CURRENT EDITORIAL WORK & POSITIONS OF TRUST IN SOCIETY
European Association of Conservatoires (AEC) – ARTEMIS, WG7 Member (2022-2025).
Commission for the Education of the Professional Musician (CEPROM). Co-chair (2022-2024).
International Society for Music Education (ISME), Publications Standing Committee (2020-2023).
Revista Internacional de Educación Musical, Co-Editor in Chief (2020-2026).
International Journal of Music Education, Editorial Board (2020-2026).
Gifted Education International, Editorial Board (since 2020).
European Commission, Horizon 2020, Expert Rapporteur (since 2018).
[My complete Ad Hoc Reviewer work can be consulted at Publons.]
PREVIOUS EDITORIAL WORK & POSITIONS OF TRUST IN SOCIETY
Spanish Association for Psychology of Music and Music Performance, Vice President (2019-2022).
Spanish Association for Psychology of Music and Music Performance, Board Member (2015-2019).
Frontiers in Psychology, Guest Associate Editor (2021-2022).
Musicæ Scientiæ, Co-Guest Associate Editor (2021-2022).
SUPERVISED DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS (COMPLETED)
Responsible Supervisor: Jääskeläinen, T. (2023, April 15). Students’ experienced workload, stress, and coping in higher education. A multi-strategy research in Finland and the United Kingdom. Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki (Finland).
Co-Supervisor: Rodríguez Cortés, P. (2022, November 28). New didactic approaches to the context and musical meaning of repertoire for viola of the XX-XXI centuries. Jaume I University, Castellón (Spain).
SUPERVISED DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS (CURRENT)
Responsible Supervisor: Vähi, K. J. (2023-current). Instrumental pedagogy in the context of political regime change: Systems view to Estonian music schools’ curricular adaptability. Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki (Finland).
Secondary Supervisor: Wong, J. (2022-current). Improvisation with instruments as tools in music theory classrooms: An embodied musical learning experience that integrates action, perception, creation, and cognition. Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki (Finland).
Co-Supervisor: Utermohl de Queiroz, D. (2021-current). Instrumental music teachers’ strategies to promote Students’ self-regulated learning in online lessons. University of Aveiro (Portugal).
Co-Supervisor: Snellman, A. (2019-current). Self-directedness in instrumental one-to-one tuition. Further education model for instrumental teachers in Basic Education of Music. Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki (Finland).
Pre-Examiner: Andreacchio, D. G. (2022). Imaginative visions and musical communication: A critical examination of the piano pedagogical approach of Eleonora Sivan (b. 1941) as applied to the Preludes Op. 34 of Dmitri Shostakovich. Elder Conservatorium, University of Adelaide (Australia). PhD Thesis.
Pre-Examiner: Yong, R. (2020). Processes of applying Taubman technical interventions to advanced pianists. Conservatorium of Music, The University of Western Australia (Australia). Doctor of Musical Arts.
Opponent and Pre-Examiner: Angel Alvarado, R. (2018). The motivation of teachers in relation to arts-music education in primary schools: A study from the theory of self-determination. Faculty of Psychology, University of Navarra (Spain). Doctor of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Opponent: Baño, L. (2018). Musical cultures. Analysis of the influence of the models of musical production in group practices. Faculty of Psychology, Madrid Autonomous University (Spain). Doctor of Educational Psychology.
AWARDS & HONORS
29.03.2023: 3rd Prize at Science Night LIVE!’s Research Pitching Competition. Pitch title: “Caring for Musically Gifted Children”. Event funded by Tieteen tiedotus and jointly organised by E2 Research, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, and Heureka. Heureka, Vantaa (Finland). Award: 1.000€.
06.12.2022: Honorary Senior Fellowship, Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne, Australia (honorary title).
04.05.2022: Academy of Finland Senior Research Fellowship, The Politics of Care in the Professional Education of Children Gifted for Music (5-years).
09.10.2021: Wihuri Foundation Senior Research Fellowship, Expanding reflexivity of professional education in music in times of crises (1-year).
14.09.2019: Prize Bankia for Musical Talent in the category of Best Music Researcher, given by the Federation of Musical Societies of the Valencian Community (Spain), in collaboration with the bank Bankia and the Valencian Institute of Culture. Award: 20.000€ and a trophy.
26.04.2018: Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Fellowship, Transforming Musicianship: Developing Musicians’ Learner Identity (3-years).
06.06.2018: Extraordinary Doctorate Prize for my doctoral dissertation defended in 2014, Faculty of Psychology, Madrid Autonomous University, Spain (equiv. Best PhD Thesis for dissertations between 2013 and 2018, including the Prima Doctor distinction).
31.01.2018: Title of Docent (Associate Professor habilitation) in Music Education, Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland (nordic honorary title, lifetime achievement).
09.12.2015: Kone Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, Autoethnography of a period cellist: Performance psychology and technical aesthetics in the variation works by Beethoven and Mendelssohn (3-years).
20.01.2014: PhD distinctions Summa Cum Laude and International Mention, Faculty of Psychology, Madrid Autonomous University, Spain.
01.09.2009: Spanish FPU-UAM full scholarship for doctoral research on the educational psychology in music schools (4-years).
Since 2023, Associate Researcher: Uniarts Helsinki Research Institute, University of the Arts Helsinki (Finland).
Since 2022: Honorary Senior Fellow, Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne (Australia).
Since 2011, Associate Researcher: Interdisciplinary Group on Learning and Educational Change (SEIACE), Madrid Autonomous University (Spain).
2023-2026, Associate Researcher: Fondecyt-funded project, Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Santiago (Chile).
2016-2022, Associate Researcher: Center for Educational Research and Academic Development in the Arts (CERADA), Uniarts Helsinki (Finland).
2019-2022, Associate Researcher: Creative Workforce Initiative, Curtin University (Australia).