Open Forum: Equality in Opera

Friday 2nd December, 1-3pm (online, sign up link to be circulated in November) Organiser and contact: Francesca Vella francesca.vella@northumbria.ac.uk Speakers: Katharine Ellis (Cambridge), Chair Nazli Tabatabai-Khatambakhsh (GSMD) Mia Pistorius (UCL/Witwatersrand) Speaker from the Royal Opera House (tbc) Sophie Gilpin (SWAP’ra) Michael Harper…

Re-imagining the Music HE Curriculum

Monday 21st November 2022, 10.30am-12.00 noon (on MS Teams) Organisers and contact: Lauren Redhead L.Redhead@gold.ac.uk (Goldsmiths, University of London) and Jason Stanyek (Oxford) The EDIMS working group on ‘Re-imagining the Music HE Curriculum’ will this year conduct open discussion meetings which…

Open Forum: Inclusivity and Quality

Wednesday 19th October 2022, 1-3pm (on Zoom) Sign up link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/edims-inclusivity-and-quality-tickets-419579723247 Organiser and contact: Fay Hield f.hield@sheffield.ac.uk Speakers:Gillian Moore (South Bank Centre)Jennie Henley (Director of Programmes, RNCM)Sam Murray (ECR, Middlesex University)Chair: Esbjorn Wettermark (Sheffield) EDIMS Open Forum events are intended…

Open Forum, 27 May 2022

This Open Forum took place on Friday 27th May 2022, 1-3pm UK time. It involved a discussion of the 2021 Arts Council report: Creating a More Inclusive Classical Music Sector Participants Chair: Diana Salazar, Royal College of Music Speakers: Linda…

Pathways to Music

In this video, members of the Pathways to Music working group introduce the aims of the group and some of the work they are doing.

Open Forum, 23 March 2022

EDIMS Open Forum events are intended primarily for staff and students in the Music HE sector, as a space for discussion, exchange of ideas and reflection on current EDI practice. This event was held on 23rd March, 3-5pm via Zoom.…

Open Forum, 7 February 2022

The Open Forum Events in spring/summer 2022 are intended primarily for staff and students in the Music HE sector, as a space for discussion, exchange of ideas and reflection on current EDI practice. This event was held on Monday 7th…

d/Deafness and Music

Session 4 of the Undergraduates Reading Group took place on 14 January 2022. A podcast and transcript is coming soon! Reading: Holmes, J. A. (2017). Expert Listening beyond the Limits of Hearing: Music and Deafness. Journal of the American Musicological Journal…

EDI in Practice

Session 3 of the Undergraduates Reading Group took place on 26 October 2021. Reading:  Hess, J. (2015). Decolonizing music education: Moving beyond tokenism. International Journal of Music Education 33(3). 336-347. doi.org/10.1177/0255761415581283

Open Forum, 26 May 2021

This event was held on 26th May 2021, 4–5:30pm via Zoom. Speakers: Dr Jane Forner, University of Aberdeen Kingston University Music Masters, Katrina Damigos Anna Neale, The Ivors Academy and University of Kent ​ Files: Jane Forner’s slides