WAAPA postgraduate students and staff are involved in research and collaboration across the broadest spectrum of performing arts disciplines – ranging from music (classical, jazz, contemporary, opera, composition) to music theatre, acting, performance, dance, production and design, arts management, and more.
Stewart is Senior Lecturer, Music at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
Master of Music, England.
Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training, TAFE WA, 2006.
Recent Research Grants
External grant application support - ARC LIEF, Edith Cowan University, WAAPA grant Scheme 2016,
2016 - 2017, $1,735.
The French Baroque Music Project: from Scholarship to Performance, Australian Research Council, Grant - Linkage (Projects),
2003 - 2006, $24,000.
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Smith, S., (2017), From Matrix to Model: Conceptualising Improvised Counterpoint at the Organ. Proceedings of the 2015 WA Chapter MSA Symposium on Music Performance and Analysis, 73-82, Perth, Australia, Western Australian Chapter of the Musicological Society of Australia.
Research Student Supervision
Master of Arts (Performing Arts), Uncovering the unpublished chamber music of george frederick boyle
Master of Arts (Performing Arts), A Study on Performing the Hungarian Rhapsodies in the Liszt Tradition
Master of Arts (Performing Arts), A contextual study of boris asafiev's musical form as a process and an application of concepts to his sonata for solo viola
Master of Arts (Performing Arts), Where the desert meets the sea: A fusion and reimagining of venetian and ottoman soundscapes for the contemporary violin
Doctor of Philosophy, Pier francesco valentini's II leuto anatomizzato (c.1650): A translation and commentary investigating transposition, intabulation, and other aspects of Roman lute practice
Master of Arts (Performing Arts), The Solo Piano Sonatas of Cipriani Potter (1792-1871): An Analysis, Reappraisal, and Historical Performance
Master of Arts (Performing Arts), Towards a declamatory performance in Schubert lieder