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BITZ and Music

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 11:00 - 17:00

University of Exeter, Amory Building, Room B316

A 'Being in the Zone' Project Event

This Event is part of the 'Being in the Zone' Project that explores the theme of 'peak experience' or 'being in the zone' in music, sport and work. This project is an AHRC funded Research Network, co-investigated by Kath Woodward (OU) and Tim Jordan (King's College London).


10.45-11.15         Registration, coffee/tea, waking up, chat

11.15-11.30         Why Being In The Zone? – Kath Woodward and Tim Jordan introduce the AHRC Research Network

11.30-12.20         Garry Hagberg – ‘Playing Out of the Self and Into the Zone’

12.20-12.40         Interlude: ‘ZONING Game’

12.40-1.30           Maria Witek – ‘Filling In’: The Relationship Between Body-Movement, Pleasure and Syncopation in Groove

1.30-2.30             Lunch & ZONING Game compositions display

2.30-3.20             Simon Procter – An Invitation to the Zone: crafting opportunities for "Being in the Zone" for people who might particularly benefit from them

3.20-3.50             Interlude- REFLECTING on ‘ZONING Game’: How BITZ?

3.50-4.40             Raymond MacDonald – Daniel Barenboim, Willy Wonka, Billy Connolly, Jazz Bastards and the universality of improvisation

4.40                     Closing discussion and tea/coffee


Places are limited for this event. Please contact Kath Woodward if you are interested in coming along: