Online Symposium: Access and Participation in the Anglo-Irish World, 18th November 2021

Please register for the symposium here


9.00-10.00      Fay Hield ‘Stepping Stone theory: Increasing and Diversifying Participation in English Folk Singing’

Maurice Mullen ‘Is there a place for the amateur player in Irish traditional music today?’

10-10.15 Break

10.15-11.15    Jessica Cawley ‘Examining the impact of Music Generation on traditional music education in Ireland’

Jo Miller ‘Extending participation: Challenges for a community-based traditional music organisation in Glasgow’

11.15-11.30  Break

11.30-12.30     Javier Campos ‘Myth, business, and academia. In search of musical identity in post-Celtic Scotland and Ireland’

Stuart Eydmann ‘1947 and the post-war emergence of traditional music in Scottish education”

12.30-1.15  Lunch

1.15-2.15 Samantha Jones ‘Tune Knowledge and Adaptive Expression in Irish Dance’

Mark A. Stevenson ‘The Upward Spiral: Identity and Performance in Uilleann Piping’

2.15-2.30  Break

2.30-3.30 Michael O’Malley ‘Francis O’Neill and the Policing of Irish Music”

Scott. Spencer ‘Capt. Francis O’Neill, Irish Traditional Music, and Social Status in Early 20th Century Chicago’

3.30-4  Break

4-5pm Roundtable: David Francis, Gay McKeon, Helen Lawlor, Simon McKerrell

‘Changing Routes into traditional music in Ireland and Scotland’

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