Symposium VIII – 2010, Helsinki, Finland

9 – 13 June, 2010

Sibelius Academy, “R Building”, Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 9, Helsinki, Finland
Concert Hall (ground floor)
Chamber Music Hall (1st floor)
Organ Hall (1st floor)

Wednesday, June 9
14.00 Arrival and Registration. Entrance Hall.
16.00 Opening of the Symposium. Co-chairs: Heidi Westerlund, Randall Allsup & Werner Jank. Gustav Djupsjöbacka, Rector of Sibelius Academy. Book Releases. Concert Hall.
Music preformances by Sväng and Erja Lyytinen. Concert Hall.
17.30 Wine Reception, Book Releases. Concert Hall.

Thursday, June 10
9.00 Keynote: Robust Praxialism. Philip Alperson (US). Respondent: Thomas Regelski (US, FIN). Chair: Heidi Westerlund. Concert Hall. Read the abstract.
10.15 Concurrent Sessions (1, 2, 3):
* Eric Shieh (US). Performing Reflection: Rethinking Radical Aesthetics for Music Education. Respondent: Emanuel Fernandez. Chair: Sidsel Karlsen. Concert Hall. Read the abstract.
* Katarzyna Bugaj (US).The Pedagogical Philosophy of Tadeusz Wroński: A Preliminary Statement. Respondent: Markus Mantere. Chair: Hanna Nikkanen. Chamber Music Hall. Read the abstract.
* Knut Tønsberg (N). The Acceptance of Popular Music in Music Education: Applying Michael L. Mark’s Value Reversal Model to the Process of Gaining Academic Acceptance for Popular Music Genres in Norway. Respondent: Ketil Thorgersen. Chair: Alexis Robertson. Organ Hall. Read the abstract.
11.15 Coffee Break
11.30 Panel 1: History of Music Education Philosophy. Marie McCarthy (chair, US). Øivind Varkøy (N), Alexandra Kertz-Welzel (G), Minette Mans (Namibia), Michael Mark (USA). Chamber Music Hall. Read the abstract.
13.00 Lunch Break
14.15 A collective remembrance of symposia past: an informal conversation. Chair: Estelle Jorgensen. Chamber Music Hall.
15.00 Coffee Break
15.15 Panel 2: Intercultural perspectives on music education: Can my music be your music too? Eva Saether (Chair, S), Suvarnalata Rao (India), Minette Mans (Namibia), Dan Lundberg (S), Jan Sverre Knudsen (N), Huib Schippers (AUS). Chamber Music Hall. Read the abstract.
17.00 Concurrent Sessions (1, 2, 3):
* Patrick K. Freer (US). Choral Improvisation: Tensions and Resolutions. Respondent: Sidsel Karlsen. Chair: Marja Heimonen. Concert Hall. Read the abstract.
* Ann Marie Stanley (US). Collaboration: The Unteachable Moment. Respondent: Heidi Partti. Chair: Hanna Nikkanen. Chamber Music Hall. Read the abstract.
* Christian Rolle (G). Basic Questions of Music Education from an Aesthetic Point of View. Respondent: Øivind Varkøy. Chair: Randall Allsup. Organ Hall. Read the abstract.
18.00 Concurrent Sessions (1, 2, 3):
* David Carr (GB). The epistemic and educational status and value of music: Towards a core collaborative project. Respondent: Estelle R. Jorgensen & Iris Yob. Chair: Anna Kuoppamäki. Concert Hall. Read the abstract.
* Theocharis Raptis (GR). Music and music education between poiesis and praxis: An old topic in modern context. Respondent: Marja Heimonen. Chair: Sidsel Karlsen. Chamber Music Hall. Read the abstract.
* Roger Mantie (CAN). Foucault and Music Education: Better Late Than Never? Respondent: Panos Kanellopoulos. Chair: Tuulikki Laes. Organ Hall. Read the abstract.
20.15 Thai Buffet
Restaurant Tang (www.tang.fi), Salomonkatu 2-4, Helsinki

