BMus MMus PGCHE FHEA
Senior Lecturer in Music Business and Arts Management
Programme Leader, MA Classical Music Business
Julia Haferkorn is Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader of the MA Classical Music Business at Middlesex University. She joined Middlesex in 2015, after having worked in the classical music industry for over 20 years. Initially at classical music publisher Peters Edition, she promoted the music of John Cage, Mauricio Kagel and Brian Ferneyhough. In 1998, she founded the artist agency Haferkorn Associates Ltd and in in 2010, with co-founder Ed McKeon, the production company Third Ear Music Ltd. She has worked with a range of artists, including the Arditti Quartet, Apartment House, Matthew Herbert and Icebreaker, and has set up concerts and tours all over Britain and world-wide. Other posts include Artistic Director of the British Composer Awards (2014-16) and Artistic Director of the Chinese New Year celebrations on Trafalgar Square (2015-19). The Classical Music Industry, a collection of chapters written by scholars and industry professionals, edited by Julia and her Middlesex University colleague Chris Dromey, was published by Routledge in 2018. In 2020, she received a grant from the UK Research Institute’s COVID-19 Research Fund, to lead a project researching monetisation of ivestreams of musical performances.
Associate Professor in Music Business and Arts Management
Programme Leader, BA Music Business and Arts Management
Chris Dromey is Associate Professor in Music and Programme Leader of the BA Music Business and Arts Management. He co-edited The Classical Music Industry (Routledge, 2018) and is currently writing and editing The Routledge Companion to Applied Musicology (Routledge, expected 2021). For several years Chris worked with PRS for Music. An active organist and pianist, he also regularly writes for the London Chamber Music Society and is a Trustee of the Society for Music Analysis. Chris organises Middlesex University’s ‘Concerts and Colloquia’, a Tuesday afternoon series open to the public featuring musicologists, figures from the music industry, performers, and composers.
BMus MMus DMusArts LRAM FTCL SFHEA
Professor in Music, Director of Music Programmes
Peter Fribbins is Professor in Music and Director of Music Programmes at Middlesex University. As a composer, he has produced more than thirty concert works for a range of ensembles and orchestras, much of it widely performed and recorded, and principally published by Music Haven. He directs a weekly series of concerts, under the mantle of the London Chamber Music Society, at Kings Place London. As part of the MA Classical Music Business, he is the module leader of ‘Leadership in Classical Music and Artistic Planning’.
BA (Hons), MA, PhD, PGCert, FHEA
Senior Lecturer in Music
Programme Leader, BA Music
Brian Inglis is the Programme Leader of the BA Music at Middlesex University. Before coming to Middlesex he taught at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, and worked in the music publishing and authors’ copyright sectors. For the book The Classical Music Industry (Routledge, 2018), he wrote a chapter on classical music, copyright, and collection societies. As a composer, he has had works performed at venues and festivals throughout the UK and internationally; his debut solo album is Living Stones (Sargasso) and his music is published by Composers Edition. His edited book (with Barry Smith) Kaikhosru Sorabji’s Letters to Philip Heseltine (Peter Warlock) (Routledge: hardback 2019, paperback 2020) reflects the life experience of a queer composer of colour in early 20th-century Britain, giving insights into the attitudes, aesthetics and music industry practices of the time. Other writing includes book chapters, articles and criticism for Peter Lang, Revista Vortéx, Tempo and M Magazine; and programme notes, profiles and marketing copy for the BBC (Proms and ensembles). He is a trustee of the charity Nonclassical.