Christopher Cook

Christopher Cook MMus, BMus (Hons)

Hourly paid Part-time Lecturer

Key details

Christopher Cook

Hourly paid Part-time Lecturer

Chris is an associate lecturer and PhD candidate in Music at Goldsmiths, University of London, where he studies with Prof John Drever and Dr Yasmin Gunaratnam. His research is practice-based and involves working collaboratively with people who have a dementia to produce sonic ethnography compositions exploring our respective ways of listening. Chris is also an hourly paid part-time lecturer at the University of Greenwich and a co-founder of the soundware label ModeAudio.


CHASE PhD studentship


Aural Diversity

Research / Scholarly interests

Sound studies, sonic ethnography, disability studies, field recording, practice-based methodologies.

Recent publications

Cook, C.J.H. (forthcoming 2021) ‘Trevurr: A Dialogic Composition on Dementia, Auraldiversity, and Companion Listening’. Organised Sound 26(2).

Cook, C.J.H. (forthcoming) ‘Socialising and Musicking with Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Case Study from Rural Cornwall’, in Hugill, A. and Drever, J.L. (eds) Aural Diversity. London: Routledge.