Agenda

Monday, July 9th
8:30 Registration
9:00 Introduction
Dr. Efthymios Papatzikis,
 Assistant Professor in Educational Neuroscience of Music and Sound, Canadian University Dubai
9:10 Perceptions and Practices of Music Teacher Graduates from the Porto School of Education
Graça Boal-Palheiros, Polytechnic Institute of Porto – Portugal
9:50 String Orchestra with a Twist: Responses to a Novel Rehearsal Structure
Ruth Brittin, University of the Pacific – USA
10:30 Opening Ceremony

Welcome Message
H.E. Mr. Buti Saeed Al Ghandi, Chancellor Canadian University Dubai

Welcome from the Executive Organizer and the Chair
Dr. Efthymios Papatzikis,
Assistant Professor in Educational Neuroscience of Music and Sound, Canadian University Dubai

Dr. Evelyn Orman,
Professor in Music Education, Chair of the ISME Research Commission
11:20 Coffee Break
11:40 Using Photo Elicitation to Examine Students’ Perceptions of a System Inspired Program
Julia Brook,
Queen’s University – Canada
12:20 Breakout (C302-C303-C305 rooms)
1:30 Lunch
2:30 Effects of Two Singers Gestures on Acoustic and Perceptual Measures of Solo Singing
Melissa Brunkan, University of Oregon – USA
3:10 Teacher Techniques for Talking with Students about Knowledge Mobilized During Creative Musical Productions
Sabine Chatelain, University of Teacher Education HEP VAUD – Switzerland
3:50 Coffee Break
4:10 Tradition, Camaraderie, Respect, Passion, and Performance: The Impact of Community Bands   on Italian and American Musicians
Deborah Confredo, Temple University – USA
4:50 Breakout (C302-C303-C305 rooms)
Tuesday, July 10th
8:45 Introduction, Instructions
Dr. Evelyn Orman, Professor of Music Education, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9:00 Arab Students’ Perceptions of University Music Education in the United Arab Emirates: A Discussion of Music Education and Cultural Relevance
Emily Good-Perkins, Teachers College, Columbia University – USA
9:40 Timing Patterns of Professional and Student Conductors: An Exploratory Study
Christopher M. Johnson, University of Kansas – USA
10.20 Coffee Break
10:40 Developing Desired Nonverbal Responses in Pre-Service Music Educators and Music Therapists and the Effect of Instruction on that Development
Clifford K. Madsen, Florida State University – USA
11:20 Breakout (C302-C303-C305 rooms)
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Interplay of Cultural Musical Identities and Its Relevance to Music Education in Kenya: A Case of Kamabeka Dance
Nancy Abigael Masasabi, Maseno University – Kenya
2:10 A New View of Vocal Learning in Infancy: Song Acquisition Predicts Accelerated Speech                Acquisition and Accelerated Clarity of Expressive Speech
Gwendolyn McGraw, Independent Researcher – USA
2:50 Coffee Break
3:10 School Choir Competition in Japan: Art or Athletics?
Hiromichi Mito, Gakuin University – Japan
3:50 Breakout (C302-C303-C305 rooms)
Wednesday, July 11th
8:45 Introduction, Instructions
Dr. Evelyn OrmanProfessor of Music Education, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9:00 Using Creative Musical Arts to Activate Creativity in Young Children
Karabo Lucy Mogane, University of Pretoria – South Africa
9:40 Music Dynamics and Conducting Variances: Reliability and Assessments
Harry E. Price, Kennesaw State University – USA
10.20 Coffee Break
10:40 At the Heart of Musical Competence: Music as Affective Awareness
Suvi Saarikallio, University of Jyväskylä – Finland
11:20 Breakout (C302-C303-C305 rooms)
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Interpreting Music Education in Brazilian Popular Culture: Challenges for Ethnographic Research
Luis Ricardo Silva Queiroz, Federal University of Paraíba – Brazil
2:10 Statistical Practices of Music Education Researchers: Analyses of Variance
Christina Svec, Iowa State University – USA
2:50 Coffee Break
3:10 Poster #1: Perceptions of Transgender Individuals by Students Enrolled in United States University Music Programs: A Pilot Study
Fred P. Spano, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte – USA
3:30 Poster #2: The Seeds of the “International Seminar on Experimental Research in Music Education, Reading, UK, July 1968”
Ana Lucía Frega, Fundacion UADE – Argentina
3:50 Breakout (C302-C303-C305 rooms)
5:00 Commissioners Meeting
7:00 Cultural Event
Thursday, July 12th
8:45 Introduction, Instructions
Dr. Evelyn OrmanProfessor of Music Education, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9:00 Cultural Attitudes to Authority and Preferences for Decision-Making Systems in the Amateur     Choir Rehearsal: A Feasibility Study
David Taylor, University of Sydney – Australia
9:40 Compositional Thinking in Classical Music Within a Computer-Mediated Composition      Environment
TaiShun TSE, The Education University of Hong Kong – Hong Kong
10:20 Coffee Break
10:40 Sounding Out: A Research-Based Evaluation of a Specially Designed Music Programme for Young             Hearing Impaired (HI) Adolescents
Graham F. Welch, UCL Institute of Education – UK
11:20 Breakout (C302-C303-C305 rooms)
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Novice Music Conductors’ Perceptions of Cybersickness While Immersed in Spherical Video       Virtual Environments
Jennifer A. Whitaker, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte – USA
2:10 Education In and Through Music for Children and Young People with ADHD
Eva Wilde, UCL Institute of Education – UK
2:50 Coffee Break
3:10 Music Teacher Motivation and Satisfaction: Cross-Cultural Comparison of Australia and the          United States
Debbie Lynn Wolf, Cairn University – USA
3:50 Breakout (C302-C303-C305 rooms)
7:30 Gala Dinner, The Address Boulevard