Music Cognition Symposium
The Eastman/UR/Cornell/Buffalo Music Cognition Symposium is an informal gathering of people interested in music cognition. The symposium meets four times a year (twice in the fall and twice in the spring) on Saturday afternoons, usually at Eastman. The symposium receives funding from the University of Rochester’s Committee for Interdisciplinary Studies (UCIS).
Often, the symposium features invited guests—leading researchers in music cognition from around the United States and beyond. Symposia may also feature presentations of ongoing work by members of the community, and discussions of readings and topics in music cognition. Recent topics have included performance expression, probabilistic modeling, melodic expectation, and music-language connections.
Symposia are open to the public, and all are welcome. To be added to the symposium’s e-mail mailing list, contact David Temperley (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Music Cognition Symposia, 2020-21
Saturday, December 5, 2020, 2:00 PM
Elise Piazza (Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester), “Using naturalistic paradigms to study music performance and learning”
Zoom link: https://rochester.zoom.us/j/100829307
Music Cognition Symposium Steering Committee
- University of Rochester: Elizabeth West Marvin and David Temperley (Eastman), Anne Luebke (Biomedical Engineering), Zhiyao Duan (Electrical and Computational Engineering), Elise Piazza (Brain & Cognitive Sciences)
- Cornell University: Carol Krumhansl
- University at Buffalo: Peter Pfordresher