Dr Andrea CreechDr Andrea Creech has extensive experience as a professional musician, music teacher and researcher. She has held principal positions in orchestras in the UK and Canada and subsequently was founder and director of a Community Music School in the Republic of Ireland. Her PhD research was concerned with the impact on learning outcomes of interpersonal interaction amongst violin students, their parents and teachers. Andrea has worked on research teams for a number of funded projects including Investigating Music Performance (ESRC/TLRP), evaluation of CPD for Music Leaders (Youth Music), Evaluation of Behaviour Improvement Programme (DfES), Evaluation of Voices Foundation Primer (DfES), National Survey of Music Services 2005 (DfES), Evaluation of Skill Force in Kent Schools (DfES), investigating the PhD Student Experience (IOE) and a collaborative project on motivation, aspirations and self-perceptions in the Conservatoire with an international research group. She was project manager for the EMI Music Sound Foundation primary music training project, a literature review of research concerned with Parental Aspirations of Teenage Mothers for the CfBT Education Trust and the National Survey of Music Services 2007 (DfES). Her special research interests are musical development across the lifespan and the impact of interpersonal relationships on learning and teaching outcomes. Andrea has presented her work at international conferences and published widely.

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Musical development across the lifespan and the impact of interpersonal relationships on learning and teaching outcomes.

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