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RIAM Amplify Research Day 2020 

Date: Thursday 12 March, 10.00 am - 5.00 pm

Venue: IMRO, Pembroke Row, Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2


10.15: Welcome & Introduction

10.20: Privilege in Classical Music - Conor Smyth-Small (MMus)

10.35: Hidden Gems: Exploring Ina Boyle's Phantasy for Violin and Chamber Orchestra - Erin Hennessey (MMus)

10.50: Music-making and well-being: Music psychosocial interventions for people with dementia and the family carers - Sophie Lee (RIAM Musicianship Faculty)

11.15: Tea and Coffee

11.45: An Exploration of the Bohemian Quartet's Recordings - Rosalind Ventris (RIAM Strings Faculty)

12.10: Modern Staging of Grand Opera: 21st Century Manon - Aimee Rose Willett (MMus)

12.25: The Work of IMRO - Keith Johnson (Director of Marketing and Membership, IMRO)

12.50: Lunch (Not provided)

2.00: How do we train teachers to adopt a holistic approach to instrumental and vocal teaching in order to prepare students for performance? - Vourneen Ryan (RIAM Woodwind Faculty)

2.25: LIGHTNING TALK: Alan Louis Smith: Musically setting the history of American Immigration - Madeline Judge (DMusPerf)

2.35: LIGHTNING TALK: An Investigation of Jānis Mediņš’s Piano Sonata (1946) - Didzis Kalnins (DMusPerf)

2.45: LIGHTNING TALK - A Humorous Snapshot of an Irish Catholic Mass - Mary Pedder Daly (DMusPerf) - Withdrawn

2.55: Deconstructing Surface Patterns: Identifying musical elements and compositional devices to evaluate context within the solo piano piece Surface Patterns (2020) - Jonathan Nangle (RIAM Musicianship Faculty)

3.20: Break

3.45: LIGHTNING TALK - Contextual Knowledge as a Performance Tool in Petr Eben's Song Cycles - Molly Adams Toomey (DMusPerf)

3.55: An examination of selected repertoire from the Cork International Choral Festival’s Post-Primary School Competition - Fearghal Ó Conchubhair (DMusPerf)

4.20: The Organ: A New Perspective on One of the Oldest Instruments - Patrice Keegan (DMusPerf)

4.45: Close

Kiana Shafei

RIAM Guest Lecture Series 2019/20

All guest lectures are open to the public and free to attend.

Dr Kiana Shafiei (Royal Northern College of Music), Wednesday 13 November 2019: ‘The Place of Intertextuality in Music Performance: A Reflection on Methods for Articulating Interpretative Decisions in Practice-based Research’

Dr Estelle Murphy (Maynooth University), Wednesday 15 January 2020: ‘'William Boyce’s Ode Manuscripts: Music, Marginalia, and Mapping.'

Dr Inja Stanovic (University of Huddersfield), Wednesday 26 February 2020: ‘Performing, Recording and (Re)constructing: a guide for historically-informed performance’