with Robert Percival and Boxwood & Brass, Study Day: Music in Eighteenth-Century Britain, Foundling Museum, 29 November 2013

‘Forgotten Musicians: The New Symphony Orchestra, 1905-1938’, University of York Research Seminar Series, November 2010

‘The New Symphony Orchestra, 1905-1938:  A Very RCM Affair’, Royal College of Music Grove Forum Series, Autumn 2010

‘The New Symphony Orchestra, 1905–1938: In search of an ephemeral orchestra’, The Symphony Orchestra as Cultural Phenomenon, Institute of Musical Research, University of London School of Advanced Study, July 2010 (accepted for publication in proceedings)

Postgraduate Research Panel, Music in Britain summer seminar: Cultural representations of London, c.1900-1914: Music, literature, film, historiography, Institute of Historical Research, University of London School of Advanced Study, May 2010


Doctoral Thesis

‘The modernisation of wind playing in London orchestras, 1909–1939: A study of playing style in early orchestral recordings’. DPhil Thesis, University of York, 2013. Available to download from the White Rose Repository and