Date of appointment: 1 January 1995 Qualifications completed: PhD Teaching responsibilities: Musicology Performance interests: Classical guitar and African marimba. Research interests: Music as culture. Who are/were your professional mentors/inspiration? Gerard Kubik, Andrew Tracey, Deirdre Hansen. Top 5 must-hear music: 1. Quadro Nuevo 2. Beethoven 3. Habib Koite 4. Diane Krall 5. Katie Melua Which personal music experiences are most memorable to you? • Standing in a circle of Venda tshikona.