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Dr Jo Gibson

Professorial Staff: Academic Studies (Guest Lecturer


Area of Work

Music Education Department


Jo is a community music practitioner-researcher from East London. She is a Research Fellow at York St John University’s Institute for Social Justice, an associate of The International Centre for Community Music and a supervisor and visiting lecturer at Guildhall School of Music and Drama and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Jo is interested in performing arts for social justice and practice research, with particular focus on the ethics of making together, agency and cultural democracy. As a community musician, Jo has led creative music-making projects across the education sector, in community centres, health settings and for arts organisations including orchestras and galleries.