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10:00 - 10:20The WWMC Organizing CommitteeOpening Ceremony

Interdisciplinarity in the Study of Music

10:20 - 10:50Keynote Speaker

Mario Baroni,
Gruppo Analisi e Teoria Musicale (GATM)

On the Concept of Interdisciplinarity in the Study of Music

Acoustics, Instruments

11:00 - 11:20Presenter

Emma Kate Matthews,
University College London

Composing for Extreme Spaces: The Soaring Space of the Sagrada Familia and Opera in Edwardian Baths

11:30 - 11:50Presenter

Hsien Han Ng,
Singapore University of Technology and Design

A Pilot-Study of Chinese Wind and String Instrumentalists' Intonation

Music Perception and Representation. Audio Therapy

12:00 - 12:30Keynote Speaker

Stefan Koelsch,
University of Bergen

Brain Correlates of Music-Evoked Emotions

12:40 - 13:00Presenter

Trevor Rawbone,
Inner Machines (formally Melodrive)

The Congruence of Musical Concepts in the Music Faculty, the Language of Musical Thought, and Central Systems

13:10 - 13:30Presenter

Anais Tran Ngoc,
Université Côte d'Azur, CNRS, BCL

Absolute Pitch and Its Influence on Language: Advantage or Disadvantage?

13:40 - 14:00Presenter

Elizaveta Vatskel,
Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University

Hemodialysis Patients Care by Means of Audiotherapy


14:10 - 14:40Keynote Speaker

Ildar D. Khannanov,
Peabody Institute, Johns Hopkins University

Rameau and the Sciences: the Impact of Scientific Discoveries of the Lumières on Rameau’s Theory of Harmony

14:50 - 15:10Presenter

Violetta Kostka,
Academy of Music in Gdańsk

Conceptual Integration Network as Musicologist's Work Tool

15:20 - 15:50Keynote Speaker

Daniil Shutko,
St. Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory

Musical Mode is More Than a Major or Minor

Music and Technology

16:00 - 16:30Special Guests

João Carlos Martins,
the Legendary Brazilian Pianist and Conductor

Ubiratan Bizarro Costa,
Industrial Designer and Inventor

Bionic Gloves: the Story Behind the Invention That's Giving Back the Ability to Play Piano

16:30 - 17:00Keynote Speaker

Lucas Wong,

How Music Education Evolves with Current

17:10 - 17:30Presenter

John Hebbeler,
University of Cincinnati

Altering Acoustics: Synthesizing Upright Bass Frequencies

17:40 - 18:10Keynote Speaker

Agnieszka Roginska,
New York University, Audio Engineering Society

The Immersive Music
 Experience: Past,
 Present, and Future

Music Therapy

18:20 - 19:20Roundtable Discussion by MusicCare Company

Stéphane Guétin,

Digital Therapeutics: Music Intervention 2.0

19:20 - 19:25The WWMC Organizing CommitteeConclusion of the Day 1
10:00 - 10:10The WWMC Organizing CommitteeA Brief Introduction of the Day 2

Music Education

10:10 - 10:40Keynote Speaker

Julie Ballantyne,
School of Music at the University of Queensland

Music Education: Informing Audience Engagement

Composition and Neurotechnology

10:50 - 11:20Keynote Speaker

Eduardo R. Miranda,
University of Plymouth, Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research (ICCMR)

Music Composition with Neurotechnology: from Creativity to Healthcare

Music and Word

11:30 - 11:50Special Guest

Tomos Roberts (Tomfoolery)

Tuning Your Instrument: Having “a Nice Voice” and the Pursuit of Harmony

The Biology and Evolution of Musicality

11:50 - 12:20Keynote Speaker

W. Tecumseh Fitch,
University of Vienna

The Biology and Evolution of Musicality

Musical Semiotics

12:30 - 13:00Keynote Speaker

Konstantin Zenkin,
Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Society for Theory of Music in Russia (OTM)

Music - Number - Word. History and Theory of Connections

13:10 - 13:40Poster Session




13:40 - 14:10Keynote Speaker

Dario Martinelli,
Kaunas University of Technology

The Coming of Age of Zoomusicology: People, Paths, and Ideas

14:20 - 14:50Keynote Speaker

Angela Stoeger,
University of Vienna

Elephants: Giant "Voice Artists"

Music and Mathematics

15:00 - 15:30Keynote Speaker

Roman Ruditsa,
St. Petersburg Union of Composers

What is Musical Pitch and How Its Structured

15:30 - 15:50Presenter

Ricardo Gómez,
Institute of Mathematics of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Networks of Symbolic Dynamical Scales and Rhythms

16:00 - 16:30Keynote Speaker

Dmitri Tymoczko,
Princeton University

Wheels Within Wheels: Musical Hierarchy Reconsidered

The Composer of the Future

16:45 - 17:30San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) Roundtable DiscussionModerator: Alla Gladysheva (SFCM Music Theory and Musicianship Department Faculty)

  • Elly Armer, Mason Bates, David Conte, David Garner (SFCM Composition Department Faculty).
  • Dr. Ryan Brown, Associate (SFCM Dean for Academic Affairs).
  • Taurin Barrera, SFCM Executive Director of TAC (Technology Applied Composition).
  • Dr. Jacques Desjardins, SFCM Musicianship and Music Theory Department Faculty.
  • Mauricio Rodriguez, Arkadi Serper, and Daniel Wood (SFCM Pre-College Composition Department).
  • Dmitri Tymoczko (Princeton University)

The Composer of the Future: What and How Should We Teach?

17:30 - 17:40The WWMC Organizing CommitteeClosing Ceremony