As a respected voice in the performing world of music with a Masters in Performance Science from the Royal College of Music, Victoria Samek presents a series of bespoke lectures entitled ‘Playing with Science’.
Performance science, although established academically, is treated with suspicion by performing artists – often accused of extinguishing the flame of inspiration. Recognising the significance of performance science and its impact for the player in re-thinking traditional approaches to practice and performance she presents a ground-breaking unique and innovative approach to practice and performance.
Playing with Science combine theories and models from science with artistic imagination and creativity, punctuated by live performance. Taking musicians on a voyage of discovery and delivered with her ever-contagious energy.
Lecture topics include:
- A tantalizing introduction to – Playing with Science
- The Tools of our trade
- An organised approach to decisions
- Human resources to problem solve
- Motivation and Resistance
- Constructive words for Self-reporting
- Anxieties in performance
- The art of concentration
- Managing expectations for injury and recovery
“Art is about expression and imagination, science gives principles and reasoning. It is the combined force of art and science which makes for a harmonious partnership”. Victoria Samek
Further information or questions can be addressed by contacting Victoria via email: firstname.lastname@example.org