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Joanna Cogle

Joanna Cogle

Lecturer in Music

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Jo is an award-winning media composer and songwriter. She studied electroacoustic music for her undergraduate and master's degrees under Jonty Harrison before moving into media music. She is a full member of BAFTA. She has scored several feature films available via Amazon Prime and her music is regularly heard across BBC TV and Radio and on other channels such as Channel 4, as well as other global TV networks. She has mixed her music in major studios such as Warner Brother's De Lane Lea, and was accepted onto the prestigious Alliance Of Women Film Composer mentorship scheme in 2024. She also writes and releases music as a contemporary artist.

Jo joined the department as a specialist in music for the moving image and teaches modules on film and game music theory as well as practical film scoring. She will be teaching advanced classical composition in the 24-25 academic year.

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Research interests and PhD supervision

  • Film music
  • Game music
  • Television music
  • Electroacoustic music
  • Sound art