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1972 New Orbit, London: Stainer & Bell

1974 New Horizon, London: Stainer & Bell

1976 Exploring Sound, London: Stainer & Bell

1980 The Galliard Book of Carols, London: Stainer & Bell

1982 Thirty-two Galliard Spirituals, London: Stainer & Bell

1983 Kokoleoko, Basingstoke: Macmillan

1983 Forty Music Games to Make and Play, Basingstoke: Macmillan

1985 Mrs Macaroni, Basingstoke: Macmillan

1988 Who Are You Looking For?, London: Women in Theology

1988 Unfinished Journey, London: Hildegard Press

1989 The Oxford Assembly Book, Oxford: Oxford University Press

1990 Greenwood (Music Editorship), Ecumenical Forum of European Women

1990 The Christmas Search, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (pp128)

1991 Light the Candles, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (pp126)

1992 Broken Silence (Music), London: Women in Theology

1992 On Forgiveness, London: Women in Theology

1993 Reflecting Praise, London: Stainer & Bell and London: Women in Theology

1993 In Praise of All-encircling Love Hymns and Songs in Inclusive Language(Book & Tape), The Hildegard Press and the Association for Inclusive Language

1993 A Meditation with Hildegard of Bingen (Tape), The Hildegard Press

1995 Singing the Mystery, 28 Liturgical Pieces by Hildegard of Bingen(Transcriber and Translator), London: Hildegard Press

1995 In Praise of All-encircling Love II, Hymns and Songs in Inclusive Language and other Liturgical Pieces, London: Hildegard Press and The Association for Inclusive Language

2000 Constructing Musical Healing: The Wounds that Sing, London: Jessica Kingsley

2000 The Creative Spirit: Harmonious Living with Hildegard of Bingen, Norwich:  Canterbury Press, US: Morehouse

2006 A Rainbow to Heaven, London: Stainer & Bell

2007 Ecological Celebration, London: Hildegard Press

2007 Unconventional Wisdom, London: Equinox

2010 Revealing Hidden Wisdom: Women Finding a Voice in Hymnody, Occasional Paper Third Series No 3, The Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland

2012 PaR for the Course: Issues Involved in the Development of Practise-Based Doctorates in the Performing Arts, Boyce-Tillman, June; Bonenfant, Yvon; Bryden, Inga; Taiwo, Olu; de Faria, Tiago and Brown, Rohan (eds)

2014 In Tune with Heaven or Not: Women in Christian Liturgical Music, Oxford, Bern, Brussels, Frankfurt am Main, NY, Vienna: Peter Lang, Paperbook: 978-3-o343-1777-1, ebook 973-3-0353-0613-2

2016 Experiencing Music – Restoring the Spiritual, music as Wellbeing, Oxford, Bern, Brussels, Frankfurt am Main, NY : Peter Lang ISBN 978-3-0343-1952-2

2016A River rather than a Road: The community choir as spiritual experience,Morgan, Sarah and Boyce-Tillman, June. Oxford, Bern, Brussels, Frankfurt am Main, NY, Vienna: Peter Lang. 978-3-0343-2265-2



1977 & 1981 Contribution to Blueprint and Themework, London: Stainer & Bell

1992 ‘Releasing the Musician Within’, chapter in The National Curriculum in the Primary School; Springboard or Straitjacket?, London: Kogan Page and the Institute of Education (pp120-135)

1993 Jan Berry: A Collection (Music), London: Women in Theology

1995 ‘A Framework for World Music in Education’ in World Musics in Education, Floyd, M (ed), Aldershot: Scolar Press

1995 Author and composer of many pieces in Human Rites, Ward and Wild (eds), London: Mowbrays

1996 ‘Getting our acts together: Conflict Resolution through Music’ in Arts Approaches to Conflict, Liebmann (ed), London: Jessica Kingsley

1998 ‘Through Women’s Eyes – Feminist Approaches to the Music of Hildegard of Bingen’, Anthology prepared by Gothenberg University

2001 ‘Sounding the Sacred: Music as a Sacred Site’, chapter in Ralls-MacLeod, Karen and Harvey, Graham. (eds) Indigenous Religious Musics, Farnborough: Scolar ISBN 978-0-7546-0249-1 (pp 136-166)

