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Ms Pauline Greene

  • Overview



    Pauline co-teaches various undergraduate modules in FMACS and also on the BA Liberal Arts with Foundation Year.

    She studied composition at Nottingham University and then composed, performed and was Musical Director with various theatre companies. She taught flute and composition and performed her music across the UK at various venues, including the Southbank Centre and the Edinburgh Festival, with her group The Concert Party, which she managed and directed.

    She came to Birkbeck part-time in 1984 and was Associate Lecturer, Course Director and Award Co-ordinator in Music, as well as working at performing arts college London Studio Centre (University of Middlesex). She has taught at and been External Examiner for the Universities of Middlesex and Hertfordshire, and ran the Access Course in music at Morley College.

    She now teaches Arts Management at Birkbeck and on the MA in Events and Experience Management at Goldsmiths, and music at City Lit. She has given talks at the Royal Opera House, Wigmore Hall and Glyndebourne, and as part of the Birkbeck Inspires series.

    She is still involved in the organisation of small-scale charity concerts and one-off musical events. Her research focus is on hearing and listening, and composition. She sings and plays with several small groups.

    Office hours

    I work half the week for Birkbeck, and do not have any fixed office hours.


    • B. Mus., University of Nottingham, 1975
    • PG Cert in Learning and Teaching, University of the Arts, 2002
    • FHEA, Advance HE, 2002

    Administrative responsibilities

    • I am a personal tutor within the School of Arts.
  • Supervision and teaching

    Supervision and teaching


    Teaching modules

    • The Arts: Perspectives and Possibilities (ARAR008S3)
    • Understanding Cultural Audiences: Engagement, Education and Communications (ARMC036S6)
    • Creative Organisations (ARMC119S4)
    • Researching Arts and Media (ARMC125S5)
    • Doing Film, Media and Cultural Studies (ARMC241S4)