Teaching Of Practicing - new knowledge and change

The Centre of Excellence in Music Performance Education (CEMPE) at the Norwegian Academy of Music are hosting an international conference on Teaching of practicing in Oslo 2-4 December 2015.

  • Onsdag 2. desember 2015
  • 12.30
  • NMH
  • Kr 1000
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The principal rationale for the conference is to bring new knowledge and inspiration for change into higher music education institutions.


Wednesday 2nd of December 2015

11.30-13.30: Registration

12.00-13.00: Lunch

13.15-13.30: Welcome by Siw G. Nielsen

13.30-14.30: 25 Years of reseach on deliberate practice in music. What do we know? Keynote by Andreas C. Lehmann (Hochschule für Musik Würzburg) 

14.30-14.45: Break

14.45-15.30: How do students perceive their practicing? Guro G. Johansen, Harald Jørgensen and Siw G. Nielsen (Norwegian Academy of Music/CEMPE)

15.30-16.00: Planning and goals in practicing. The reflective essay. Monica Esslin-Peard (University of Liverpool)

16.00-16.30: Coffee break

16.30-17.00: Health issues in higher music education. Louise Atkins (Royal College of Music, London)

17.00-18.30: Artistic aspects in practicing. Cecilia Hultberg (The Royal Academy of Music, Stockholm) and Even Lynne (Oslo National Academy of the Arts).

18.00-19.00: Poster session

Thursday 3rd of December 2015

09.00-10.00: Teaching practicing at the Norwegian Academy of Music.  Julius Pranevicius and Isabelle Perrin (Norwegian Academy of Music/CEMPE).

10.00-11.30: Teaching practicing at the Royal Conservatoire in den Haag, Sibelius-Academy & University of Liverpool. Erja Joukamo-Ampuja (Sibelius Academy, Helsinki), Monica Esslin-Peard (University of Liverpool), Wieke Karsten & Susan Williams (Royal Conservatoire in The Haag)

11.30-12.00: Coffee break

12.00-13.00: Relationships between main instrument teaching and individual practicing. Adri de Vugt (Royal Conservatoire in The Haag), Tania Lisboa (Royal College of Music, London).  

13.00-14.00: Lunch

14.30-16.30: Effortless mastery. Keynote by Kenny Werner

16.30-17.00: Coffee break

17.00-17.45: Practicing across music genres in student workshops. Presentations by instrumental teachers from the Norwegian Academy of Music/CEMPE

17.45-18.05: Explorational practice. Guro Gravem Johansen (Norwegian Academy of Music/CEMPE)

18.05-18.40: Practicing contemporary repertoire. Tanja Orning (Norwegian Academy of Music/CEMPE)

20.00: Conference dinner, Café Mistral, Majorstua

Friday 4th of December 2015

09.00-10.00: Learning strategies in hip hop and folk music. Johan Söderman (Malmö Högskola) and Steinar Ofsdal (Norwegian Academy of Music/CEMPE).

10.00-11.00: Mental practicing. Laszlo Stacho (Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest) and Mary Hawkes (University of Sheffield)

11.00-11.30: Coffee break

11.30-13.00: Sport psychology and practicing.  Lars-Arne Andersen (Norwegian School of Sport Sciences), Mary Hawkes (University of Sheffield) and Johannes L. Hatfield (Norwegian Academy of Music/CEMPE)

13.30 Lunch