COMMITTEES

Scientific Committee 


Chair: Dr John Habron-James
Head of Music, Health and Wellbeing
Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK

Vice-Chair: Dr Liesl van der Merwe 

Associate Professor, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa

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)

Dr Ruth Alperson

Dean, 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 Marja-Leena Juntunen

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

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.

Rosalind Ridout

PhD student, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK

Professor Dr Andrea Sangiorgio

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

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

Dr Eric Barnhill

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

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).