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 Rachel Johnson

Rachel Johnson

Postgraduate research student

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Musicology; nineteenth-century British music; nineteenth-century Manchester

MMus (Music Performance); MusB (Hons) Music


  Research Interests
Rachel is currently undertaking a PhD researching musical networks in early-Victorian Manchester, supported by an AHRC NWCDTP Studentship. Her work investigates the place of music in the wider social and cultural structures of early-industrial Manchester, looking in particular at musical philanthropy, musical entrepreneurship and musical engagement.
  Additional Information
Rachel holds a Masters in flute performance from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, prior to that completing undergraduate study at the University of Manchester. When not researching, she is busy as a freelance flautist and teacher.

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