The conference will feature a keynote presentation given by Professor Graham Welch, internationally renowned expert in the field of Music Education. Details of the presentation are given below:
Professor Graham Welch PhD holds the UCL Institute of Education (formerly University of London) Established Chair of Music Education (since 2001). He is a Past President of the International Society for Music Education (ISME) (2008-2014) and elected Chair of the internationally based Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE). He holds Visiting Professorships at universities in the UK and overseas, and is a former member of the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Review College for Music (2007-2015). Publications number approximately three hundred and fifty and embrace diverse aspects of the social sciences and music. PhD research supervision completions = 45. He is Chair of the new Paul Hamlyn Foundation National Working Group on music education in the England from 2015.