About us

The Christchurch bicycle band, New Zealand, c.1890

CHOMBEC Management Committee:

  • Guido Heldt (Co-Director)
  • Florian Scheding (Co-Director)
  • Stephen Banfield (Founder)
  • Catherine Hindson
  • Steven Martin
  • John Pickard
  • Steven Martin
  • Matthew Spring
  • Yvette Staelens
  • Nicholas Nourse
  • Celia Durk (student representative)
  • Fabian Huss (administrator)

External Advisors:

Honorary Associates

  • Prof Kerry Murphy (Associate Professor of Music, University of Melbourne)
  • Dr Barry Smith (Organist Emeritus, St George's Cathedral, Cape Town)
  • Prof Nicholas Temperley (Professor Emeritus of Musicology, University of Illinois)
  • Prof Philip Payton (Professor of Cornish and Australian Studies and Director of the Institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter)
  • Dr Harry Diack Johnstone (Reader Emeritus in Music, St Anne's College, Oxford, and General Editor, Musica Britannica)

Corresponding Members

  • Nathaniel Lew (St Michael's College, Colchester, USA)
  • Richard Barnard (City of Bath)
  • Kate Bowan (Australian National University, Canberra)
  • Suzanne Cole (University of Melbourne)
  • Alisabeth Concord (Victoria BC, Canada)
  • Morag Grant (Scotland)
  • Roe-Min Kok (McGill University, Montreal)
  • Karl Kroeger (USA)
  • Stephanus Muller (DOMUS, Stellenbosch, South Africa)
  • Susan Wollenberg (University of Oxford)
  • Paul Watt (Monash University, Melbourne)
  • Per Ahlander (University of Edinburgh)

CHOMBEC Contact Details:

Fabian Huss
Department of Music
Victoria Rooms
Queens Road

email: chombec-enquiries@bristol.ac.uk