cropped-chaplinmusic.jpgGRUME is a research group that takes place in the Department of Arts of the Federal University of Paraná, located at Coronel Dulcídio street, 638, Batel, Curitiba, PR. GRUME is part of the Graduate Program in Music (PPGMúsica, UFPR), research line “Music Cognition and Education”. Our research interests are (1) Emotional communication between pianist (composer/performer) and listener in Brazilian improvised music; (2) Underlying mechanisms that govern emotional responses to music. You can find GRUME’s conceptual framework by taping the pdf below:


GRUME’s weekly meetings are held on Mondays from 08h30 to 10h00. Our  meetings are open to the community and our activities are generally focused on: (1) readings and discussions of reference-texts referred to the music and emotion and/or music cognition domains; (2) seminars given by invited professors from other universities from Brazil and Latin America; (3) oral presentations of our students works, followed by rich reflexions and debates.

If you want to participate in our meetings, please just write a brief email demonstrating your research interests followed by a concise summary of your CV and musical activities to daniloramosufpr@gmail.com.

If you intend to develop academic research about music and emotion, come to join us!