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Conservatoire PGR mini-conference

May 22, 2017 - May 23, 2017

This mini-conference features presentations from PhD students and those on the MA in Musicology at the Birmingham Conservatoire, as well as a keynote from Visiting Scholar Dr Silvana Scarinci. There is a wide range of topics, and it promises to be a very interesting and stimulating couple of days.

Please do come and join us, all welcome!

Schedule overview –

Day 1

Daniel Galbreath | Analysing Aleatory Performance
Rosemary Wilkes | Drawings on Language, Voice and Everyday Space: A Methodological Approach
Melinda Maxwell | An Instrumental Unlocking with Performer as Innovator: The Oboe as Protagonist in Rethinking the Relationships between Performance, Improvisation and Composition
David Etheridge | Easy Listening: Jerry Lanning and the BBC Radio Orchestra 1979- 1981
Richard Stenton | The Publication as an Alternative Musical Space: Composing the Medium and Subsequent Interaction Patterns
Patrick Giguère | Exploring Spontaneity and Discovery in the Composing Process of Three Pieces
Akvile Smotaviciute | An Introduction to Stanchinsky: Harmonic Developments and Rhythmic Innovation in Stanchinsky’s Piano Works
Bobbie-Jane Gardner | Composition in a Hyperlocal Environment- for-Wards: Citywide
Lucy Fox | An Exploration of Music Performance Anxiety Presenting in Woodwind Players
KEYNOTE – Dr Silvana Scarinci | Safo Novella: A Woman’s Voice in Seventeenth-Century Italy

Day 2

Niccolò Granieri | Microgestural Implementation for the Creation of an Expressive Keyboard Interface
Martin Perkinsm | Eighteenth-Century Subscribers to Musical Publications
Helen Roberts | The Use of Instruments in Provincial English Cathedrals, c.1580-
Simon Cummings | Learning to Lose Control: Composition, Computation and Collaboration with CloudCube
René Mogensen | Computational Creativity: Revisions of Wiggins’s Formal Model and a Prototype Based on Swarm Behaviour
Kurt Rampton | East Meets West: Transcribing ‘High Mountain, Flowing Water’ for Organ
Andy Ingamells | Up Down Left Right
Trish Clowes | Emulsion: A Study in Improvisation and Collaboration in New Music
Chris Marshall | Commissioning Malcolm Williamson’s Hammarskjöld Portrait: The Secretary General of the UN and the Secretary to the Controller of BBC Radio 3
Maya Verlaak | Hands-on

Download the full programme with abstracts here


May 22, 2017
May 23, 2017
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Conservatoire – Workshop 2
Paradise Place
Birmingham, B3 3HG
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