Music Staff

Our team of academic staff has a wide range of expertise and research interests, and includes professional performers, composers, presenters, teachers and researchers. They all teach on the BA (Hons) Music programme as well as other courses at the School of Fine and Performing Arts.

Our team of visiting tutors provide specialist expertise in the instruments played by our students, whilst our support staff assist with the smooth running and development of the programme, our students and our facilities.

Music Staff

Academic Staff

Dr Cassandre Balosso-Bardin

Cassandre Balosso-Bardin is a performing musician and ethnomusicologist. She is a Lecturer in Music at Lincoln where she teaches performance and popular music studies. Her main areas of research include ethnomusicology and performance with a special interest in Mediterranean music and bagpipes.

Dr Rob Dean

Rob is a writer, director and sound designer. He is a Lecturer in Drama and Music at Lincoln, and Programme Leader for Music. His main research specialisms are musical dramaturgy, the history popular music, the role of musical accompaniment and the potentiality of digital Foley within live performance.

Dr Litha Efthymiou

Litha is a Lecturer in music at Lincoln: she is a composer specialising in contemporary art music and large-scale interdisciplinary work.

Dr Martin Scheuregger

Martin is a composer, percussionist and musicologist. He is a Lecturer in Music at Lincoln and teaches and researches in areas of composition, performance and musicology, with an interest in twentieth-century and contemporary classical music.

Ed Wellman

Edward is an accompanist and performer with a keyboard specialism. He is a Lecturer in Music at Lincoln and teaches performance and music theory. He is co-director of the University of Lincoln Choir.

Mark Wilde

Mark is a singer and Lecturer on the Music programme. Mark teaches in areas of performance and musicianship, as well as co-directing the University of Lincoln Choir.

Visiting Tutors

Our team of visiting tutors grows every year as players of new instruments come to the department. This is our core team as of September 2017.

Anna Bolton


Emiliana Christie


Alex Greenfield

Clarinet, saxophone

Jamie Poole


Zoë Scheuregger

Piano, music theory

Steve Smith

Drum kit

Thodoris Ziarkas

Electric bass, double bass

Support Staff

Joanna Lloyd

Joanna is an administrator in the School of Fine and Performing Arts with responsibility for BA Music.

Steve Sharp

Steve is the Music Department Technician and looks after all equipment, instruments and facilities, and trains students in use of equipment, software, live sound, etc. He’s an experienced live and session musician.

Dr Hope Williard

Hope is the Academic Subject Librarian for Music and manages the physical and digital library resources for Music. Her academic background is in medieval history and she is an associate lecturer for the School of History and Heritage.