• An Interview with Sofia Dahl

    An Interview with Sofia Dahl

    Interview by Karolina Jawad

    Sofia Dahl holds a PhD in Speech and Music communication from KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. She is associate professor at Aalborg University, campus Copenhagen and has been Visiting Associate Professor in Embodied Music Cognition at University of Oslo. With a background from electrical engineering and musicology, Dahl’s research interests relate to how we produce, perceive and communicate with music with a focus on rhythmic movement and emotional communication. Over time, Dahl’s field of research has become increasingly transdisciplinary and spans disciplines such as music cognition and psychology, music performance, neuroscience, media technology, and music acoustics. »Read more

  • An Interview with Angela Brennecke

    An Interview with Angela Brennecke

    Interview by Karolina Jawad

    Angela Brennecke is professor of „Audio and Interactive Media Technologies“ at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF as well as a passionate musician and illustrator. She graduated in Computational Visualistics in 2004 and received a doctoral degree in Computer Graphics in 2009 from the University of Rostock, Germany. Due to her lifelong passion for music, thereafter she worked as software developer and technical project manager for „Native Instruments“ from 2009 to 2014. In 2015, Angela took a break from business to pursue personal artistic goals as well as to set new goals in her professional career. The following year, she joined the „Innovation Projects“ team of the German public broadcaster „Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg“ and participated in several ICT proposals for H2020 as a project engineer before becoming professor at Film University in 2017. Her research interests focus on audio-visual mood representation as well as interactions with sound through visuals. »Read more

  • Sofia Dahl: Looking at Musical Movements (6.5.19)

    Sofia Dahl: Looking at Musical Movements (6.5.19)


    Music and movement are intimately connected in many different ways. Both with respect to how musical sounds and rhythms are produced by players, but also how this non-verbal communication is perceived by an audience. The study of music and movement in the past decades have shown the relation to the body is important for players and listeners alike, proving music to be a multimodal experience. In this talk I will present examples of studies of musical movement from both these perspectives and discuss some of the challenges and questions that arise when studying movements in music performance. »Read more

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