Professor Brydie-Leigh Bartleet is the Director of the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre, Griffith University (Australia), and an Australia Research Council Future Fellow and Fulbright Scholar. She is one of the world’s leading community music scholars whose research has advanced our understanding of the cultural, social, economic and educational benefits of music and the arts in First Nations’ communities, prisons, war-affected cities, educational and industry contexts. She has worked on six nationally competitive grants, five research consultancies with leading arts and social sector organizations and five prestigious fellowships totalling well over $3 million. She has produced over 160 research outputs, and given invited presentations and keynotes in Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Japan, Germany, India, Ireland, United Kingdom and the United States. She is the president of the Social Impact of Music Making (SIMM) research platform (2021–24), on the Board of Music Australia, and is an associate editor of the International Journal of Community Music.
Contact: Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre, Griffith University, PO Box 3428, South Bank, QLD 4101, Australia.