2004 ‘Assessing Music in the Context of Performing Arts Courses’, chapter in How am I doing? Valuing and Rewarding Learning in Musical Performance in Higher Education, Hunter, D (ed), Ulster University Press (pp101 – 119)

2005 ‘Ways of Knowing: Science and Mysticism today’. chapter in Ways of Knowing, C Clarke (ed), Exeter, UK, Imprint Academic (pp8 – 33)

2007 ‘The Spirituality of Music Education’, chapter in The International Handbook of Research in Arts Education, Netherlands: Springer (pp1405 – 1421)

2007 ‘The Wounds that Sing: Music as Transformation’, chapter in Wounds that Heal: Theology, Imagination and Health, Baxter, Jonathan (ed), London: SPCK (pp229 – 250)

2007 ‘Music and Value in Cross-cultural Work’, chapter in Music and Conflict Transformation: Harmonies and Dissonances in Geopolitics, Urbain, Olivier (ed), London: I.B. Tauris (pp40 – 52)

2007 ‘Peace Making in Educational Contexts’, chapter in Music and Conflict Transformation: Harmonies and Dissonances in Geopolitics, Urban, Olivier (ed), London: I.B. Tauris (pp212 – 228)

2007 ‘Spirituality in Early Childhood Music Education’, chapter in Listen to Their Voices: Research and Practice in Early Childhood Music Education, Smithrim, Katharine and Upitis, Rena (eds), Canadian Music Educators’ Association as Volume 3 of the Biennial series, Research to Practice (Lee R. Bartel, series editor), Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (pp102 – 125)

2007 ‘Liturgical Music and Violence’, chapter in Gender, Violence and the Church, Isherwood, Lisa and Ruether, Rosemary Radford (eds), London: Equinox

2010 ‘Even the Stones Cry Out: Music Theology and the Earth’, chapter in Through us, with us, in us: Relational Theologies in Twenty-First Century, Isherwood, Lisa and Bellchambers, Elaine (eds), London: SCM Press (pp153 – 178)

2010 ‘Colouring Outside the Lines’, chapter in Presiding Like a Woman, Slee, Nicola and Burns, Stephen (eds), London: SPCK (pp27-37)

2011 ‘Making Musical Space for Peace’, chapter in Peace and Policy Dialogue of Civilization for Global Citizenship, Vol 15, Music and Solidarity: Questions of Universality, Consciousness and Connection, Laurence, Felicity and Urbain, Olivier (eds), New Brunswick and London: Transaction Publishers (pp185–201)

2011 ‘The Cuckoo is a Pretty Bird: English Identity and the Folk Tradition’, chapter in Musical Pathways, Harrison, Chris and McCullough, Lis (eds), Solihull: National Association of Music Educators (pp100-106)

2013 ‘The Dignity of Difference’, chapter in Stories of the Great Turning, Reason, Peter and Newman, Melanie (eds), Bristol: Vala Publishing (pp169 – 177)

2013 ‘Tune Your Music to Your Heart: Reflections for Church Music Leaders’, chapter in Christian Congregational Music, Performance, Identity and Experience, Ingalls, Monique; Landau, Carolyn and Wagner, Tom (eds), Farnborough: Ashgate (pp49-66)

2014 Foreword for Embracing Solitude: Women and New Monasticism, Flanagan, Berndette (ed), Eugene, OR: Winf and Stock (ppix-xiv)

2014 ‘Conversing with the Congregation: The Sermon as Performance Art’, chapter in The Challenge of Preaching the Gospel, Isherwood, Lisa and Wootton, Janet (eds), Winchester: Institute of Theological Partnerships Publishing (pp147 – 190)

2016 Dominique Pire, Chapter in Dialogue Theories pp220- 233), London: Dialogue Society ISBN1117039

2016 Music as Spiritual Experience. In Schmidt, Bettina E. (2016), The Study of Religious Experience: Approaches and Methodologies, Sheffield and Bristol: Equinox, pp151-159 ISBN: 978-1-78179-257-5

2016 Heavenly Discourses: Myth, Astronomy and Culture. In Campion, Nicholas (2016), Hevenly Discourses: The Proceedings of the Heavely Discourses: Myth, Astronomy and Culture conference held in Bristol, UK 14-16 October 2011, Ceredigion, Wales: SophiaCentre press, pp 181-194 ISBN: 978-1-907767-07-4

