Professor Lee Higgins is the director of the International Centre of Community Music based at York St John University, United Kingdom. As a community musician, he has worked across the education sector as well as within health settings, prison and probation service, youth and community, adult education and arts organizations. As a presenter and guest speaker, Lee has worked on four continents in university, school and NGO settings, and was the President of International Society of Music Education (2016–18). He is the senior editor for the International Journal of Community Music. He was also the author of Community Music: In Theory and in Practice (Oxford University Press, 2012), co-author of Engagement in Community Music (Routledge, 2017) and co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Community Music (2018).