Emily Achieng’ Akuno
Emily Achieng’ Akuno is Professor of Music at the Technical University of Kenya with teaching and university administration experience at Kenyatta University in Kenya, University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, Maseno University and The Technical University of Kenya. Currently she serves as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs at The Co-operative University of Kenya.
Emily trained as a performer-educator in Kenya, USA and the UK. Her research interests veer towards cultural relevance in music education. She is the editor and a contributing author of the (2019) Routledge published Music Education in Africa: Concept, Process and Practice. Other publications include Kenyan Music: An education perspective; Issues in Music Education in Kenya: a handbook for teachers as well as book chapters and journal articles. She is a former President of the International Music Council (IMC) and current President of the International Society for Music Education (ISME) as well as Chair of the Music Education Research Group – Kenya (MERG-Kenya).
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