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Doctor Clorinda Panebianco

Clorinda Panebianco completed her MMus (cum laude) in 1995 and a DMus in musicology at the University of Pretoria in 2001. On pursuing her interest in psychology she completed an MA in Psychology for Musicians at the University of Sheffield in 2013 (cum laude). Clorinda is a senior lecturer in the department of music at the University of Pretoria since 2007. She lectures undergraduate music history, music psychology and research methodology, and supervises numerous postgraduate students in both historical and systematic musicology. She is chair of the department’s Music Proposals Committee. Furthermore, she served many years on the Ethics Committee of the Faculty of the Humanities. Clorinda peer reviews for local and international journals, and regularly acts as external examiner for postgraduate studies at various universities across South Africa. Her research currently is broadly focused on health and well-being issues in performing artists. She has presented at several national and international conferences. Aside from her academic activities Clorinda is an oboist and plays with various professional orchestras, ensembles and community orchestras. Her future plans include expanding research into musculoskeletal and other health related issues in performing artists, as well as exploring the impact of informal music making on societal wellbeing in the South African context.

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