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Dr Jill Morgan

Dr Jill Morgan

Lecturer in Learning and Teaching in the Performing Arts
(Early Years to Senior Phase)

Jill Morgan is a graduate from Trinity College London where she specialised in piano accompaniment. She has a Master’s degree in Psychology for Musicians from Sheffield University and attained a PhD in Music Psychology from Edinburgh University. Jill has extensive experience as an educator, having taught both class music in schools and piano to individual students. She has given many presentations at conferences and seminars nationally and internationally and her current research focuses on expanding knowledge in the area of music in intimate/social relationships and in teacher reflection in the performing arts.

Jill is currently leading the Practitioner Enquiry module, alongside the role of personal supervisor, at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland on the new programme; MEd Learning and Teaching in the Performing Arts. Jill is a researcher in Music Psychology at the University of Edinburgh where she also tutors on the Keyboard Skills course.

Publications

Morgan, J.P., MacDonald, R.A.R. & Pitts, S.E. (2015). “Caught between a scream and a hug”: Women’s perspectives on music listening and interaction with teenagers in the family unit. Psychology of Music, 43 (5), 611-626.

Morgan, J.P. (2016). ‘While the Music Lasts: on Music and Dementia.’ R. Smilde , K. Page & P. Alheit . Delft: Eburon Academic Publishers, 2014. ISBN: 978-9059728462’, British Journal of Music Education, , pp. 1–2. doi: 10.1017/S0265051716000334.