April 2017, issue no. 390
David Pear

David Pear

Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Musical Research (London University), and Visiting Professor at City University, London, in 2007 David Pear was co-recipient – with Malcolm Gillies and Mark Carroll – of the Deems-Taylor award for the volume Portrait of Percy Grainger. He has published articles and book chapters on music education, the history of the Australian Youth Orchestra, and the training of professional musicians, as well as having been, at various times and in sundry places, Master of a university college, academic, freelance developmental editor, and Rose House Fellow at Yale University. He is currently curating an exhibition on Percy Grainger as part of the City of London Festival in July this year, as well as writing a biography of Grainger. He lives in the Barbican, London, with his partner.