Address: Vancouver, BC Canada

Program

17 July Theatre of Voices

3.00 pm Registration

7.30 pm Concert: World Premiere of Lamentations (2001) and UK Premiere of Song of Songs  (2000) by Howard SkemptonBerlin Mass by Arvo Pärt, Hildegard von Bingen and other early works.

Theatre of Voices, Trinity College Chapel

18 July Music as Art

9.30 am Opening Address: Music and Freedom

Elizabeth Carmack

9.35 - 10.45 am Lecture: Music in the context and perspective of the other arts

Heinz Zimmermann

11.15 - 12.30 pm Lecture: The Sacred Music of Arvo Pärt

Paul Hillier

2.00 - 3.00 pm Workshops session A

  • Choral: Paul Hillier
  • Instrumental chamber music: TBA
  • Discussion of The Ramifications of Recorded/Electronic Sound on Aesthetics and Creativity: Heinz Zimmermann
  • Music Therapy Workshop: Tommie Haglund and Elisabet Lofberg Haglund

4.00 - 5.30 pm Workshops session B

  • Choral: Paul Hillier
  • Instrumental chamber music: TBA
  • Steiner Waldorf Schools singing workshop: Anne Ayre
  • Music Therapy Workshop: Tommie Haglund and Elisabet Lofberg Haglund
  • Eurythmy - Music as Visible Sound: Music Intervals

7.30 pm Organ recital: Bach, Vierne etc.

David Sanger, King's College Chapel.

organized by Oundle International Organ Festival

19 July The Pedagogical Implications of Music

9.30 - 10.45 am Lecture: Music in the Development of the Child

Heinz Zimmermann

11.15 - 12.30 pm Lecture: Can Art and Science Meet in Technology?

Nick Thomas

2.00 - 3.30 pm Workshops session C

  • Choral: Paul Hillier
  • Instrumental chamber music: TBA
  • Discussion of The Moral Implications of Recorded/Electronic Sound on Human Action and Social Behaviour: Nick Thomas
  • Music Therapy Workshop: Tommie Haglund and Elisabet Lofberg Haglund

4.00 - 5.30 pm Workshops session 4

  • Choral: Paul Hillier
  • Instrumental chamber music: TBA
  • Steiner Waldorf Schools singing workshop: Anne Ayre
  • Music Therapy Workshop: Tommie Haglund and Elisabet Lofberg Haglund
  • Eurythmy - Music as Visible Sound: Therapeutic movement

7.30 Concert: Professional musicians attending the conference

Emmanuel United Reformed Church

20 July Music and Healing

9.30 - 10.45 am Lecture: Music - the healing art

Paul Robertson

11.15 - 12.30pm Lecture: Music Therapy and Rehabilitation for Children in Conflict

Nigel Osborne

Optional lunchtime recital: Christopher Stembridge plays Frescobaldi in Magdalene College Chapel. Organized by Oundle International Organ Festival.

2.00 - 2.50 pm Music Workshops rehearsal A

3.00 - 4.00 pm Music Workshops rehearsal B

2.00 - 4.00 pm Discussions of Music and healing: the Effective Intervention of Music for Therapeutic Purposes: Nigel Osborne

4.30 - 6.00 pm Music Workshops perform works in progress

Emmanuel United Reformed Church

7.30 pm Concert

UK Premiere of Land of Souls (2001) by Tommie Haglund, Medicinal Songs and Dances(1999) by Nigel Osborne, Death and the Maiden by Schubert.

The Medici Quartet

21 July Music as a Threshold Experience

9.00 - 9.35 am Lecture: Threshold Experience and Regeneration

Christopher Clouder

9.35 - 10.15 am Extreme States of Consciousness and Land of Souls (2001)

Tommie Haglund

10.15 - 10.45 am Music as a Threshold Experience in light of Britten's Death in Venice

The Medici Quartet

11.15 Closing Music: Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten

The Medici Quartet