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  • 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.

Oral presentations

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

Workshops

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)

Master Classes

Western-European vocal  repertoire – Darryl Edwards  (University of Toronto)

North Indian classical music vocal training – Utpolah Borah   (Independent scholar, Ohio)

For additional information about the AIRS Annual Meeting keep checking the website and   click here

Congratulations to all students who received travel awards toward their travel costs to present at the meeting!

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 

 

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Conference Presentations from AIRS Researchers this Month

Canadian Psychological Association/  Société Canadienne de Psychologie Ottawa,  June 6, 2015

  • BEYOND SINGER VS. NON-SINGER IN SINGING, HEALTH AND WELL-BEING: DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING OF THE SINGING EXPERIENCE SCALE 

    Mary Gick, Carleton University; Sally Busch, Carleton University

  • IMPROVING CHILD WELL-BEING AND PROMOTING RESILIENCE THROUGH AN ORIGINAL MENTAL HEALTH SONGBOOK

    Laura L Armstrong, Saint Paul University

  • ENRICHING STUDENT EXPERIENCE THROUGH A UNIVERSITY MULTICULTURAL CHOIR AND SONG CIRCLE

    Annabel J Cohen, University of Prince Edward Island; Shannon M Moore, University of Prince Edward Island

Canadian Society for the Study of education  Société canadienne pour l’étude de l’éducation (May 30-June 3)

  • SUPPORTING STUDENT’S HEALTH AND WELL-BEING THROUGH SINGING: AN INVESTIGATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT’S EXPERIENCE IN SINGING IN UNAUDITIONED CHOIRS.

    Katryn Hurst (Queen’s University)

  • PLACING IPADS AS RESOURCES IN AN INTERGENERATIONAL ART CLASS:  IMPLICATIONS FOR MULTIMODAL LITERACY.

    Rachel Heydon, Lori McKee (Western University) Bridget Daly

Canadian Society For Brain Behavior & Cognitive Science /  Société Canadienne des Sciences du Cerveau du Comportement et de la Cognition, Ottawa, June 7, 2015

  • THE ROLE OF MUSICAL VS TONE-LANGUAGE EXPERIENCE ON IMPLICIT CHOICE OF KEY FOR SINGING A FAMILIAR SONG.

Bing-Yi Pan & Annabel J. Cohen, University of Prince Edward Island

2015 Chorus America Conference, Boston, MA  June 17-20

  • MUSICAL AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT FROM KODALY GROUP SINGING IN EARLY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL abstract

Martin Gardiner (University of Rhode Island) 

 

 

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