Musicians without borders
MwB’s founder and director, Laura Hassler, tells of the successes and challenges faced by a community of musicians dedicated to giving voice to the voiceless, bringing music to people struggling with the effects of war, and empowering musicians to be agents of social justice and peace around the world.
Lecture Seeking Asylum: The role of musical experiences in the promotion of health and well-being
The paper will explore the extent to which musical experiences, created by amateur and professional musicians can contribute to the overall levels of wellbeing in those living with dementia; those living in full time care and those receiving palliative care in a hospice.
Merel Martens & MAZE - Cooperation in a Vocal Group (open work session)
How can a vocal coach, a choreographer, co-conductors within the group and many initiatives strengthen the musical and social process? During this open work session Merel and MAZE will demonstrate their methods, create music 'in the moment' with you and answer your questions.
Workshop connective tissue and singing
Connected Singing - is a method Sanne has developed through many years of teaching. Through stretch, movement and sound we dissolve old body patterns that no longer support us. From here we build up the muscles that support the voice to perform and sing with flow from the inside and out.
Working with working-actions - a brief insight in a part of the Laban-YAT-system used in singing
In this workshop Bo will give a brief insight in The working-action part of the Laban-YAT-system, and in what way it can be effective and serve as a complement in teaching singing. The method can be used both in individual lessons and in the work with choirs. It can be used as a tool both for technique and interpretation.
What a wonderful world: international teaching-learning experiences in singing
This paper reports the findings of qualitative research that relied on the collaboration of three voice pedagogues and a number of senior voice students from Sweden, The Netherlands and South Africa.
Presentation of Balance in Phonation Voice Training
BiP™ (Balance in Phonation Voice Training), applicable to both speaking voice and singing voice training in all music genres, has been developed by the Finnish speech pathologist and voice pedagogue Ritva Eerola.
Workshop the IVA method, communication between voice teacher and singer
In this workshop, Jeffrey Skouson and Andreas Grussl will demonstrate proven strategies from the IVA method that help to improve communication between singing teacher and singer and, as a result, also improve the singer’s learning experience.
"Like a desire": The erotic entanglement of words and music in fin-de-siècle song repertoire.
Singers produce words and music at the same time, thereby balancing two conflicting mechanics and logics. Bartolo Musil's research goes deeper into the technical, mental and interpretational implications of this encounter.
Masterclass choir singing and music education adolescents
In this open rehearsal with the Netherlands Female Youth Choir (age 16 - 29) Wilma and Irene will illustrate their work with focus on choice of repertoire, sight reading, inner musical imagination,
natural and healthy use of voice, free use of breath.