November 2012 - News!

Message di Voce, the AIRS Newsletter, Fall 2012 issue is now available! The newsletter provides a summary of the 4th Annual AIRS meeting and the Mid-term review. It includes important upcoming project dates and other dates of interest to AIRS members, and includes items that require your action as well, so please take time to review and enjoy this issue.


The Midterm Review Report arrived with  accolades for the team and recommendation to renew funding as well as other recommendations.  Annabel Cohen and the Steering Committee are working on a response  to the report which the granting agency has requested for mid-November.


Geneva Colloquium on Music and Emotion

AIRS Collaborator Johan Sundberg will be presenting the following workshop on Friday 16th November:

Emotion in the singing voice / L’émotion dans la voix chantée
Demonstration of basic physiological mechanisms of the singing voice using hands-on examples of the
role of different acoustic and music structural parameters in different types of emotional
interpretation (including examples on singing synthesis). Presentation by a leading expert on the
singing voice and interaction with two professional singers and a psychologist working on music and

A full program for the event is now available.


Island Songs edited by Godfrey Baldacchino - AIRS Publication, Book Discount

AIRS affiliates can now claim up to 50% off the price of "Island Songs - A Global Repitoire" edited by AIRS Sub-Theme 3.1 Co-Leader, Godfrey Baldacchino.

To claim the discount, follow the steps below:

1.       Go to the Rowan & Lillefield Publishers Website

2.       Scroll to the bottom

3.       Select Contacts (Call our customer service directly)

4.       Provide the ISBN and the full book title

5.       Indicate that you are a contributor to the volume and thus by contract you should receive a 50% discount off the price of the book.

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