Anna Czepiel

Research Areas

  • Physiological and embodied responses during music concerts
  • Aesthetic and mixed emotional experiences in music listening
  • Perception of live contemporary classical music
  • Adaptation of the traditional concert format
  • Body movement and action planning in music performance


Academic Education

2016 – 2019 Master of Arts in Music, Mind and Technology with minor in Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

2013 – 2016

Bachelor of Arts in Music with First Class honours, University of York, U.K.

Academic Experience

Since 2019PhD candidate, Music Department, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt am Main
2018 – 2019Internship (Neurocognition of music performance) with the Otto Hahn Group Neural Bases of Intonation in Speech and Music, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig

Awards & Grants


2018ERASMUS+ training scholarship
2017University of Jyväskylä scholarship for international students


  • Experimentelle Konzertforschung

    Im Zuge des gemeinsam mit den Kooperationspartnern Hauke Egermann (York), Martin Tröndle (Friedrichshafen), Wolfgang Tschacher (Bern) und Folkert Uhde (Berlin)  eingeworbenen und von der Volkswagen Stiftung unterstützten Drittmittelprojekts ...