4 April 2022, 10.30
Artistic presentation and defence of the PhD research ‘Sonic Silhouettes Musical Movement’, conducted by Winnie Huang between 2018 and 2022 through the docARTES programme (Orpheus Institute), the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp (AP Hogeschool) - within the research group CREATIE-, and ARIA (UAntwerp).
15 December 2021 (13.45)
On December 15, Nizar Rohana will defend his PhD thesis ‘Ūd Taqsīm as a Model of Pre-Composition at Leiden University.
This research discusses the creation of several finished works for solo ‘ūd. These pieces take the improvisation practice of two pillars of modern Arabic music, namely the Egyptians Muḥammad al-Qaṣabjī and Riyāḍ al-Sunbāṭī, as a reference model and as a source of inspiration.
28 April 2021 (11.15)
On April 28, Franziska Fleischanderl will defend her PhD thesis Vestito a ponti d'oro e a cento corde in seno - 'History, repertoire and playing-techniques of the Italian salterio in the eighteenth century' at Leiden University. It is an elaborate research project on the performance practice of the Italian 18th-century salterio.
28 January 2021 (13.45)
This dissertation examines the airs sérieux contained within the Recueils d’airs serieux et a boire de differents autheurs published by the Ballard printing house in Paris between 1695 and 1699 inclusive.
7 January 2021 (16.15)
How can historically-informed performers step outside the confines of the work-concept?
At present, historically-informed performance (HIP) functions simultaneously as an established musical tradition and as a method for artistic inquiry and renewal. HIP’s capacity to effect change within artistic practice is, however, constrained by its own doxa. This study therefore asks the question: what kinds of new practices might have once been, and might still become possible without the influence of the work-concept?
11 June 2020 (13.45)
On June 11, trombonist Kevin Toksöz Fairbairn will receive his doctorate for his research “Poiesis and the Performance Practice of Physically Polyphonic Notations.” He has conducted this research in recent years through the docARTES program and under the supervision of promoters Marcel Cobussen and Richard Barrett, both affiliated with Leiden University at the Academy of Creative and Performing Arts (ACPA), the research institute for artistic research.
11 December 2019 (15.00)
On December 11 Ilya Ziblat Shay will publicly defend his thesis at the University of Leiden.
30 October 2019 (11.15)
On October 30 Emlyn Stam will publicly defend his thesis at the University of Leiden.
In Search of A Lost Language: Performing in Early-Recorded Style in Viola and String Quartet Repertoires
Supervisor: Prof. F. de Ruiter
6 June, 2019 (10.00)
On June 6 Susan Williams will publicly defend her thesis at the University of Leiden.
31 October 2018 (18.00-22.30)
On October 31 Adilia Yip will publicly defend her thesis at the Antwerp Conservatoire.
June 13, 2018 (11.15)
On June 13 Elske Tinbergen will publicly defend her thesis at the University of Leiden.
February 1, 2018 (14.00)
On February 1st Lucia D'Errico will publicly defend her thesis at the Orpheus Institute.
December 20, 2017 (13.45)
On December 20th Joost Vanmaele will publicly defend his thesis at the University of Leiden.
November 21, 2017 (16.15)
On November 21st Dick de Graaf will publicly defend his thesis at the University of Leiden.
April 21 2017 (13.30)
On April 21st Jan Schacher publicly defended his thesis at the University of Antwerp.
December 14 2016 (10.00)
On December 14th Maria publicly defended her thesis "harpe organisée", 1720-1840. Rediscovering the lost pedal techniques on harps with a single-action pedal mechanism in the Senate Chamber of the Academy building in Leiden.
December 14 2016 (13.45)
On December 14th Niels Berentsen publicly defended his thesis in the Senaatskamer in the Academiegebouw in Leiden.
June 22 2016 (15.00)
On Wednesday 22 June 2016 docARTES researcher Andrew Wright will finish his PhD trajectory with the public defence of his thesis 'The Polyphonic Touch - Coarticulation and polyphonic expression in the performance of piano and organ music'.
December 8, 2015 (13h45)
On Tuesday December 8, 2015 Donna Agrell publicly defended her thesis Repertoire for a Swedish Bassoon Virtuoso. Approaching early nineteenth-century works composed for Frans Preumayr with an original Grenser & Wiesner bassoon at Leiden University.
September 9, 2015 (13h45)
On Wednesday 9 September Nicoleta Paraschivescu publicly defended her thesis The Partimenti of Giovanni Paisiello: Towards Their Understanding in Context at Leiden University.
July 2nd, 2015 (15h00)
Inês de Avena Braga publicly defended her thesis Dolce Napoli: Approaches for performance; Recorders for the Neapolitan Baroque repertoire 1695-1759 on Thursday July 2nd at 15h00, at the Academiegebouw Leiden.
May 5, 2015 (16h00)
On Tuesday May 5 2015, Bart Vanhecke defended his doctoral dissertation titled Elements of an Aesthetic Universe. Systematisation of Atonality and Dissonance in Amotivic Serial Music Composition at Leuven University.
