GRUME 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 composer, performer, and listener in Brazilian listening contexts; (2) The expertise development of the Brazilian performer-improviser-arranger pianist. You can find our projects and bibliographic references by taping the pdf below:
GRUME’s weekly meetings are held on Mondays from 10h00 to 12h00. 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you intend to develop academic research in the field of musical emotions or piano expertise, come to join us !