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Arizona Daily Sun East Side offers hub for music educationArizona Daily SunFor the last year, the event sees School of Music students on White Dove's stage alongside professional and amateur...
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Cuts to staff of Waikato University music school opposedNew Zealand HeraldThousands signed a petition against the job cuts in April. Strange said the situation had wider implications for the value...
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BBC News Katy Perry crowdsurfs at GlastonburyBBC NewsPop star Katy Perry ended her debut performance at Glastonbury by diving head first into the audience. It was less crowd-surfing than crowd-swimming,...
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The Independent Jeremy Corbyn at Glastonbury: Read Labour leader's Pyramid Stage speech in fullThe Independent“You brought the spirit of music, the spirit of love, the spirit of ideas, and you...
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Sentinel-Tribune Perrysburg band director vying for 2018 Grammy Music Educator ...Sentinel-TribunePERRYSBURG -- Perrysburg High school band director Scott Schleuter again has been named a quarterfinalist for the Grammy Music Educator...
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Cambridge Network Cambridgeshire Music Open Day: try out all kinds of arts activitiesCambridge NetworkCambridgeshire Music, the county hub for music education and arts therapies, wants to spark an interest in...
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Filming African Music 18 November 2017 Bath Spa University, Newton Park campus This interdisciplinary study day is a partnership between Bath Spa University, the African Musics Study Group UK branch...
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Twin Falls Times-News Jazz on the Canyon benefits local music education | Southern Idaho ...Twin Falls Times-NewsTWIN FALLS — Listen to jazz, blue and swing while raising funds to support...
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The Guardian Why not put music at the heart of education?The GuardianFinland has one of the best education systems in the world, where teaching music and learning to play an...
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DEADLINE COMING UP VERY SOON - 19 JUNE:A new PhD studentship opportunity, funded by National ProductivityInvestment Fund (NPIF), at the Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC),Queen's University Belfast.Details of the scheme...
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SAGE Publishing announces a partnership with the Society forEducation, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE) to launch a new openaccess journal Music & Science, providing a platform for engageddebate and insight...
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Dear Colleague,I would like to bring your attention to the advertisement below for apermanent, full-time Research Fellowship in the Centre for PerformanceScience at the Royal College of Music, London.We are...
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Chicago Daily Herald U-46 considers new standards for music educationChicago Daily HeraldIt's been more than 10 years since the music and fine arts curriculum has been updated, U-46 Fine Arts...
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Press Release Contact: Katie Baker This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / Tel: +44 (0)20 7324 8719 Mollie Broad This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / Tel: +44 (0)207 324 8782 SAGE Publishing launches Music & Science journal with the...
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The Independent Jeremy Corbyn interview: 'Live venues are absolutely crucial to the ...The IndependentJeremy Corbyn has said that he believes grime artists see "a sense of hope" in his leadership...
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Dear all, The second Conference on Computer Simulation of Musical Creativity will be held at the Open University in Milton Keynes (UK) from 11 to 13 Sept 2017. Deadline for...
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[with apologies for cross posting] SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS 4th International Digital Libraries for Musicology workshop (DLfM 2017) Saturday 28th October 2017 Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Shanghai, China Proceedings published...
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thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, we are able to offer a limited number of student accommodation bursaries for the Web Audio Conference. these will cover the 3 nights...
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Sphinx Special Artistic Advisor Yo-Yo Ma, Dean Aaron Dworkin of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and pianist Lara Downes, a Sphinx Medal of Excellence winner,...
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one-day- conference on PROFESSIONAL DOCTORATES
 This one-day-conference aims to explore how researching professionals transform both their professional practices and identities through innovative approaches to simultaneously engage with professional and academic worlds. This conference will engage...
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Fwd: ULCC upcoming concerts
upcoming ULCC concerts
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Music Education Special Interest Group Research Seminars Announcement Dyslexia, Sensory Ethnography, and Chopi Timbila Xylophone Music in Mozambique: a presentation of the film 'Estevão: a sensory ethnomusicology of learning' Robbie...
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Fwd: Guildhall School ResearchWorks - Summer Term Events 2017
Dear all, We're excited to announce the Guildhall ResearchWorks programme for summer 2017, which showcases the innovative research taking place within the school and invites external scholars to present their...
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3rd Workshop on Intelligent Music Production (WIMP 2017) Call for Papers Friday 15th September Media City UK, University of Salford The production of music often involves interdisciplinary challenges, requiring creativity,...
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Dear all, The second Conference on Computer Simulation of Musical Creativity will be held at the Open University in Milton Keynes (UK) from 11 to 13 Sept 2017. The deadline...
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The TISMIR Editorial Team and the ISMIR Board are happy to announce the launch of the Transactions of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval (TISMIR), the open-access journal of...
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Training days led by industry experts, for music professionals View in your browser Forward to a friend Swipe, Tap, Click – Everyday Technology in Music Making With sound-artist Gawain Hewitt...
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Music Education Special Interest Group Research Seminars Announcement Virtual Choirs: Going Beyond Worldwide Massive Collectives Dr Christopher Cayari, Purdue University, USA Tuesday 2 May 2017 14.00 – 15.00 Room: 938...
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Beatboxing after layngectomy
Dr Evangelos Himonides answers questions about a recent public engagement project, funded by UCL Culture.Why did it feel important to you to undertake this project/piece of engagement? and how does...
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Two books produced by CCM staff members and other colleagues are being launched after the DARE/EMEL event next Tuesday afternoon. You are most welcome to come along! Evangelos Himonides will...
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Royal Musical Association 53rd Annual Conference University of Liverpool 7 – 9 September, 2017 Twitter hashtag: #RMAConf2017 The Royal Musical Association announces the biggest programme yet for its 53rd Annual...
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3rd Workshop on Intelligent Music Production (WIMP 2017) Friday 15 September 2017 Media City UK, University of Salford Call for papers The production of music often involves interdisciplinary challenges, requiring...
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Dear all, The second Conference on Computer Simulation of Musical Creativity will be held at the Open University in Milton Keynes (UK) from 11 to 13 Sept 2017. Keynote Speakers:...
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===================MUME 2017 - BREAKING NEWS - CALL FOR LATE PAPERS===================5th International Workshop on Musical Metacreationhttp://musicalmetacreation.orgJune 19-20, 2017, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA.=== The 2017 MuMe workshop is opening up a new...
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World Premiere Beatboxing without a voice box
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE05/04/17World Premiere Beatboxing without a voice box, London, UK.Shout at Cancer and UCL proudly announce the FREE event, featuring MarvRadio (Beatboxer), La Verne Williams (Opera Singer) and our...
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