Better Practice: New Perspectives on Musicians’ Health, Wellbeing, and Performance; Aaron Williamon; September 13, 2019

Presenter Dr. Aaron Williamon

This webinar will explore musicians’ perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors toward health, including new research on common health problems and their causes and implications for performance. 

Dr. Aaron Williamon is Professor of Performance Science at the Royal College of Music (RCM) where he directs the Centre for Performance Science, a partnership of the RCM and Imperial College London. His research focuses on skilled performance and applied scientific initiatives that inform music learning and teaching, as well as the impact of music and the arts on society. Aaron is founder of the International Symposium on Performance Science, chief editor of Performance Science (a Frontiers journal), and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) and the UK’s Higher Education Academy (FHEA). In 2008, he was awarded an Honorary Member of the Royal College of Music (HonRCM) by HRH The Prince of Wales.