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Developments in Performance Science Research: How Can We Better Equip and Support our Industry?

Thursday 23rd February 2023, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (London Time)

Few pursuits are as dynamic and enjoyable as making music.

The results of recent research, however, suggest that stress and anxiety are widespread among musicians and that healthy approaches to training and working in music are far from uniform throughout the profession.

This presentation will review the latest developments in the field of performance science to examine how musicians can equip themselves with skills to excel.

It will also examine how music educators, administrators and policy makers can play an active role in providing supportive environments where health and wellbeing is considered integral to professional music training.

Professor Aaron Williamon

Aaron Williamon is Professor of Performance Science at the Royal College of Music (RCM) where he directs the Centre for Performance Science, a partnership...

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Thursday 25th July 2024
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
(London Time)

“The Chandler Curriculum for Training Pop Singers” – a deeper dive

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Adhering to the curriculum, key areas explored in this session will include posture, breathing & support, tone & registration, diction, rhythm, vibrato, pitch, harmony, range, agility, musicianship, interpretation, performance, amplification & technology and vocal health as they apply specifically to the CCM singer.

That’s What He Said: Gender Inequity in Sound Perception Research
Tuesday 30th July 2024
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
(London Time)

That’s What He Said: Gender Inequity in Sound Perception Research

Kristen Murdaugh

This course will detail the historical roots of gender inequity and bias in sound perception research, contrast that against present day research methods, and explore cutting-edge research that highlights the many roles that gender may play in sound perception, as well as in singing, and why those roles may impact research outcomes.

Habilitation for the Aging Avocational Singer
Tuesday 6th August 2024
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
(London Time)

Habilitation for the Aging Avocational Singer

Dann Mitton

Join us to enhance your skills as a voice teacher and make a meaningful impact on the lives of aging singers. Equip yourself with the expertise to support their vocal journey and ensure they continue to enjoy singing with confidence and joy.