Venus Blazing Symposium

12 Dec 19 — 12 Dec 19
Venue: Blackheath Halls
Come along to our Venus Blazing Symposium, a day of inspiring music and stimulating discussion. Join students, staff, alumni and guests including composers, scholars and performers. During the day we’ll reflect on Trinity Laban’s year of promoting women’s music and explore future plans to ensure a lasting legacy for music created by women. The final programme is being finalised at the moment but here is what's confirmed so far and what to expect.

The Hearn Recital Room, Blackheath Halls
Admission FREE but ticket required

10.30 Welcome
Dr Sophie Fuller - MMus Programme Leader

10.45 Introductory thoughts
Jonathan Tilbrook - Head of Orchestral Studies

11.00 Round table 1 – Looking Back
Thoughts and questions from the audience welcome
Dr Sophie Fuller chair
Matthew Crisp - BMus alum
Tabby Estell - Head of Junior Trinity
Deirdre Gribbin - composer and composition tutor
Dominic Murcott - Head of Composition
Jonathan Tilbrook - Head of Orchestral Studies
Errollyn Wallen MBE - composer and composition tutor

11.50 Coffee

12.10 Performance 1
To include music by Deirdre Gribbin, Soosan Lolovar and Errollyn Wallen MBE, performed by Douglas Finch, Laura Jurd and Aleksander Szram.

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Q&A Session
Nicola LeFanu - composer
Dr Sophie Fuller - MMus Programme Leader

14.30 Talk / Provocation
Uchenna Ngwe - doctoral student

15.00 Performance 2
To include music by Laura Jurd and Nicola LeFanu

15.30 Tea

15.50 LGBTQ+ Composers: Reflecting on our Future Values lecture recital
Garrett Snedeker - MMus student and Fulbright scholar

16.20 Round Table 2 – Looking Forward
Thoughts and questions from the audience welcome
Dr Sophie Fuller - chair
Laura Jurd - composer, composition tutor and alum
Nicola LeFanu - composer
Soosan Lolovar - composer, composition tutor and alum
Uchenna Ngwe - doctoral student
Garrett Snedeker - MMus student and Fulbright scholar
Andrea Vicari - composer, composition tutor and alum

17.00 Finish