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Dr. Stefan Walcott


Stefan Walcott is a performer and a young academic who focuses on the popular music of the English-speaking Caribbean. Stefan has a PhD in Cultural Studies from the University of the West Indies Cave Hill and has self-published three books, 60 Caribbean Folk Songs, 20 Bajan Folk Songs and Caribbean Composer’s Handbook, which is being used in the education system in Barbados. He also has the only blog on Caribbean Music,, which discusses music and culture. Stefan has also created Handel’s Caribbean Messiah, an original re-working of Handel’s Messiah, which uses Caribbean folk and popular culture. Stefan is the artistic director of the University of the West Indies Big Band and was a cultural consultant with the Royal Opera London on their work-in-progress piece, Insurrection. Stefan is also the coordinator of the BFA and BA programs in Music and Music education at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

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