Colwyn Trevarthen, Professor (Emeritus) of Child Psychology and Psychobiology

Event date: 
Friday 29 July
Location: 
The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, 2 Hope Park Square

Title: Communicative Musicality and Musical Meaning in Early Childhood

Stating at 2.00pm

Short presentations by

Lori A. Custodero, Associate Professor and Program Director, Music and Music Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA (Developing instrumental skill through shared musical experiences with friends and family).

Claudia Cali', Ed. D. Music and Music Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA (Musical bonding in middle childhood families)

Claudia Gluschankof, Early Childhood Studies, Faculty of Education, Levinsky College of Education, Tel Aviv, Israel (Preschool children’s choreographies in free play, sharing the pulse and expressive gestures)

Meryl Sole, Lecturer, College: Arts & Sciences, Dept: Division of Performing Arts, University of Newhaven, Newhaven, USA (Toddlers’ songs, remembered and created with parents and recalled in the crib)

Ana Almeida, Postdoctoral Research Assistant at the Institute for Music in Human and Social Development, Reid School of Music, University of Edinburgh (Playing with the beat: embodied musical experiences in early childhood)

Colwyn Trevarthen, Professor (Emeritus) of Child Psychology and Psychobiology, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, The University of Edinburgh (Musical companionship and story-telling from infancy)

Followed by a free discussion, welcoming contributions from all present, about development of music creativity and skills from toddlers to ten-year-olds, and co-constructions of musical narrations in families and peer groups, and with teachers.

Refreshments 4.00pm

End at 5.00 pm

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