York Conference on Church Music 2017
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York Conference on Church Music 2017

York Conference on Church Music 2017

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Arthur Sykes Rymer Auditorium, Sir Jack Lyons Building

University of York Department of Music

Heslington

YO10 5DD

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York Conference on Church Music 2017 is being held at the Arthur Sykes Rymer Auditorium, Department of Music, University of York between Monday 13 - Wednesday 15 February 2017. This is a joint collaboration between the Church Music programme at the University of York and York Minster.


Day 1 – Monday 13th February 2017

12:30 – 13:30 Registration
13:30 – 14:00 Welcome

  • Welcome from the Organising Committee
  • English Church Music MA
  • Welcome from the University
  • Welcome York Minster


14:00 – 14:45 Session 1: Archives

  • Colin Brownlee


15:15 – 16:15 Keynote 1: Jo Wainwright

5.15pm Evensong at York Minster sung by The Ebor Singers

Day 2 – Tuesday 14th February 2017

09:00 – 09.45 Registration & Welcome

09:45 Keynote 2: Phillip Cooke

‘Let us sleep now’: The rise of the British Secular Requiem

10:45 – 11:50 Session 2: Composition


    • Stuart Mitchell – The Composer as Facilitator
    • Ryan Mackey – Mass Ordinary

11.15 Keynote 3: Thomas Hyde

‘It’s nice for a composer to be used’
William Matthias’s Church Music in Context

12:15 – 13:00 Lunch


13:00 – 14:00 Session 3: Non-UK experiences

  • Cydonie Banting - ‘Our music is situational’: the localization of liturgical repertoire in a rural Ugandan village

14:15 – 15.15 Session 4: Evensong Keynote 4: Peter Allan


Followed by event at York Minster - more to be announced

Day 3 – Wednesday 15th February 2017


09:00 – 09:45 Registration & Welcome

09:45 – 10:45 Session 5: The Theologies of Church Music


    • Christopher McElroy - The ‘via pulchritudinis’ and the ‘Thesaurus Musicae sacrae
    • Martin Clarke - Ordinary Theology and Church Music: Listening and Learning


11:00 – 12:00 Keynote 5: Bennett Zon


12:15 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 13:45 Session 6: Girl Choristers

  • Amanda Mackey
  • Panel on Girl Choristers

13:45 – 14:45 Session 7: Models for the future


    • Tom Leech – The future of church music: A necessary marriage of evangelisation and business acumen.
    • Michael & Brigitte Harris – Planning for the future; an Edinburgh model

*End of Conference*


FAQs

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Parking is severely restricted at the University of York. For delegates with mobility issues, we invite you to contact us directly to discuss arranging parking. Train services are available to York with frequent bus connections to the University. Taxis are also available from York railway station.

Transportation will be provided from the Department of Music at Heslington to York Minster for Evensong on both Monday and Tuesday.

Accomodation options

Ticketing does not include accomodation. Delegates are invited to make their own arrangements - York has a wide range of accomodation options to suit every budget..

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Short quereies are welcome via our twitter @churchmusicyork2017.

All queries are welcome by email, at churchmusic2017@york.ac.uk


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University of York Department of Music

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