Dr Brydie-Leigh Bartleet is Deputy Director of the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre. She has worked on a range of national and international projects in community music, arts-based service learning with Australian First Peoples, intercultural community arts, and arts-based health and wellbeing for refugee and asylum seekers. She is on the Board of the Music Australia, the new Chair of the International Society for Music Education’s Community Music Activities Commission, and serves on a range of international and national boards including the International Journal of Music Education – Practice and the International Journal of Community Music to mention a few.