Thursday, May 20, 2010
Workshop on Emotion and Expectation
22nd July 2010, Department of Music, University of Sheffield, UK
Call for poster presentations
Submission deadline: 30th May 2010
As a pre-event to the Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology: Nature versus
Culture, a CIM-SEMPRE Study Day for postgraduate students is
a Workshop on Emotion and Expectation, discussion of a book section / papers
related to Emotion and Expectation, and a poster session. The day will
be from 12.30
– 17.30. The workshop and discussion will be led by Prof. David Huron from Ohio
Proposals for poster presentations are invited related to the theme of
Expectation including studies of emotional responses to music,
expectations in music
listeners, models of musical expectation or emotion, expression of emotion in
performance, cross-cultural comparisons of statistical characteristics
of music, etc.
Presentations of students with a wider domain of interest will be
considered as well,
although presentations closely related to the topic will be given priority.
Format of poster presentation proposals:
Title, Author(s), Affiliation, Abstract of around 500 words.
Registration fee will be £20 or £15 for CIM10 attendees.
Please e-mail submissions to CIM10@sheffield.ac.uk
Questions can also be directed to: CIM10@sheffield.ac.uk
CIM10 website: www.sheffield.ac.uk/cim10/
Department Website: www.sheffield.ac.uk/music/
Organisers: Dr Nicola Dibben & Dr Renee Timmers, Department of Music,
University of Sheffield, UK.
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Sunday 30th May 4.00 pm
Rare but Delightful French Piano Music
Antony Gray & Denzel Johnson - piano
The first concert in our summer season comprises music by Saint-Saens, Reynaldo Hahn, Bizet, Andre Caplet and the Australian composer John Carmichael's 4 Homages to French Composers.
The London based Australian pianist Antony Gray has long been regarded as one of the most interesting and communicative performers of his generation.
Sunday 6th June 4.00 pm
'Aspects of Love' in the music of Mozart
Insieme vocal soloists with Clare Clements - piano
Currently Chairman of the British Flute Society and one of only a few flautists who have launched an international career, renowned flautist Wissam Boustany has toured through Europe, North and South America, Australia, Africa and the Middle/Far East as a concert artist and teacher. Geoffrey Saba made his London début in the 1970's and was awarded a bronze medal at the First Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition. His best-selling recordings for Carlton Classics have achieved tremendous critical acclaim.
Sunday 20th June 4.00 pm
Drawn from three continents, musicians from My Lady's Chamber have studied in New York, Brisbane and Toronto as well as in London at the Royal College of Music, the Royal Academy of Music and Trinity College of Music. The group aims to communicate the passion of the Baroque, whilst retaining its essential poise and elegance.
Under leader and clarinettist Elliot DeVivo, The Waldegrave Wind Quintet performs a wide range of repertoire for woodwind ensemble.
Sunday 4th July 4.00 pm
Stephanie Bodsworth is joined by Orsino Ensemble pianist Elspeth Wyllie for a programme of classical songs and operatic arias.
Montage: Music of Marin Marais (1656 -1728)
Ibrahim (Ibi) Aziz was born in Malaysia and went to Trinity College of Music London to study the viola da gamba under Alison Crum. Whilst there he won many awards and prizes. Ibi appears regularly with The Rose Consort of Viols, and often works alongside many distinguished musicians that include mezzo sopranos Catherine King and Clare Wilkinson, sopranos Evelyn Tubb and Dame Emma Kirkby, the lutenist David Miller, and vocal groups Deller Consort and Stile Antico.
Sunday 18th July 4.00 pm
Sunday 25th July 4.00 pm
Ludwig van Beethoven: Trio Op. 1 No. 2
The Randolph Piano Trio, formed in 2009, combines the considerable and varied experience of each of its musicians, who have performed widely in this country and abroad. Past chamber music collaborations have included working with such internationally acclaimed artists as cellists Leonid Gorokhov and Alexander Baillie and the Chilingirian and Lindsay Quartets. Many other collaborations have led to performances in the some of the most prestigious venues in the UK, including the Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, the Purcell Room and Bridgewater Hall, as well as festivals including Norfolk and Norwich, Harrogate, Lake District Summer Music, and the Trondheim International Chamber Music Festival.
Sunday 1st August 4.00 pm
Li Li - soprano
Winner of six singing competitions in China and the UK, including the 2010 Birmingham Conservatoire Singing Prize, the 2009 Mario Lanza Opera Prize, 2009 Ashleyan Opera Prize, and two Beijing vocal competitions dedicated to young artists, young Chinese soprano Li Li will perform an exciting programme featuring Puccini, Bach, Mozart, as well as Chinese poems and Tippett's "A Child of Our Time".
St George's Bloomsbury
6-7 Little Russell St
Bloomsbury WC1A 2HR
020 7242 1979
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
The Association of British Choral Directors (logo)Page updated: 15rd
In association with The Association of British Choral Directors
The Choral Voice (poster)Saturday 29th May 2010
10.00 - 17.30 (registration from 09.15),
The Priory Rooms, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham B4 6AF
* How the voice works
* Improving choral singing techniques;
* Enhancing vocal performance and communication
* Differences between choral and solo singing
* Idiomatic choral sound
* The ageing voice
* Children's and adolencent voices
* Warm-up: theory and practice
* Vocal Health
* How conducting gesture affects voice
Stuart Barr; Mike Brewer OBE; Mary King; Jo McNally; Prof. Graham Welch
BVA or abcd members: £60; Non-members: £70; Students: £35*
* Students must present Valid ID and their name badge will state
"student" as profession
Morning & Afternoon Tea/Coffee included
Monday, May 10, 2010
3rd International Conference on
Narrative Inquiry in Music and Education
November 24 - 27, 2010
School of Music
The University of Queensland
St Lucia, Brisbane
Tom Barone, Arizona State University
Cheryl Craig, University of Houston
Robert Davidson,The University of Queensland
Ellen Dissanayake, University of Washington, Seattle
Bronwyn Lea,The University of Queensland
Sandra Stauffer, Arizona State University
Graham Welch, University of London
Scholars and researchers pursuing narrative inquiry in music, the arts, and
education are invited to participate in the third international conference
on Narrative Inquiry in Music Education (NIME3). This, the third NIME
conference, expands the scope of previous conferences to embrace a
multi-disciplinary view of narrative inquiry.
The purposes of the NIME3 conference are to examine the current and
potential uses of narrative inquiry in music, the arts, and education, and
to advance the philosophical, theoretical, and methodological bases of
narrative inquiry in music, the arts, and education. The NIME3 conference
continues those conversations commenced in the first two NIME conferences
and will provide a forum to engage critically with this emerging body of
In a tradition established in the previous conferences the keynote speakers
provide a multi-disciplinary perspective with speakers from Education,
Music, the Arts, and Creative Writing.
Conference Conveners: Margaret Barrett, The University of Queensland, and
Sandra Stauffer, Arizona State University
Deadline May 15, 2010
Conference presenters will be notified by June 15, 2010.
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
'The Place and Purpose of popular Music in Higher Education'. This
conference is being held at the Institute of Contemporary Music
Performance in London, UK. Guest speakers are Roger Brown (Berklee),
Richard Smith (USC) and Carlos Rodriguez (USF). Conference dates are
July 8th and 9th 2010. For details on registration and accommodation
please visit the conference website: www.icmp.co.uk/conference. For
further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org.