Philippa Ovenden

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Originally from the Orkney Islands in Scotland, Philippa Ovenden (2015) is a PhD candidate in Music History. She completed her undergraduate studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London (RAM) and the University of the Arts in Berlin, graduating from the RAM in 2013 with the Roy Burcher Prize for highest ranking final recital in Historical Performance. She holds an MMus (with distinction) from King’s College London where she wrote a Master’s thesis, supervised by Emma Dillon, on the relationship between education, spirituality, and music in a late fifteenth-century German-speaking Dominican convent. Her dissertation research considers the origins of complex notations in the late fourteenth century in the context of atomistic rationalizations of time. 

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Music History