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Dr Gavin Carfoot

Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Creative Practice,
Music

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Name
Dr Gavin Carfoot
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer (Music and Sound)
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Creative Practice,
Music
Discipline *
Performing Arts and Creative Writing
Phone
+61 7 3138 3691
Email
Location
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Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Griffith University), Master of Music (University of Queensland)

Keywords

Music, Popular music studies, Popular music education, Australian Indigenous music, Music and material culture

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Dr Gavin Carfoot is a Senior Lecturer in Music at the Queensland University of Technology. Prior to this he was a Lecturer in Popular Music at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (2003-2013). He has worked extensively in popular music curriculum and assessment at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His collaborative work in popular music education and community service learning won a Griffith Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2012, and he has recent publications in the Oxford Handbook in Artistic Citizenship, Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music Education, Arts-Based Service Learning with First Peoples (Springer), Popular Music and Popular Communication. As a songwriter and producer, Gavin’s musical career has taken him from performing with touring swing bands to working with pop artists from television shows such as Australian Idol and X Factor.

This information has been contributed by Dr Gavin Carfoot.

Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Supervision

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