Barry Mitchell Resume

Barry Mitchell



Postgraduate degree and honours degree in Music, first class honours degree in Classical Studies & Religious Studies
Significant experience of teaching music in higher education
Author of degree-level distance learning music history courses
Composer with a track record of performance and publication
Experience of record production at world class studios
Experienced music examiner and dissertation supervisor
Former reviewer for the Times Higher Education Supplement
Experienced University of Bristol administrator

Career History

1997 to now: Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama, Lamorbey Park, Burnt Oak Lane, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 9DF

Tutor for Opera Studies degree
Module author, writer of three degree-level modules
Second level coordinator with responsibility for student counseling
Residential schools tutor
Dissertation supervisor

19862009 (excluding 2001-08): The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA

Tutor, undergraduate music and arts courses
Assistant Senior Counselor, exam preparation workshops
Residential Schools Tutor

1985-1989 and 2009-now: The Workers' Educational Association, Bluecoat Chambers, Liverpool and Wilder Court, Bristol

Music Tutor
English Language tutor

2007-now:, 29 Kingston Ave, Bradford on Avon

music by Barry Mitchell
resources for the study of the history and theory of music

20032005: Dental Postgraduate Department, University of Bristol, Bristol Dental Hospital, Bristol BS1 2LY

BUOLD (Bristol University Open Learning for Dentists) Coordinator
Administering a postgraduate distance learning dental studies diploma

May 2002-Dec 2002: University of Bristol, Senate House, Tyndall Avenue

Assistant to the Registrar's PA
Organising student registration

Apr 1997-Jun1999: Edexcel Foundation, Russell Square, London

Visiting Examiner for A level music performing papers

Jan-March 1996: Bath University Centre for Continuing Education, Claverton Down, Bath

Music Lecturer

Jan-Nov 1996: Swindon College of Further Education, Regent's Circus, Swindon

Performing Arts Lecturer, A level Theatre Studies

Higher Education

1991-2000 BA (Hons) (Open) (1:1) The Open University
1980-1982 M.A. (Music, composition) The Queen`s University of Belfast
1976-1980 B. Mus. (2:1) The Queen`s University of Belfast

Distance Learning courses published

Opera in Context, (with T Barfoot, D Chisholm & R Cannon), Rose Bruford College, 2004. Subsequent editions 2005-9.

Romanticism and Its Sources, Rose Bruford College, 1999. Subsequent editions 2000-09.

The Baroque, Rose Bruford College, 1999. Subsequent editions 2000-08.

Some awards, performances and cd releases

2006: Reiki Relaxation, CD, ambient music, distributed by BreatheLifeCoaching, Nafplio, Greece,

2005: Ariadne, CD, music for chamber ensemble, perf. Locrian Ensemble, distributed by Cinecall Soundtracks, New York.

2004: Ensembles, CD, chamber music production album, perf. Locrian Ensemble, publ. Mokal Music, Portland, USA,

1990: The Bridge performed by Akanthos, conducted by Christopher Gayford, the Phoenix Theatre, Leicester as part of the SPNM`s first regional day.

1989: The Three Dancers performed by the Patterson Wind Quintet as part of an SPNM workshop at the Royal Academy of Music, London.

1987: The Circus performed by Gemini as part of the annual SPNM Composer`s Forum at Glasgow`s Musica Nova Festival.

Updated:  January 21, 2010

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