Music Research Colloquia

2019-20 events

A wide-ranging programme of Research Colloquia, featuring invited guest speakers and staff from the School of Music, covering a broad view of current musicology and interdisciplinary research, including composition and technology; music and social sciences; music management; new approaches to music history; music psychology; and performance (analysis, history, pedagogy, practice).

All events take place on Thursdays at 1pm, School of Music Lecture Theatre 1

Semester 1, 2019

10 October

Dr Neta Spiro (Royal College of Music)

Shared understanding in music making: Case studies in music therapy improvisation

24 October

Dr Dhanveer Singh Brar (Department of Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths, University of London)

Beefy’s Tune (Dean Blunt Edit)

7 November

Dr Michelle Phillips (Royal Northern College of Music)

Perception of time during music listening – event structure matters 

21 November

Dr Dan Tidhar (University of Cambridge)

Harpsichords, temperaments, and computational musicology

5 December

Dr Inja Stanović (University of Huddersfield)

Performing, Recording and (Re)constructing: a guide for historically-informed performance


Semester 2, 2020

30 January

Prof Tiago de Oliveira Pinto (Universität Franz Liszt in Weimar)

Music as Intangible Cultural Heritage

20 February

Dr Kate Blackstone (University of Leeds)

Conservatoire graduates and the transition into the music profession: Exploring the career-building process 

5 March

Dr Alex De Little (University of Leeds)

Spatial Listening


Prof Trevor Wishart (Independent Artist)

The Garden of Earthly Delights: creating an electro-acoustic pantomime

30 April

Dr Annie Jamieson (National Science and Media Museum)

Mixing Live Sound: Art or Science?