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SysMus20 - Call for papers

Posted on Monday 20 January 2020

The International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology (SysMus) will take place at the Department of Music at the University of York from 15 – 17 September 2020

The brain that learns to sing and is changed by it. Research Seminar: Dr Boris Kleber, Aarhus University

Posted on Wednesday 16 October 2019

Describing the neural processes that mediate human vocalizations is fundamental to a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms and can tell us how our brain changes with experience.

The Role of Singing Accuracy and Imagery Self-Report in Auditory Imagery Tasks Research Seminar: Prof Andrea R. Halpern, Bucknell University

Posted on Friday 11 October 2019

Auditory imagery underlies many musical tasks, including good pitch imitation, and can be measured by self-report and in objective tasks.

How do people listen to music in the digital age? Research Seminar: Dr Steffen Lepa, TU Berlin

Posted on Wednesday 9 October 2019

Explaining the Audio Repertoires of the German normal population and their change during the advent of music streaming services.

SysMus 2020 will be held in York and hosted by the YMPG

Posted on Tuesday 10 September 2019

We are very excited to host the International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology (SysMus) at the Department of Music at the University of York from 15- 17 September 2020 in York, England.

Audience Research in the Arts Conference

Posted on Thursday 18 July 2019

Members from the Experimental Concert Research (ECR) team attended the Audience Research in the Arts conference, organised by the Sheffield Performer & Audience Research Centre (SPARC).

Anna Detari takes her research to the 4th International Congress on Treatment of Dystonia

Posted on Monday 20 May 2019

Last week I had the pleasure to participate and present at the 4th International Congress on Treatment of Dystonia.

Hauke joins the panel at the Harman luxury audio studio opening

Posted on Tuesday 14 May 2019

Hearing is passive, listening takes skill. To celebrate the opening of our Luxury Audio Studio at the Harman Experience Store Munich, seven experts discussed the Art of Listening.

Distributed Network Performance Research in Journal of Music, Technology and Education

Posted on Thursday 21 March 2019

The Journal of Music, Technology and Education recently published a special edition on distributed network performance and telematic music, focusing on the generic lioresal. Online Orchestra, an Arts & Humanities Research Council-funded project that run between October 2014 to March 2016.

Understanding the concert experience: Implications for research and artistic practice

Posted on Monday 4 February 2019

Research Seminar by Professor John Sloboda, OBE, FBA, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London

YorkTalks Spotlight Competition

Posted on Friday 11 January 2019

Anna Detari wins The University of York's PhD Spotlight competition

2019 PhD Scholarships in Music Science and Technology, University of York

Posted on Wednesday 28 November 2018

The Music, Science and Technology Research Cluster (mstrc) at the at the Department of Music, University of York, invites applications for PhD research.

Research Seminar by Prof. Stephanie Pitts: 'Understanding audiences for the contemporary arts: a tale of four cities'

Posted on Wednesday 21 November 2018

Comparing audience experience across art forms and cities, working with partner organisations in Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool and London.

YMPG hosts Music Department research seminar today by Dr Duncan Williams: 'Music or ‘just’ Noise: Does your brain agree with your heart?’

Posted on Wednesday 17 October 2018

This talk considered noise as a category of sound responses; including definitions used by acousticians and engineers, and in the context of music. It also discussed the use of alternative metrics - particularly the emerging field of multimodal biophysiological response - to suggest how these tools might be adapted to musical metering and control signals in creative music contexts.

Visiting seminar leader: Jonna Vuoskoski

Posted on Thursday 21 June 2018

YMPG were thrilled to welcome Jonna to the York Music Psychology Group and the University of York recently to deliver a research seminar 'Moved by music: The role of empathy in music-induced emotions'

Dr Federico Reuben live coding improvisation concert at York Spring Festival

Posted on Monday 23 April 2018

Dr Federico Reuben was joined by Rachel Musson (sax) and Mark Sanders(drums) for a live coding improvisation concert on the 5th of May during the York Spring Festival.

SysMus 2016 Conference Report published

Posted on Thursday 15 February 2018

Written by YMPG member Diana Kayser

York Music Psychology Group Conduct Music and Emotion Research for Bang and Olufsen

Posted on Monday 21 August 2017

Dr. Hauke Egermann and members of the YMPG ran two sessions in which participants responses to four musical excerpts were measured using the Music Departments audience response system. The research, commissioned by Danish technology company Bang and Olufsen, took place in the University of York Music Department on the 14th of August.

YMPG at ESCOM 2017, University of Ghent

Posted on Friday 4 August 2017

Please read our conference report, written by Katherine O'Neill; European Society for the Cognition of Music conference 31 July 20 17 - 4th August 2017, University of Ghent,

Music Science and Technology Research Cluster Launch

Posted on Monday 28 November 2016

The launch of the University of York Music Science and Technology Research Cluster took place on Friday the 25th of November 2016 in the Rymer Auditorium at the Department of Music at the University of York. The 50 odd guests were treated to an evening of introductory talks about the cluster and current topics within each group.

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