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: Sally Walker

3.30pm 21 Mar 2019

Multi-fingering systems: the neurological and physiological implications in shifting between musical instruments With the advent of Historically Informed...

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Past events

Research Seminar: Prof. Eckart Altenmüller

14 Mar 2019

Healthy Practising: how modern brain sciences contribute "All musicians have to practice, all their professional lifetimes. It can be an extremely demanding...

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Research Seminar: Clancy Newman

7 Mar 2019

The Golden Ratio Method "Inspired by the mathematics behind how certain types of trees most evenly distribute their branches, I asked myself: would it be...

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Research Seminar: Assoc. Prof. Samantha Bennett

28 Feb 2019

Modern Records, Maverick Methods: Technology and Process in Popular Music Record Production 1978-2000 (book launch) This seminar will introduce key themes...

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Research Seminar: Dr Bonnie McConnell

25 Oct 2018

Music for Mental Health: Developing an Interdisciplinary Research Partnership in the GambiaThis presentation will explore the challenges and opportunities...

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Research Seminar: Alejandra Urrutia Borlando with Caroline Ward

4 Oct 2018

Orchestral Music Driving Cultural TransformationIn latin America poverty is not a conceptual issue, it is a daily part of life. Music therefore plays a role...

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Research Seminar: Dr Andreia Pinto Correia

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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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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