Monday 23 September, 6pm Milton Court Seminar Room S O C I A L I M PACT A N D THE ARTIS T IN S OCIE TY
Song-writing on the NHS? Investigating Group Music Therapy for Adults with Chronic Depression Can creating songs help adults with chronic depression? Dr Catherine Carr presents findings from the SYNCHRONY project investigating the feasibility of group song-writing as a music therapy intervention. Monday 30 September, 6pm Milton Court Seminar Room
Historically Informed Singing: Fantasy, Reality – or an Irrelevance? 30
The phrase ‘historically informed’ is a badge worn by many singers who perform ‘early music’. Professor Richard Wistreich asks just what that phrase really means. Tuesday 8 October, 6pm Milton Court Seminar Room S O C I A L I M PACT A N D THE ARTIS T IN S OCIE TY
‘And the difference is...?’ Evaluating the Impact of Music Therapy and Therapeutic Music Interventions Demonstrating the value of music-based interventions is often highly desirable. But how can we best represent the impact of music-making in each context? Guildhall’s Head of Music Therapy Ann Sloboda leads a discussion of two recent evaluation projects.
Monday 21 October, 6pm Milton Court Seminar Room
Drag: Surviving and Thriving Dr Stephen Farrier discusses drag’s wide appeal, looking at its presence in performance cultures, LGBTQ+ communities and in unexpected places doing interesting things.
Monday 28 October, 6pm Milton Court Seminar Room
Dialectics of Participation Borrowing concepts from cognitive philosophy and bringing them into a conversation with critical theory, Dr Gareth White examines the confusing and contradictory business of being an audience participant. Monday 4 November, 6pm Milton Court Studio Theatre
Shaping Movement Through Object Using a Voluminous Movement Mobile Stage Object, Marc Proulx observes simple movement principles by playing with the weight and following the imbalance.