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Scientific Committee 


Co-chair: Dr Stephen Neely

Milton and Cynthia Friedman Assistant Professor of Music, Director of the Marta Sanchez Dalcroze Training Center, Director of Graduate Studies, Carnegie Mellon University School of Music, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Co-chair: Dr Eric Barnhill

Senior Research Engineer at iRhythm Technologies, Inc. Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Professor Liesl van der Merwe 

Professor in Music, School of Music, Faculty of Humanities, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa

Dr Ruth Alperson

Dean Emerita, Hoff-Barthelson Music School, New York, USA

Professor Karin Greenhead

Professor of Music (Dalcroze Eurhythmics); Teacher of Dalcroze Eurhythmics; research supervisor, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK;

Director of Studies, Dalcroze UK;

Co-Director of the Dalcroze Eurhythmics International Examination Board (DEIEB)

Professor John Habron-James

Head of Music, Health and Wellbeing; Professor in Music

Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK

Professor Marja-Leena Juntunen

Professor in Music Education, Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts, Helsinki, Finland; Dalcroze Pedagogue.

Professor Louise Mathieu (retired)

Retired Professor, Université Laval, Quebec City, Canada

Director of Studies, Dalcroze Canada;

Co-Director of the Dalcroze Eurhythmics International

Examination Board (DEIEB)

Professor Dr Luc Nijs

Associate Professor in Early Childhood Music Education and Head of the Bachelor in Music Education at the University of Luxembourg. 

Visiting Professor at Ghent University, affiliated with IPEM and the JONET Chair on Social Action and Music Making.

Professor Dr Andrea Sangiorgio

Professor of Elemental Music Education (EMP Elementare Musikpädagogik) at the University of Music and Theatre, Munich, Germany

Agata Trzepierczyńska

Media and Communications Officer

icds5 organisers

The organisers of ICDS in 2013 (John Habron), 2015 (Angelika Hauser-Dellefant), 2017 (Louise Mathieu & Josée Vaillancourt) and 2019 (Anetta Pasternak).

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