Professor Lucy GreenLucy Green holds a personal chair as Professor of Music Education at the Institute of Education. Her research interests are in the sociology of music education, specializing in meaning, ideology, gender, popular music, inclusion, equality, informal learning, new pedagogies, and most recently, the lives and learning of visually impaired musicians. Lucy led the research and development project Informal Learning in the Music Classroom within the British movement Musical Futures, (www.musicalfutures.org) and this work is now being implemented in schools across the UK and in Australia, Canada, Singapore, and parts of the USA, Brazil, Cyprus and other countries. Her more recent research took that work forward into instrumental tuition http://earplaying.ioe.ac.uk. She has written five books and edited two books on music education. Her next book, co-authored with her colleague Dr. David Baker is in preparation, provisionally entitled Insights in Sound: The Lives and Learning of Visually Impaired Musicians.

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Sociology and philosophy of music with reference to education, social reproduction, musical meaning, gender, identity, ideology, youth, the pop/classical split, popular music, informal learning, innovative pedagogy.

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