Editorial Team

 Guro Gravem Johansen Guro Gravem Johansen
Asso­ci­ate Professor,
Department of Music education and Music therapy
Norwegian Academy of Music, Norway.
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Guro Gravem Johansen is a jazz singer and Associate Professor of Music Education at the Norwegian Academy of Music. Her research interests cover instrumental practising, learning and teaching within jazz and improvised music, from beginning levels to higher education, sociocultural theory and and knowledge theory. She has published a number of peer reviewed articles in international journals, and was the main editor of the anthology Expanding the Space for Improvisation pedagogy: A Trans-Disciplinary Approach (Routledge, 2019). She is the author of the book Children’s guided participation in jazz improvisation: A case study of the ‘Improbasen’ learning centre (Routledge, 2021), based on a two-year ethnographic study. From February 2019 to December 2020 Johansen has lead two committees involved in the revision of the Norwegian national curriculum for the Music, dance and drama program in upper secondary school [Fagfornyelsen], on behalf of The Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training.


Anna Houmann
Assistant Professor, researcher and teacher
Malmö Academy of Music, Lund University, Sweden
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Anna Houmann is an Assistant Professor, researcher and teacher at the Malmö Academy of Music. She has worked as a music teacher, choir leader, and vocal teacher in primary, secondary, and upper secondary school. She is a teacher educator, coordinator and supervisor for degree projects in the second-cycle, and Course Director for Educational Sciences within the Music Education Programme. She is currently leading the practice based research project The digital student - computer as instrument in school and have been a research project manager in developing a Music Education Department at the Vietnam National Academy of Music in Hanoi, in the research project Creativities – transcending boundaries in higher music education and The School I’d Like project together with universities within U21. She has been an elected Board Member of the European Association for Music in School (EAS) in charge of research and development. Her research focuses on music teachers’ discretionary power – possibilities and limitations, pedagogical creativity and improvisation, and music teacher training.


Danielle Shannon Treacy
Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland.
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Danielle Shannon Treacy is a researcher and lecturer at the Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland. Her interdisciplinary research explores the potential of music and music education to shape more just future societies within the boundaries of what the earth can sustain. She has contributed to understandings of the ethical and methodological deliberations involved in intercultural music teacher education policy, practice, and research, and collaborative learning and reflective practice in higher arts education. She has published peer-reviewed international journal articles and book chapters; presented her work at numerous international conferences; and coordinated, organised and served on the scientific committee for international music education conferences. At the university level she currently teaches in the Doctoral School of Music Education, Jazz and Folk Music (MuTri) and the Global Music and Arts Management Departments.


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