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: Paul McMahon

2 Apr 2020

This is a virtual seminar only. You can join the Zoom meeting here.   Artistic Practice Research: Blending non-traditional and traditional approaches This...

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Research Seminar: Chris Stone

19 Mar 2020

The lacuna of published technical and philosophical appraoches to improvising on the violin This research addresses the lacuna of published technical and...

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Research Seminar: Prof Frank Millward

12 Mar 2020

Improvising with Technology – building the virtual Museum of Hope Improvisation is sometimes referred to as real-time composition. Composers and musicians...

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Research Seminar: Dr Stephen Loy

24 Oct 2019

About this Event  Approaching the live from a distance: Unofficial recordings, the study of performance and the texts of popular music.In comparison with...

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Research Seminar: Dr Bonnie McConnell

26 Sep 2019

To Praise or Critique: Music and Conflict Mediation in the Gambia In December 2016, the Gambia appeared on the brink of violent conflict when Yahya Jammeh,...

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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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