September 2017 - News!

AIRS News  

  • New study published by Psychology of Music investigates the development of children’s improvised song endings: Improvised song endings in a developmental perspective: A mixed-methods study, Beatriz Ilari (Thornton School of Music, UCLA), Cara Fesjian, Bronte Ficek, Assal Habibi (Brain & Creativity Institute, UCLA).   Link

  • New grant opportunities from the National Endowment for the Arts, USA:  Research Art Works Webinar - 3:00 pm ET, September 6, 2017  Prospective applicants may use the opportunity to ask questions of NEA staff.   Link

  • Merle Sole has published Crib song: Insights into functions of toddlers' private spontaneous singing in Psychology of Music, 45, 2, 2017.   Link

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  • PEI Singfest in conjunction with World Day of Singing will take place October 19 to 21 - with a celebration of singing event for artists, and AIRS community partners on October 19; activities in schools on October 20; and a massed choir event in the Charlottetown Confederation Court Mall on October 19.   PEI Singfest Facebook Page  ||  World Day of Singing Page

  • Together in Music: Expression, Performance and Communication in Ensembles, April 12-14, National Centre for Early Music, York, UK.  Will explore ensemble music performance from different perspectives.  Link 

  • Researching Music – Education – Technology (MET2018), 26–27 March 2018, University of London. Link 

  • The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Conference to celebrate the centenary of Leonard Bernstein's birth: Public Music Discourse - In Honor of the Bernstein Centenary, March 2-3, 2018, University of South Carolina, Columbia SC, USA.   Link

Student Opportunities

  • Up to 3 postdoctoral Research Associate positions are available at the Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, to work in the lab of Prof Carolyn McGettigan on a project funded by The Leverhulme Trust. Closing Date:  Tuesday 12 September 2017. Link1   Link2 



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