De Montfort University (DMU) hosted a three-day international conference investigating initiatives related to community action and participation.
'Bringing New Music to New Audiences’ was a three-day international conference which intended to bring together community artists and other musicians, educators, animateurs, specialists within music and other cultural organisations, government policy representatives and representatives from cross-cultural projects who are involved with initiatives related to the conference title. Of course, project participants, non-academics and others are most welcome.
- Educational initiatives
- Working with community organisations
- The musical equivalent of public art
- Ways of effectively and robustly measuring/evaluating impact and research projects regarding the above.
Interfaces Community Arts Resources Hub
Associated with this conference is the Interfaces Community Arts Resources Hub which is intended to act as an information hub regarding initiatives, in particular around Europe but also well beyond, that focus on offer access to new music by a diversity of audiences not familiar with it.
Please use the following link to provide information on your community arts projects.
Friday, 21/09/ 2018
Peter Sheppard Skaerved “Invisible Cities”
Evis Sammoutis “Educational, artistic and collaborative strategies in engaging New Music audiences: the genesis of the Living Museums-project and Interfaces”
Lorenda Ramou “Extra-muros of the concert hall: new music events in and with the neighborhood”
Martin Fautley, Nancy Evans, Victoria Kinsella “Through the Music Maze: Adventures in experimental music with children”
Mario Duarte, “Timbral and spatial interactive systems in the community: The use of electroacoustic music in education and social integration”
Makoto Nomura “Joy of Creation and Innovation: Participatory Composition Projects by the Japan Century Symphony Orchestra”
Lilian Beidler “Performative Sound Arts in Public Space”
Mike Blow “Durational Sound Art”
Steve Jones “iPads, Mobiles and New Music in Schools”
Judith Robinson, Alexandra Richardson “ Music for Young Players”
Hans van Regenmortel “Eersteklasconcerten: a new perspective on contemporary music participation of young children in concert halls”
Jackie Walduck “Tactile: Bridging the visual impaired and sighted communities through touch and sound”
Silvia Rosani “Voice sound analysis and visual art to engage with new audiences in public spaces: a composer perspective”
Susanna Eastburn “I thought all composers were dead and had a beard”
Rodolphe Burotte, Sharon Kanach“ UPISKETCH: An old idea revisited”
Motje Wolf, Sarah Younie “ Enhancing Music Access – Pedagogic content knowledge for teaching sound-based music”
Caroline Waddington, Pam Burnand “Hull 2017: Engaging communities in collaborative composition and performance”
Leigh Landy “EARS 2 + Compose with Sounds: Bringing sound-based creativity to anyone with no prior experience”
Duncan Chapman, David Holland “Sharing experiences of sound-based creativity in schools and community settings”
John Richards “Cardboard Boxes and Cupboards: Radical electronic music”
Ruta Vitkauskaite “Walking Opera”
Dave Holland/Duncan Chapman “Compose with Sounds (Sound-based musical creativity)”
John Richards “Music for DIY Electronics”
Rodolphe Burotte,Sharon Kanach “ UPISKETCH: An old idea revisited (UPIC)”
17:00-18:30: Talks @PACE Building
Michiko Saiki “The Vocalizing Pianist: The Voices of Women”
Emma-Kate Matthews “The Spatial Instrument: Spatiosonic practice in real-time”
Barbara Lüneburg“ “Transcoding: From ‘highbrow art’ to participatory culture”
18:45-19:30: Workshop sharing (see above three workshops)
Location: PACE Building
19:30-20:00: Concert @PACE Building
Barbara Lüneburg“Slices of Life” (2016/17) for amplified violin and voice, video and soundtrack
Ruta Vitkauskaite “Walking Opera” – video installation (all day)
Caroline Waddington, Pam Burnand “ Hull 2017: Engaging communities in collaborative composition and performance” – video loop (all day)
Fiona Robertson, Ellen Thompson “The soundfestival: a festival targeted at new audiences”
Bobbie Gardner, Annie Mahtani “Composition in a hyperlocal environment – for-Wards: Citywide”
Caroline Waddington, Pam Burnand “Minute of Listening: Engaging primary school children in new music”
Isabel Jones “Salamanda Tandem: White Cane”
Salamanda Tandem “White Cane” (performance)
Isabel Jones , Duncan Chapman and Mickel Smithen
12:45 – 13:00: Closing Word & Conference Close
The following installations will run throughout the three days. Locations will be provided closer to the date of the conference.
- Pete Batchelor "Cascades (2018)"
- Mike Blow"Arpeggi: Environmentally powered sculptures"
- Seiichiro Matsumura "Sound Wrinkle"
De Montfort University, Leicester UK
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