AIRS has posted four new student opportunities:
Two literature survey/ reviews associated with the AIRS digital library initiative:
- Survey of digital libraries for music and singing. This can include also non-music sites such as consideration of Talkbank, CHILDES, and ComNET (http://talkbank.org/dreams/comnet.pdf) as well as databases for motion capture, and audiovisual speech collections.
- Survey of computer technology for analysis and synthesis of singing. This may include comparisons with analysis/synthesis of speech.
- A unique postdoctoral position in research on singing is available through the AIRS at the home institution of a collaborator who agrees to be a supervisor.
- Support for students interested in conducting research on singing directed toward achieving milestones associated with one or more of the three main AIRS research themes: Development, Education, and Well-being.
Please see student opportunities for more information.
AIRS 4th Annual Meeting is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday August 22 to Friday Auguust 24, 2012 and will take place at the University of Prince Edward Island. Co-investigators, collaborators, students and partners... Please plan to attend this exciting event that will represent the consolidation of 3 1/2 years of activities and the milestones achieved. The Policy and Planning Committee meeting will take place on Tuesday evening, August 21 from 6:00 to 9:00. There will be a student workshop on Tuesday focusing on Methodologies in Singing Research. August 22nd will entail an overview of all aspects of the project, presented by the AIRS Executive including Director, Theme Leaders, and Sub-theme leaders of each of the themes of Development, Education, and Well-being as well as the other committees (Global Group, Student group, Ethics Committees)! A workshop on methodologies in singing research will be presented on August 21st.
An AIRS Symposium entitled “A major collaborative research initiative on singing: Focus on performance” organized by Frank Russo (serving as moderator and discussant) took place in Toronto, August 25, 2011 at the International Symposium on Performance Science. The conference was co-organized by Aaron Williamon and Darryl Edwards. The following papers were presented.
International Federation for Choral Music's "Choirs Transforming Our Worlds: A Symposium" (22-23 June, 2012) - InformationSubmitted by jmlane on Mon, 07/25/2011 - 15:23
Dr. Patricia Campbell sends the following information for the AIRS community regarding the International Federation for Choral Music event "Choirs Transforming Our World: A Symposium" (22-23 June, 2012):
A part of the 2012 Yale International Choral Festival
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
19-23 June, 2012