Provisional Detailed Program* | ESTA Porto 2020
Version March 4th, 2020
Thursday, 16th April 2020 
10h00 Registration & Reception with refreshments * The program is subject to minor changes
11h00 Welcome to ESTA Conference Porto 2020 & Opening Concert ** More information about masterclasses will be published soon. Teachers that are comming includ:  Simon Jones, Adriano Aguiar, Volodja Balzalorsky, Wolfgang Klos, Morten Zeuthen, Davide Monti, Vitor Vieira, Juan Maggiorani e Marco Pereira
12h00-13h00 Opening Lecture
Attention to string tension |  Attila Pastzor (Thomastik-Infeld) 
13:00-14:30 Lunch
14h30 - 16h00 Lectures Presidents' Meeting
The most important aspects in work with violin beginners | Ines Ana Tomi_ (Croatia)  
Folk It! What can we learn from the "musical village"? | Evelyn Osborne Curta (Hong Kong)  
Developing a sense of rhythm in novice violinists | Kateryna Zavalko ( Ukraine)  
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16h30- 17h30  Lectures Workshop Masterclass**
Close the door behind you | Morten Zeuthen (Danmark)  Body Awareness during violin playing | Esther den Boer (Netherlands)
 CELLO KIDS: I-technology for Teaching | Antonina Zharava  (France) 
   Lectures  Workshop Masterclass**
17h30 - 18h30 String teaching helped by computer technology
(CAST: Computer Aided String Teaching)
| Jan & Wim Van Weyenberg (Belgium Flanders) 
 Playing the Silence - Creating the Magic | Sophie Till (UK)
 Teaching and learning a string instrument at retirement age: a case study | Cristina Bellu (France)
18h30 - 18h45 Break
18h45 - 19h30 Rehearsal
Fado 4Strings: The conference Ensemble | Artur Caldeira (Portugal)
19h30 - 21h30 Break
21h30 Concert 
ARPARLA |  An improvised journey in the XVI - XVIII Centuries  
 Friday, 17th April 2020
09h00 - 09h30 Registration
09h30 - 10h00 Exhibitors Hall Opening Ceremony
10:00-11:00 Workshop  Rehearsal Exhibitors Masterclass**
 Pilates Strings Instructor | Heidi Marjaana Mantere (Finland)  Fado 4Strings: The conference Ensemble | Artur Caldeira (Portugal)
11h00 - 11h30 Coffee Break with exhibitors
11h30-13h00 Interview Exhibitors
Bruno Giuranna - His musical world in the centre:
A conversation with the current international president of the ESTA and one of the most renowned violists of our time | Siegfried H. Pöllmann (Germany)
13:00-14:30 Lunch
14h30- 15h00  Lecture Delegates' meeting Exhibitors Masterclass**
I love mistakes |  Davide Monti (Italy) 
15h00 - 16h00 Workshop 
Horses and Fencing: a musical action | Davide Monti (Italy)
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break with exhibitors
16:30-17h00 Showcases Masterclass**
PartPlay: The ultimate chamber music practice companion | Phil Aird (United Kingdom) The Celizy® teaching device for beginning cellists | Odile Bourin (France) ViolinCircus Card Game- How to make repetition fun and productive while practising | Kundri Lu Emma Schäfer (Germany)
17h00 - 17h30  Lecture
European Music Council - and what we do to improve music life in Europe!  | Ruth Jakobi (European Music Council) 
17h30 - 17h45 Break
17h45 - 18h30  Lecture-Recital  Research paper
Joseph Joachim’s Performing Aesthetics in the Nineteenth Century - Heng-Ching Fang (UK)   The adaptation of Cello to other musical styles and their specificities | Valter Freitas  (Portugal)
18h30 - 21h30 Break
21h30 Evening Concert
Amael Piano Trio (Slovenia)
Saturday, 18th April 2020
09h00 Registration Opening Exhibitors hall
09:30-11:00  Lectures Research papers Exhibitors Masterclass**
From the cello to the bass: study, composition and design of a new method of music learning | Paula Hernández Dionis (Portugal) The Gestural Standardization of Bow Strokes in Violin Interpretation | The Détaché | Ana Catarina Lopes Pinto (Portugal)
How to use the knowledge of neurosciences in string teaching | Niina Murdvee (Estonia) International Minifiddlers, the Finnish-Catalan Case | Maurici Dalmau de la Torre (Spain)
The importance of Mozart and Haydn in gaining the identity of Viola as a solo instrument | Baris Kerem Bahar (Turkey) Show, don’t tell: Artivism and social transformation around the fiddle in Galicia | Maria Rosa Pampillo Retana (Portugal)
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break with exhibitors
11:30-12:30 Demonstration of pedagogical approach Workshop  Exhibitors Masterclass**
Technique can be fun | Paula Colas (Spain) Helping students create their own arrangements | Laura Folch  (UK)
