Music Education Futures in the Highlands and Islands, (video archive)

Image Credit: Music Lesson (1975) by Ion Chibzii, wikimedia commons share alike CC licence. This is a video archive of a live panel discussion on Music Education Futures in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland that took place at 1pm on Friday 18th June 2021. The panel were discussing the future for music education in … Continue reading Music Education Futures in the Highlands and Islands, (video archive)

Call for Papers: Access and participation in traditional music in the Anglo-Irish world

Date: Thursday 18th November 2021 (Online Symposium) We call for papers, presentations and panels for an online symposium on access and participation in traditional music of the Anglo-Irish world. The symposium will focus on routes into traditional and folk musics, and empirical understandings of how socio-economic and other contextual factors affect the access to, and … Continue reading Call for Papers: Access and participation in traditional music in the Anglo-Irish world

Postgraduate Scholarships available Newcastle University apply now

Postgraduate Funding Opportunities at Newcastle University The International Centre for Music Studies at Newcastle University is delighted to announce a number of funding opportunities for Postgraduate Study. We are offering two Florence Hilda Yates Music Scholarships covering 100% of Home tuition fees for the MMus, MLitt or MPhil degree programmes. One of these awards is … Continue reading Postgraduate Scholarships available Newcastle University apply now

Music Festival Futures in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, (video archive).

As part of the Music in the Creative Economy project, I held a public panel discussion on the future for music festivals in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland as we emerge from lockdown. Three leaders from the biggest events on the music festival calendar discussed how they are planning for their festivals this year … Continue reading Music Festival Futures in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, (video archive).

Public Panel: Unlocking Live Events in the Highlands and Islands, (Video Archive).

Image Credit: John Grubbs, Wikimedia Commons As part of the AHRC Music in the Rural Creative Economy Fellowship, we held a live public panel discussion about unlocking live events in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, with three leading figures in the Scottish arts scene. The video archive of the debate is available here now: … Continue reading Public Panel: Unlocking Live Events in the Highlands and Islands, (Video Archive).

Open Call: Creative Responses to “Liveness”

The Newcastle University Performance Research Network is looking for short creative responses to the idea of ‘liveness’ in performance. This call is open to anyone in the world, within or outside of the University.   The chosen responses will be hosted on a permanent online exhibition. Responses can be in any artistic form, but must be submitted as … Continue reading Open Call: Creative Responses to “Liveness”