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.

Past events

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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School of Music Research Seminar: Llewellyn Osbourne

15 Mar 2018

Bridging the Gap Between Classical & Jazz Violin: Technical & Practical ConsiderationsThrough practice-led research, a method is devised to help...

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Classical Music Performance Norms: And How to Escape Them

8 Mar 2018

While Western Classical Music appears to celebrate creativity, and generates powerfully moving experiences, it also constitutes one of the most authoritarian...

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Music for Peace in Sudan: A Conversation with Asim Gorashi & Kim Cunio

1 Mar 2018

Sudanese musician and researcher Asim Gorashi has been travelling the world in the last two years documenting vanishing Sudanese music, as well as using music...

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