Conference Director: Mary Stakelum
The aim of the conference is to gather together researchers, teachers and practitioners to share and discuss research that is concerned with all aspects of teaching and learning in music: musical development, perception and understanding, creativity, learning theory, pedagogy, curriculum design, informal settings, music for special needs, technologies, instrumental teaching, teacher education, gender and culture. Music education is also viewed in the context of arts education, the whole curriculum and its sociocultural contexts.
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS TO INCLUDE
Professor Evert Bisschop Boele – Prince Claus Conservatoire, Groningen, Netherlands
Professor Patricia Shehan Campbell – University of Washington, USA
Professor Heidi Westerlund– Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts, Helsinki, Finland
Associate Professor Ruth Wright – Don Wright Faculty of Music, Western University, Canada