Dr Christina Guillaumier is a pianist and musicologist. She is Head of Undergraduate Programmes at the Royal College of Music, where she has responsibility for all the College's undergraduate programmes. Christina holds numerous diplomas in piano performance in additional to her academic degrees from Oxford and London. Her PhD (University of St Andrews) examined Prokofiev’s early music and includes a previously unpublished set of pieces for piano. Previous roles include a Visiting Research Fellowship at Princeton University and Research Associate at the Serge Prokofiev Archive in London. She is a published author on Prokofiev, Russian opera, music education, creativity and reflection. Previous collaborative projects include the reconstruction and world premiere of the original version of Prokofiev's opera 'War and Peace', which received performances in Russia and Scotland. At the Royal College she teaches across the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as supervising doctoral students. Her teaching combines a mixture of practice-based work as well as research-driven projects. Current projects include a monograph on Prokofiev's operas and a co-edited volume of essays on the composer. She is a Creative Director of the Innovative Conservatoire.