Dr Samuel Wilson is a lecturer and researcher. At LCDS, he teaches critical and contextual studies. His work specialises in critical and theoretical approaches to the performing arts; his own research has a particular emphasis on critical theory, contemporary art music, and sound art. He is the author of New Music and the Crises of Materiality: Sounding Bodies and Objects in Late Modernity(Routledge, 2021), edited Music—Psychoanalysis—Musicology(Routledge, 2018), co-edited a special issue of the journal Contemporary Music Review (2020) on ‘Musical Materialisms’, and has published various journal articles and book chapters. He is a founding member of the London Critical Collective. Sam is passionate about working with emerging artists and those in training. He also teaches at Guildhall School of Music and Drama.