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MemberVirginia Anderson

Virginia Anderson specialises in the study of experimental, minimalist, and free improvisatory music. Her work is published in journals such as The Journal of Musicological Research, Performance Research, New Sounds, and the Galpin Society Journal. She has written chapters in academic anthologies published by Cambridge University Press, Ashgate, University of Michigan Press, and the University of Leuven Press (two titles in this last). She has taught music history, popular music, and ethnomusicology at universities in the UK and in Britain. She is the editor of the Journal of Experimental Music Studies, runs the Experimental Music Catalogue with its founder, Christopher Hobbs, and maintains its web blog and other pages. She is currently editing a book of interviews conducted by Barney Childs with American composers in 1972, to be published by the University of Illinois Press. She also plays clarinet, and has recorded on Zanja, Advance, and Rastascan Recordings, specialising in new works for Eb clarinet and free improvisation. She is currently a member of the free improvisation group CHA, with Bruce Coates (saxes) and Christopher Hobbs (keyboards, electronics, percussion) and the South Leicestershire Improvisors’ Ensemble.

MemberKelvin Lee

Kelvin Lee holds a PhD from Durham University and is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Leuven. His research focuses on the analysis and history of nineteenth- and twentieth-century symphonic music, with special interests in the analysis of musical form, the theory of tonality, global musical modernism and the intersection between music theory, history and philosophy. Kelvin’s work has been published (or is forthcoming) in Music Analysis, Musurgia and Notes, and he is a contributor to Nikolai Medtner: Music, Aesthetics, and Contexts (Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlag). His article ‘Rethinking the Symphonic Poem: Dialectical Form, Sequential Dissonances and the Chord of Fate in Schoenberg’s Pelleas und Melisande‘ won the Musurgia 25th Anniversary Prize from Société Française d’Analyse Musicale. He was also awarded the 2018 Theory and Analysis Graduate Student Prize from the Society for Music Analysis. Kelvin is currently writing a monograph, provisionally titled The Sonata Moment: Dialectical Form and Symphonic Modernism in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna, which examines the interrelationship between dialectical thought, chromatic tonality and sonata form.