David E. Teie, Beauty is in the Eye of the Species

Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASERs)

Mar 16, 2017

David E. Teie, Cellist, National Symphony; Lecturer, School of Music, University of Maryland,
College Park

The March 16, 2017 DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) was the DC Regional Forum (Keck Center, Washington DC).

Studies show that it is possible for animals to appreciate music when it is based on that species’ perceptions and development. As we become aware of the perspectives and appreciation of other creatures, we discover that many are capable of experiencing beauty. Hear how time-scale perception can affect our appreciation of animal vocalizations and lead to the creation of music for animals.

DASER is a monthly discussion forum on art and science projects in the national capital region. DASER strives to provide the public with a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region and to foster community and discussion around the intersection of disciplines. The thoughts and opinions expressed in the DASER events are those of the panelists and speakers and do not necessarily reflect the positions neither of the National Academy of Sciences nor of Leonardo. For more information on upcoming DASER events please visit cpnas.org. To learn more about the work of the National Academy of Sciences visit nationalacademies.org

David E. Teie