Music Anywhere, Anytime: International Symposium on Synchronous Distance Learning

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The event's presentations will include:

Keynote Address

Thomas Hampson, baritone
With a special message from Maestro Michael Tilson Thomas

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Collaborative Creations across Continents

Kirsty Guster, Australian National University
Christianne Orto, Manhattan School of Music

Enduring Outcomes on Learning at a Distance in Graduate Music Programs

Fred J. Rees, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Music, Masters, Meridians: orchestral coaching across the Atlantic Ocean

Tânia Lisboa, Royal College of Music
Greg Howe, Cleveland Institute of Music

From Rehearsal to Performance: Ensemble Learning in Open Orchestra and Distributed Rehearsal for World Opera

Jeremy Cooperstock, McGill University

How Does Synchronous Distance Learning Flourish at a Strategic Level at Music Institutions?

Helen Smith, Eastman School of Music

Reaching In, Reaching Out

Heather Young Mandujano, Cleveland Institute of Music

Connecting for Music in the Asia/Pacific

Lonce Wyse, National University of Singapore
Ken Fields, University of Calgary, Canada
Ian Whalley, Waikato University, New Zealand

Improvisation Across Distance: A Masterclass

Justin DiCioccio, Manhattan School of Music
Michael Formanek, Peabody Institute of Music