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Researcher: Smithies, KE (Miss Karen Smithies)

Fields of Research

Music performance
Musicology and ethnomusicology
Performing arts
Music therapy
Aged health care

Research Objectives

The performing arts
Health related to ageing
Clinical health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Flight of the Bumblebee
Live ABC Classic FM Broadcast, with Prinicpal TSO clarinettist, Andrew Seymour and pianist Karen Smithies
Lunchtime Recital Series: Clarinet Recital Performance of Thomas Dunhill Phantasy Suite, Op. 91 for Clarinet and Piano, Nino Rota Sonata in Re per clarinetto e pianoforte, Charles Stanford Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 129
Lunchtime Recital Series: Performance of Alfred Pratt Idylle Printanière, Op. 17. No. 2, Roger Fiske, Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Arnold Bax Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Otto Goldschmidt Evening, from Two Pieces, Op. 26
Lunchtime Recital Series: Performances of Gerald Finzi Five Bagatelles for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 23, Victor Babin Hillandale Waltzes, Eric Ewazen Tasman Suite, and selections from The Keating Tangos: Raffaele Marcellino The World's Greatest Tango, Wendy Marlow Tango on the J-Curve, Maria Grenfell Option-C Tango, Ian Munro The Tango We Had to Have, Russell Gilmour Scumbag Tango, Don Kay Sweetest Victory Tango, Kent Farbach Tango Republic
Lunchtime Recital Series: Performances of William Lloyd Webber Air and Variations, Gordon Jacob Five Pieces for Clarinet, William Hurlstone Four Characteristic Pieces, Arthur Bliss, Pastoral, Joseph Holbrooke Andante and Presto for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 6, No. 2 and Edward Elgar Chanson de nuit, Op. 15, No. 1
Music from down South- Live ABC Classic FM broadcast with baritone, Michael Lampard and Karen Smithies piano
Piano in Stereo concert
Recital at Epsom House with Anna Eklund-Tarantion
Solo Clarinet Recital, featuring the world premiere of Don Kay's Epitomes for Clarinet & Piano
Variations on a theme by Paganini

Research Projects

Assessment of the effects of singing on the respiratory function and wellbeing in people with dementia; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision