International Symposium On Performance Science (ISPS)


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 International Symposium on Performance Science

The International Symposium on Performance Science (ISPS) is a biennial meeting of performers and scientists to discuss performance and the skills which underpin it. ISPS 2013 will be convened at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna, 28-31 August 2013. The conference theme is: Performing Together. Please visit the conference website for further details:

Keynote Speakers

Tecumseh Fitch, University of Vienna (Austria)
Peter Keller, University of Western Sydney (Australia)
Emma Redding, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (UK)
Alan Wing, University of Birmingham (UK)


MMW member Dr Margaret Osborne will be presenting at this conference on her recent research which demonstrated that an 8-session performance psychology program administrered within a school environment successfully reduced music performance anxiety and increased motivation to learn and perform music in adolescent music students in Years 7,8 and 9. For details, download the pdf of the ISPS2013 program and abstract booklet here.