ISPS 2021

Montreal | Canada
27 | 30 October 2021

Convened by
Schulich School of Music
McGill University

Centre for Performance Science
Royal College of Music | Imperial College London


Download the ISPS 2021 program.

Keynote Speakers

Nadia Azar, University of Windsor
Injury prevention considerations for drum set performance

Gerald Fried, McGill University
Acquiring expertise in surgery: From simulation to artificial intelligence

Margaret Osborne, University of Melbourne
Windows to wellbeing: Insights from music performance science

Megan Popovic, Toronto Maple Leafs
The duelling Ws: A paradox of winning and/or wellbeing in professional hockey

Graduate Award (Paper)

Tuula Jääskeläinen, University of the Arts Helsinki
Music students’ workload, stress, and coping in higher education: Evidence-based policymaking

Graduate Award (Poster)

Frederick Lam, Royal College of Music
Coping and resilience in musicians: The impact of coping strategies and psychological resilience in music making

Frontiers | Performance Science

A selection of articles from ISPS 2021 have been peer-reviewed and published in Performance Science, a speciality section of the open-access journal Frontiers in Psychology. They are collected and freely available to download here »


Aaron Williamon, co-chair
Royal College of Music, London (UK)

Isabelle Cossette, co-chair
McGill University (Canada)

Andrea Creech
McGill University (Canada)

Krzysztof Dąbrowski
Medical University of Warsaw (Poland)

Solange Glasser
University of Melbourne (Australia)

Fernando Gualda
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Christine Guptill
University of Ottawa (Canada)

Isabelle Héroux
University of Quebec, Montreal (Canada)

Fabrice Marandola
McGill University (Canada)

Frédéric Marin
University of Technology, Compiègne (France)

Caroline Palmer
McGill University (Canada)

Véronique Richard
Laval University (Canada)

Gary Scavone
McGill University (Canada)

Laura Stambaugh
Georgia Southern University (USA)

Caroline Traube
University of Montreal (Canada)

Marcelo Wanderley
McGill University (Canada)

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