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Improvisation Pedagogy

Leeds College of Music, Leeds, Wednesday 10 May 2006

10:30   COFFEE and Welcome

Room 219
11:00   Kathinka Walther (Foot and Mouth Dance Company) Teaching
	Improvisation in Dance
11:30   Anita Wadsworth (Royal Academy of Dance) Beyond Physicality
	- Learning and Teaching through Dance Improvisation

12:15   David Dolan (GSMD) When Improvisation and Interpretation Meet:
	Flow, Real-Time Creativity in Performance

13:15   LUNCH

The Venue
14:30   Sally Doughty (De Montfort) Improvisation: What do I do and why
	do I do it?
15:00   Louise Gibbs (LCM) Keeping Improvisation Dangerous

15:30   Matthew Sansom (University of Surrey) Free Improvisation in
	Theory and Practice: understanding music through the phenomenology
	of sound and musical experience

16:00   Rob Smith (Bath Spa) Free Improvisation in Norway and Britain: an
	exploration of good practice in teaching and learning

16:30   TEA

16:45   Rod Paton (University of Chichester) Living Music: The Holding
	Form as Teaching Tool for Improvisation and Composition

17:15   Julia Barclay (Apocryphal Theatre) Cutting It Up in the Classroom

Further Information
Keynote Speaker
David Dolan, Professor of Piano at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama
and the Yehudi Menhuin School will give a keynote lecture-demonstration on
'Interpretation through Improvisation'.

The Study Day takes place during the FUSELeeds Festival, which has events
taking place in the College and in many other venues around the city. You
may wish to attend some of these events whilst you are in Leeds. Please
see the website

Leeds College of Music is situated in the Cultural Quarter of Leeds, 
adjacent to the West Yorkshire Playhouse, the BBC and the Wardrobe Jazz 
Club. It is a few minutes walk from the bus station (local buses and 
National Express) and about 15 minutes walk from the train station. Maps 
can be found here

There are several options within a short walk from the College for those
who wish to stay the night. Here are some ideas:

Jury's Inn
Golden Lion

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