Western Classical Music Pedagogy: Music theory, Analysis and Techniques of Composition

Western Classical Music Pedagogy:  Music theory, Analysis and Techniques of Composition


This one-day conference will take place at Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House, University of London (under the auspices of the Institute of Musical Research: music.sas.ac.uk) on Wednesday March 27, 2013 from 10.00-18.00.


Papers of 10 or 20 minutes duration, demonstrations and round table events are invited on undergraduate music pedagogy. Subjects may include, but are not limited to, the use of ‘pastiche’ writing, voice-leading and Schenkerian approaches, music history and analysis, pedagogical methodologies, critical use of textbooks, the use of technology, the relationship between academic studies and music performance, and the relationship between the Conservatoire and University environment.


Keynote speakers:


Professor Michael Spitzer (University of Liverpool), and


Jeremy Summerly (Sterndale Bennett Lecturer in Music, Royal Academy of Music)


An abstract of no more than 200 words should be sent to Dr Robert Sholl r.sholl@ram.ac.uk by November 30, 2012.


Programme Committee: Dr Timothy Jones, Dr Anthony Gritten, Dr Alex Hills, Dr Robert Sholl

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