Dr Sophie Fuller

Role

Programme Leader: MMus and MFA

Area of work

Programme Leader MMus, MFA and MA in MEP, Module Leader for Research Methods and Specialist Options, Component Leader for Personal Projects

Contact details

Address:

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Faculty of Music, King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, SE10 9JF

Email: [email protected]

Phone One: +44 (0)20 8305 4397

Biography

Sophie Fuller studied music at King’s College, London University and was a lecturer in music at the University of Reading. She is the author of The Pandora Guide to Women Composers : Britain and the United States, 1629-present (1994) and has co-edited a variety of essays around this topic. Sophie’s research interests include many different aspects of music, gender and sexuality but focus in particular on musical life in late 19th- and 20th-century Britain. Her most recent work in this area has been on creative women and exoticism in fin-de-siècle Britain and on the significance of the private musical world in the life and career of Edward Elgar. Other interests include song, together with its composers and singers – from Hildegard of Bingen through Maude Valérie White and Clara Butt to George Michael – and Russian music and music in Russia.

Qualifications / Educational Background

Sophie studied music at King's College, London University where she completed her doctoral thesis on 'Women Composers during the British Musical Renaissance, 1880-1918'.

Teaching Experience

 Sophie's teaching experience includes ten years lecturing at the University of Reading.

Creative Outputs

  • Author, The Pandora Guide to Women Composers : Britain and the United States, 1629-present (1994)
  • Co-editor / contributor, Queer Episodes in Music and Modern Identity (2002) with Lloyd Whitesell
  • Co-editor / contributor, The Idea of Music in Victorian Fiction (2004) and with Nicky Losseff 
  • Editorial Board Member, Twentieth-Century Music
  • Contributor, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
  • Contributor, The Oxford Companion to Music
  • Contributor, The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  • Contributor, Women Composers: Music through the Ages
  • Contributor, Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart
  •  She has been a frequent contributor to various television and radio programmes as well as giving conference papers in the UK, the USA, France, Germany, Italy and Australia.

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