ICCM, York St John University, UK
Jo Gibson is research associate at The International Centre for Community Music, York St John University, UK. She recently completed her PhD which explored the role of the community musician in music-making with individuals and groups through a Practice as Research strategy. Her research interests include approaches to music co-creation, cultural democracy and the community musician-participant interrelationship. As a community musician, Jo has led creative music-making projects across the education sector, in community centres, health settings and for arts organisations including orchestras and galleries.