I'm pleased to say that the full programme for "The Classical Music Industry", a one-day conference sponsored by PRS for Music, is now confirmed:
Booking - https://www.mdx.ac.uk/events/2018/10/conference-on-the-classical-music-industry,-including-book-launch or https://www.onlinestore.mdx.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/faculty-of-arts-and-creative-industries/conference/conference-on-the-classical-music-industry
Tuesday, October 16th
10.15 Parallel Session 1a: Contemporary Challenges, chaired by Julia Haferkorn (Middlesex University)
Dr Annabelle Lee (Royal Holloway), ‘Social Media and the Classical Music Industry: Catalysts for Change or “Classical Cult?”’
Dr Antony Feeny (independent researcher), ‘Researching Classical Music Business Data: A Symphony of Silence?’
Dr Brian Kavanagh (King’s College, London), ‘Reimagining Classical Music Performing Organisations for the Digital Age’
10.15 Parallel Session 1b: Diversity and Education, chaired by Dr Chris Dromey (Middlesex University)
Dr Artemis Ignatidou (Ernst Bloch Centre for German Thought, University of London), ‘Participatory Music Outreach Programmes among Migrant Women in Athens’
Esther Bishop (Zeppelin Universität Friedrichshafen), 'You get what you want, but not what you need? A Curriculum Analysis of Music Performance Programmes in Germany'
Dr Christina Scharff (King’s College, London), 'The Classical Music Industry: A Sociological Perspective"
11.45 Parallel Session 2a: The Composer Today, chaired by Susanna Eastburn MBE (Chief Executive, Sound and Music)
Dr Neil T. Smith (University of Nottingham) and Dr Rachel Thwaites (University of Lincoln), ‘Emerging Composers and the Composition Opportunity’
Composers Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Samantha Fernando and Steven Daverson join Harriet Wybor (PRS for Music): ‘Making a Living as a Composer: Current Perspectives'
Parallel Session 2b: Programming, Curation and Engagement, chaired by Prof. Peter Fribbins (Middlesex University and London Chamber Music Society)
Ingrid Bols (University of Glasgow), ‘Programming Choices in French and British Symphony Orchestras: Canonic Practices, National Culture and Corporate Innovation’
Masa Spaan (music curator and independent researcher), ‘Curating Classical Music: Towards a Synergetic Concert Dramaturgy’
Prof. Stephanie Pitts, Dr Marta Herrero and Dr Sarah M. Price (University of Sheffield), ‘The Gift of Music: Re-envisioning Audience Engagement through Membership Schemes’
14.00 Parallel Session 3a: Radio, chaired by Dr Christina Scharff (King's College, London)
Chris Marshall (Royal Birmingham Conservatoire), ‘The Royal Albert Hall as Maori Meeting Hut: Commissioning Music for the 1982 Proms’
Dr Chris Dromey (Middlesex University), ‘Talking about Classical Music: Radio as Public Musicology’
Dr Neil Washbourne (Leeds Beckett University), ‘Locating Classical 105.9 WQXR-FM in New York City: Commercial Radio to NPR, On-Air Supplemented by On-Line’
Parallel Session 3b: Publishing and Copyright, chaired by tbc
Dr Brian Inglis (Middlesex University), ‘Classical Music, Copyright, and Collecting Societies’
Péter Munkácsi (independent researcher), ‘Modernisation of EU Copyright Rules and Their Effects on the Classical Music Industry’
Sarah Osborn (Incorporated Society of Musicians), ‘“Growing a Forest”: The Changing Business of Classical Music Publishing’
15.30 Parallel Session 4a: Live Music, chaired by Dr Brian Kavanagh (King's College, London)
Dr Sarah M. Price (University of Sheffield), ‘“It sounded exactly like a CD…”: Articulating the Value of Live Classical Music’
Dr Jutta Toelle (Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics), ‘The Pitfalls and Promises of Audience Participation’
Julia Haferkorn (Middlesex University), 'Dancing to Another Tune: Classical Music in Nightclubs and Other Non-traditional Settings’
Parallel Session 4b: The Record Industry, chaired by Dr Brian Inglis
Sara Lambrecht (Universiteit Utrecht), ‘The Impact of New Technology on the Formats of Musical Consumption and the Shifting Role of Classical Music Recordings’
Evgeniya Kondrashina (Goldsmiths, London), ‘A Phoenix Rising from the Ashes? The State Label Melodiya in Post-Communist Russia’
Dr Marius Carboni (University of Hertfordshire), ‘Evolving Business Models in the Classical Record Industry’
17.15 Gillian Moore CBE (Director of Music, Southbank Centre), 'Who Needs Classical Music?'
Followed by Reception, including a brief discussion of The Classical Music Industry (Routledge, 2018)
Dr Chris Dromey
Associate Professor in Music
Town Hall Annexe, Room TG54
The Burroughs | Hendon | London | NW4 4BT
+44 (0)20 8411 6528
Recent publications -
‘Talking about Classical Music: Radio as Public Musicology’, in The Classical Music Industry, ed. Chris Dromey and Julia Haferkorn (Routledge, 2018), 183-246.
'New Horizons in Brazilian Contemporary Music: Grupo Novo Horizonte de São Paulo, 1988-99', Tempo, 72/284 (April 2018), 52-67.
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