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Simon Partridge

Lecturer

School of Film, Media and Performance

Media Factory, ME224

+44 (0) 1772 89 5987

sbpartridge@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Performing Arts

Simon Partridge is a performer, guitarist, arranger and band musician who performs nationally and internationally.

He joined the lecturing staff at UCLan in 2001 and continues to play a key part in the expansion and development of music and audio art within the university.

Simon is Admissions Tutor for BA (Hons) Music Practice.

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Simon Partridge is a performer, guitarist, arranger and band musician based in Hebden Bridge. He joined the lecturing staff at UCLan in 2001 and continues to play a key part in the expansion and development of music and audio art within the university.

Simon performs nationally and internationally as a member of Terry Logan's band and with Moroccan fusion ensemble Darbukabeat. He has acted as consultant for Matamp and for guitar designers Brian and Michael Eastwood.

He leads the Cold Bath Street Band - an improvisation group based in Preston. Recent works have included festival performances with Damo Suzuki and poet Winston Plowes and recordings with producer Paul Hutchinson.

Within the university Simon is Music Practice Admissions Tutor. He encourages and supports students in forming and maintaining networks vital to their artistic and professional development. His students are constantly involved in working with venues, industry professionals and practitioners from other disciplines to build their skills, experience and careers. He has overseen collaborative projects with the Games Design and Dance courses which have led to students gaining professional work.

His current research is into the aftermath of the 1919 police strike in Liverpool in conjunction with Professor Sam Davies of Liverpool John Moores University.

Publications

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Research

Research into post-industrial identity and socially engaged art within Calderdale

My current research interests include the aftermath of the police strike in Liverpool 1919-39.

Past projects included designing a double-sided guitar with renowned Luthier Brian Eastwood and working as a consultant for Matamp Valve Amplification.