July 2011 - News!

Technical Program added to AIRS 3rd Annual Meeting section of site

Please see the technical program for the AIRS 3rd Annual Meeting now available on the 3rd Annual Meeting information section of this Web site.

Click here for a direct link to program page.


International Federation for Choral Music's "Choirs Transforming Our Worlds: A Symposium" (22-23 June, 2012) - Information

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.

Advancing interdisciplinary research in singing: A performance perspective
Annabel J. Cohen

Have we made ourselves clear? Singers and non-singers' perceptions of the intelligibility of sung text
Jane Ginsborg, Philip Fine, Christopher Barlow

Adults identifying as "non-singers" in childhood: Cultural, social, and pedagogical implications
Susan Knight

Entrainment to speech and song
Pascale Lidji, Caroline Palmer, Isabelle Peretz, Michele Morningstar

Perspectives on singing and performance in music therapy
Laurel Young, Jennifer J. Nicol

Additional papers were presented by members of AIRS in other sessions:

Frank Russo
Lisa Chan
Darryl Edwards
Stephen Livingstone
Johanna Devaney
Ichiro Fujinaga
Richard Parncutt

For more information see http://www.legacyweb.rcm.ac.uk/ISPS/ISPS2011/Proceedings


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