2016 Hidden Wisdom: Hymns in women’s liturgies and lives, In Hoondert, Martin J.M. (Tilburg 2016), Hymns in Liturgy and Life:Kirchenlieder in Liturgie und Leben, Internationalen Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Hymnologie/ International Fellowsjip for Research of Hymnology, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference of Hymnology, Cambridge, UK, 26th July to 1st August 2015 Part 1 Main Lectures, pp103-171
ISSN 0925-5451
ISBN 978-3-00-053693-9

2016 Unchained Melody: The Rise of Orality and Therapeutic Singing. In Welch, Graham, Howrad David M. and Nix John eds. The Oxford Handbook of Singing, Oxford: Oxford University Press

2017 ‘Outsider, Feminist and Religious Advocate’. In Christensen, A. Norheim, M. B. A Shipload of women’s memories: Narratives across borders, Aalborg: Aalborg University Press, (2017, pp86-9)

2017 Spirituality and Music Education: Perspectives from Three Continents, 2017, Edited by June Boyce-Tillman (volume 5 of the Music and Spirituality series). 978-1-78707-416-3. Number of pages: 319 plus xii prelim pages. One chapter by JBT


1969, Nov ‘Music’, Learning for Living, vol 9, no 2 (pp18 – 21)

1971, June ‘Creative Music in Schools’, Living Worship, no 3 (pp10 – 12)

1974, Feb ‘New Hymns in Worship’, Worship and Preaching, vol 4, no 1

1975 ‘Music as Stimulus in Secondary Assembly & RE’, Religious Education Service

1976Sept ‘Exploring Sound’, Music Teacher, vol 55, no 9 (pp12 – 13)

1978, Jan ‘Music and Worship’, Music Teacher, vol 57, no 2 (pp13 – 15)

1978, Mar Music Teacher, vol 57, no 3 (pp18 – 21)

1978, Apr Music Teacher, vol 57, no 4 (pp15 – 18)

1978 ‘Music for Christmas, Celebrating Christmas’, Christian Education Movement

1980 ‘Music’, Dictionary of Religious Education, SCM Press

1981, Spring ‘Music in Assembly’, University of Warwick Institute of Education Resources, vol 3, no 2

1984, Oct ‘Listening to, Performing, and Creating Music Together’, Worship, Worship and Preaching, vol 14, no 5

1986, Feb ‘Creatief Muzicmaken op School’, De Pyramide 40 (pp82 – 86)

1986, July (with Swanwick, K), ‘Modes and Spirals’, Times Educational Supplement (p39)

1986, Nov (with Swanwick, K), ‘The Sequence of Musical Development: A Study of Children’s Compositions’, British Journal of Music Education, vol 3, no 3 (translated into Japanese Journal of Music Education 1990) (pp305 – 339)

1987, Autumn ‘A Scent of Hyacinths’, Schools Music Association Bulletin, no 105 (pp10 – 11)

1988, June (with Swanwick, K), ‘De Stadia in de Muzikale Ontwikkeling van Kinderen’, Kunsten & Educatie (pp20-33)

1988, Oct ‘Fertile Soil: Nurturing Human Relationships through Music’, Green Teacher, issue 11 (pp22 – 23)

1988, Nov ‘Music in the Primary School and the National Curriculum in Challenging Assumptions, New Perspectives in Music Teaching’, The Association for the Advancement of Teacher Education in Music

1988 ‘Some Reflections on the Collection and Use of Intercultural Material for British Education’, A World View of Music Education, International Music Education ISME Yearbook, vol XV (pp141 – 147)

1989, May ‘Towards a Model of Development of Children’s Musical Creativity’, Canadian Journal of Music Education, vol 30 (pp169 – 174)

1989, Oct ‘In Focus’, Oxford Music Education Bulletin

1989 ‘Music in the Multicultural RE Classroom’, RE Today, vol 6, no 3

1989 ‘Composing with Children’ (three linked articles), Japanese Journal of Music Education

1990, July ‘Songs from the Exiled Trads and Anons’, Catholic Herald

1990 ‘Inclusive Language in Worship and Bible Study’, Movement for the Ordination of Women Fact Pack

1990 ‘With Apologies to Martin Luther King’, Music Association Journal (pp4)

1991, Mar ‘Children’s Musical Development’, Portuguese Journal of Music Education, no 68 (pp16 – 18)

