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In this session Lee will present the key findings from the Ethno Research project, including the final report, the animations and short films that support the research. Ethno is JM International's programme for folk, world, and traditional music, aimed at young musicians 13-30. Founded in Sweden in 1990, Ethno is now present in 40 countries, running a series of international summer gatherings.
ProfessorLee Higgins is the Director of the International Centre of Community Music based at York St John University, UK. As a community musician, he has worked across the education sector as well as within health settings, prison and probation service, youth and community, adult education, and arts organizations. As a presenter and guest speaker, Lee has worked on four continents in university, school, and NGO settings and was the President of International Society of Music Education (2016-2018). He was the senior editor for the International Journal of Community Music (2007-2021) and was author of Community Music: In Theory and in Practice (2012, Oxford University Press), co-author of Engagement in Community Music (2017, Routledge) and co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Community Music (2018).
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