Academic

 
Degree  
BA Honours studied History Open University (2001)
   
Honorary Degrees  
Honorary Doctorate Music Open University (2013)
Honorary Doctorate Music Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (2008)
Honorary DLitt  Aston University (2006)
Honorary Doctorate Music  University of Birmingham (2002)
Companionship LIPA(2001)
   
Honorary Fellow  
Honorary Fellow Northampton University ( 2003)
Honorary Fellow John Moores University of Liverpool (2000)