In 2014 I was awarded a doctorate in music composition from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama researching the application of devising techniques found in dance and theatre to the composition of music.
I lecture and present papers at conferences alongside my artistic practice.
For more information on my doctorate please click here
Navigating the Uncertain: Performers in Devising Processes in Music and/as Process Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2016)
Devising Music: Devising Musicians and their Audience in Sound, Music and the Moving-Thinking Body Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2013)
Writing about my work
Dr. Picknett’s wondrous world of devised music by Luk Vaes
Three Questions for Composer-Researchers: Michael Picknett by Lauren Redhead