School of Arts

Christopher Cockburn

Christopher Cockburn



Contact Number031-260-1049

CampusHoward College Campus

Office AddressFrancis Stock Building, 2nd Floor, Room 03-005

Degrees Held

  • BMus (Education) (UCT)
  • MMus (Performance) (UCT)
  • PhD (Musicology) (UKZN)
  • HDE (UCT)
  • FRCO (Royal College of Organists)
  • FTCL (Trinity College, London)
  • LRSM (Royal Schools of Music)

Research Interests

  • History of Performance and Reception
  • Music Sociology
  • Music and Religion
  • Musical Hermeneutics

Teaching Interests

  • Music Theory
  • Music in Culture and History
  • Organ
  • Piano


Community Involvement

  • Director, Durban Chamber Choir
  • Accompanist, Durban Symphonic Choir

Teaching Expertise

  • Music theory
  • Music in Culture & History
  • Organ
  • Piano

Student Supervision

  • Andrew Warburton (PhD in Performance)
  • Gcina Mavuso (BA Hons)