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Dr Dave Camlin

Professorial Staff - Academic Studies


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

Tel: +44 (0)20 8305 4444

Dave Camlin


Dave Camlin is a musician-educator whose professional portfolio includes performance, composition, teaching, organisational development, management and research. He has performed all over the world as a singer / song-writer and with a variety of bands, including vocal groups Mouthful and Human Music, as well as new acoustic ensemble The Coast Road. He is currently Higher Education and Research Programme Leader at Sage Gateshead (TSG) where he is also a tutor on the organisation’s BA (Hons) Community Music, delivered in partnership with University of Sunderland. He was the founder of Cumbrian music organisation, SoundWave, where he was Creative Director from 2005-10, and has been one of the organisers of Solfest music festival in Cumbria since it started in 2002. He was a secondary school teacher for 8 years, and is currently studying for a Professional Doctorate; his primary research interest is around developing an understanding of the psychological states involved in music-making, and the transferability of those states to other professional domains.