1992, Jan-Feb ‘Possiamo fare cio che vogliamo? Come creare un curriculum musicale per bambini piccoli’, Musicasuola, no 227 (pp 15-18)

1992, Sept ‘In the Steps of Hildegard’, Women in Music Journal

1993, Jan-Feb ‘Musica Scuola No 33’, Esplorare, Comporre, Giocare (pp33 – 37)

1993, May ‘A Meditation with Hildegard of Bingen’, British Journal of Feminist Theology (pp106 – 144)

1993 ‘Women’s Ways of Knowing’, British Journal of Music Education 10 (pp153 – 161)

1994 ‘The Role of Women in the Passing on of Tradition and its Implications for the School Music Curriculum’, in Musical Connections / Traditions and Change, Proceedings 21st World Conference International Society for Music Education, Tampa, Florida

1995, Spring ‘A Whole Music Curriculum: gender issues in music education’, Yamaha Education Supplement 20

1995 ‘Intercultural Music for School Assembly’, Primary Music

1995 ‘Hildegard of Bingen: The role of Music in Ecological Relationships’, International Council for Traditional Music, Canberra, Australia

1995 ‘Hildegard of Bingen: A Musical Hagiography’, Seminar Series: Music Breaks Free, University of Sussex

1995 ‘Music Unites: it is words that divide’, New Zealand Tablet

1996 ‘Hildegard in Context’, Primary Music

1996 Entries on ‘Hildegard’ and ‘Women in Liturgical Music’ in The A-Z of Feminist Theology

1996 ‘Hildegard of Bingen: A Musical Hagiography’, Hildegard Monographs 2

1997 ‘Conceptual Frameworks for World Musics in Education’, Philosophy of Music Education Review

1998 ‘World Musics in the Curriculum’, Music Teacher

1998 Interview on music in the curriculum in Music in the Primary Curriculum

1998 Interview on hymn writing in Feminist Theology

1998 ‘The Eye of a Woman – Feminist Approaches to Hildegard of Bingen’, The Musical Times

1999, Sept ‘Hildegard of Bingen: A Woman for our Time’, British Journal of Feminist Theology, no 22

2000, Autumn ‘Promoting Wellbeing through Music Education’, Philosophy of Music Education Review, vol 6, no 2 (pp89 – 98)

2001 – 02 Workshop on music and its value for health, Arts, Well-being, Health, The Centre for Health Education and Research and the Department of Music, Canterbury Christchurch University College (pp28 – 29)

2002, Spring ‘Sound Balance – Music and Well-being with Young Children, Early Childhood Connections’, Journal of Music and Movement-based Learning, vol 8, no 2 – The Healing Power of Music (pp29 – 37)

2002, Winter ‘Subjugated Ways of Knowing’, The Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy, vol 2, no 4 (pp208 – 213)

2002 (with Walker, J) ‘Music Lessons on prescription? The impact of music lessons for children with chronic anxiety problems, Health Education’, The Arts and Health, vol 102, no 4 (pp172 – 179)

2003, June ‘Encompassing Diversity – An Experiment in Music Course’, Intercultural Music vol 5 (pp247 – 302)

2003 ‘Assessing Diversity’, Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, vol 2, no 1 (pp23 – 62)

2004, June ‘My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord’, Church Music Quarterly, RSCM (pp13 – 14)

2004, Autumn ‘Towards an Ecology of Music Education’, Philosophy of Music Education Review, vol 12, no 2 (pp102 – 125)

2005, May ‘Unconventional Wisdom – Theologising the Margins’, British Journal of Feminist Theology, vol 13.3 ISSN0966-7350 (pp317 – 341)

2006, July ‘Music as a Spiritual Experience’, Modern Believing: Church and Society, vol 47:3 ISSN 1353-1425 (pp20 – 31)

2008, March ‘Contacting the Ancestors: Music and Healing in Two Traditions’, The Christian Parapsychologist, vol 17, no 9, The Churches’ Fellowship for Psychical and Spiritual Studies (pp277 – 289)

2008 – 09 ‘Contacting the Ancestors: Music and Healing in Two Traditions’, chapter in Magia, Esoterismo e Fantasmi; Raccolta Atti del X Convegno Internazionale di Stidi “Filosofia della Musica a Musiuca della Filosofia”, Vibo valentia: Ministero dell’Universita e della Ricerca alta Formazione Artistica e Musicale Conservatorio di Musica “F.Torrefranca”¸Barbarossa, Antonella (ed) (pp31 – 42)

