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  • The University of Western Australia (M413), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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A performer as well as a scholar, Cecilia Sun holds doctoral degrees in both piano performance and historical musicology from the Eastman School of Music and the University of California, Los Angeles. Before her arrival at UWA in 2016, Cecilia taught at the University of Sydney and the University of California, Irvine. Her disparate areas of research in performance practice and the historical music, and American and British Experimental Music from the 1960s to today is united by an interest in the ways in which music exists in performance.


  • Experimental Music
  • Performance
  • Gender Studies
  • History Of Music
  • Piano

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Research Output 2012 2017


Sun, C. J., Lee-Chen, S., Garside, J. & Coughlan, M., 9 Apr 2017

Research output: Non-traditional research outputPerformance


Brian Eno, Non-Musicianship, and the Experimental Tradition

Sun, C., 2016, Brian Eno: Oblique Music. Albiez, S. & Pattie, D. (eds.). Bloomsbury Academic, p. 29-48

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Brian Eno
Traditional music


Sun, C. & Fink, R., 2016, Oxford University Press. (Oxford Bibliographies Online)

Research output: Book/ReportOther output

Music for 18 Musicians

Devenish, L., Smith, A., Gilling, G. & Sun, C., 2016

Research output: Non-traditional research outputPerformance

Frederic Rzewski

Sun, C., 2013, The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd Edition..

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary