Workshop leader

I have designed and/or led workshops in community-learning and formal education contexts, across a range of topics related to music, sound, speech and listening.

2017

  • D. Egan, L. Clough, D. Gusejnova, and A. Beeston, “SONA: Making Sense!,” in British Science Association Fun Palace, Sheffield, UK. Makey-makey fruit orchestra (family workshop). 7 Oct, 2017.
    [BibTeX] [link]
    @inproceedings{SONA:2017fruit,
    author = {Deborah Egan and Laura Clough and Dina Gusejnova and Amy Beeston},
    title = {{SONA: Making Sense!}},
    booktitle = {{British Science Association Fun Palace}},
    year = {2017},
    address = {Sheffield, UK. Makey-makey fruit orchestra (family workshop). 7 Oct},
    link = {https://sonawomen.co.uk/2017/10/07/fun-palaces-fruit-orchestra/},
    month = oct
    }

  • S. Parker, D. Gusejnova, and A. Beeston, “The Art of Radio, with Sara Parker,” in SONA Sheffield events, DINA, Sheffield, UK. Workshop organiser/host. 6 Apr, 2017.
    [BibTeX] [link]
    @inproceedings{Parker:2017radio,
    author = {Parker, Sara and Gusejnova, Dina and Beeston, Amy},
    title = {{The Art of Radio, with Sara Parker}},
    booktitle = {{SONA Sheffield events}},
    year = {2017},
    address = {DINA, Sheffield, UK. Workshop organiser/host. 6 Apr},
    link = {https://sonawomen.co.uk/2017/03/23/art-of-radio/},
    month = apr
    }

  • A. V. Beeston, “Machine listening – for live sound control,” in Music Collaboratory Project, Department of Music, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. Guest lecturing (2 hours). 9 Mar, 2017.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{Beeston:2017uosmus2,
    author = {Beeston, Amy V},
    title = {{Machine listening -- for live sound control}},
    booktitle = {{Music Collaboratory Project, Department of Music, University of Sheffield}},
    year = {2017},
    address = {Sheffield, UK. Guest lecturing (2 hours). 9 Mar},
    month = mar
    }

  • A. V. Beeston, “Using sound as a controller,” in International Women’s Day at Heritage Quay, Huddersfield, UK. Software demonstration. 4 Mar, 2017.
    [BibTeX] [link]
    @inproceedings{Beeston:2017iwd,
    author = {Amy V Beeston},
    title = {{Using sound as a controller}},
    booktitle = {{International Women's Day at Heritage Quay}},
    year = {2017},
    address = {Huddersfield, UK. Software demonstration. 4 Mar},
    link = {http://heritagequay.org/events/yorkshire-sound-women-network/},
    month = mar
    }

  • A. V. Beeston, “Understanding sound – for better sound control,” in Music Collaboratory Project, Department of Music, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. Guest lecturing (2 hours). 23 Feb, 2017.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{Beeston:2017uosmus1,
    author = {Beeston, Amy V},
    title = {{Understanding sound -- for better sound control}},
    booktitle = {{Music Collaboratory Project, Department of Music, University of Sheffield}},
    year = {2017},
    address = {Sheffield, UK. Guest lecturing (2 hours). 23 Feb},
    month = feb
    }

2016

  • L. Cheesman and A. Beeston, “SONA: Peer learning taster workshop,” in Catalyst: Festival of Creativity, DINA, Sheffield, UK. Makerspace. 19 Nov, 2016.
    [BibTeX] [link] [watch]
    @inproceedings{SONA:2016peer,
    author = {Cheesman, Lucy and Beeston, Amy},
    title = {{SONA: Peer learning taster workshop}},
    booktitle = {{Catalyst: Festival of Creativity}},
    year = {2016},
    address = {DINA, Sheffield, UK. Makerspace. 19 Nov},
    link = {https://sonawomen.co.uk/2016/10/17/peer-learning-taster-workshops/},
    watch = {https://youtu.be/oxlcbeh5QGc},
    month = nov
    }

  • L. Cheesman and A. Beeston, “SONA: Seafarers,” in The Sea Around Us, Connect the Dots fourth annual festival, DINA, Sheffield, UK. Makerspace and performance; Curation of cummunity-created audio collage. 13 and 20 Nov, 2016.
    [BibTeX] [link]
    @inproceedings{SONA:2016ctdots,
    author = {Cheesman, Lucy and Beeston, Amy},
    title = {{SONA: Seafarers}},
    booktitle = {{The Sea Around Us, Connect the Dots fourth annual festival}},
    year = {2016},
    address = {DINA, Sheffield, UK. Makerspace and performance; Curation of cummunity-created audio collage. 13 and 20 Nov},
    link = {http://www.ctdots.co.uk/portfolio-item/sona/},
    month = nov
    }

  • A. V. Beeston, “Machine listening in music: A beginner’s guide,” in Catalyst: Festival of Creativity, DINA, Sheffield, UK. Workshop leader. 21 Jul, 2016.
    [BibTeX] [link] [slides] [watch]
    @inproceedings{Beeston:2016mlfb,
    author = {Beeston, Amy V},
    title = {{Machine listening in music: A beginner's guide}},
    booktitle = {{Catalyst: Festival of Creativity}},
    year = {2016},
    address = {DINA, Sheffield, UK. Workshop leader. 21 Jul},
    link = {http://www.sheffieldcityofmakers.co.uk/calendar/machine-listening-in-music-a-beginners-guide-with-amy-beeston},
    slides = {http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/A.Beeston/dl/slides/Beeston_YSWN_Jul2016.pdf},
    watch = {https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wgbb2gYuNK8},
    month = jul
    }

