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Dr Franziska Schroeder

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Franziska Schroeder

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Music and Running


Languages: German (native), French and Portuguese (fluent)

Kodály musicianship training: 1995 - 1998 and 2008 Intensive summer course

Advanced Video and Audio Editing Skills

Knowledge of Max/MSP and Lisa (Steim Software)


Franziska Schroeder is a saxophonist and theorist.

She was awarded her PhD from the University of Edinburgh in 2006, and has since written for many international journals, including Leonardo, Organised Sound, Performance Research, Cambridge Publishing and Routledge. She has published a book on performance and the threshold and an edited volume on user-generated content.

Franziska has performed with many international musicians including Joan La Barbara, Pauline Oliveros, Stelarc, the Avatar Orchestra, and Evan Parker. Franziska has released two CDs on the creative source label, and a CD with Slam records.

Franziska is on the steering committee for the DRHA (Digital Resources in the Humanities and Arts) conference, for which she was the Program Chair in 2010. She was the Artistic Director of the 2012 Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music, and serves on the AHRC peer review college as a regular member.

Franziska was an AHRC Research Fellow between 2007-2009, where she investigated network performance environments, and is currently a Lecturer/RCUK Fellow at the School of Creative Arts, Queen’s University Belfast. In 2013 Franziska was awarded 1 of 5 prestigious Prof Sir Ron Cooke Fellowships.

Research Statement

Franziska' research interests include the intersection of critical theory and performance in technology-informed environments, in particular the role of the body in the age of technological change.


BMus Module Convenor for Single/Double Recital Modules and MA (performance) module.
School of Creative Arts, Queen’s University Belfast. All academic and administrative tasks

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