#OutNow: the Polifonia Project YouTube channel kicks off with fascinating expert interviews

Meet the passionate Polifonia experts! Polifonia launches its own YouTube channel with a series of interviews with its brilliant team

24 January 2022

Happy Monday! Polifonia is excited to announce the launch of its project YouTube channel. We are kicking it off with a fascinating video interview with outstanding members of the Polifonia team: Meet the Polifonia experts. Our project brings together an interdisciplinary team of passionate researchers and music lovers. In this first episode, we take you behind the scenes and introduce to you nine experts who have an important role within the project. 

This video marks the beginning of our series of expert interviews. Every month, we will release a new video about topics directly connected to the work carried out within Polifonia, such as the role of technology in heritage-oriented research and the future of AI in music among others. In this way, we hope to inspire you by sharing interesting insights into the project. We would also love to hear from you about what you think of our work. Join the Polifonia YouTube Channel for more updates and insights into AI&Music!

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement N. 101004746