Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Book now! Reflective Conservatoire Conference starts February 2015

Book now! Reflective Conservatoire Conference starts February 2015

Dear Colleague

Book now to secure your place at the 4th international Reflective Conservatoire Conference (RCC) ’Creativity and Changing Cultures', Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London, from Thursday 26 February-Sunday 1 March.  The world’s only conservatoire-sector conference in music and drama, the 2015 programme is its biggest and most ambitious yet.  

Full Conference Tickets still available, as well as a limited number of individual Day Tickets. 

Buy tickets for the conference here

Exchange ideas and build connections with Keynote speakers and delegates from Higher Education centres of excellence in the UK, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the USA in discussing 2015’s Conference themes of Creativity, playfulness and improvisation; Interdisciplinary connections; The world in 2020 and beyond and Viewpoints on the developing artist.

See the full programme of performances, practical workshops, research presentations, keynote speeches, curated sessions, seminars and round-table discussions will explore the key issues in Higher Education within music and drama here complete Conference programme

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Keynote Sessions:

  • Opening Keynote panel discussion ‘The Artist as Maker (current issues and future prospects)’ chaired by Guildhall Schools Director of Drama Christian Burgess, with Daniel Evans, actor and Sheffield Theatres' Artistic Director; Lucy Kerbel, theatre director and Director of Tonic Theatre; Southbank Centre Head of Classical Music Gillian Moore; composer Edmund Finnis and Barbican/Guildhall Director of Creative Learning Sean Gregory
  • Liz Lerman (choreographer, dancer, educator, writer, and creator of the Critical Response Process, a rigorous feedback system for developing work in progress)  on ‘Feedback, judgement, and criticism: creating frameworks for change’
  • Ricardo Castro, pianist, conductor and founder of Brazil’s NEOJIBA youth music training programme on ‘To teach is to Learn’

Don’t miss the triennial Reflective Conservatoire Conference! We look forward to seeing you there. 

Professor Helena Gaunt
Conference Director Vice Principal and Director of Academic Affairs
Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Silk Street 

Joint author of Preparing for Success: A practical guide for young musicians Susan Hallam and Helena Gaunt National Teaching Fellow (2009)