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Scottish Chapter

The RMA Scottish Chapter coordinates and publicizes RMA-affiliated events at the Universities of Aberdeen, Edinburgh, St Andrews, and Glasgow, and at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. It encourages participants to feel part of a UK-wide musical community and aims to enhance awareness in Scotland of the considerable range of benefits available to RMA members.

Forthcoming Chapter events

Future Events

2016

Mon 11 Jan

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Hanna Choi (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) Title tbc

Wed 13 Jan

U of Glasgow

Stuart Eydmann (University of Edinburgh) Folk Music Revival in Scotland: The Prequel

Thu 14 Jan

U of Edinburgh

Marina Frolova-Walker (University of Cambridge) Stalin’s Playlist

Mon 18 Jan

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Colin Broom (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) Title tbc

Wed 20 Jan

U of Glasgow

Ian Pace (City University London) Ideological Constructions of ‘Experimental Music’ and Anglo-American Nationalism in post-1945 musical historiography

Thu 21 Jan

U of Aberdeen

Marek Korczynski (University of Nottingham) Rhythms of Labour: Singing at Work in Britain and Its Silencing

Thu 21 Jan

U of Edinburgh

Aidan Thomson (Queen’s University Belfast) Bax and the Easter Rising

Mon 25 Jan

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Gareth Williams (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland / Scottish Opera) Title tbc

Thu 28 Jan

U of Edinburgh

David Clarke (University of Newcastle) Music and consciousness: the current state of play

Wed 3 Feb

U of Glasgow

Evangelia Rigaki (Trinity College Dublin) Title tbc

Thu 4 Feb

U of Aberdeen

Pete Stollery (University of Aberdeen) Maps and Apps

Thu 4 Feb

U of Edinburgh

Tom Wagner (University of Edinburgh) ‘Very space opera’: The Scientology aesthetics of L. Ron Hubbard’s music

Wed 10 Feb

U of Glasgow

Geoffrey Baker (Royal Holloway, University of London) Citizens or Subjects? El Sistema in Critical Perspective

Wed 10 Feb

U of St Andrews, St Salvator’s Chapel

Nicholas Wearne The Music of Nicolaus Bruhns

Thu 18 Feb

U of Aberdeen

Anne Martin (University of Aberdeen) The Emergence of an Idiomatic Instrumental Style in the Consort Music of William Byrd

Thu 18 Feb

U of Edinburgh

Thomas Schmidt (University of Manchester) ‘Seven or eight intelligent people in conversation’? On texture and timbre in large-ensemble chamber music of the early nineteenth century

Wed 10 Feb

U of Glasgow

Sarah Hill (Cardiff University) title tbc

Thu 25 Feb

U of Edinburgh

Chloe Alaghband-Zadeh (University of Cambridge) Listeners’ experiences of North Indian classical music: how embodied ways of listening perform imagined histories and social class

Wed 2 Mar

U of Glasgow

Nick Fells (University of Glasgow) title tbc

Wed 2 Mar

U of St Andrews, Younger Hall Rehearsal Room

Megumi Masaki Training Musicians as Athletes for Optimal Performance and Well-Being

Thu 3 Mar

U of Aberdeen

Sarah Rimkus (University of Aberdeen) Macleod Road

Thu 3 Mar

U of Edinburgh

Leanne Langley (Goldsmiths, University of London) Art Music: J.S. Sargent as Listener, Patron, Practitioner, Performer

Thu 10 Mar

U of Edinburgh

Scott Burnham (Princeton University) Voices Late and Last: Beethoven, Schubert and the End of the Classical Style

Thu 17 Mar

U of Aberdeen

Richard McGregor (Prof. Emeritus, University of Cumbria) Exploring Engagement and Detachment in James MacMillan's Seven Last Words

Thu 17 Mar

U of Edinburgh

Rachel Moore (University of Oxford) Performing Propaganda: Music and National Identity in Paris and London, 1914–1918

Thu 24 Mar

U of Edinburgh

Michael Allis (University of Leeds) Reading music through literary scholarship: Granville Bantock, Shelley and The Witch of Atlas

Wed 30 Mar

U of St Andrews, St Leonard’s Chapel

Raymond Calcraft Words and Music

Thu 31 Mar

U of Aberdeen

Luca Nasciuti (University of Aberdeen) Fluctuating Between Sound Objects and Soundscapes: Composing with Spaces on the Edge of Noise

Wed 6 Apr

U of St Andrews, Younger Hall Rehearsal Room

Claire Garabedian The Shared Activity of Listening to Individualised Music: Fostering a Sonic Refuge for People Living with Dementia and their Carers

Wed 20 Apr

U of St Andrews, Byre Theatre Auditorium

Claudia Rossignoli Orlando Furioso 1516–2016: One Source, Many Stories: A celebration in words and music

 

Convenor of the Scottish Chapter

Dr Eva Moreda Rodriguez
University of Glasgow

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