December 15th, 2014 (13h45)
On Monday December 15th 2014 at 13h45, at the Academiegebouw Leiden, Rapenburg 73, docARTES-PhD candidate Hendrik Vanden Abeele publicly defended his thesis What late medieval chant manuscripts do to a present-day performer of plainchant.
December 11, 2014 (16h15)
Barbara Varassi Pega publicly defended her PhD dissertation Creating and Re-creating Tangos: Artistic Processes and Innovations in Music by Pugliese, Salgán, Piazzolla and Beytelmann on Thursday December 11, 2014 at Leiden University.
December 11, 2014 (11h15)
On Thursday December 11 at 11h15, at the Academiegebouw Leiden, docARTES-PhD candidate Anna Scott publicly defended her thesis: Romanticizing Brahms: Early Recordings and the Reconstruction of Brahmsian Identity.
December 3, 2014 (11h15)
On Wednesday, December 3, 2014, Anıl Çamcı publicly defended his doctoral dissertation The Cognitive Continuum of Electronic Music at Leiden University.
December 2nd, 2014 (16h15)
On Tuesday December 2nd at 16h15, at the Academiegebouw Leiden, Rapenburg 73, docARTES-PhD candidate Juan Parra Cancino publicly defended his thesis: Towards a Performance Practice in Computer Music.
November 25th 2014 (13h45)
On Tuesday November 25th at 13h45 at the Academiegebouw Leiden, Rapenburg 73, docARTES-PhD candidate Miguelángel Clerc publicly defended his thesis: (De)Composing Immersion.
June 11, 2014 (15.00)
DocARTES-PhD candidate Claire Genewein publicly defended her thesis Vokales Instrumentalspiel in der zweiten Hälfte des 18. Jahrhunderts at Leiden University on June 11th, 2014.
December 17 2013 (16h15)
On Tuesday December 17 at the Academiegebouw Leiden, Rapenburg 73, Cathy van Eck defended her thesis: Between Air and electricity. Microphones and loudspeakers as musical instruments.
December 10th, 2013 (16h15)
On Tuesday December 10th 2013, Marlon Titre defended his doctoral dissertation Thinking through the guitar: the sound-cell-texture chain at Leiden University.
November 13th, 2013 (11h15)
On Wednesday November 13th 2013, Falk Hübner publicly defended his doctoral dissertation Shifting Identities, The Musician as Theatrical Performer at Leiden University.
March 13th, 2013 (13h45)
Mark van Tongeren defended his thesis Grenzen van het hoorbare; over de meerstemmigheid van het lichaam.
December 13th, 2012 (13h45)
Juan Sebastian Lach Lau defended his thesis Harmonic duality; From interval ratios and pitch distance to spectra and sensory dissonance. This research delves into contemporary approaches to musical harmony on the basis of algorithmic composition tools derived from psychoacoustics and microtonality.
December 4, 2012 (16h15)
On Tuesday, December 4 2012 Annemarie Dragosits publicly defended her doctoral dissertation Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger (ca. 1581 - 1651): Betrachtungen zu seinem Leben und Umfeld, seiner Vokalmusik und seinem praktischen Material zum Basso continuo-Spiel at Leiden University.
November 14, 2012 (11h15)
On November 14 2012, Arne Deforce publicly defended his doctoral dissertation LABORINTH Π - Denken als experiment - 472 'Meditaties' over de noodzaak van het creatief denken en experimenteren in het uitvoeren van complexe muziek van 1962 tot heden.
17 oktober 2012 (14h00)
On October 17th, 2012 Thomas De Baets defended his doctoral dissertation On-the-spot Music teaching. De muziekleraar in onmiddellijke muzikale interacties.
May 7 2012 (16h00)
Alessandro Cervino publicly defended his doctoral dissertation Mapping the performer's creative space. An exploration in and through piano playing.
6 december 2011 (10h00)
On December 6th, 2011, Yolande Harris defended her doctoral thesis titled Scorescapes, On Sound, Environment and Sonic Consciousness.
13 oktober 2011 (13.45)
Kathryn Cok defended her doctoral dissertation on October 13th, 2011 called Basso Continuo Sources from the Dutch Republic c. 1620-1790.
29 maart 2011 (16h15)
Paul Craenen defended his dissertation Gecomponeerde uitvoerders: het musicerende lichaam vanuit compositorisch perspectief on Tuesday 29 March 2011 at 16.15.
9 december 2010 (11.15)
Baroque flautist Jed Wentz followed two years of dancing classes in order to develop the right feeling for the gestures required for the Baroque French opera genre ‘tragédie en musique’. On December 9th, 2010 Wentz defended his PhD thesis on the subject at the University of Leiden.
22 december 2009 (16h15)
Luk Vaes publicly defended his doctoral thesis Extended piano techniques: in theory, history and performance on December 22nd, 2009.