Leadership

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS & ASSOCIATE FELLOWSHIPS

(2021-2022, Principal Investigator) Expanding reflexivity of professional education in music in times of crises (Senior Researcher/Docent Level – Sibelius Academy). Funded by the Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation.

(2020-2023, Associate ResearcherRethinking music performance in European higher education music institutions (University of Aveiro, PI: Jorge Salgado Correia), funded by the Erasmus+ Education and Training Programme, European Commission (Ref. 2020-1-PT01-KA203-EB11CF50).

(Since 2021, Associate Researcher) Self-regulated learning in the musical training of teachers in online and hybrid contexts, Teaching Innovation Program, Madrid Complutense University (Spain).

(2019-2021, Collaborator) Music education inequalities in Chile, Alberto Hurtado University’s Music Institute, funded by the Chilean Development of National Music (Ref. 560651).

(Since 2019, Associate Researcher) Creative Workforce Initiative, Curtin University (Australia).

(Since 2016, Associate Researcher) Center for Educational Research and Academic Development in the Arts (CERADA), University of the Arts Helsinki (Finland).

(Since 2011, Associate Researcher) Interdisciplinary Group on Learning and Educational Change (SEIACE), Madrid Autonomous University (Spain).

[Note: My research projects as a Principal Investigator have been funded with over €500K by following funding bodies: FPU-UAM in Spain (4-years, doctoral candidate level), the Academy of Finland (3-years, postdoc level), the Kone Foundation (3-years, postdoc level), and the Wihuri Foundation (1-year, senior researcher level).]


CURRENT EDITORIAL WORK

Revista Internacional de Educación Musical, Co-Editor (2020-2023).

International Journal of Music EducationEditorial Board (2020-2026).

Gifted Education International, Editorial Board (2020 onwards).

Musicæ Scientiæ, Editorial Board (2019-2021) | Co-Guest Associate Editor (2021, Identity & Music).

Frontiers in Psychology: Co-Guest Associate Editor (2020/21, Cognition & Music Performance).

My complete Ad Hoc Reviewer work can be consulted at Publons.


DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS’ SUPERVISION & COMMITTEES

I currently act as responsible supervisor or co-supervisor for 5 doctoral dissertations at various European universities.

I have acted as secondary supervisor for a number of doctoral dissertations in Finland.

I have acted as opponent and pre-examiner for a number of doctoral dissertations internationally.


HONORS

(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.

(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 in Music Education, Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland (nordic honorary title, lifetime achievement).

(20.1.2014) PhD distinctions Summa Cum Laude and International Mention, Faculty of Psychology, Madrid Autonomous University, Spain.