New research article publised: Can we Buy Virtue?
New research paper published: Through the Eyes of an Entangled Teacher
Read the full article here: What happens when a classical music instrument performance course at a Norwegian state university study programme is assessed for quality following a standardized procedure? The article explores frictions and negotiations between managerial quality assurance and classical music performance education in a contextual sense, focusing particularly on the teacher-student relation. I …
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Informed Play available as POD
Now you can buy a Print on Demand copy of the book Informed Play! (Still available as a free to download ebook) Get the paperback version here. Or download the free ebook here.
Research portrait published
The University of Agder has produced a research portrait film of Robin, now published. Watch it here: https://youtu.be/rBnu9M34gMY
Interview: ‘The nutcracker’
I was recently interviewed for uia.no. Read the full article here (in both Norwegian and English): https://www.uia.no/en/news/the-nutcracker. The article will also be featured in the UiA Magazine over the Summer.
New recording: Renaissance duets and solos released for streaming
New recording project released digitally with Renaissance lute duets and solos. Performed by Robin Rolfhamre and Per Kjetil Farstad on Renaissance lutes built by Lauri Niskanen.
Tutorial: Start writing your beginner thesis
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com #1 — Canvas and guiding star https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1acvPtyQKOw #2 — Content mapping Now that you have created your canvas, have read a lot of material and have made notes in the books, you are ready for the ‘content mapping.’ This technique is what I personally call a ‘Content Manual.’ This means that …
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Tutorial: A 3 minutes kick-starter for your beginner thesis
Photo by bruce mars on Pexels.com #1 — What to write about? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKp0nE8Xrgk #2 — Purpose and agenda Ok, so now you have a topic. Don't move too fast to methodology and method. Instead, start with the following questions: What do you want to investigate/find out and why?What is your agenda or purpose by doing …
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New book out: Informed Play
An Open Access, peer-reviewed research monograph. Download Informed Play for free here Abstract "Informed Play presents a conceptual understanding of tone production based on extensive historical research on primary sources, modern literature and handbook reviews, physical and psychological perspectives as well as on technology. As the first volume in English to discuss and contextualise the …
Today, my contribution as Expert Evaluator was given attention in a Norwegian news article at the University of Agder. Athored by Jan Arve Olsen. Read the news article here.