12:30-13:00 Lecture Lecture
 O. _ev_ík , On the application of the method and its legacy | Gabriela Drasarova (Italy)
Original Viola Repertoire in 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Application to viola teaching | Maria José Fueyo Muniz (Spain) 
13:00-14:30 Lunch
14h30-15h00 Lecture Workshop Exhibitors Masterclass**
The double bass as a solo instrument in the second half of the nineteenth century in Lisbon: Historical and analytical perspective, critical edition | Adriano Aguiar (Portugal) Gypsy Music for violinists from day 1 till year
| Stieneke Poot (Netherlands) 
15h00 - 15h30  Research Paper
 Teaching Violin to Higher Level Students: The Analogy and Benefits of a Vocal Approach | Oksana Solovieva  (Spain)    
15h30-16h00 Lecture
 String methods and pedagogies: Assumptions, perceptions and reality |Claudio Forcada (UK)
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break with exhibitors  
16:30-17:00 Showcase
ESTA PG Cert (string teaching) | Philip Aird ( UK)
17h00 - 18h00 Demonstration of pedagogical approach
Fiddle Time Party - Homage to the Blackwells series | Ana Rita Gonćalves Mendes (Portugal)  "Development of Vibrato"  -  an important element  of
sound production and its complete integration with bow technique into Music Interpretation
| Volodja Balzalorsky (Slovenia)
18h30  Concert
Invicta Viola | Hazel Veitch, Luís Norberto Silva, Susana Cordeiro, Beata Costa (Portugal)
21h30 Evening Concert
Quarteto Matosinhos + Wolfgang Klos
Sunday, 19th April 2020
9h00 Registration Opening Exhibitors hall
09h30-10h30 Workshops Exhibitors Masterclass**
Your Hands are Intelligent and Creative | Pedro de Alcantara ( France)  Rhythm: how to develop the sense of rhythm, to feel it, to hear it, to express it, before integrating it in our playing – a tool to solve rhythm problems - Cecile Broché (Belgium)
10h30 -11h30 Workshop Lectures 
Paul Rolland’s String Pedagogy: Teaching the Basics | Claudio Forcada (UKl) It's what Bach would have wanted! | Simon Jones (UK)
 String musicians’ health problems: bridges between clinical research, teaching and instrumental practice | Ana Zčo ( Portugal) 
11h30-12h00 Coffee Break with exhibitors
12h00-13h30 Round table   Exhibitors Masterclass**
Bridges Between Research and Practice
Chair: Clarissa Foletto (Portugal)
13h30-14h30 Lunch
14h30-15h30 Lecture  Workshop Exhibitors Masterclass**
The Orquestra Geraćčo project | António Wagner Diniz (Portugal)   Getting It In To the Muscle | Simon cartledge (UK)
Research Paper
Learn by playing together | Using games as a group educational tool | Ana Luísa Carvalho (Portugal)
15h30-16h30 Showcase
Rosin CAN make a difference | Leatherwood Bespoke Rosin - Severiano Paoli and Lorena García Fernández (Leatherwood rosins) Vamoosh! | A modern approach to instrumental learning | Thomas Gregory (Vamoosh Music)
16h30-17h00 Coffee Break with exhibitors  + Exhibitors Hall Closing Ceremony
17h00-18h00  Concert
More than music, we “play” lives | Orquestra Geraćčo (Portugal)
20h30 Conference Dinner + Concert - Fado 4Strings: The conference Ensemble 
Monday, 20th April 2020
09h00 Registration
09h30-10h30 Workshop Research Paper Masterclass**
Mindful warm-up routine for musicians | Miguel Barata Gonćalves (Portugal)  Synchronization in group music - Action-research
project with the violin section from a student symphony orchestra | Gonćalo Melo (Portugal) 
Professional preparation of the violinist for orchestral activity | Praskovia Tanikova (Russia)
10h30 - 11h00 Research paper
The activity-oriented blended learning of violin and viola with multimedia | Kristian Kolman (Slovenia)  Biomechanical analysis of levels and angulations of the left hand of a violinist: Proposal of an anatomical-functional model of left hand positioning | Eliseu Silva (Portugal)
11h00-11h30 Coffee Break 
11h30-12h00 Lectures Masterclass**
Time patterns between musculoskeletal symptoms and work scheduling among professional violinists and violist | Teresia Nyman (Sweden)  Playing around with Modern Music | Ana Elvira Tedim (Portugal)
12h00-12h30 Lecture
Musicians' health and wellbeing: building a network | Daniela Coimbra (Portugal)
12h30-13h00 Lecture 
The Orfeus Instituut: promoting the highest
quality research into music
| Peter Dejans  (Belgium)
13:00-14:30 Lunch
14:30-17:30 Douro Boat trip + Porto Wine Cave Visit
17h30 Closing Session with refreshments 
18h00   Closing Concert  - ESTA Quartets