AIRS 6th Annual Meeting. The AIRS 6th Annual Meeting (2015) will take place in Nashville, Tennessee (Music City, USA ☺) July 30-31, prior to the biennial meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC) co-convened by Reyna Gordon and Elisabeth Dykens). The following will be presented during the 1.5 days of the meeting.
Natural singing practices surrounding babies in their daily lives. Alisa Chitwood & Beatriz Ilari (University of Southern California) Theme: 2.1 and 1
Childhood songs: Views and values in the Vietnamese American home. Tina Huynh and Beatriz Ilari (University of Southern California). Theme: 2.1 and 1 and 3.1
The impact of singing on language development in 4-year old children. Caitline Bridson-Pateman, Petra Hauf, Annie Larouce, and Helene Deacon (St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia Canada, and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia Theme 2.3
Singing-Voice and the acquisition of phonetics in the learning of French as a foreign language. Sandra Cornaz (Lansad, Univ. Grenoble Alpes (Grenoble, France); Diane Caussade (Univ Grenoble Alpes, GIPSA-Lab, Grenoble, France). Theme 2.3
Glee 3: Benefits of singing for older adults with cognitive impairment and caregivers. Amy Clements-Cortes (University of Toronto). Theme 3.3 (3.2)
Alzheimer’s hand gestures and speech disorders in spoken and sung modalities. Diane Caussade I(GIPSA-lab, CNRS & LIDILEM ); Fanny Gaubert (Centre de formation en orthophonie, ISTR, Univ claude Bernard, Lyon, France); Maud Seriux (Centre de formation en orthophonie, ISTR, Univ claude Bernard, Lyon, France; Nathalie Henrich-Bernardoni (CNRS, Grenoble, France); Nathalie Vallee (CNRS, Grenoble, France). Theme 3.3 and 1.2
Test-retest reliability and repeated attempts in singing accuracy measurement; Bryan E. Nichols and Sijia Wang (University of Athens, Ohio, USA). Theme 1
AIRS Test Battery of Singing Skills – Bing-Yi Pan and Annabel Cohen (University of Prince Edward Island, Canada)
Pitch Analysis – Pauline Larrouy Maestri presiding (Max Planck Institute of Empirical Aesthetics, Munich, Germany
Voice Studio Analysis – Developing analysis methods for student and student-teacher interaction: What to look for
How to access and upload to the AIRS Digital Library, Karen Ludke (EdgeHill University, UK)
Western-European vocal repertoire – Darryl Edwards (University of Toronto)
North Indian classical music vocal training – Utpolah Borah (Independent scholar, Ohio)
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Congratulations to all students who received travel awards toward their travel costs to present at the meeting!
Student Amy Yu, who is a student researching the role of singing in second language acquisition of vocabulary and grammar with supervisor Henrietta Lempert in the Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto, has recently received the Dr. Lorus J. Milne and Dr. Margery J. Milne Research Award from U of T Victoria College in support of her project . She will also be the Medal Tray Bearer at the PanAm games (televised during the medal/gift award ceremonies). Congratulations Amy!
Frank Russo, has been invited to Singapore to present an invited talk on July 1 at the Science of Learning Workshop organized by the National Research Foundation (NRF). The talk is entitled " A neuro-cognitive perspective on the efficacy of singing in foreign-language learning".
Conferences, Symposiums, Workshops view all upcoming
ICA 2016, the 22nd International Congress on Acoustics will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on September 5-9, 2016. The Congress venue will be the Catholic University of Argentina in Buenos Aires (UCA). LINK