Network Coordinator,


Editor and Webmaster for

Cynthia M. Grund


Please note that this is the way the website for 



Nordic Network for the Integration of Music Informatics, Performance and Aesthetics


appeared as of June 30, 2014, the concluding date for the period during which the network was funded by NordForsk 2010-2014. Founded in 2007, NNIMIPA was initially funded by NordPlus. This website was started in February 2010 while NNIMIPA was still a NordPlus network, and it contains extensive documentation of the activities within NNIMIPA from its inception in 2007 until the final date for the NordForsk grant in June 2014.

     The contacts that were established among researchers in the Nordic area and beyond through NNIMIPA have resulted in myriad cooperative research efforts. A significant number of these activities continue to be documented on the website which you  are most welcome to visit.


(For Google Calendar, please see HERE.)



News Archive




Nordic Network for the Integration of Music Informatics, Performance and Aesthetics

Thursday, June 30:


14:00 Annual General Meeting of the RMA-MPSG. St Davids Room, King's College. Please see here for directions and here for AGM details.


Friday, July 1:


Day One of the Inaugural Annual Conference of the RMA-MPSG. Please see here for directions and here for the conference program. (NNIMIPA delegate Helga Rut Guðmundsdóttir  (University of Iceland) chairs the session Philosophy and Performance 11:30-13:00 in Lecture Theatre S-1.06 during which NNIMIPA-delegate Søren. R. Frimodt-Møller (U. of Southern Denmark) presents 'Norms, goals and group consciousness: rethinking the dynamics of a musical performance" and NNIMIPA-delegate Stefan Östersjö (Lund U./Orpheus Institute, Gent) presents 'Musical listening: the function of openness and the "horizon of the question" in the interaction between musicians'. NNIMIPA delegate David Hebert (Grieg Academy, Bergen University College) chairs the discussion forum Chinese opera, Chinese philosophy 16:00-17:00 in the Anatomy Theatre.



Saturday, July 2:


Day Two of the Inaugural Annual Conference of the RMA-MPSG. Please see here for directions and here for the conference program. (NNIMIPA delegate Tere Vadén, U. of Tampere) presents ‘Music as symbols: how corrupted is it?’ as the second speaker during the session Ethical Perspectives 14:15-15:15 in the St Davids Room and NNIMIPA delegates Cynthia M. Grund, U. of Southern Denmark, and – via Skype – William Westney, Texas Tech University, present 'Pathways to authenticity in operatic interpretation' in the Anatomy Theatre 15:30-16:15.)



Sunday, July 3:


NNIMIPA Network Meeting, St Davids Room, King's College. 10:00-14:00. All are welcome! For full program with abstracts, please see here.



 ´Art Music´ and the ´Beauty of Technical Imperfection´: Amateur Choral Members' Perceptions on Aesthetic Issues in Performance

 The Case of an Amateur Bach Choir Performing
Bach´s Mass in B Minor

Sigrún Lilja Einarsdóttir

 PhD Candidate in Sociology – University of Exeter
NNIMIPA Coordinator, Bifröst University, Iceland


Musical Gestures and Musical Embodiment among Infants in a Musical-Social Context

 Helga Rut Guðmundsdóttir

Associate Professor, University of Iceland (UI)

NNIMIPA Coordinator, UI


Implications of Current Debates in the Philosophy of History for the Study of Historical Ethnomusicology


 David G. Hebert

Professor, Grieg Academy, Faculty of Education

Bergen University College (GA-BUC)

NNIMIPA Coordinator, GA-BUC


A Program of Practice-based Research Designed to Examine Listener Reaction to Olivier Messiaen's Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus


Morten Heide
Pianist and Choral Director, member of NNIMIPA representing The Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, Southern Denmark (AMDA), Odense, Denmark


12:00-12:20 Break



Brief report from Dāvis Ozoliņš and Josue Moreno (both representing The Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, regarding the work they did in March at the fourM's Laboratoryin Oslo, Norway on behalf of NNIMIPA.



Music Listening from an Ecological Perspective


Anders Friberg

Associate Professor, Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH, Stockholm

NNIMIPA Coordinator, KTH


Auditory Memory Model for Feature Estimation
Kristoffer Jensen
Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology, Aalborg University Esbjerg
NNIMIPA Coordinator, Aalborg University Esbjerg



Soundmapping the Genes

Fredrik Søegaard

Assistant Professor,The Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, Southern Denmark (AMDA)

NNIMIPA Coordinator, AMDA



 14:00 LUNCH



(For pdf-version of program for all NNIMIPA events,  please see here.) 





     Nordic Network for the

     Integration of

     Music Informatics,

     Performance and Aesthetics




for a four-day multi-event in London

June 30-July 3 on the occasion of the inaugural annual conference of the RMA-MPSG which will be held at King’s College London on 1-2 July 2011.

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