CV

Higher Education

2018 Certified Mental Health First Aider in Higher Education (MHFA England)
2016 Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
2015 Postgraduate Certificate of Higher Education Learning and Teaching (PGCHE), Paderborn University, Germany
Thesis: Communication and construction of knowledge in the university lecture. A quantitative study on the emergence of knowledge through communicative lecturing methods (translation)
2014 Master of Arts (M.A.) in Popular Music and Media (distinction), Paderborn University, Germany
Master's thesis: The distortion as a "revolution" in rock music's guitar playing. An experimental and analytic study on the effect of distortion on playing technique, composition and cognition (translation)
2014 PhD, Popular Music Education, Paderborn University, Germany
Dissertation thesis: Network sound. Listening, culture, practice. An educational challenge of popular music (translation)
2011 1. Staatsexamen (equals B.A. and M.Ed.) in Music and English, Paderborn University, Germany
Thesis: The computer as a tool for the activity-oriented music education (translation)
2006 Certificate, Guitar Programme, Los Angeles Music Academy, Los Angeles, USA
2005 Diploma, Guitar Programme, Munich Guitar Institute, Cologne, Germany

Professional Experience

Since 2017 Lecturer in Music Production / Subarea Head of Musicology at The University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2016 Nomination for the Karl Peter Grotemeyer prize for outstanding achievements and personal commitment in higher education teaching at Bielefeld University
2015 - 2017 Visiting Professor of Music Education at Bielefeld University, Germany
2015 - 2016 Guest Lecturer in Music Theory at Muenster University, Germany
2012 Award for outstanding teaching at Paderborn University, Germany
2012 - 2015 Lecturer and Course Leader in Music, INI Berufskolleg (Vocational College), Lippstadt, Germany
Since 2011 Guest Lecturer, Popular Music & Media, Music Education, Musicology, Paderborn University, Germany
2011 - 2013 Research Assistant, Popular Music & Media, Music Education, Musicology, Paderborn University, Germany
2006 - 2012 Lecturer and Course Leader in the Guitar Programme, Modern Music School, Brilon, Germany
Since 2008 Free-lance musician, music producer and sound engineer

Projects

  • Organizing of the summer school "Music Education" at Bielefeld University, 12th to 16th September 2016
  • Organizing of an advanced training for music teachers at Bielefeld University, 15th April 2016
  • Music festivals with seminar bands of Paderborn University in 2012 and 2013
  • Coaching of amateur bands at Vocational Colleges in the years 2012 to 2014
  • Grants of the federal state NRW for an educational music project on history of popular music in 2013
  • Jury member of the SPH band contest

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