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    Musician * Teacher * Researcher


    DProf Music, University of Sunderland 2016

    PGCE, Nottingham University 1990

    BA (Hons) English and Philosophy, Staffordshire University 1986

    Wyndham School, Egremont, Cumbria


    Camlin, D.A. (2012). ArtWorks NE Peer Artist Learning project report. [Online]. Gateshead: Sage Gateshead. Available from: [Accessed: 3 September 2013].
    Camlin, D.A. (2015a). Be More Human – Sing! Sing Up magazine.
    Camlin, D.A. (2017a). Ecologies of Knowledge. In: Ecologies of Knowledge. 19 May 2017, Queens’ University Belfast.
    Camlin, D.A. (2017b). Group Singing and Trauma Recovery. In: 20 June 2017, Bristol University.
    Camlin, D.A. (2016a). Libraries Gave Us Power. In: [Online]. 14 November 2016, York St John University: International Centre for Community Music. Available from:
    Camlin, D.A. (2016b). Music In Three Dimensions. In: International Society for Music Education conference. July 2016, Glasgow: ISME.
    Camlin, D.A. (2017c). Music in Three Dimensions. In: Walking the Boundaries, Bridging the Gaps. 12 May 2017, Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University.
    Camlin, D.A. (2016c). Music In Three Dimensions. Doctoral Thesis. Sunderland: University of Sunderland.
    Camlin, D.A. (2017d). Singing The Rights We Do Not Possess. In: Community Music: beitrage zur Theorie und Praxis aus internationaler und desutshcer Perspektive. Munich: Waxmann, pp. 137–148.
    Camlin, D.A. (2017e). Sustaining a ‘portfolio’ career in music. In: Walking the Boundaries, Bridging the Gaps. 13 May 2017, Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University.
    Camlin, D.A. (2015b). This is My Truth, Tell Me Yours: emphasising dialogue within Participatory Music. International Journal of Community Music. 8 (3). p.pp. 233–257.
    Camlin, D.A. (2016d). Whatever You Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not. In: Community Music Activity commission. July 2016, Edinburgh: ISME.
    Camlin, D.A. (2015c). What’s Love Got To Do With It? In: June 2015, International Centre for Community Music, York St John University.
    Camlin, D.A. (2014). Whose Quality Is It Anyway? Journal of Arts and Communities. 6 (2+3). p.pp. 99–118.
    Camlin, D.A., Bartleet, B.-L., Haak-Schulenburg, M. & Cerachowitz, C. (2016). If Music Be The Food of Love… In: Community Music Activity Commission. July 2016, Edinburgh: ISME.
    Camlin, D.A. & Hills, J. (2013). Situated Learning in a Large Music Organsiation. In: 2013, Warwick University.
    Camlin, D.A., Mather, B. & Durant, S. (2016). With One Voice. In: Common Ground (AHRC Creative Commons). July 2016, York: AHRC.
    Camlin, D.A. & Zeserson, K. (2017). Becoming a Community Musician: a situated approach to curriculum, content, and assessment. In: Oxford Handbook of Community Music. Oxford: OUP Oxford.
    Higgins, L. & Willingham, L. (2017). Dave Camlin: Case Study. In: Engaging in Community Music: an introduction. Waterloo: Routledge, pp. 3032–3114.
    Mather, B. & Camlin, D.A. (2016). Situational Pedagogy in Community Music. In: Community Music Activity commission. 2016, Edinburgh: ISME.


    Community Music

    Making Sense of Group Singing

    Simulating Group Singing in Virtual Reality

    Sustaining a Portfolio Career in Music

    Upcoming Talks and Conferences

    Oct 2017 – guest seminar at Arizona State university, US

    Jan 2018 – presenting at Reflective Conservatoire, Barbican-Guildhall UK

    Feb 2018 – visiting lecturer at Limerick University, IRL

    Jul 2018 – ISME Community Music commission, Georgia


    International Society of Music Educators

    Musicians Union

    Natural Voice Network

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