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Research seminars

These seminars are normally held on Wednesdays from 4pm until 5.30pm. The series includes papers by visiting speakers, as well as presentations by University of York staff and current research students.


Generating music in the raw audio domain

Dr Sander Dieleman presents his research on the nature of realism in music generation.


Compromised Solidarity: Joy Simpson Breaks the Cultural Boycott of Apartheid South Africa

Juliana Pistorius will present a critical account of the gendered discourses of transgression, collusion, and demise inscribed into the relationship between Western art music and political protest.

Recent events

Collaborative composition and wellbeing

Wednesday 19 February 2020

Caroline Waddington-Jones speaks on the positive wellbeing effect group music-making can have

Mixing live sound: Art or science?

Wednesday 5 February 2020

Annie Jamieson will present a talk on the perception of sound engineering in a live environment.

In praise of God or Plutus? A re-examination of the motivations behind the seventeenth-century Laudians' musical practices in the English Chapel Royal

Wednesday 22 January 2020

Hannah Rodger re-examines the Laudians' musical practices and re-evaluation of their motivations.


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