New book on audiences

The great team of audience researchers at Deakin University, Australia – including Jennifer Radbourne, Hilary Glow and Katya Johanson – have published a new edited book on The Audience Experience: A Critical Analysis of Audiences in the Performing Arts (Intellect, 2013). Stephanie Pitts has contributed a chapter on ‘Amateurs as …

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Combining her SPARC-related interests with another strand of her research on students’ experience of higher music education, Stephanie Pitts has completed a PALATINE (Higher Education Academy) funded project on students’ engagement in extra-curricular learning.Β  Founding SPARC member, Kate Gee, and another research assistant, Sophie Redfern, carried out interviews and focus …