Research Seminar Series

The ANU Music Research Seminar is a weekly event normally held each Thursday at 3.30pm in The Kingsland Room on Level 6, School of Music Building #100. Please check each event listing as the venue may vary from the Kingsland Room.

It is the premier forum for academic staff, invited guests and postgraduate researchers of the ANU School of Music to present their work.

Upcoming events

Research Seminar: Dr Andreia Pinto Correia

3.30–5pm 20 Sep 2018

How can an art form be simultaneously abstract and universal?"Composers of concert music are faced with a fundamental question: how can an art form be...

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Past events

Research Seminar: Professor Ken Lampl

30 Aug 2018

Film Composition in the 21st Century: A Universe Beyond, Harmony, Counterpoint and OrchestrationThis seminar explores the sound world of the 21st century film...

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Research Seminar: Dr Mike Lee

16 Aug 2018

Chopin’s Silent Chord and the Nineteenth-Century Instrumental Cycle"Kevin Korsyn (2003) cites the case of Chopin’s Op. 28 Preludes to identify four critical...

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Research Seminar: Dr Richard Cohn

9 Aug 2018

Damaged Cargo: On the Unfortunate Voyage of Poetic Meter to the Land of the Modern Music-Theory Textbook"Music theory textbooks share a consensus definition of...

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Research Seminar: Assoc. Prof. Samantha Bennett

24 May 2018

Critical Approaches to the Production of Music and Sound Abstract: This seminar will introduce key themes featured in Assoc. Prof. Bennett’s new co-edited...

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Research Seminar: John Mackey

17 May 2018

An Extended Application of the Pentatonic Scale   John Mackey PhD Candidate Edith Cowan University Perth, WA An Extended Application of the Pentatonic Scale...

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Research Seminar: Dr Natalie Williams

10 May 2018

Today’s Musical Future: reshaping pedagogy for tomorrow’s cultural leaders This paper presents the goals and aims of a proposed three-year DECRA research...

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Research Seminar: Chloë Hobbs

26 Apr 2018

The use of orchestration & structure in the exploration of fluid musical hierarchies Openness and ideas of multiplicity were significant developments in...

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Research Seminar: Associate Lecturer Ji Young Kim

19 Apr 2018

Memory, Hope & Brahms’s Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann Op. 9 In an article from 1862 about Brahms’s early compositions, Adolf Schubring called...

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School of Music Research Seminar: Dr Eliot Bates

29 Mar 2018

Thinking Through Sazes & Modular Synthesizers: Explorations in Instrumental AgencyAbstractThis talk builds upon a long-term research project into acoustic...

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School of Music Research Seminar: Dr Kim Cunio

22 Mar 2018

The Case for a Music PressThe recorded music industry is in a state of flux. While certain areas are generating strong growth, such as film and video game...

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