Diana Salazar is Director of Programmes at the Royal College of Music, London, where she oversees learning and teaching strategy at junior, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. A conservatoire trained flautist and composer, her research interests combine practice research in electroacoustic composition with exploration of conservatoire pedagogies and technology-enhanced learning in higher music education. She is a founder of the Global Conservatoire, an international consortium of five conservatoires focussed on the development of innovative, transnational online teaching practices in the performing arts. Her compositions have been performed and broadcast internationally, with awards from the International Computer Music Association, Bourges, Musical Viva, and the Pauline Oliveros Prize among others. She is currenting co-editing a new edited collection for Routledge, Inside the Contemporary Conservatoire: Critical Perspectives from the Royal College of Music, London with Colin Lawson and Rosie Perkins.
Christina Guillaumier is Reader in Music & Cultural Practice at the Royal College of Music (London), and a music historian and pianist with an early background in the dramatic arts. Dr Guillaumier is a highly sought after writer and broadcaster on music and the arts. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). She is also a peer reviewer for several academic journals and publishing houses. Guillaumier is an editor for Baerenreiter publishing house, specializing in critical editions of piano music.