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Dr David Mawson

Dr David Mawson

Co-ordinator, AHRC Research Centre for Musical Performance as Creative Practice

CMPCP @ Faculty of Music
11 West Road

Cambridge CB3 9DP
Office Phone: 01223 767871


David Mawson serves as coordinator to the centre, dealing with finance, conference and workshop planning, publicity and other enquiries. He holds a MusB Hons and MMus degree from the University of Otago, a PGDipMus in piano performance from the RSAMD and a PhD in practice-led performance research from the University of Leeds. He has been awarded numerous music prizes and scholarships and as a pianist has broadcast on New Zealand radio and television as well as performing throughout the United Kingdom, Europe and Australasia. He has taught piano and music history at the University of Otago and the University of Leeds and has served as Administrator and Trustee of the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition and as Artistic Director of the Harrogate International Festival. He served on the Jury of the 2010 Sussex International Piano Competition.