Both Professor Paul Mealor and Dr Phillip Cooke were keynote speakers at the conference held at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw.
Dr Phillip Cooke gave a paper entitled 'Consonance and Disonance: Interactions between Composer and Conductor'. Prof Paul Mealor gave a paper entitled 'Music and Faith: Setting religious texts'. Both also gave tutorials to the composers from the University and did workshops on English pronunciation.
There were conductors from across Europe, including other speakers from Germany and Belarus. Prof Paul Mealor also led an open workshop on his piece The Beatitudes.