Carolyn Philpott

Dr Carolyn Philpott

Dr Carolyn Philpott is Senior Lecturer in Musicology and Associate Head - Research at the University of Tasmania’s School of Creative Arts and Media, as well as Adjunct Senior Researcher at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies in Hobart, Australia.

She has published widely on music and place, especially in relation to Australia and Antarctica, in journals that include The Musical Quarterly, Musicology Australia, Popular Music, Organised Sound, The Polar Journal and Polar Record.

In the last couple of years, she has published a monograph on the life and music of Australian composer Malcolm Williamson with Lyrebird Press (University of Melbourne) and has been the lead editor of the volume Performing Ice, co-edited with Elizabeth Leane (UTAS) and Matt Delbridge (Deakin University) and published in Palgrave Macmillan’s Performing Landscapes series in 2020.