TELMI brings state-of-the-art technology into practice rooms and teaching studios, enhancing the way musicians learn their instruments.
Learning a musical instrument can be challenging. Musicians, whether beginners or experienced practitioners, must balance the need to learn theory and practice technique, while improving their repertoire. They struggle with limitations on their time, physical and mental endurance, and the ability to communicate complex and abstract thoughts and movements. This can result in high rates of stress, frustration, burnout, and even injury among musicians of all levels, and can deter young musicians from taking up or continuing with their studies.
The TELMI H2020 project addresses these challenges with a suite of technologies specifically developed to enhance musical learning.
Using the violin as a case study, the Royal College of Music is developing a pedagogical framework for the system that embraces both traditional methods of violin instruction and modern cognitive research on how people gain expertise and learn skills efficiently and effectively.
At the heart of the system are ground-breaking advancements in audio, video, and motion-capture systems being developed by project partners at Pompeu Fabra University and the University of Genoa.
Highskillz is bringing its expertise in digital learning platforms and gamification to develop an intuitive user interface that can both guide and motivate a beginner and provide high-level feedback to an expert.
It also incorporates a social learning system that helps musicians learn from their peers. SAICO Intelligence will guide the resulting system to the market, ensuring it reaches as many potential users as possible.
TELMI is an H2020 project and has been funded with support form the European Commission.