Dr Jo Gibson

Jo Gibson is a practitioner-researcher who works with The International Centre for Community Music, York St John University, UK. She recently completed her PhD which explored the role of the community musician in music-making with individuals and groups through a Practice as Research strategy. Her research interests include approaches to music co-creation, cultural democracy and the community musician-participant relationship. As a community musician, Jo has led creative music-making projects across the education sector, in community centres, health settings and for arts organisations including orchestras and galleries.