Jochen Eisentraut is a lecturer at Bangor University's School of Music. As an accomplished composer and performer, he has written music for television and theatre as well as for his own projects. With an interdisciplinary, multicultural and multi-genre approach, he has lectured on a wide range of topics in music, ideas and culture. Jochen is originally from Germany and has carried out fieldwork in Brazil and Wales, playing concerts in Mexico City and Paris, and run workshops on some of the UK's most deprived estates. His publications include Sound and Music in Film and the Visual Media: An Overview (co-editor and contributor, 2009) and articles for the British Journal of Ethnomusicology.