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Qualifications

  • PhD (Music), University of Newcastle, 01/01/2009
  • Master of Music, University of Newcastle, 05/01/2000

Research

Research keywords

  • music performance

Research expertise

I am at researcher at the University of Newcastle - Australia with the following interests of research in

1. Conducting wind orchestra in the areas of new repertoire and specially commissioned works for the genre.

2. Conducting 18th century opera pertaining to historically informed performance practice with special interest in the tempo indication of Mozart.

3. Supervision of PG students - historical informed performance, practice led research in the fields of wind ensemble and conducting.

4. Australian historical recordings relating to informed performance practice

5. Hector Crawford's contribution to Australia's cultural history through hid radio years 1945-1957 through programs such as the Mobil Quest, Opera for the People and Music for the People. This has been supported by two SAR (Scholars and Artists in Residence) Fellowships at the National Film and Sound Archives 2013/2014.

http://www.nfsa.gov.au/research/fellowships-internships/research-fellowships/2014-research-fellows/

http://www.nfsa.gov.au/research/fellowships-internships/research-fellowships/2013-research-fellows/

6. A research focus developed during my candidature for M.Mus where the performing practice of the basset clarinet was explored in preparing a performance edition of the Mozart Clarinet Quintet K581.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
190400Performing Arts And Creative Writing65
199999Studies In The Creative Arts And Writing Not Elsewhere Classified35

Awards

Recognition.

1997Vice Chancellor's Award
The Universtiy of Newcastle (Australia)
For musical direction of The University of Newcastle Wind Orchestra in winning the 1997 Australian national Band Championships - Open A Grade
1992A High Commendation for Excellence in Teaching
University of Newcastle (Australia)
Recipient of a Teaching Award 1992

Administrative

Administrative expertise

Admin Experience:

Present

1. School Board member

2. School delegate on Faculty Appeals and Show Cause Committee

Past

1. Curriculum Teaching and Learning Convenor for the School of Drama, Fine Art and Music.

2. Director of the Non Tertiary Program

3. Member of the School Executive.

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Teaching clarinet, conducting,ensemble studies

Teaching expertise

Teaching Experience:

1. One on one clarinet teaching at both non-tertiary and tertiary level (undergraduate and post graduate)

2. One on one and class teaching of conducting at both non-tertiary and tertiary level (undergraduate and post graduate).

3. Class teaching for Academic Courses for undergraduate students.

4. Ensemble coaching in chamber music at undergraduate level.

5. Ensemble coaching in large ensemble (wind orchestra).

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Publications

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Journal article (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
1998Cook IR, '"The Basset Clarinet as the intended instrument for the Concerto K622 by W.A. Mozart."', Australian Clarinet Journal, One 40ff (1998) [C3]

Conference (3 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Cook IR, 'Doctors in Performance', Doctors in Performance, Helsinki Finland (2014)
2012White C, Cook IR, Allan C, 'My self, then my self: The ephemeral performer in 'the breathing space projects'', Performer's Voice' 2nd Symposium, Singapore (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Christopher Allan

2012Cook IR, 'The tempo indications of Mozart: A performer's perspective on a scholarly discourse supported by historically informed performance practice', Performer's Voice' 2nd Symposium, Singapore (2012) [E3]

