Associate Professor Dr Andrew Filmer holds awards in teaching, public speaking, research, music performance, and leadership. He has conducted the Selangor Symphony Orchestra and Ensemble Virama, was a Festival Artist at the 48th International Viola Congress, and was Editor of the Journal of the American Viola Society. Andrew’s research has been presented at the University of Cambridge twice, at three International Viola Congresses, and has been published internationally.
Andrew has facilitated workshops for Trinity College London and the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, and has recorded on Rattle Records with New Zealand jazz band The Troubles.
Academic & Professional Qualifications
PhD in Musicology, University of Otago, New Zealand (2013)
MMus in Music Performance, Indiana University South Bend, United States of America (2008)
BComm in Journalism, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia (2002)
Research methods and postgraduate research supervision
Music theory and musicianship
Music Theory and Musicianship
Filmer, Andrew, and Zhangyi Chen. “From Intersections to Crossroads: Navigating Interactions between Performers, Researchers, and Composers” in “Series of Articles on Practice-Centred Research (CIMaCC 2021)”, Centre for Intercultural Musicology at Churchill College, Cambridge University (June 2021). http://cimacc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/MIP-Article-Filmer-Chen.pdf
Filmer, Andrew, and Ann Rosnida Md Deni. “Powering Up Interactivity in the Use of PowerPoint within an Educational Context” ICEMT 2020: 2020 The 4th International Conference on Education and Multimedia Technology, 107-111. https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/3416797.3416845
The Jeffrey Cheah Scholar-in-Residence at the University of Cambridge, 2023.
Excellent Presentation | Best Presentation, International Conference on Education and Multimedia Technology, 2020. Best Presentation for Session 5: Multimedia and Software Assisted Learning, with an Excellent Presentation certificate awarded by the conference organizing committee of the International Conference on Education and Multimedia Technology (ICEMT2020).
Commendation, for the Award for Excellence in Teaching, Sunway University, 2019.
Advisor, New Zealand and Australia Viola Society
Associate, Euroasia Association of Performing Arts
Head of Jury, Euroasia Association of Performing Arts Strings Competition