  • C. Pike and A. V. Beeston, “Human perception and listening by machines,” in 140th Audio Engineering Society Convention, Paris, France. Panelist (Workshop W17). 7 Jun, 2016.
    [BibTeX] [link] [slides]
    @inproceedings{Pike:2016aes,
    author = {Pike, Cleopatra and Beeston, Amy V},
    title = {{Human perception and listening by machines}},
    booktitle = {{140th Audio Engineering Society Convention}},
    year = {2016},
    address = {Paris, France. Panelist (Workshop W17). 7 Jun},
    link = {http://www.aes.org/events/140/workshops/?ID=4901},
    slides = {http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/A.Beeston/dl/slides/PikeBeeston_AES140_Jun2016.pdf},
    month = jun
    }

  • A. V. Beeston, “Machine listening in music: A beginner’s guide,” in Yorkshire Sound Women Network, School of Music, University of Leeds (4 April) and School of Music, Humanities and Media, University of Huddersfield (5 April). Workshop leader. 4-5 Apr, 2016.
    [BibTeX] [link] [slides]
    @inproceedings{Beeston:2016yswn,
    author = {Beeston, Amy V},
    title = {{Machine listening in music: A beginner's guide}},
    booktitle = {{Yorkshire Sound Women Network}},
    year = {2016},
    address = {School of Music, University of Leeds (4 April) and School of Music, Humanities and Media, University of Huddersfield (5 April). Workshop leader. 4-5 Apr},
    link = {https://yorkshiresoundwomen.wordpress.com/machine-listening-in-music-a-beginners-guide/},
    slides = {http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/A.Beeston/dl/slides/Beeston_YSWN_Apr2016.pdf},
    month = apr
    }

  • J. Armitage, L. Cheesman, and A. Beeston, “Coding Music,” in Make some Noise! Family weekend at the National Media Museum, Bradford, UK. Workshop facilitator. 19 Mar, 2016.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{Armitage:2016nmm,
    author = {Armitage, Joanne and Cheesman, Lucy and Beeston, Amy},
    title = {{Coding Music}},
    booktitle = {{Make some Noise! Family weekend at the National Media Museum}},
    year = {2016},
    address = {Bradford, UK. Workshop facilitator. 19 Mar},
    month = mar
    }

2015

  • R. K. Moore and A. V. Beeston, “MakeSpeech,” in Headstart summer school, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. Guest tutor. 13 Jul, 2015.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{Moore:2015headstart,
    author = {Moore, Roger K and Beeston, Amy V},
    title = {{MakeSpeech}},
    booktitle = {{Headstart summer school, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield}},
    year = {2015},
    address = {Sheffield, UK. Guest tutor. 13 Jul},
    month = jul
    }

  • R. Timmers and A. V. Beeston, “Music and science demo,” in Department of Music, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. Software demonstration. 6 Jul, 2015.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{Timmers:2015mmm,
    author = {Timmers, Renee and Beeston, Amy V},
    title = {{Music and science demo}},
    booktitle = {{Department of Music, University of Sheffield}},
    year = {2015},
    address = {Sheffield, UK. Software demonstration. 6 Jul},
    month = jul
    }

2014

  • R. Timmers and A. V. Beeston, “Music and science taster session,” in Open day, Department of Music, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. Software demonstration. 7 Jul, 2014.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{Timmers:2014mmm,
    author = {Timmers, Renee and Beeston, Amy V},
    title = {{Music and science taster session}},
    booktitle = {{Open day, Department of Music, University of Sheffield}},
    year = {2014},
    address = {Sheffield, UK. Software demonstration. 7 Jul},
    month = jul
    }

2013

  • A. V. Beeston and M. A. C. Summers, “Using machine listening to analyse timbre in performance,” in Music Mind Machine Research Centre ‘Open House’, Sheffield, UK. Demonstration. 26 Nov, 2013.
    [BibTeX] [slides]
    @inproceedings{Beeston:2013mmm,
    author = {Beeston, Amy V and Summers, Mark A C},
    title = {{Using machine listening to analyse timbre in performance}},
    year = {2013},
    booktitle = {{Music Mind Machine Research Centre 'Open House'}},
    address = {Sheffield, UK. Demonstration. 26 Nov},
    slides = {http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/A.Beeston/dl/slides/BeestonSummers_MMM_Nov2013.pdf},
    month = nov
    }

  • R. K. Moore and A. V. Beeston, “MakeSpeech,” in Cutlers’ Ambassador Scheme, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. Guest tutor. 3 Oct, 2013.
    [BibTeX]
    @inproceedings{Moore:2013cutlers,
    author = {Moore, Roger K and Beeston, Amy V},
    title = {{MakeSpeech}},
    booktitle = {{Cutlers' Ambassador Scheme, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield}},
    year = {2013},
    address = {Sheffield, UK. Guest tutor. 3 Oct},
    month = oct
    }