Advisory Panel

A panel of experts in the fields of music information retrieval, computational musicology, music librarianship, musicology, and digital humanities has been assembled to help ensure that the diverse range of topics covered in the project remains focused on the core objective of effecting a digital transformation in musicology.

Prof. Karol Berger
Karol Berger is Osgood Hooker Professor in Fine Arts in the Department of Music at Stanford University. He is a leading expert on 16th-century music theory.
Prof. Roger Burrows
Roger Burrows is Professor of Sociology and Pro-Warden in Interdisciplinary Development at Goldsmiths. His work addresses the challenges of internet-age data to the traditions of sociology.
Dr Richard Chesser
Richard Chesser joined the British Library as a music curator and became head of the Music Collections in 2007. His research interests range from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries and he is active in many bodies in the field of music research, bibliography and copyright. He was President of the UK and Ireland Branch of the International Association of Music Libraries 2010-13, is Chair of the RISM (UK) Trust, and a member of the Commission Mixte of RILM.
Dr Matthew Dovey
Matthew Dovey is Head of Research Technology and Programme Director for Digital Infrastructure (e-Research) at JISC. As well as having a strategic standpoint on applications of technology in research, Matthew also has a background in music information retrieval.
Prof. Ichiro Fujinaga
Ichiro Fujinaga Associate Professor in the Music Technology Area of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT) at the Schulich School of Music, McGill University. He has managed a number of large-scale research projects contributing to advanced technology in music libraries.
Dr Nicolas Gold
Nicolas Gold is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at University College London and affiliated with its Software Systems Engineering group. He is active in the field of digital humanities and has contributed to a number of musicologically focused research projects in that area.
Prof. John Griffiths
John Griffiths is professor of music at Melbourne Conservatorium. He is a vihuelist and lutenist and has research interests in the music of sixteenth century Spain as well as renaissance culture more broadly.
Prof. Simon McVeigh
Simon McVeigh is a musicologist with expertise in London concert life from 1700-1945 and in violin performance practice of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. He is a Pro-Warden of Goldsmiths' College and a strategic reviewer for the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
Dr Meinard Müller
Meinard Müller is professor of Semantic Audio Processing at the International Audio Laboratories Erlangen. His recent research interests include content-based multimedia retrieval, audio signal processing, music processing, music information retrieval, and motion processing.
Prof. Mark Plumbley
Mark Plumbley is Professor of Machine Learning and Signal Processing and is Director of Centre for Digital Music at Queen Mary University of London. His research interests are centred around signal processing and its application in music research.
Prof. Andrew Prescott
Andrew Prescott is professor of digital humanities and head of the Department of Digital Humanities at King's College London. He is also leading of the AHRC Digital Transformations theme. His research interests are in the history of libraries and archives and in historical document digitisation.
Dr Laurent Pugin
Laurent Pugin is director of the Swiss RISM (Répertoire International des Sources Musicales) office. His research interests including optical music recognition (he is the lead developer of the Aruspix software) and digital music encoding techniques.
Dr. Muriel Swijghuisen Reigersberg
Muriel Swijghuisen Reigersberg is Research Development Officer at Goldsmiths' College. She also has research interests in ethnomusicological and its applications.
Prof. Philippe Vendrix
Philippe Vendrix is professor in the Centre d'Études Supérieures de la Renaissance at Tours. His research interests in renaissance musical culture and music bibliography.