• E-mailJill.Halstead@uib.no
  • Phone+47 404 95 958
  • Visitor Address
    Lars Hillesgt. 3
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7800
    5020 Bergen

Grieg Research School in Interdisciplinary Music Studies

MUF101 / Musikk, kultur og samfunn (15 stp.)

MUTP104 / Musikkering (Musicking) (10 stp.)

MUTP302 / Musikkterapeutisk improvisasjon (15 stp.)

MUTP312 / Musikkterapeutisk forskingsmetode (15 stp.)

MUTP360 / Masteroppgåve i musikkterapi (60 stp.).

Academic lecture
  • Halstead, Jill. 2019. Sound Embodiment Community: Some threads and themes.
  • Halstead, Jill. 2019. "I didn't think little old ladies wrote music like that" Gender and Ageing Against the Machine.
  • Halstead, Jill. 2018. “Darling, here is a song for you” Reimagining dementia, embodying care through creative arts practice. .
  • Halstead, Jill. 2018. Why Music Matters: Impact and the Value of the Arts.
  • Halstead, Jill. 2018. Sounding Matter/s: Embodied Practice as Research.
  • Halstead, Jill. 2018. Playing Like a Girl. Bodies, Music, Gender.
  • Halstead, Jill. 2018. On Listening and Loss.
  • Halstead, Jill. 2017. Between Bodies: Musical Practice Prosthesis and the Case of the Disabled Guitar.
  • Halstead, Jill. 2016. “Where´s the body? In Search of the Corporeal in Music Therapy”.
  • Halstead, Jill. 2016. “I Can´t Find Myself”: Understanding the experience of Dementia through Arts-based Research”,.
  • Halstead, Jill. 2016. Thoughts from a post humanist musicianist.
  • Halstead, Jill. 2016. Shared moments between bodies: Corporeality, Musicking and Music Therapy .
  • Halstead, Jill. 2016. Sex, Gender and the Musical Body.
  • Halstead, Jill. 2016. Reimagining Dementia Care through Arts-based Research.
  • Hebert, David Gabriel; Halstead, Jill. 2016. Conference Welcoming Speech and Concluding Summary (David Hebert, with GRS Director, Jill Halstead). Grieg Research School in Interdisciplinary Music Studies, Autumn Doctoral Course 2016: The study of musical materials: Technologies, Perception, Interpretation (November 22nd-25th, 2016, University of Bergen). Invited Keynotes: Alex Ruthmann, Nicola Dibben, Alexander Jensenius. Opponents: Tia DeNora, Even Ruud. Pre-Viva Voce: Tom Eide Osa; Final Viva Voce: Dr Anna Helle-Valle.
  • Halstead, Jill. 2016. Becoming Bodies: the Arts in/on medicine and care.
  • Halstead, Jill. 2015. Where´s the Body: In search of the bodily practice in and through musicking.
  • Rolvsjord, Randi; Halstead, Jill. 2015. The gendering of music: Exploring the performance of gender in popular music culture and music therapy.
  • Halstead, Jill. 2015. Re-imaging the experience of dementia through arts-based research: Some thoughts on the making of "I Can´t Find Myself.
  • Rolvsjord, Randi; Hjørnevik, Jill Diana Halstead. 2012. Disruptive Voices: singing, empowerment and the performance of gender in music therapy.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Socially Engaged Arts (SEA) 2017-2018. Funded by strategiske forskningsmidler KMD faculty, UIB.

This project aims to explore the meeting points and divergences of a range of art forms and practices which engage with social and political imperatives through collaborative, participatory and inclusive ways of working.  

Shared Moments.  2017-2018 

The quality of the relationship as outcome predictor in music therapy with children with autism spectrum disorder


Embodiment, Movement, Sound  2016-2019

New Monograph to be submitted to Music and Change: Ecological Perspectives book series published by Routledge.