Joe Harrison-Greaves is a musician, facilitator, project manager and consultant whose work focuses on social change through creativity and education. As a musician, and over the last 13 years, Joe has played with bands and artists from across the world, primarily on bass guitar and acoustic guitar.
Joe’s work in education began over 10 years ago as a professional musician working in a wide variety of community and education settings. Over many years and many projects as a musical director and facilitator, this developed into practice and consultancy around the role of creativity in education, as well as supporting the development of music practice in special needs schools, project managing a music education research project co-ordinated by Birmingham City University, and continuing to work as a musician. Joe’s work with the Slow Education movement was cited by internationally acclaimed creative education adviser and campaigner Sir Ken Robinson in his book, Creative Schools (2015).