MIROR project, EU 7th Framework Programme: Technology Enhanced Learning, 2010-2013, Music Interaction Relying on Reflection.
Take Art, Somerset: (Funding, Arts Council England, Paul Hamlyn, Somerset LEA) A project to develop the role of creative practitioners in children’s centres. Action research project, 2009-2011.
Peers Early Education Partnership: PEEP (Funding, DCFS) Time to Play: Developing interculturally sensitive approaches to creative play in children’s centres serving majority Muslim communities. Project total: £50,000. 2008-2009
Wigmore Hall, Chamber Tots in the Community, (Funding anonymous donor) Investigating the Chamber Tots programme with recommendations. £10,000. 2009.
Karaoke Kids, a project to explore Karaoke Singing at home among girls age 6.10. (Funding: SEMPRE: Society for Music psychology research) £500.00
Stafford, YMAZ: Ready Settings Go (Funding, Adult learning partnership) Evaluation of the project with recommendations for future development. £3,000. 2009.
Somerset Education Authority and Take Art, (Funding, Somerset LEA) Zest: Creative Dance in the Early Years, with Kerry Chappell and Shirley Larkin. £5,000. Spring 2007.
Gloucester Music (Youth Music Funding) Music in the Early Years: Action Research Project: £2,000
North Edinburgh Arts Centre (Funding – NESTA) Starcatchers: Theatre for Under Three-year-olds. Research into the development of the art form and children’s experiences. £20,000 2007 – 2009.
Association of British Orchestras: Pilot music project for Children’s Centres: consultancy and evaluation. April 2006 – September 2006. Completed, report available. £8,000.
London Symphony Orchestra, Early Years Project – Collaborative Action Research to develop models of practice between orchestral musicians and early years settings. April 2005-April 2006. £12,000. Completed
Single Applicant: Music One-to-One project, November 2004-November 2005: Developmentally beneficial music with under two-year-olds. Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, £20,000, Youth Music £18,500. Completed.
Single Applicant: RRiF project, January 2001-January 2002: Developing models of practice with under-four-year-olds in a range of early years settings. £20,000 Youth Music
Single Applicant: Case study of Oily Cart: participatory theatre for the under-twos January 2003-September 2003. £2,000 from Arts Council and Esmee Fairbairn
Member of Research Team based at Centre for Research in Early Childhood, Worcester University College: ‘How to Catch a Moonbeam and Pin it Down’, Birmingham Advisory Support Service and Birmingham Early Years development, the role of professional artists in early years settings. September 2002-2004 Research funded by Arts Council funding.
Evaluation of various Early Childhood music projects: funding £500.00 – £1,000.
2000 – 2004