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Read more at: Colloquium: Dr. Anna Bull, University of York

Colloquium: Dr. Anna Bull, University of York

Wednesday, 23 February, 2022 - 17:00

‘The Music Lab’: Embedding youth voice within instrumental classical music education Despite decades of policy and practice interventions towards supporting young people’s voices in education more widely, instrumental classical music education has not tended to adopt a youth voice perspective. However, music education...


Read more at: Colloquium: Dr. Renee Timmers, University of Sheffield

Colloquium: Dr. Renee Timmers, University of Sheffield

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022 - 17:00

An embodied and cross-cultural perspective on aesthetic emotions in music Whether aesthetic emotions are distinctive from emotions experienced in everyday non-aesthetic contexts is argued for and disputed on various grounds. Indeed, both differences and similarities are relevant: whilst not categorically different...


Read more at: Colloquium: Dr. Erin Johnson-Williams, Durham University

Colloquium: Dr. Erin Johnson-Williams, Durham University

Wednesday, 9 February, 2022 - 17:00

Sounding Incarceration: The Colonial Hymn as Biopolitics This paper considers the colonial hymn as a means of negotiating biopolitical strategies of control in the concentration camps of the South African War (1899–1902). In these spaces of enforced ‘congregating’, communal hymn singing emerged as a form of theological and...


Read more at: Colloquium: Dr. Katie Rose Sanfilippo, City, University of London

Colloquium: Dr. Katie Rose Sanfilippo, City, University of London

Wednesday, 2 February, 2022 - 17:00

Using music to support maternal mental health in The Gambia Mental health problems in the perinatal period are a particular challenge in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and can affect the mother and her developing child. It is thus of high priority to develop new low-cost, non-stigmatising and culturally...


Read more at: Colloquium: Dr. James Olsen, University of Cambridge

Colloquium: Dr. James Olsen, University of Cambridge

Wednesday, 26 January, 2022 - 17:00

The fantastic and the human: understanding the relationship between octatonicism and tonality in Messiaen’s Le Banquet Céleste and Back to the Future The connection between the octatonic scale and the idea of the ‘fantastic’ can be traced back at least as far as late nineteenth-century Russian music: Richard Taruskin (1996...


Read more at: Colloquium: Keith Howard; Professor Emeritus and Leverhulme Fellow, SOAS, University of London

Colloquium: Keith Howard; Professor Emeritus and Leverhulme Fellow, SOAS, University of London

Wednesday, 17 November, 2021 - 17:00

Creativity Curtailed, Ideology Imposed: Reconstructing a Hidden History of North Korean Music and Dance For half a century, a monolithic artistic policy has gone hand in hand with absolute political autocracy in North Korea. This, according to official statements, is because the state has developed a Korean style of human...


Read more at: Colloquium: Errollyn Wallen, Wort Residency 2021-22

Colloquium: Errollyn Wallen, Wort Residency 2021-22

Wednesday, 1 December, 2021 - 17:00

Errollyn Wallen in conversation with Professor Richard Causton Since we expect a larger than usual turnout for this event, kindly arrive 15 minutes early.


Read more at: Colloquium: Dr. Ruth Tatlow, Derek Brewer Visiting Fellow, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge

Colloquium: Dr. Ruth Tatlow, Derek Brewer Visiting Fellow, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge

Wednesday, 10 November, 2021 - 17:00

Emotion in Proportion


Read more at: Colloquium: Dr. Peter Harrison, University of Cambridge

Colloquium: Dr. Peter Harrison, University of Cambridge

Wednesday, 3 November, 2021 - 17:00

Spectral Effects on Consonance


Read more at: Colloquium: Professor Melvin L. Butler, University of Miami (online event)

Colloquium: Professor Melvin L. Butler, University of Miami (online event)

Wednesday, 27 October, 2021 - 17:00

Lines in the Sand: Music, Flow, and Boundary-Crossing in Jamaican Pentecostal Worship