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Online Research Symposium: Singing, Wellbeing and Social Inclusion

Friday 24th September 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (London Time)

The Voice Study Centre and De Montfort University’s Mary Seacole Research Centre are delighted to announce their next online symposium on Singing, Wellbeing and Social Inclusion on 24 September 2021 between 9am and 12:30pm (BST).

The symposium will be held on Zoom and is free of charge.

Programme:

9:00 Welcome with Prof Raghu Ragavan (Mary Seacole Research Centre, De Montfort University) and Debbie Winter (Voice Study Centre)

9:15 Prof Johann van der Sandt, University of Bozen/Bolzano, Italy

Musical Habits and Wellbeing of adolescent choir singers in Italy, Austria and Finland during Covid-19 Lockdowns

9:45 Dr Sanna Salminen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Benefits of Singing reflected in the conceptual framework of social inclusion

10:15 Celi Barberia, Sing Up Foundation, UK

Sing Up: Children and Young People and the benefits of singing

10:45 Emily Foulkes, Singing for Health Network and Voice Study Centre, UK

Singing for Health

11:15 Dr Motje Wolf, De Montfort University and Voice Study Centre, UK

The Effect of Covid-19 Lockdowns on Performer Identities of Professional Singers in the UK

11:45 Plenary

12:15 Good-bye

Dr Motje Wolf

Dr Motje Wolf was awarded a PhD in Music Education from De Montfort University Leicester (UK) and an MA from the University of Leipzig (Germany) in Musicology and Dramatics. Her research focuses on vocal pedagogy, epistemology and pedagogic knowledge exchange.

Emily Foulkes

Emily gained a Distinction in her Master’s in Voice Pedagogy, specialising in Singing for Mental Health, Pain Management, and Trauma-Informed Practice...

Johann van der Sandt

Johann van der Sandt completed his studies at the University of Pretoria, and his choral conducting at the Institute of Choral Conducting in Gorinchem, Netherlands. He is a sought after juror, composer and choral clinician.

Dr Sanna Salminen

Dr Sanna Salminen is an acknowledged music educator in her home country. She works as a university teacher in Music Pedagogy under the Department of Education at the University of Jyväskylä.

Celi Barberia

Celi Barberia has been working in music education for over 15 years, through fundraising and policy roles at Youth Music and then communications and marketing roles at Sing Up and has had a lifelong passion for the arts, education and working in charities.

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