Dr Luciana Hamond currently works as Lecturer in Music Education and Keyboard Studies at the Baden Powell Music School in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Luciana holds a PhD in Music Education from the Institute of Education, University College London, UK. She also holds a Masters in Music (Performance Practice) and a Bachelors of Music (Piano) from the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro. Luciana obtained a Primary & Secondary PGCE equivalent from the Brazilian Music Conservatoire of Rio de Janeiro. During her PhD, Luciana was a recipient of the Brazilian CAPES Foundation scholarship (Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel). Her doctoral study explored potential pedagogical uses of visual-auditory feedback generated by technology in higher education piano studios. The study suggested that technology-mediated feedback can augment intrapersonal feedback of students and enhance conscious-awareness of their own performance outcomes. The additional feedback can also make lesson foci clearer. Luciana is a member of SEMPRE (Society for Education, Music, and Psychology Research), ANPPOM (Brazilian National Society for Research and Postgraduate Studies in Music), ABRAPEM (Brazilian Society for Musical Performance), and ABCM (Brazilian Society for Cognition and Musical Arts). She has presented her work at several international conferences in both Portuguese and English. Alongside her academic and teaching work, Luciana has also been performing as a solo and chamber music pianist for many years. In 2010, she recorded her first CD album of Brazilian piano works. She also played Gamelan with the Southbank Gamelan Players (London, UK) from 2014-2016. Luciana is currently working on publishing in international peer-reviewed journals. Her current projects include giving presentations and conducting workshops about the potential uses of technology in instrumental learning. She also aims to introduce Gamelan music into Brazil.
feedback (verbal/non-verbal), additional feedback (visual/auditory), music education and technology, piano pedagogy, psychology of music, music performance, higher education instrumental learning and teaching, Gamelan learning and playing