Friday June, 11
9.00 Concurrent Sessions (1, 2, 3):
* Frederik Pio (DK) & Øivind Varkøy (S). A Reflection on Musical Experience as Existential Experience: An Ontological Turn. Respondent: Roger Mantie. Chair: Werner Jank. Concert Hall. Read the abstract.
* Elizabeth Gould (CAN). Homosexual Subject(ivitie)s in Music (Education): Deconstructions of the Disappeared. Respondent: Lauri Väkevä. Chair: Heidi Westerlund. Chamber Music Hall. Read the abstract.
* Krista Riggs (US). The Undergraduate Music Performance Curriculum: Maintaining Relevancy in the Twenty-First Century. Respondent: David Hebert. Chair: Aleksi Ojala. Organ Hall. Read the abstract.
10.00 Concurrent Sessions (1, 2, 3):
* Deborah Bradley (US). Goin’ Down to the River to Pray: The Slippery Slope of Spirituality and Music Education. Respondent: Airi Liimets. Chair: Albi Odendaal. Concert Hall. Read the abstract.
* May Kokkidou (GR). The Crucial Role of Critical Thinking in the Philosophy and the Curricula of Music Education. Respondent: Heidi Partti & Laura Miettinen. Chair: Inga Rikandi. Chamber Music Hall. Read the abstract.
* Patrick K. Schmidt (US). What I Heard is Meaning Too: Deconstruction, Dialogue and Music. Respondent: Patrice Madura. Chair: David Hebert. Organ Hall. Read the abstract.
11.00 Coffee Break
11.15 Panel 3: Continental and Anglo-American Pedagogies. Lauri Väkevä (chair, SF). Cathy Benedict (US), Geir Johansen (N), Alexandra Kertz-Welzel (G). Chamber Music Hall. Read the abstract.
12.45 Lunch Break
14.15 Concurrent Sessions (1, 2, 3):
* Anthony J. Palmer (US). Magic and the Power of Music. Respondent: Leonard Tan. Chair: David Hebert. Concert Hall. Read the abstract.
* Valerie L. Trollinger (US). Damnation and Salvation of the Musically Malcontent. Respondent: June Boyce-Tillman. Chair: Tuulikki Laes. Chamber Music Hall. Read the abstract.
* J. Paul Louth (US). The Role of Critical Formalism in Music Education. Respondent: Jürgen Vogt. Chair: Liisamaija Hautsalo. Organ Hall. Read the abstract.
15.15 Coffee Break
15.30 Concurrent Sessions (1, 2, 3):
* Stefan Orgass (G). Making Differentiations With Regard To Music: A Theory Of Musical Significance And Meaning As A Basis Of Music Education. Respondent: Iris Yob. Chair: Heidi Partti. Concert Hall. Read the abstract.
* June Boyce-Tillman (GB). Doing it Differently: Music and the Dignity of Difference. Respondent: Klaus Ernst. Chair: Sari Muhonen. Chamber Music Hall. Read the abstract.
* Carmen Ramírez Hurtado (E). Understanding Time: The Road to Peace through Music. Respondent: Roberta Lamb. Chair: Guillermo Rosabal-Coto. Organ Hall. Read the abstract.
Excursion to Kalliokuninkala (location of Sibelius’ home). Read more.
16.40 First bus to Kalliokuninkala departs
17.15 Second bus to Kalliokuninkala departs
19.30 Kamingespräch (Fireside Chat): Music Education History and Philosophy: An International Discussion. Host: Michael L. Mark (US), Conversational Partners: Jürgen Vogt (G) & Marie McCarthy (US).
21.30 First bus back to Helsinki departs
22.30 Second bus back to Helsinki departs

Saturday June, 12
9.00 Keynote: Is Good Music the Music that is Good? Tia deNora (GB). Respondent: Petter Dyndahl (N). Chair: Randall Allsup. Concert Hall. Read the abstract.
10.00 Concurrent Sessions (1, 2, 3):
* Cathy L. Benedict (US). The Social Contract and Music Education: If I do what?! I’ll get what!?! Or, If I do that, I better get that! Respondent: David Stevenson. Chair: Albi Odendaal. Concert Hall. Read the abstract.
* Elvira Panaiotidi (GR). The Actuality of Feeling. Respondent: Matti Huttunen. Chair: Alexis Robertson. Chamber Music Hall. Read the abstract.
* Eva Georgii-Hemming (S) & Geir Johansen (N). Knowledge and music teacher education today. Respondent: Marja-Leena Juntunen. Chair: Tuula Yrjö-Koskinen-Smith. Organ Hall. Read the abstract.
11.00 Coffee Break
11.15 Panel 4: Is it just teaching music? Talking about gender / feminism / inclusion / diversity / power. Roberta Lamb (chair, CAN), Taru Leppanen (FIN), Inga Rikandi (FIN), Lise Vaugeois (CAN). Chamber Music Hall. Read the abstract.
12.45 Lunch Break
14.15 Concurrent Sessions (1, 2, 3):
* Lars Oberhaus (G). The Embodied Musical Mind: Arguments against Reductionism of Phenomenal Musical Experience. Respondent: Pentti Määttänen. Chair: Marja-Leena Juntunen. Concert Hall. Read the abstract.
* Peter J. Miksza (US). Deliberate Practice: Implications for Empirical Research. Respondent: Clint Randles. Chair: Heidi Partti. Chamber Music Hall. Read the abstract.
* N. Carlotta Parr (US). A Philosophy of Music Teacher Preparation. Respondent: Frank Heuser. Chair: Guillermo Rosabal-Coto. Organ Hall. Read the abstract.
15.15 Concurrent Sessions (1, 2, 3):
* Estelle R. Jorgensen & Iris M. Yob (US). Deconstructing Deleuze and Guattari’s A Thousand Plateaus for Music Education. Respondent: Elizabeth Gould. Chair: Randall Allsup. Concert Hall. Read the abstract.
* Cecilia Ferm-Thorgersen (S). Lived Music: Multidimensional Musical Experience – Implications for Music Education. Respondent: Lars Oberhaus. Chair: Leena Unkari-Virtanen. Chamber Music Hall. Read the abstract.
* Mary Reichling (US). The Illusion of Time in Music. Respondent: Stefan Orgass. Chair: Albi Odendaal. Organ Hall. Read the abstract.
16.15 Coffee Break
16.30-18.00 Panel 5: Scholarship Editorialized: Pathways and Challenges in Publishing Philosophical Inquiry. Patrick K. Schmidt (chair, US), Philip Alperson (US), Elizabeth Gould (CAN), Petter Dyndahl (N). Chamber Music Hall. Read the abstract.
18.45 David Ward-Steinman (US). Lecture-Recital. Kinetic Art and Music: Chance as a Determinant in Composition and Improvisation. Chair: Werner Jank. Concert Hall. Read the abstract.
20.30 Finnish Folk Music Jam Session
Painobaari, Postikuja 2, Helsinki

Sunday June, 13
9.00 ISPME General Meeting. Co-chairs: Heidi Westerlund & Randall Allsup. Chamber Music Hall.
11.00 Program concludes.
13.00 Boat cruise (optional)

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