Luqian Zhao


I am a PhD researcher with an interest in music education and music psychology. Before my PhD study, I studied music as an undergraduate and performance science postgraduate. 

Research interests

My primary research interest in music education and mysic psychology. Specifically, my current research is exploring the role of learning environment in children’s motivation to learn music, particually focuses on the influence of family, school and society in childnre’s motivation levels. Based on my exisiting expereinces, my research and expereince covers the following ares:

  • music and wellbing
  • music and mental health
  • music education
  • music pedagogy
  • quantitatve and qualitaitve methodology


  • MSC Performance Science
  • BA Music