Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Making an impact with your research in the outside world – RNCM Research Study Day (17/1)

Venue: RNCM Carole Nash Recital Room (a.m.) and RNCM Studio Theatre (p.m.).

Following the success of last year’s Staff/Student Research Study Day around the theme of ‘Teaching and Learning Practice as / in Research’, we are organising an event on Thursday, 17 January 2013 on the topic of ‘Making an impact with your research in the outside world’.

The event is open to anyone interested – RNCM staff, students, colleagues from any other HE institution, cultural industry administrators, professional arts workers, etc.

There will be a series of sessions bringing together researchers – both students and staff – with representatives from a variety of professional and cultural industry partners. You are warmly invited to join us for all or part of the day, which will run from 10.00 to 5.00, and include presentations, discussions, an installation by PhD composition students, as well as lunch, a lunchtime concert and opportunities to meet and network.

The programme is:

Carole Nash Recital Room

Presentations and Roundtable discussion: RNCM Composer Festivals/New Music North West Festivals – looking back and looking forward with:
Clark Rundell (Head of Conducting, RNCM and Director of Ensemble 10/10; Toby Smith (Head of Performance and Programming, RNCM); Prof. Adam Gorb (Head of Composition, RNCM); Dr David Horne (Composer, RNCM); Richard Wigley (General Manager, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra)

Presentations and discussion: Music and musicians in healthcare situations with David Cain (Director of Regeneration and Charities at Central Manchester University Hospitals Foundation Trust); a member of professional hospital treatment staff, led by Holly Marland (Knowledge Exchange Manager, RNCM)


Lunchtime Concert – RNCM Harp Ensemble, including world premiere of a work by Tim Garland, RNCM Research Fellow in New Music

RNCM Studio Theatre

Collectives and Curiosities – installation/presentation by three RNCM student composers, Jacob Thompson-Bell, Emma Ruth-Richards and Michael Betteridge

How do innovative musical performers make an impact in the wider world through their work?: Roundtable discussion between RNCM musicians (including Tim Garland), programmers and curators

If you wish to attend please book a place by contacting  Christina Brand, Research & Enterprise Administrator,
e: research@rncm.ac.uk  t: 0161 907 5228.

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