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RIAM Amplify Research Day 2022

Thursday, 3 March 2022

Via Zoom 

Programme to follow

RIAM Online Guest Lecture Series 2021/22

10 November 2021: Dr Eric Saylor (Drake University, USA), ‘Ralph Vaughan Williams: A Composer in War Time’

26 January 2022: Professor Mieko Kanno (Sibelius Academy, Helsinki), ‘Empathy in Music Performance’

9 February 2022: Professor Naomi André (University of Michigan), ‘Writing Opera, Singing Blackness’

9 March 2022: Dr Paulo de Assis (Orpheus Institute, Ghent, Belgium), TBC

All lectures take place at 1.00 pm

Contact for Zoom details

All lectures from the 2020/21 series are available to view on YouTube

RIAM Amplify Research Day 2021 

Thursday, 4 March 2021

Via Zoom 

Guest Speaker: Dr Enya Doyle, DipLCM FRSA AFHEA, Diversity and Inclusion Specialist 


09.30: Welcome and Introduction, Prof Deborah Kelleher (Director, RIAM)

09.35: NEWS in MAP: Women in Musical Leadership Report, Dr Enya Doyle 

09.55: Managing serious injuries as a musician, Doireann O'Carroll (MMus)

10.10: An investigation into the practical and beneficial applications of Voice Science in the studio, Matthew Mannion (MMus)

10.25: LIGHTNING TALK - Schumann's Fantasiestücke op 12, Chuhan Jin (MMus)

10.30: The Mad Hatter's Tea Party: Research and Development for the work in progress ‘The Mad Hatter's Tea Party’, an audio/visual installation for The Ark, Cultural Centre for Children (Summer 2021), Jonathan Nangle (Musicianship Faculty)

10.45: Break 

11.15: Implicit Curriculum: Improvisation Pedagogy of Nineteenth-Century Guitarists, Matthew Mazanek (DMusPerf)

11.40: ‘Even though the rain hides the stars’ The compositional style of Irish contemporary composer Liam Lawton, Mary Pedder Daly (DMusPerf)

12.00: Exploring Microtonal Music through Alois Hába's Fantasy for Solo Violin, Inana Garis (BMus)

12.15: Making an opera: the composing of Dreamcatchr (2017-2020), Dr Kevin O'Connell (Musicianship Faculty)

13.00: Lunch 

14.00: The Importance of Meaningful Communication in One-to-One Lessons for Visually Impaired Students, Maedhbh O'Rourke (MMus)

14.15: Beyond the score of Strauss’ lieder for Soprano – an investigation of the lieder traditions and pedagogy, Caroline Behan (MMus)

14.30: Covid 19 and Singing: Industry, Educational and Individual Considerations in a time of Pandemic and Beyond, Dr Imelda Drumm (Vocal Faculty)

14.55: Philip Glass: Piano Études for the 21st Century, Máire Carroll (DMusPerf)

15.20: Break 

15.35: Ancient to avant-garde: an exploration of the progression of the organ in Ireland, Patrice Keegan (DMusPerf)

16.00: LIGHTNING TALK - Relationship Based Learning and Music Student’s Self Efficacy: A Brief Introduction, Douglas Carnes (DMusPerf)

16.05: Vignettes: Ellis Island: A Performer’s Perspective, Madeline Judge (DMusPerf)

16.30: Hearing the Unheard, Prof Lynsey Callaghan (Head of Programmes and Research)

16.55: Close, Prof Denise Neary (Director of Academic Studies for RIAM DMusPerf)