Susan Rogers is a record producer, engineer, mixer, and audio electronics technician, and has a doctorate in psychology (having studied music cognition and psychoacoustics) from McGill University.
Susan began her music career as the live-in engineer for Prince from 1983 to 1988, including recording albums like Purple Rain, Around the World in a Day, Parade, Sign o’ the Times, and The Black Album. Her other studio sessions have included artists like Bare Naked Ladies, David Byrne, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Rusted Root, Tricky, Geggy Tah, and Michael Penn. She is currently the director of the Berklee Music Perception and Cognition Laboratory and is a Professor at Berklee College.
28 May 2019, 10am - 3pm
Narrandera Arts and Community Centre, NSW
The Music Cognition seminar discusses psychology for music makers. It will examine music from the listener’s and the record maker’s perspectives. Topics include music and: emotion, personality, preferences, creativity, aesthetics, health, and collaboration.
This workshop is suited for artists, musicians, engineers and producers who are interested in music, sound, neurology or perception.
There are twenty-five places available for this seminar, with fifteen places prioritised for artists living in regional locations.
You will be required to submit an Expression of Interest form by Thursday 18 April 2019, 5pm. You will be notified on Monday 29 April if you have been selected. Ten selected NSW regional artists will receive $100 towards covering their accommodation and travel costs.