This online symposium embarks on a captivating exploration of the meeting points of music, creativity, law, GenAI, and ethics!
- This symposium is FREE for all to attend, featuring two online, interactive sessions using the Zoom platform.
- Advance registration is required.
- Be sure to submit your questions for the panel at the time of registration.
- Recordings of the sessions will be available online following the symposium for those registered.
Symposium Schedule and Registration
Session 1: Music, Law, and AI: Exploring Generative AI for Music
Session One begins with the dynamic Dr. Christopher Azzara, Eastman School of Music Professor, exploring the intricacies of human creativity in the musical realm. We’ll then transition into an exploration into the realm of GenAI, diving into its applications in music, then previewing findings from NSF-funded research at the intersections of music, AI, career pathways, and musical training. This session weaves in interactive components, sparking curiosity, conversations, and collaborative discussions that amplify the collective experiences and wisdom of all participants.
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Session 2: Music, Law, and AI: Exploring Generative AI for Music
February 28 from 3:00-5:00 PM Eastern
Session Two begins with a lively discussion between Forensic Musicologist Judith Finell and Vanderbilt University’s Law Professor Dr. Joseph Fishman, exploring the legal implications of music, law, and GenAI. Dr. Jonathan Herington, University of Rochester Assistant Professor of Philosophy, will then discuss the ethical implications between music, law, and GenAI. This session will weave in interactive components, sparking conversations on the legal and ethical impacts for the future of music and AI.
Questions about the Symposium?
We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. The sessions will be conducted in English, and each will utilize Zoom’s live transcript feature. For additional accessibility requests, please contact us at least 5 business days prior to the workshop and we will do our best to meet requested accessibility needs.
This symposium is supported by the Eastman School of Music’s Paul R. Judy Center for Research and Innovation and the Catherine Filene Shouse Arts Leadership Certificate of Achievement.