SPAN delighted to appoint Artist Producer


SPAN are thrilled to appoint Kirstin Anderson as their Artist Producer.

Kirstin Anderson has a Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh. Her thesis, Music Education and Experience in Scottish Prisons, contributes to the developing research on the benefits of arts provision for people in custody and provides a baseline for further work on music education in Scottish prisons. Kirstin taught music at Polmont Young Offenders Institution in Scotland, designed a workbook on teaching music in prisons as part of a Knowledge Transfer grant from the University of Edinburgh and was the lead researcher on the Inspiring Change project in 2010. Kirstin has presented at music and education conferences in Scotland, England, Cyprus, Canada and Norway. Her research is published in journals including The International Journal of Community Music, The Prison Service Journal and the Howard Journal of Criminology.