Alex’s work centres on group creativity and live improvisation. His doctoral thesis, entitled Level Up: Live Performance and Collective Creativity in Grime Music, examined crew interactivity and the development of new stylistic tropes in situ at London pirate radio stations and raves. He is currently researching the performance of grime music in different geographic contexts.
Pete has performed internationally across a variety of genres, including orchestral and chamber music, a wide variety of contemporary and electronic musics, free improvisation and improvised theatre.
Berta researches the eighteenth-century London stage, European vocal music, European popular music before 1800.
Hugh Jones is a musician and instrument builder who produces music under the name Crewdson. He has released two full solo albums on the Slowfoot Records label and has produced remixes for the likes of Ninja Tune, Lo Recordings, Sunday Best, One Little Indian and Brownswood Records.
Brenda is an Educator, Composer, Performer and Artist. Her specialism is a passion for teaching expressive voice to people in all areas of the community from high profile psychiatric prisons to special schools, Montessori nurseries to the BBC Concert and Symphony Orchestras.
Lauren’s research spans composition, performance and contemporary musicology., with a focuses on the music and aesthetics of the 21st Century and the methodological critique of practice research.