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2020 Indiana University Annual Symposium of Research in Music

Jacobs School of Music, Bloomington, IN

The Indiana University Graduate Theory Association is pleased to announce its 2020 Symposium of Research in Music to take place Friday and Saturday, February 21 and 22, in Ford-Crawford Recital Hall on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University. We are very happy to welcome Professor Stephen…

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Esoteric Music, Music Performance, and Music Research Symposium

Nazareth College, Rochester NY

This symposium seeks to bring together music scholars, performers, and teachers with a sincere interest in the intersection of music and esoteric ideas and practices.


University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

The CHIME Studio (Chicago Integrated Media Experimental Studio) at the University of Chicago will be hosting CIRCULATIONS, a symposium on live audio feedback in art, February 28-29, 2020. The symposium will include a number of performances and sound installations, as well paper sessions and…

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South-Central Society for Music Theory

Nashville, Tennessee

The 2020 meeting of the South-Central Society for Music Theory will be held at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, from February 28th–March 1st. We will meet jointly with CMS-South. The theme of this year’s conference is “Improvisation: Science, Practice and Pedagogy.”


Yale Graduate Music Symposium

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

The Yale Graduate Music Symposium is a biennial conference, organized and hosted by the graduate students of the Department of Music at Yale University, dedicated to showcasing student research from around the country.

Texas Society for Music Theory 42nd Annual Meeting

University of Houston, Houston, Texas

The Texas Society for Music Theory will hold its 42nd annual meeting at the University of Houston in Houston, TX, February 28-29, 2020. The meeting will be held jointly with the Southwest Chapter of the American Musicological Society and concurrently with the festival entitled Beethoven 250…

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Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival 2020

University of Pittsburgh Department of Music, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Midwest Graduate Music Consortium

University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

The 24th annual meeting of the Midwest Graduate Music Consortium will take place March 6-7 at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. This conference will showcase original graduate scholarship and performances, and seeks to interrogate “Music(s) at the Margins” of graduate study. This year’s…

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Rutgers University Musicological Society (RUMS) 2020 Graduate Student Music Conference

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

The sixth annual Rutgers University Musicological Society (RUMS) Graduate Student Music Conference will take place on Sunday, March 8th, 2020 from 9 AM to 6 PM, at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. The conference provides a platform for graduate students in various sub-disciplines,…

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A Powerful Force: Women in Music

Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

August 26, 1920, is an important date in women’s history. It is the date in which the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified and signed into law. This important amendment made it illegal for federal and state governments to deny citizens of the United States the right to…

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Music Theory Southeast

Appalachian State University Boone, North Carolina

This conference is a joint meeting of Music Theory Southeast, the Society for Ethnomusicology Southeast & Caribbean Chapter, the College Music Society Mid-Atlantic Chapter, and the American Musicological Society Southeast Chapter. The program committees for these societies encourage cross-…

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CUNY Graduate Students in Music Conference: "Musical Intersections"

New York City, New York

The Graduate Students in Music Conference (GSIM) is an annual academic conference run by a committee of graduate students in the music program at The Graduate Center, CUNY. The conference generally takes place in the spring, with a new theme or focus topic every year. Presentations at the…

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UConn Graduate Music Conference Storrs


The University of Connecticut Department of Music is proud to announce the first annual UConn Graduate Music Conference. Will Mason - Keynote Speaker


Stravinsky and France, “My Second Home”: Reception and Legacy (1910-2010)

Université de Montréal, (OICRM)

William Caplin, Prof. via

Sun, Jan 12, 12:42 PM (11 days ago)

Dear Colleagues,

Please share the following CFP for a conference on Stravinsky to be…

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Music Theory Society of the Mid-Atlantic

Lexington, KY


Mindfulness Workshop for Musicians

Bloomington, IN

Learn strategies for increasing focus, releasing unwanted stress, and enhancing your creativity as a teacher and performer through Mindfulness-Based Wellness and Pedagogy (MBWP). Our three-day (MBWP) workshops are research-based and taught by leading experts in the field of mindfulness and music…

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2020 Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Society for Music Theory (RMSMT)

University of Northern Colorado, Greely, Colorado

The Rocky Mountain Music Scholars Conference will be held on March 27 and 28, 2020, in the Campus Commons of the University of Northern Colorado, in Greeley, CO. This conference is the annual, joint meeting of the Rocky Mountain Chapters of the American Musicological Society and the Society for…

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Deadline for SMT Publication Awards Nominations


Biennial student conference, "Conversations in Music."

University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), Ohio

The Music Theory & Musicology Society at CCM is pleased to announce its eighth biennial student conference, “Conversations in Music.”

The conference will be held in conjunction with the Joseph and Frances Jones Poetker Thinking About Music Lecture Series featuring keynote speakers…

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