The Place of Competitions in the Personal and Musical Development of Young People

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Do musical competitions necessarily have to be damaging? Can they be used in a responsible way, thereby presenting a creative challenge to young musicians? In this lecture, Professor Renshaw critically compares two competition models: the 'marketing-commercail competition' (product-orientated) and the 'artistic-educational competition' (process- and context-orientated).

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This event was on Mon, 06 Nov 1989

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Professor Peter Renshaw

Professor of Music

Peter Renshaw was the Gresham Professor of Music between 1986 and 1993. Until his retirement in 2001, he was Head of Research and Development at the...

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