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Leeds International Music Technology Education Conference 2007: 'Progression Routes in Music Technology Education'

Leeds College of Music

Friday 19th - Saturday 20th October 2007

The Leeds International Music Technology Education Conference (LIMTEC), now in its fifth year, is one of the leading events of its kind in the UK. LIMTEC continues to provide a forum for the promotion of good practice in music technology and music production based teaching and learning in Further and Higher Education.

The conference will offer lively debate and stimulating presentations, which will address issues of the place of music technology within the broader context of the performing arts sector, research and professional communities.

The focus of this year’s conference is the progression routes in music technology education, and associated subjects, from school through to postgraduate level.

Keynote Address : Andrew Kitchenham, The Music Technology Centre
Andrew runs The Music Technology Centre, a training and consultancy business for educators and industry alike. His current work is with Steinberg, developing educational resources for their music production software Cubase. Andrew was the Chair of Music Technology for EDEXCEL A-Level for over 10 years.

Who should attend?

  • Lecturers and teachers
  • Researchers in music technology and music education
  • Technical support staff
  • Industry specialists
  • Freelancers in industry and/or education
  • Students

Further details of the programme of events and keynote speakers will be
available shortly.

Call for Papers
The conference committee invites proposals for papers relating to the conference theme of 'Music Technology Pedagogy’. Possible topics for consideration may include:

  • Music Technology Progression from Schools through to Higher Education and beyond
  • Pedagogical models for teaching Music Technology and Production toencourage progression
  • Authenticity and Studio Practice
  • Production Analysis in Education
  • Teaching Creativity in Music Production
  • Technology versus Technique in Music Technology & Production
  • Critical approaches to Studio Environments
  • Recording Practice Research
  • Industry partnerships and knowledge transfer - its importance in education
  • Vocational vs. academic training
  • Career pathways for music production graduates

Individual presentations should be no more than twenty minutes in duration. Proposals should take the form of a title followed by an abstract of no more than 200 words. Deadline for submission is Friday 31st August 2007. Decisions will be notified as soon as possible after this date.

Proposals should be sent to:

Amy Jagger
Research and Enterprise Administrator
Leeds College of Music
3 Quarry Hill
Leeds
LS2 7PD
0113 222 3431
a.jagger@lcm.ac.uk

Book your place!

Leeds International Music Technology Education Conference 2007

"Progression Routes in Music Technology Education"
Leeds College of Music
Friday 19th - Saturday 20th October

The Leeds International Music Technology Education Conference (LIMTEC), now in its fifth year, is one of the leading events of its kind in the UK. LIMTEC continues to provide a forum for the promotion of good practice in music technology and music production based teaching and learning in Further and Higher Education.

The conference will offer lively debate and stimulating presentations, which will address issues of the place of music technology within the broader context of the performing arts sector, research and professional communities.

The focus of this year's conference is the progression routes in music technology education, and associated subjects, from school through to postgraduate level.

Keynote Address:
Andrew J Kitchenham
The Music Technology Centre
‘Music Technology - an integral part of the 21st Century Music Curriculum’

Andrew runs The Music Technology Centre, a training and consultancy business for educators and industry alike. His current work is with Steinberg, developing educational resources for their music production software Cubase. Andrew was the Chair of Music Technology for EDEXCEL A-Level for over 10 years.

His keynote address will explore the role of music technology within the 21st century music curriculum, making particular emphasis on the effective use of technology as a vehicle to facilitate the creation of original music with students who have little traditional performing skill.
The presentation will explore the balance between teaching traditional musical skills of performing, composing and listening, and the more technical skills of sequencing, recording and production. A range of examples of student learning will be used illustrate good practise.

Who should attend?
Lecturers and teachers
Researchers in music technology and music education
Technical support staff
Industry specialists
Freelancers in industry and/or education
Students

Further details of the programme of events and keynote speakers will be
available shortly.
If you would like to submit a paper to the conference panel or book a place as a delegate, please follow this link: http://www.lcm.ac.uk/research-conference/leeds-music-technology-education-conference.htm and scroll to the bottom of the page for details.

If you have any queries, please contact:
Amy Jagger
Research & Enterprise Administrator
Leeds College of Music
0113 222 3431 or a.jagger@lcm.ac.uk


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