Reflective Conservatoire Conference 2012
The 3rd International Reflective Conservatoire Conference Performing at the Heart of Knowledge took place on 17-20 March 2012, delivered in partnership with the European Association of Conservatoires (AEC), The Culture Capital Exchange (TCCE), the Society for Education, Music & Psychology Research (SEMPRE) and the Centre for Music Performance as Creative Practice (CMPCP).
The themes of the conference were:
• Repertoire for the 21st century
• Researching performance: practice, discourse and methodologies
• Creative collaborative learning (from one-to-one partnerships to ensembles/companies)
• Artists in society: understanding audiences and life in the real world
Keynote speakers included:
Sir Nicholas Kenyon: Managing Director of Barbican Centre
Christian Burgess: Director of Drama at the Guildhall School
Professor Richard Sennett: Professor of Sociology at London School of Economics and New York University
Previous conferences took place in 2006 and 2009.