Meter Symposium 2

This symposium aims to encourage development of contemporary thought, knowledge and teaching on meter. Meter Symposium 2 follows on from the very successful student-led Meter Symposium held at the Conservatorium in June 2016. Speakers will cover a broad range of topics on meter and music over the two days.

Day One – Friday 24 February 2017
Day Two – Saturday 25 February 2017

Venue – Recital Hall West, Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Meter 2 Symposium Booklet

Meter Symposium 2 schedule (correct as of 14 February 2017)

Organisation committee: Andrea Calilhanna (Master of Music (musicology) student), Associate Professor Kathleen Nelson, Dr Michael Webb.

Keynote: Professor Richard Cohn will speak on Musical Meter as Imagined and Experienced: Pedagogical Implications

Listen again to the keynote from our recent Meter Symposium 2 at the Con, delivered by Professor Richard Cohn on our YouTube channel.

Speakers on Friday 24 February

Professor Richard Cohn (Battell Professor of the Theory of Music, Yale University), Lewis Cornwell (Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney), Dr Elliot Gyger (University of Melbourne), Professor Peter Keller (Western Sydney University), Dr Matthew Lorenzon (Monash University), Dr Andrew Milne (Western Sydney University), Dr Simon Perry (University of Queensland), Dr Myfany Turpin (Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney), Jeremy Tatar (Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney), and Dr Francis Yapp (University of Canterbury).

Speakers on Saturday 25 February

Dr Simon Barker (Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney), Associate Professor Peter McCallum (University of Sydney), Associate Professor Stephanie McCallum (Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney), and Dr Damien Ricketson (Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney).

Meter in Music Education Forum, Saturday 25 February

Panel Chair: Dr Michael Webb

Position Paper: Professor Richard Cohn
Why We Don’t Teach Meter, and Why We Should

Panel: Professor Richard Cohn, Dr Rita Crews OAM, Dr Damien Ricketson, Dr Simon Barker, Andrea Calilhanna