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I am a master's student in aesthetics at Uppsala University, Sweden. My current research interests are in the philosophy of music and the aesthetics and metaphysics of timbre and sound.
September 2015 - January 2020
- Live mixingm, recording and post production for broadcast as a sound engineer and, as a technician, responsible for the stability and maintenance of systems for IP audio contribution from field to studio over public mobile wireless networks.
September 2012 - October 2014
- Research Officer
- Responsible for music and audio-visual education for young people in the Dublin south-west area of Lucan.
July 2010 - August 2010
Contemporary Music Centre
- Researcher, Library Intern and Archivist
This thesis explores the concept of timbre through the lens of analytic philosophical aesthetics and philosophy of music. I argue that timbre should be thought of as providing the grounds for artistic and aesthetic values in music. To this end and firstly, I critique the physical sense of timbre in favour of two anti-realist senses of timbre. These...