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Programme Leader for Performance, University of the West of Scotland

Dr Stephen Langston is a leading composer and producer of Scottish Musicals and pioneered musical theatre education in Scotland. He studied composition with John McLeod CBE at the London College of Music and was awarded an FLCM in 1992. Stephen's compositions have been performed all over the UK and he has produced over 100 theatrical performances accross Scotland. Stephen is sought after as a musical director in the pit and on the stage and has conducted numerous professional and amateur groups including orchestral, choral, brass band and popular music combinations. As an academic he is Programme Leader for Performance at the University of the West of Scotland and has recently been awarded a PhD in 'The Golden Ratio as an Influencing Factor within the Compositional Structure of Sung through Musicals'. This research has now been viewed by an estimated 1.6 million readers world-wide, and the recently released research seminar based on the original conversation articles can now be seen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtJxvdp7FCQ&t=2429s

www.stephenlangston.com

Experience

  • –present
    Programme Leader for Performance, University of the West of Scotland

Education

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    UWS, PhD