Staff Profiles: Simon Turner

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Staff Profile: Simon Turner
Senior Lecturer in Music

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Simon Turner

Senior Lecturer in Music

Music

Performing Arts and Play

Music has always been a huge passion for me, which has led to a career spanning more than 24 years as a composer, writer, producer and educator.

Telephone: +44 (0)1242 714998 Email: simont@glos.ac.uk

Biography

Music has always been a huge passion for me, which has led to a career spanning more than 24 years as a composer, writer, producer and educator. I have worked extensively for the BBC as a composer, producer and trainer (associate BAFTA award), as well as producing work for other broadcasters and organisations both here in the UK and abroad. My work covers a wide range of genres, from classical to experimental, and used in TV, theatre, dance, and art.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution
PGCFHE Postgraduate Certificate of Further and Higher Education Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Further and Higher Education

Awards

BAFTA

Membership of professional bodies

HEA Fellow

Teaching and research

Teaching

My teaching covers songwriting and composition across all three years. This introduces students to professional songwriting techniques and ideas, as well as other musical genres and forms that influence and enhance students own creative abilities.

Level

Undergraduate

External responsibilities

Professional composer and producer for TV, theatre etc.