New book on audiences

The great team of audience researchers at Deakin University, Australia – including Jennifer Radbourne, Hilary Glow and Katya Johanson – have published a new edited book on The Audience Experience: A Critical Analysis of Audiences in the Performing Arts (Intellect, 2013). Stephanie Pitts has contributed a chapter on ‘Amateurs as audiences: reciprocal relationships between playing and listening’, exploring the ways in which prior experience of music-making affects listeners’ engagement in live music.Β  Other chapters include Martin Barker writing on digital streaming of the arts, and Matthew Reason on theatre for young audiences.
For more information see: http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk/books/view-Book,id=4974/