Presenters and Panelists
Several presenters and panelists will appear before the Symposium to share their thoughts about music learning, culture and what the future holds. These will be listed as they affirm their appearance. Presently, the list includes the following persons.
Ysaye M. Barnwell, Musician, Composer, Scholar; "The Value of Oral/Aural Learning Tradition in a Diverse Society"
Morris Berman, Cultural Historian and Social Critic; "Filters and Breaches: On Cultural Norms and their Violations"
Andrea Goodman, Conductor; The Cantilena Chamber Choir in Concert.
Cantilena Chamber Choir
David Huron, Professor, Ohio State University and Daniel J. Levitin, Associate Professor of Psychology, McGill University; "A Conversation about the Future of Music Cognition: Implications for Music Education"
Tod Machover, Composer, Futurist, Technologist "Hyperscore and Beyond: Teaching Musical Creativity"
Joseph Chilton Pearce , Author and Lecturer "The Conflict of Culture and Biology: New Perspectives on Neurocardiology and Intelligence of Heart"
Robert Pinsky, former U.S. Poet Laureate, Professor, Boston University; "The Favorite Poem Project"
Leonard Shlain, M.D., Surgeon and Author "The Alphabet Versus the Goddess, the Conflict Between Word and Image" (A DVD)
ETHEL, a string quartet, representing the thesis of The Alphabet Versus the Goddess
Leonard Slatkin, Music Director, National Symphony Orchestra; "Slatkin Muses on the Muse"