Community Music and the Nordic countries
Fredag 10. mars 2017
- Norwegian Academy of Music
- Free admission
11.00: Registration, coffee
11.30: Opening - welcome
11.40: Keynote: Lee Higgins – (Re)defining the world of community music in the 21st Century
13.30: Launch of special issue, presentations from authors.
15.45: Debate: How can community music challenge existing music educational practice in the Nordic context?
The seminar marks the launch of a special issue of the International Journal of Community Music in which Nordic music educators and researchers explore the significance of the field of community music in the Nordic music educational context.
Participants are invited to discuss, alongside with the authors and editors of the journal, how the concept of community music fit into existing practices in the musical and music educational landscape of the Nordic countries, and how the field of community music can challenge us to rethink these practices.
Professor Lee Higgins, York St John University, UK, will deliver a keynote speech:
(Re)defining the world of community music in the 21st Century
Lee Higgins is the Director of the International Centre of Community Music and senior editor for the International Journal of Community Music.
Admission is free but registration is required.
Register at https://www.survey-xact.no/LinkCollector?key=7TSDL3P4CNC1 before 25th of February, 2017.