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: Mahesh Radhakrishnan

19 Sep 2019

Portuguese Burgher káfriinha and the “bailasphere”   "In this seminar I discuss the music of Sri Lankan Portuguese Burghers, in particular a genre of dance...

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Research Seminar: Jodie Blackshaw

29 Aug 2019

Wearing tone-coloured glasses: A colour-first compositional approach to the modern wind band It is proposed that a ‘colour-first’ composer is one who...

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Research Seminar: Callum Henshaw

22 Aug 2019

Beyond Repetition: The Performer as Co-creator ‘Manuel M. Ponce’s Variations sur “Folia de España” et Fugue—composed with the help of guitarist Andrés Segovia...

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Research Seminar: Dr Paul McMahon

15 Aug 2019

Handel’s musical and dramatic dialogue: Correlations between tonality and characterisation in Jephtha Contextualised by Jephtha’s ill-fated vow that victory...

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Research Seminar: Diana Scarborough

8 Aug 2019

Disciplinary Convergence – An Artist-Engineer Practice ‘I am an artist with an electronics engineering background. This began at Garden Island Dockyard (...

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Research Seminar: Dr Christopher Sainsbury

1 Aug 2019

Ngarra-burria First People Composers having an impact “‘Ngarra-burria means ‘to listen to sing’ in the Indigenous language of Sydney (known as Dharug or...

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Research Seminar: Professor Ehsan Arabzadeh

25 Jul 2019

Deciphering the neuronal language: music to my brain Ehsan Arabzadeh, MD, PhD Eccles Institute of Neuroscience Abstract An important challenge to...

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Research Seminar: Dr Jennifer Gall

30 May 2019

Listening to the Past – Performing the Past "Listening to the Past – Performing the Past: is an ongoing collaboration with ACT Historic Places in consultation...

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Research Seminar: Greg Stott

23 May 2019

The Echo Chamber and the Missing Gear 'How does one’s improvisational idiolect evolve? Often it’s an organic evolution, reflecting influences, life experience...

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Research Seminar: John Mackey

16 May 2019

The Pentatonic Matrix “My PhD research is an ethnographic reflection into my improvisatory practice which was ironically born out of a mistake during a...

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