2009, Autumn ‘The Transformative Qualities of a Liminal Space Created by Musicking’, Philosophy of Music Education Review, vol 17 No 2 (pp184 – 202)

2010 ‘Making Musical Space for Peace’, Peace and Policy Dialogue of Civilization for Global Citizenship, vol 15: Music and Solidarity Questions of Universality, Consciousness and Connection, published for the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research by Transaction Publishers – Rutgers University (pp139 – 150)

2012, Spring ‘Music and the Dignity of Difference’, Philosophy of Music Education Review, vol 20, Number 1 (pp25–44)

2012, May ‘BISFT – A Tribute Article’, Feminist Theology, vol 21 (3) (pp218 – 221)

2012, October ‘Hildegard of Bingen: A Woman of our Time’, Oremus Westminster Cathedral Magazine (pp18 – 19)

2013, Feb/Mar ‘Embodied Knowing – Performativity as Research in the UK’, The Impact of Performance as Research: Proceedings of CARPA3 – Colloquium on Artistic Research in Performing, Arlander, Annette (ed), The University of the Arts Helsinki, Theatre Academy, ISSN 2341-9679, ISBN 978-952-6670-36-2

2013, March ‘And Still I Wander… A Look at Western Education through Greek Mythology’, Music Educators Journal, vol 99, number 3, National Association for Music Education (pp29 – 33)

2013, May ‘A Box Full of Darkness’, Feminist Theology, vol 21 (3) (pp326 – 342)

2013, May ‘Embodied Cognition – The Developing of Professional Doctorates as a Way of Knowing’, Middlesex University: Work Based Learning e-journal International, vol 3, issue 1

2013, May ‘Music and Well-being – Music as Integrative Experience’, Journal of Urban Culture Research Art Access and Advocacy – Promoting Creativity and Innovation for the Development of Participatory and Happy Communities, no 7, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand and Osaka City University, Japan. ISSN 2228-8279 (pp48 – 71)

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2014, Nov ‘Music and Well-being’, The Journal of Transdisciplinary Research in South Africa, vol 10 no 2 (pp12-33)

2015 ‘Experiencing Composing / Improvising in the Classroom’, Journal of Creative Music Activity for Children, vol 3, Tokyo, Japan: Institute of Creative Music Activity for Children (pp78-109)

2016, Feb ‘The Value of Nurture’, online article for the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce

2016 A Christian Foundation: the creation of Foundation Music at the University of Winchester. In CUAC (Colleges and universities of the Anglican Communion), Occasional Papers on Faith in Higher Education Number 2, November 2016, pp 67-92

2017 The effects of the gendered musical canon, Forte, University of West London, London College 0f Music examinations Spring (2017, pp.2-5)

2017 ‘Crystallising the Angels: A methodological proposal for the study of angels’,Journal for the Study of Religious Experience, 3.1 (2017, pp3-22)

2017 Liberating language and concepts of the divine in contemporary hymnody

June Boyce-Tillman Verbum et Ecclesia; Vol 38, No 2 (2017), 9 pages. doi:

2017 Transforming our Vision. Contribution to Inclusive Church (2017),Calling from the Edge, London: St Martin in the Fields and Inclusive Church p15

2017 Boyce-Tillman (2017), A Bio-mechanical universe? Music and Humanity,ISM Music Journal November/December 2017 pp15-17

2017 Spirituality and Music Education: Perspectives from Three Continents, 2017, Edited by June Boyce-Tillman (volume 5 of the Music and Spirituality series). 978-1-78707-416-3. Number of pages: 319 plus xii prelim pages.


Reviews for:
The British Journal of Music Education
The Schools Music Association
The Music Teacher
The Journal of the Society for Research into the Psychology of Music and Music Education
The Incorporated Society of Musicians Journal
The Philosophy of Music Education Review
Journal of Transdisciplinary Research South Africa
The South African Journal of Education
Assessor for AHRC and ESRC Applications
Women’s Studies International
Journal of Interreligious Dialogue
The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa


2013 Longitudinal Evaluation of Hampshire County Council Music Service’s Wider Opportunities Whole Class Music Scheme “Listen2Me” (, Conducted by Dr Victoria Feldwick and Professor June Boyce-Tillman MBE, Arts Faculty, The University of Winchester

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