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Conservatoire PhD presentations

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

This mini-conference features presentations from PhD students studying at the Birmingham Conservatoire. There is a wide range of topics, and it promises to be an interesting and stimulating day.

Please do come and join us, all welcome!

 

Schedule overview:

Session One – 10.00-11.30

Corey Mwamba | ‘Strike? Thoughts on Vibraphone Technique in Jazz and Improvised Music Performance’

Bobbie-Jane Gardner | ‘Composition in a hyperlocal environment- for-Wards: Citywide’

Richard Stenton | ‘Content -> Medium [Annual report] + copycomposing’

 

BREAK

 

Session Two – 12.00-1.00

Helen Roberts | ‘Substituti et tibicines: Instruments in the choir at Canterbury Cathedral, 1598–c.1670’

Soul Zisso | ‘Redefining Contemporary Vocal Music: Creating a Quarter-tonal Compositional Language for Voices’

 

LUNCH

 

Session Three – 2.00-3.00

Percy Pursglove: ‘Extending Choral Tradition: New Compositional Language for Generating Improvisational Frameworks’

Trish Clowes | Loujean & Lucy Break

 

Session Four – 3.30-4.30

Susie Self | ‘Creating New Opera: Alternative Directions’

Niccolò Granieri | ‘Study and Implementation of Microgestures Towards an Expressive Digital Music Environment’

 

Download the full programme and abstracts here.

Details

Date:
September 18
Time:
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Birmingham Conservatoire – Workshop 1
200 Jennens Road
Birmingham, B4 7XR
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