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Faculty of Music


David Duncan is a research assistant on the Leverhulme-funded project Score Design for Music Reading, led by Ian Cross and Arild Stenberg. Since his PhD in composition (University of Glasgow) he has worked in music publishing and education. As an editor at Edition Peters, he prepared many contemporary pieces for performance, including works by James Dillon and Anders Hillborg, and he designed and edited an activity book for children based on the works of John Cage, Everything We Do is Music. After leaving Edition Peters he managed the publishing output of the London College of Music, where he played an active part in diversifying graded music curriculums, and he has recently worked as a syllabus manager at RSL Awards, developing new vocational qualifications for schools and colleges. He is particularly passionate about widening access to music education