11th Community Music Activity International Seminar (ITALY) (15-18/7/2008)
In Rome. Download program.
Australian Choral Conductors Education Training Summer School, presentation by Faye Dumont
The Biological Foundations of Music (USA) (20-22/5/2000)
Hosted by the New York Academy of Sciences and co-chaired by Peretz and Zatorre. Proceedings originally published as The Biological Foundations of Music (online abstracts still available); main papers republished as The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music
Brainwave Entrainment to External Rhythmic Stimuli: Interdisciplinary Research and Clinical Perspectives (USA) (13/5/2006)
@ Stanford University's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics. The first of a series of symposia on music and the brain sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts
Cradle of Language Conference (SOUTH AFRICA ) (7-10/11/2006)
Co-organised by Stellenbosch University and the Netherland Institute for the Advancement of Humanities and Social Sciences in Stellenbosch.
Includes papers from Baker, Bannan, Cross, Demolin &Mithen along with Fitch, Dunbar et al. Abstracts can be accessed from this site.
Evolution of Emotional Communication: From Sounds in Nonhuman Mammals to Speech and Music (GERMANY) (27-29/9/2007)
International Symposium at the University of Music and Drama, Hannover.
Speakers include Brown, Fitch, Juslin & Peretz
Exploring Emotion (USA) (61-17/5/2008)
@ Stanford University's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics. The third of a series of symposia on music and the brain sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts.
Festival 500: Sharing the Voices (CANADA)
International non-competitive festival of choral music held biennially (in odd years) in St John's Newfoundland. Each festival includes an academic symposium, 'The Phenomenon of Singing'. The proceedings of these symposia have been published.
Papers: see Bailey, Knight, Morton
The First European Conference on Developmental Psychology of Music (FINLAND) (17-19/11/2005)
At the University of Jyvaskyla; proceedings are available as an e-book.
ICMPC10 (JAPAN) (25-29/8/2008)
Tenth International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition at The Center for Research and Development in Higher Education, Hokkaido University, Sapporo.
ICMPC6 (UK) (5-10/8/2000)
Sixth International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition at Keele University.
Papers published as Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (eds C. Woods, G. Luck, R. Brochard, F. Seddon, & J. A. Sloboda) Department of Psychology Keele University (available as a CD-ROM)
ICMPC8 (USA) (3-7/8/2004)
Eighth International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.
Abstracts and full texts of presentations can be accessed from this site.
Inspiring Transformations: The Arts and Health (UK) (3-6/9/2007)
Hosted by the Schools of Arts and Health at the University of Northampton.
Includes a presentation from Hilary Bungay and Ann Skingley (Canterbury Christ Church University) entitled Silver Song Clubs: a formative evaluation of a health promotion initiative for older people
International Symposium on Performance Science (PORTUGAL) (22-23/11/2007)
The first ISPS, held in PortoÕs Casa da Mosica, explored theories, methods, and applications of performance science specifically within the field of music. Full texts of proceedings available on line including papers by Clift, Hancox, Morrison, Hess, Kreutz, & Stewart, Altenmuller& Gorges, Alpers, & Pauli.
ISME 2006 (MALAYSIA) (16-21/7/2006)
Twentyseventh International Society for Music Education World Conference in Kuala Lumpur
Mozart and Science Congress (AUSTRIA) (1-4/10/2006)
Organised by IMARRA in Vienna. Variously subtitled 'The Impact of Music', 'How Music Affects the Body, Mind and Emotions', 'Music Impacts on Education, Therapy and Society' and 'A Dialogue Between the Sciences and the Arts about the Effects and the Experience of Music', this event brought together key researchers (Koelsch, Parncutt, Roederer, Trevarthen, et al). Essays arising from the event have been published as Music That Works.
Music and Evolutionary Thought (UK) (22-23/6/2007)
Hosted by the Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University, the School of Music, Durham University, and the Centre for Music and Science, University of Cambridge at the School of Music, Durham University.
Conference committee includes Bannan, Cross &Fitch; Keynote speakers are Mithen& Susan Blackmore; other speakers include many of the researchers listed in these pages. Abstracts available from this site.
Music and Health: Current Developments in Research and Practice (UK) (9-10/9/2008)
Co-ordinated by the Sidney de Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health @ University Centre Folkestone; aims to provide an overview of current developments in research and practice in the field of music and health, with particular reference to: music in health and social care settings; music in public health promotion and community development, and the role and value of established community music activity for wellbeing and health. Keynote speakers: Cohen and Ansdell
Music and Language II (USA) (10-13/7/2008)
A conference in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Lerdahl and Jackendoff's "A Generative Theory of Tonal Music" @ Tufts University Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Follows the successful conference held at Cambridge University, UK in May 2007 on Language and Music as Cognitive Systems and celebrates the 25th anniversary of the publication of Lerdahl and Jackendoff's A Generative Theory of Tonal Music
Music and Medicine (UK) (21/10/2006)
SEMPRE Conference at Edinburgh University presented by the Institute for Music in Human and Social Development (IMHSD) .
