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music educator

Martin Gordon Isherwood, music educator.


Isherwood, Martin Gordon was born on June 14, 1964 in Bury, Lancashire, England.


Bachelor in Band Musicianship with honors, University Salford, 1992. Master of Arts in Compositional Studies, University Salford, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy student in Professional Practice Music Creation & Production, University Bolton, Lancashire, since 2009.


Economics tutor Babington Business College Manchester, 1990—1994. Recording studio technician University College Salford, 1992—1995, president, Student Union, 1995—1996. Lecturer popular music University Salford, 1997—1999.

Music lecturer Liverpool Institute Performing Arts, 1999—2001, head music, since 2001.


  • Other Work

    • Songwriter, co-producer: integral records, pop recordings Cry Baby, 2003, Peer Music International Limited, 2003, If I Could Just Say Goodbye (Honor award finalist, 2006). Songwriter, producer Song for Europe Competition, British Academy, 2000, Song for Europe, Try to Love, 2001, British Broadcasting Corporation Song for Europe, 2003. Co-producer: (integral records, pop recordings) Funkimorodo House Mix, 2003, Andy Rossa Force Four Mix, 2003.

      Editor: Interactive, 2000.


Advisory board member Regional Center for Popular Music, 1997—1999. Member Regional Center Popular Music Founder & Steering Committee, 1997—1999, Chapel St. Regeneration Strategy Residents Forum, Salford, 2000—2003. Director, board member Inner City Music Ltd., 1997—2001, education working group mem, 1998—2001, capital strategy, re-development group member, 1998—2001.

Member Broughton-Blackfriars Community Committee, 1997—2000. Director, company secretary Brilliant Foundation Ltd., 1998—2001. Member Cooperative Party.

Chair Prestwich Labour Party, since 2009. Member of Compass, University College Union, International Association for Study Popular Music, Higher Education Academy, Phonographic Performance Ltd., Musicians Union, British Academy Composers & Songwriters, Music Prods. Guild, Performing Right Society, Institute Leadership & Management.


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, cooking, poetry.