Editorial Board

The journal was established in November 2020 and has appointed an acting Editorial Board. This board will be supplemented with new members in 2021.

Kari Mette Holdhus, PhD, Professor of Music Education, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences.

Holdhus currently is engaged as a researcher in “Music teacher education for the Future” (FUTURED 2019-2022), exploring potential development and change in Norwegian general teacher education in music. Research interests include relational pedagogy, dialogic musical encounters, creative teaching and learning, pedagogical improvisation. She chairs the Nordic Network for Music Education Research (NNRME). see http://nnmpf.org/en/welcome-to-nnmpf/

Siw Graabræk Nielsen, Dr. polit., Professor of Music Education, Norwegian Academy of Music, Department of Music Education and Music Therapy, Oslo

Nielsen is educated as a music teacher and as a church organist, and is now working as professor of music education at the Norwegian Academy of Music, Oslo, where she is co-head of the Centre of Educational Research in Music (CERM). Nielsen has been co-editing the Nordic Network of Research in Music Education Yearbook for over ten years and has lead this network for several years.

Marja-Leena Juntunen, Professor of Music Education, Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki

Juntunen (PhD, MM) works as Professor of Music Education at the Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland. Previously she has worked as associate professor and senior lecture in the University of Oulu. Her research is in music education, focusing on music teaching and learning in schools, music shools, higher education, and music teacher education. Embodiment, within Dalcroze pedagogy in particular, is one of her central research topics. Recently she has worked as a group leader and researcher in the ArtsEqual research initiative (2015-2021), examining the issues equity in arts education. She has published widely in international research journals and is a contributor to various anthologies. She has served as an editorial board member, guest editor, and review reader in several research journals.

Sven-Erik Holgersen, PhD, Associate Professor Emeritus, Danish School of Education, Aarhus University.

Holgersen is former chief and co-editor of Nordic Research in Music Education Yearbook. Co-editor and co-author of Danish and international publications about music education and comparative education. Through many years Holgersen has served as board member and chair of The Nordic Network for Research in Music Education, The Danish Network for Research in Music Education, co-founder of European Network of Music Educators and Researchers of Young Children.

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