Director ( Music and Arts) , Global Listening Centre.
Amy Kyle, a doctor of musicology, a classically trained lyric soprano and a singer/songwriter and jazz musician, Amy Kyle equally at ease in the world of research as she is in a jazz jam session in Paris. Dr. Amy currently teaches graduate courses on anglophone research and oral presentation methods at Sorbonne University as well as the Université Catholique de l’Ouest in Angers. Amy has researched and taught proven methods for managing emotions in presentations as well as cultivating creativity and collaboration. Amy believes deeply in the power of listening to provide new and creative solutions not only in the world of musical performance and creation but also to the world at large. Through her training as a musician, she has found that listening lends the individual a sense of curiosity and compassion that opens the door to exploration, expansion and connection. Having performed in both classical as well as popular music settings for well over twenty years, As a researcher and a teacher, Amy has trained speakers for events such as the Sorbonne University TEDx conference to improve both their capacity to listen as well as communicate. She has organized multiple international conferences and has presented both in person as well as developed successful strategies for connecting digitally with her audiences.