Category Archives: Invited Speaker Series

Helping to find your voice: A project by Karen Wise on the science of singing

Singing is part of everyday life: from supporting our favourite sports teams with the National Anthem, to soothing children with a lullaby. Yet, while I always burst into ‘Happy Birthday’ when the cake comes out at a party, my grandmother … Continue reading

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Mom’s Spaghetti: Demystifying Performance Anxiety

Insights into music performance anxiety and managment with Prof. Aaron Williamon, Centre for Performance Science by Darragh Lynch & Georgina Ng “His palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy, There’s vomit on his sweater already, mom’s spaghetti” – Eminem … Continue reading

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Did Marilyn Actually Sing in Tune?

Reporting on a talk by Pauline Larrouy-Maestri from the Max Plank Institute for Empirical Aesthetics in Germany, with an academic background in psychology, speech therapy, music, and pedagogy, 12th November 2015 Marilyn Monroe singing Happy Birthday to American president John … Continue reading

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