Patricia Anne THOMPSON, DLitt

Artistic Advisor, Office of Vice Rector (Student Affairs) &

Senior Instructor in Music, Faculty of Education

University of Macau

 

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Room 1023, Faculty of Education,

University of Macau, E33,

Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China

 

(853) 8822 4215

(853) 8822 2402

pthompson@um.edu.mo

www.um.edu.mo/fed/staff/pthompson/

 

 

Academic Qualifications

·       2002                Fairfax University USA DLitt (by publication)

·       1981                University of London Institute of Education MA in Music Education

·       1975                University of Hull Postgraduate Certificate of Education Secondary Music and English

·       1970-1974        Royal Northern College of Music GRNCM ARMCM (Piano, Violin, Singing)

 

 

Professional PositionS

·       2013-             Artistic Adviser, Office of Vice Rector (Student Affairs) and Senior Instructor in Music, Faculty of Education, University of Macau, Macau

·       2001-2012      Headmistress/CEO, The Croft Preparatory School, Stratford on Avon

·       1998-2001      Dean and Director, London College of Music & Media (LCM2)

·       1996-1998      Head of Performing Arts, Coventry University

·       1993-1996      Head of Pedagogy Westminster College, Oxford

·       1991-1993      Expressive Arts Leader Westminster College, Oxford

·       1990-1991      Undergraduate Subject Co-ordinator Westminster College, Oxford

·       1989-1996      Director of Music Westminster College, Oxford

·       1987-1988      Director of Music Greenhill College, Harrow

·       1985-1987      Head of Faculty of Expressive and Performing Arts City College, Manchester

·       1975-1984      Director of Music in Senior Schools and Colleges

 

 

Professional AFFILIATIONS

·       2002-              General Teaching Council

·       2001-              Independent Association of Preparatory Schools

·       2001-              Freedom of the City of London

·       2000-              The Worshipful Company of Musicians

·       1999-              Association of British Orchestras

·       1998-              European League of Institutes of the Arts

·       1998-              Association of European Conservatoires

·       1998-              Fellowship of the Institute of Continuing Professional Development

·       1995-              Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts

·       1991-              Royal Society of Musicians

·       1989-              Music Education Council

·       1972-              Incorporated Society of Musicians (Board Member 2000-2003)

 

 

Professional Services

Accreditation

·       2004-              ISI Inspector (Primary and Secondary)

·       2000-              Higher Education Funding Council (England)/Quality Assurance Agency: Quality Assessor (Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation, Sport and Tourism)

·       1999-2002      Chief External Examiner, York St John College

·       1998-              Higher Education Funding Council (England)/Quality Assurance Agency: Quality Assessor (Art and Design) 

·       1998-2002      External Examiner in Music, York St John College

·       1998-2002      External Examiner in Dance, Music and Theatre, MA in Contemporary Performing Arts, Bretton Hall College of the University of Leeds

·       1998-2001      Examiner for LCM Exams nationally and internationally

·       1996-              External Examiner, BA and MA levels, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

·       1996-              Higher Education Funding Council (England)/Quality Assurance Agency: Quality Assessor (Dance, Drama and Cinematics)

·       1995-1999      External Examiner in Dance, Drama, Music, Film and Television York St John College

·       1994-              Higher Education Funding Council (England)/Quality Assurance Agency: Quality Assessor (Music)

·       1994-              Ofsted Inspector Number 12100 (Primary, Secondary, Sixth Form)

·       1991                Adviser for MA Music Hong Kong Baptist University

·       1979-1993      Examiner for A Level, O Level and GCSE Music for 3 Examination Boards

 

International Juries

·       2002                                   Stratford upon Avon International Flute Festival, Final of the Albert Cooper Competition

·       1995, 1997, 1998, 1999       Chair of Jury, South Wales Festival

·       1994                                   Audi Young Musician

·       1993, 1996                         Hong Kong Schools’ Music Festival Adjudicator

·       1993                                   International Music Festival Adjudicator Singapore

·       1990, 1991                         Yamaha Musician

·       1990-                                  Auditioning Far East: Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia

·       1989                                   Birmingham Conservatoire Doris Newton Music Club Prize

·       1989                                   Save the Children Song Festival

 

Consultancy

·       2004-2012        Advising Schools in Hong Kong and Shanghai

·       2001-2012      Hosting Japanese Universities for research projects at The Croft Preparatory School

·       2003-              Advising Schools preparing for Inspection

·       2001                York St John College, appointment of Heads of School

·       1997, 1998      Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

·       1993                Yamaha (Asia) Singapore

·       1992                Athens School of Music, Greece, adviser on piano diplomas

·       1991                Haslev Seminarium Denmark

·       1991                Royal Danish Academy of Music

·       1989-1990      BBC Television Music planning team

 

 

Papers and graduate seminars

Papers and graduate seminars given at the following institutions:

·       2001-2012      Hosted research projects, The Croft School, involving 3 Japanese Universities

·       1998                Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts March/Edith Cowan University

·       1998                Invited to give paper to Arts on the Edge Conference

·       1996, 1999      Nanyang Technological University Department of Music, Singapore

·       1993                Ball State University School of Music

·       1992                Oberlin Conservatory

·       1991                Hong Kong Schools’ Music and Speech Association

·       1986                Oberlin Conservatory USA

·       1986                Ohio State University

 

Wrote book chapters on Music in:

·       1997                Implementing the Primary Curriculum: A Teacher's Guide ed Kate Ashcroft, David Palacio Falmer Press

·       1995                The Primary Teacher's Guide to the New National Curriculum ed Kate Ashcroft, David Palacio Falmer Press

 

 

TEACHING AREAS

·       Postgraduate courses in Music, Music Education, Performing Arts, and Expressive Arts

·       Supervisor Research and Taught Master’s degree students

·       Undergraduate courses in Music, Music Composition, Music Education, Arts Practice and Cultural Policy, Performing Arts, and Expressive Arts

 

CURRENT COURSES 

·       Visual & Performing Arts - Music (EDPA213)

 

 

Honours and Awards

·       2012                New Croft School Theatre named The Patricia Thompson Theatre in my honour

·       2008                Ministerial Study Visit to Hungary including Kecskemét Kodály School and Kodály Institute, Béla Bartók Secondary School of Music, Franz Liszt Academy of Music

·       2001-              Granted Freedom of the City of London

·       2000-              Elected to The Worshipful Company of Musicians

·       2000-2003      Invited to be member of Incorporated Society of Musicians’ Executive Committee

·       2000                Invited by HEFCE/QAA to join panel of subject specialist reviewers of Independent Dance and Drama Providers

·       1999                Accepted personal invitation from Ian Horsbrugh to attend ‘The Arts and the Learning City’ Conference, organised by London Arts Board

·       1999                Invited to become Chair, Education Panel, British Academy of Composers & Songwriters

·       1997-1998      Nominated by Dr Michael Goldstein to undertake Coventry Common Purpose Programme

·       1997                Nominated to attend Women of the Year Lunch 1997 for outstanding achievement

·       1996                Arts Council of England Award for ABSA/Business in the Arts Strategic Leadership Programme

·       1995-              CT ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) Course Leader

·       1993                Musician-in-Residence & Visiting Professor, School of Music/Teachers’ College, Ball State University, Indiana, USA

·       1993                Study visits to Juilliard, Eastman, Curtis, Manhattan, Indiana

·       1993                Study visit to Singapore Music Schools

·       1991                Study visit to Royal Danish Academy of Music

·       1986                British Council Award to study Performing Arts Education in North America at Oberlin Conservatory and Ohio State University, USA

·       1983, 2010      Study visits to Paris Conservatoire