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David Johnson is a full time doctoral student in Music Pedagogy at the Malmö Academy of Music, Sweden, since September, 2015. The focus of his doctoral research is evolving singing practices and song repertoire in Swedish schools.

David is a founding member and regional coordinator of Decolonising and Indigenising Music Education (DIME), a special interest group of the International Society for Music Education (ISME). In 2017 he cofounded Singing in Music Education (SiME) (, a European research organization that brings together dozens of vocal education researchers and practitioners associated with the European Association for Music in Schools (EAS). He is project manager for the elementary school vocal education initiative Sånglab and research assistant within Singing Health in Schools, both of which are projects within the Swedish national initiative for children’s singing, Sjungande Barn. He is also an advisor to the Norwegian national singing initiative Syngende skole.