Creative Work (61 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011Walker SKA, Scott-Mitchell, Cook I, Ricci G, Allan C, A recital of the music and reading of letters of Ludwig van Beethoven, celebrating the installation of Beethoven┬┐s Death Mask, generously donated to the Conservatorium by Sir William Bowmore MBE AO, Harold Lobb Concert Hall, Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, Newcastle, NSW (2011)
2006Cook I, Variations for Oboe byNicolai Rimsky Korsakov, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2006) [J2]
2006Cook I, Poeme de Feu by Ida Gotkovsky, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2006) [J2]
2006Cook I, Folk Song Suite No 3 by David Stanhope, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2006) [J2]
2006Cook I, Symphony No 4 by Alfred Reed, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2006) [J2]
2006Cook I, Concerto for 4 Percussionists by Dana Wilson, Newcastle, (2006) [J2]
2006Cook I, Klezmer Classics by Johan de Meij, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2006) [J2]
2005Cook I, The Undanced Ballet by Frigyes Hidas, Newcastle, (2005) [J2]
2005Cook I, Cartoon by Paul Hart, Newcastle, (2005) [J2]
2005Cook I, Ballet for Band by Cole Porter, Newcastle, (2005) [J2]
2005Cook I, Don Giovanni by Mozart, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2005) [J2]
2005Cook I, Concertino for Flute by Cecile Chaminade, Newcastle, (2005) [J2]
2005Cook I, Celebration by Philip Sparke, Newcastle, (2005) [J2]
2005Cook I, Pineapple Poll by Arthur Sullivan, Newcastle, (2005) [J2]
2005Cook I, 1812 Overture by Peter I Tchaikovsky, Newcastle, (2005) [J2]
2005Cook I, Music from Star Wars by John Williams, Newcastle, (2005) [J2]
2005Cook I, Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld by Jacques Offenbach, Newcastle, (2005) [J2]
2005Cook I, The Firebird (1919)by Igor Stravinsky, Newcastle, (2005) [J2]
2004Cook I, Second Suite in F op 28 No 2 by Gustav Holst, Newcastle, (2004) [J2]
2004Cook I, Colonial Song by Percy Grainger, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2004) [J2]
2004Cook I, Kaddish by W. Francis McBeth, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2004) [J2]
2004Cook I, Symphony No. 3 By James Barnes, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2004) [J2]
2004Cook I, Symphony No. 1 by Johan de Meij, Newcastle, (2004) [J2]
2004Cook I, Essays for Wind, Organ and Percussion by Richard Hair, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2004) [J2]
2004Cook I, Molly on the Shore by Percy Grainger, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2004) [J2]
2004Cook I, Music for Prague 1968 by Karel Husa, Newcastle, (2004) [J2]
2004Cook I, Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Moussorgsky, Newcastle, (2004) [J2]
2004Cook I, The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2004) [J2]
2003Cook I, Fantasia from Verdis Rigoletto by Luigi Bassi, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2003) [J2]
2003Cook I, Sweeney Todd by Sondheim, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2003) [J2]
2003Cook I, The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Jager, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2003) [J2]
2003Cook I, Espana by Chabrier, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2003) [J2]
2003Cook I, Selections from Westside Story by Leonard Berstein, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2003) [J2]
2003Cook I, Symphony from Ivy Green by Mark Camphouse, Newcastle, NSW, Australia (2003) [J2]
2002Cook I, The Pathfinder of Panama by John Philip Sousa. University. Conservatorium. (2002) [J2]
2002Cook I, Rigoletto by Verdi, Newcastle, (2002) [J2]
2001Cook I, Irish Tune from County Derry by Percy Grainger, Newcastle, (2001) [J2]
2001Cook I, Concerto for Alto Trombone 0p 236 (1999) by Eric Gross, Newcastle, (2001) [J2]
2001Cook I, A Song of Swans (1998) by Barry McKimm. University. Conservatorium. (2001) [J2]
2001Cook I, Rush (2000) by Paul Witney, Newcastle, (2001) [J2]
2001Cook I, Portraits for Wind Orchestra (2001) by Tom Donald, Newcastle, (2001) [J2]
2001Cook I, Portraits for Wind Orchestra (2001) Tom Donald, Newcastle, (2001) [J2]
2001Cook I, La Belle Helenne by Offenbach, Newcastle, (2001) [J2]
2001Cook I, A Song of Swans (1998) Barry McKimm, Newcastle, (2001) [J2]
2001Cook I, The Loaded Dog (1998) by Graham Lloyd, Newcastle, (2001) [J2]
2000Cook IR, Meditations on a Scottish Hymn Tune by Robbert Jagger, University, Conservatorium (2000) [J2]
2000Cook IR, El Camino Real by Alfred Reed, University, Conservatorium (2000) [J2]
2000Cook IR, The Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan, Gilbert and Sullivan Society, City Hall (2000) [J2]
2000Cook IR, Shadows in the Maze by Tracey Parker, University, Conservatorium (2000) [J2]
2000Cook IR, Overture to Candide by Leonard Bernstein, University, Conservatorium (2000) [J2]
2000Cook IR, Olympica by Jan van der Roost, University, Conservatorium (2000) [J2]
2000Cook IR, Suite Algerienne by Saint Saens, University, Conservatorium (2000) [J2]
1999Cook IR, HMS Pinafore, Newcastle G&S Players (1999) [J1]
1999Cook IR, Gala Concert, Faculty of Music, University of Newcastle (1999) [J2]
1999Cook IR, Music from Stage and Screen, Faculty of Music, University of Newcastle (1999) [J2]
1999Cook IR, Various Wind Orchestra works, Pan Pacific Music Camps, Pan Pacific Wind Orchestra (1999) [J2]
1999Cook IR, Cox and Box/Don Giovanni Highlights, Opera Hunter, Opera Hunter (1999) [J2]
1999Cook IR, Winds and Brass, Faculty of Music, University of Newcastle (1999) [J2]
1999Cook IR, Facade by Walton, Faculty of Music, University of Newcastle (1999) [J2]
1999Cook IR, Masterworks for Winds, Faculty of Music, University of Newcastle (1999) [J2]
1998Cook IR, "Fantasy on the Old Hundredth" (CD title: "Strike up the Band"), ABC Classics, Australia (1998) [J2]
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Thesis / Dissertation (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2008Cook IR, Tempo Indications of Mozart: An Analytical Study of Performance Practice in the Twentieth Century as it relates to The Magic Flute and The Marriage of Figaro, University of newcastle (2008)
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants4
Total funding$15,800

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2014 (1 grants)

Doctors in Performance Festival Conference, Helsinki Finland, 4-5 September 2014$2,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Doctor Ian Cook
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,00020142014
GNo:G1400699

2013 (1 grants)

Training 'Early' Musicians in the Age of Recordings, Tel Aviv Israel, 23-24 September 2013$1,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Doctor Ian Cook
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,50020132013
GNo:G1301034

1998 (1 grants)

A Performing Edition of Clarinet Quintet K.581 of Mozart for Basset Clarinet and String Quartet$10,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Doctor Ian Cook
SchemeRole
Small GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00019981998
GNo:G0177215

1995 (1 grants)

A Pedagogical Model for the Development of Clarinet Technique$2,300
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Ian Cook
SchemeRole
Teaching Committee Teaching GrantsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,30019951995
GNo:G0175875
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2014M Philosophy (Music)Principal SupervisorExploring the Diversity of Contemporary Western Classical Percussion Repertoire: Preparation Techniques and How They Influence Performance
2013M Philosophy (Music)Co-Supervisor"Playing Heavy Metal": A Comparative Study of the Role of the Tuba in the Orchestra, Brass Band and Wind Ensemble
2005M Creative Arts (Music) [R]Sole SupervisorA Developmental Study of a Young Conductor through a series of Practical Projects
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Dr Ian Cook

Work Phone(02) 4921 8936
Email
PositionSenior Lecturer
School of Creative Arts
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaMusic
Office
CON501,
The Conservatorium of Music,
The Conservatorium
Cnr Laman and Auckland Street
Newcastle NSW 2300
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/ian-cook
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