Karen Burland

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Name

Karen Burland

Email

k.burland@leeds.ac.uk

Location

Leeds, England

Institution

University of Leeds

Biography

Karen Burland has research interests in musical development focusing on the environmental conditions leading to childhood musical success and the professional development of musicians during career transitions; cross-cultural comparisons of musicians preparing for performance careers; jazz audiences and their engagement in live performances in different contexts; and professional and amateur musical identities and how they are presented in performance. Karen is a University Student Education Fellow and is investigating the ways in which undergraduate and postgraduate students engage with, and perceive, employability activities during university and beyond. Karen is currently Head of the School of Music at the University of Leeds, UK.

Research profile

music.leeds.ac.uk/people/karen-burland

Expertise Keywords

HE Music, identity, transition, employability

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