CANCELLED - Music and Forensic Science - 2015 Research Seminars, The School of Creative Arts and Humanities


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Presenter:  Professor Martin Jarvis

Date: Mar 30, 2015

Time: 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Contact person:  Jan Winch, VET Trades Project Manager
T: 8946 6914
E: Jan.Winch@cdu.edu.au

Location:  Orange Building 6, Level 2, Room number 10

Target audience:  Post Graduate Research Students

Professor Martin Jarvis' work in music education is highly regarded in the Northern Territory. Well known in the wider community as the creator of the Darwin Symphony Orchestra, he brings more than 35 years of industry experience to the School Creative Arts and Humanities.

Professor Jarvis' musical life started at the age of 14. His dedication to his craft has enabled him to travel the world with several orchestra, which also gave him the opportunity to study under many prestigious musicians.

After completing music education he moved to Darwin and joined CDU. He teaches viola, violin, conducting, and lectures in both ‘Modernity’ and ‘Creative Practice’, as well as artistically directing the Darwin Symphony Orchestra.

Professor Jarvis has won awards for his contribution to the Australian culture in particular the Northern Territory. His creativity and dedication led to the introduction of outdoor symphonies in remote locations, the first of its kind in the NT. One notable performance was the award-winning event on a floating pontoon in Katherine Gorge.

Current research and publications in preparation

•  Working title – ‘The Darwin Symphony Orchestra - A personal history’

•  Working title –‘The Cyclic Scale System for String Players’

•  Working title – ‘If Music Be The Food - a history of musical and culinary art’ (early research stage)