Included Power Point presentations by Kreutz, Magee et al and a 'spoken presentation' by JW Davidson entitled 'Singing for health and wellbeing: a theoretical perspective'
Music at All Ages (ISME 2008) (ITALY) (20-25/7/2008)
Twentyeighth International Society for Music Education World Conference at the University of Bologna
Music in Science - Science in Music (ESCOM 2003) (GERMANY) (8-13/9/2003)
The 5th Triennial ESCOM Conference, Hanover
See Kopiez et al for record of proceedings
Music in the Mind - The Mind in Music (ICMPC9 & ESCOM6) (ITALY) (21-26/8/2006)
The 9th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition in Bologna (this is both ICMPC9 and ESCOM6).
Includes presentations from Batt-Rawden, Cross, Dissanayake, Giordano & Bresin, Hargreaves, Macdonald & Miell, Himberg, Juslin, Liljestrom, Laukka, Vastfjall & Lundqvist, London, Himberg & Cross, Peretz, Stavrou, Tolbert, Trehub, Trevarthen, Woolhouse & Cross, Woolhouse, Cross & Horton
Presentations were published as Proceedings of ICPMC9 (eds M. Baroni, A. R. Addessi, R. Caterina & M. Costa).
Music, Language and Human Evolution (MLHE) (UK) (9-10/2004)
European Science Foundation (ESF) Exploratory Workshop.
See description by Michael Balter. Organised by Mithen& Bannan. This workshop brought together key thinkers on the adaptative characteristics of music (including Cross, Fitch, Foley, Gamble, Merker, Morley,
Papers: see Tolbert, Foley.
A Scientific Report and Abstracts can be found on the ESF website under 6. EW03-135.
Music, Mind and Science (ICMPC5) (KOREA) (26-30/8/1998)
Fifth International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC5) Seoul National University.
Selection of papers published as Music, Mind, and Science (ed Suk Won Yi) Seoul National University Press 1999
Searching the publisher's website indicates that it may be out of print. Chapters: Cross
Music, Rhythm and the Brain (USA) (11-13/5/2007)
@ Stanford University's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics. The second of a series of symposia on music and the brain sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts.
Music, Technology, Culture and Healthcare (USA) (6/12/2001)
Held at the UN headquarters in NY. Organised by the International Council for Caring Communities (ICCC) in collaboration with the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University Medical Center, the UN Departments of Public Information and Economic and Social Affairs, the American Music Conference and the National Association of Music.
The Musical Brain (UK) (12/7/2002)
Hosted by The Royal Institution of Great Britain who used to maintain a selection of web pages about the conference - no longer. There is a report of the event in the Nov 02 issue of Trends in Cognitive Sciences by Lauren Stewart (abstract).
Presentations by Costa-Giorni, Krumhansl, Parsons, Robertson, Thaut, Trehub
Musical Development and Learning (UK) (10-12/9/2008)
2nd European Conference on Developmental Psychology of Music at Roehampton University, London
Musical Structure (CIM08) (GREECE) (2-6/7/2008)
The fourth Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology will be hosted by the Department of Music Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and presented in collaboration with the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM), the International Musicological Society (IMS), and the European Seminar in Ethnomusicology (ESEM).
MusicLearningLive!2008 (UK) (1-2/2008)
A National Festival of Music Education at The Sage Gateshead presented by Zone Music Education and the Department of Learning and Participation
The Neurosciences and Music III: Disorders and plasticity (CANADA) (26-28/6/2008)
On the McGill Campus, Montreal, organised by the Mariani Foundation.
PAS 1 (NETHERLANDS) (4-5/10/2002)
The First International Conference on the Physiology and Acoustics of Singing in Groningen.
PAS 2 (USA) (7-9/10/2004)
The Second International Conference on the Physiology and Acoustics of Singing in Denver.
PAS 3 (UK) (11-13/5/2006)
The Third International Conference on the Physiology and Acoustics of Singing in York.
PAS 4 (USA) (1/2009)
The Fourth International Conference on the Physiology and Acoustics of Singing at the University of Texas San Antonio.
The Phenomenon of Singing: Biological and Psycho-social perspectives (UK) (1-6/2008)
Nine free seminars (Jan thru Jun) co-ordinated by the Sidney de Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health @ University Centre Folkestone; presenters include: Mithen, Clift, Hancox, Parsons, Welch & Wigram
Second International Conference on Music and Gesture (UK) (20-23/7/2006)
Hosted by the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
Abstracts available from this site.
Singing (CIM07) (ESTONIA) (15-19/8/2007)
Third Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology held in Tallinn. The theme is singing from the viewpoint of all musically and musicologically relevant disciplines. Hosted by the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, supported by the University of Tartu, and presented in collaboration with the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM), the International Musicological Society (IMS), and the European Seminar in Ethnomusicology (ESEM). A collection of abstracts is available.