We collect news from multiple sources, including our official blog. iMerc is not responsible for the content of the news items listed below.

Fwd: Concert - May 23rd 27-02-2017 11:20
This unique concert will feature works created with computers as creative partners drawing on a uniquely human tradition: instrumental folk music. This is part of an AHRC funded project and...
Read more...
Reading Eagle HCPS named a 'Best Community for Music Education' for 18th ...Henrico CitizenFor the 18th year in a row, Henrico County Public Schools has been named one of the...
Read more...
Newtown's Music Education Program Receives 'Best Communities ...The Newtown BeeNewtown has been designated a Best Communities for Music Education by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its...
Read more...
NJ.com Washington Twp. Public Schools named a 2017 Best Communities ...NJ.comWASHINGTON TOWNSHIP - A recent distinction from the National Association of Music Merchants' NAMM Foundation truly has given the Washington...
Read more...
ArtsProfessional Minister rejects call for changes to music hub funding | News ...ArtsProfessionalArts Council England must ensure that hubs do more to promote social mobility, but rural hubs will be...
Read more...
3rd Workshop on Intelligent Music Production (WIMP 2017) Friday 15 September 2017 Media City UK, University of Salford Call for papers The production of music often involves interdisciplinary challenges, requiring...
Read more...
Dear all, The second Conference on Computer Simulation of Musical Creativity will be held at the Open University in Milton Keynes (UK) from 11 to 13 Sept 2017. Keynote Speakers:...
Read more...
Education Week (subscription) (blog) Study: Music Education in K-12 Promotes Lifelong Engagement With ...Education Week (subscription) (blog)Using information from the National Endowment for the Arts' Survey of Public Participation in...
Read more...
===================MUME 2017 - BREAKING NEWS - CALL FOR LATE PAPERS===================5th International Workshop on Musical Metacreationhttp://musicalmetacreation.orgJune 19-20, 2017, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA.=== The 2017 MuMe workshop is opening up a new...
Read more...
Pacific Standard The Lifelong Effects of Music and Arts ClassesPacific Standard“If one aim of music education, as many music educators report, is to engender a lifelong connection with the arts,”...
Read more...
Billboard Keith Urban Stresses Music Education in Schools at Grammys on the Hill EventBillboardLater in the evening, Blues Traveler frontman John Popper jammed on harmonica with Keith Urban, who accepted...
Read more...
World Premiere Beatboxing without a voice box
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 05/04/17 World Premiere Beatboxing without a voice box, London, UK. Shout at Cancer and UCL proudly announce the FREE event, featuring MarvRadio (Beatboxer), La Verne Williams (Opera...
Read more...
The Institute of Musical Research invites applications from early career scholars to organise small conferences, workshops, or networking events during the 2017–18 academic year. Grants of up to £500 are...
Read more...
Patch.com ARTS: Union, Stillwater schools named best for music educationTulsa World (blog)Union Public Schools and Stillwater Public Schools are the only Oklahoma school districts to make the National Association of...
Read more...
The Guardian Music, nature and the arts are key in educationThe GuardianI was interested to read Charlotte Gill's article (theguardian.com, 27 March) about music education in the UK. She is...
Read more...
EXTENDED DEADLINE CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS: 6 APRIL sIREN Conference 2017: Arts and Digital Practices ECA – Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland, 30 – 31 May 2017 sIREN 'Arts and Digital...
Read more...
source: https://inews.co.uk/essentials/news/education/pupils-reading-ages-plummet-secondary-school/ The Halle orchestra is planning on opening its own free school Richard Vaughan 1 month Thursday February 23rd 2017
Read more...
Dear friends and colleagues, Please might you help MERYC17 be a wonderfully attended and successful conference. The local organising committee would be most grateful if you could promote the conference...
Read more...
The postdocs are now out, either could be of interest to some of yourfinishing or recently graduated PhDs.As you know the project is called Fluid Corpus Manipulation and hassuccessfully secured...
Read more...
Huffington Post Twenty Years In, VH1's Save The Music Is Making A Greater Impact ...Huffington PostGrowing up a music fan, I remember watching VH1 and catching ads and programs dedicated...
Read more...
sIREN Conference 2017: Arts and Digital Practices ECA – Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland 30 – 31 May 2017 Aims/objectives/description: sIREN 'Art and Digital Practices Conference' will explore digital practices...
Read more...
Innovation In Music Conference 2017 06 – 08 September 2017 University of Westminster, Regent St, London, UK News: * Talvin Singh OBE will give a special keynote talk and performance...
Read more...
DATA ACHE 10-13 September 2017 The 21st annual Digital Research in the Humanities & Arts (DRHA) conference hosted by The Arts Institute at the University of Plymouth "We're drowning (not...
Read more...
We learned today that the Trump administration's proposed FY2018 budget eliminates the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Institute for Museum and...
Read more...
World Premiere Beat Boxing without a voice box
World Premiere Beat Boxing without a voice box.Shout at Cancer and UCL proudly announce the FREE event, featuring MarvRadio (Beatboxer), La Verne Williams (Opera Singer) and our participants who had...
Read more...
sIREN Conference 2017: Arts and Digital Practices ECA – Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland 30 – 31 May 2017 Aims/objectives/description: sIREN 'Art and Digital Practices Conference' will explore digital practices...
Read more...
Fwd: SIG: Research Network Administrator, RCM
Research Network Administrator Job reference number: 500-17 Founded in 1882, the Royal College of Music (RCM) is a world-leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history and contemporary outlook. Our 800...
Read more...
WORKSHOP: INVITATION TO REGISTER AND APPLY FOR BURSARIESDigital Musicology: Applied computational and informatics methods forenhancing musicologyDates: 3–7 July 2017Registration now open: until 18 JuneDiscounted registration ends 30 April** Deadline for...
Read more...
Fwd: STRATEGIES 2017 - CfP, 24-27 August, PORTO-Portugal
[Images from the previous editions of the Organological Congress ANIMUSIC.]​STRATEGIES 2017 – Call for Papers6th International Scientific Meeting for Sound and Musical Instrument Studies – Organological Congress 2017 DATES: 24-27...
Read more...
Call for ParticipationCall for Papers: Art & Sound Symposium, 23-24 June 2017Theme: 'Craft'Venue: De Montfort University, LeicesterCraft: Skill, expertise, mastery, talent, knack, flair, ability,artistry, art, handicraft, handiwork, workmanship, techniqueFollowing a...
Read more...
Fwd: FW: World Voice Day 2017 - request from the BVA Newsletter Editor
This is a request from the BVA Newsletter Editor: World Voice Day is taking place on 16.4.2017 and, for the next edition of the newsletter, the Editor would be very...
Read more...
Dear Music-and-Science people, Please feel free to forward the following job information to anyone who may be interested. Apologies for cross-posting. Best wishes, Mark Plumbley ---- Research Fellow in Perceptual...
Read more...
Exploring the spiritual in music: Interdisciplinary dialogues in music, wellbeing and education The 4th Nordoff Robbins Plus Research Conference & The 4th International Spirituality and Music Education (SAME) Conference 9-10...
Read more...
Fwd: summer school "Music, Language and Cognition"
International summer school: Music, language and cognition Como Lake 26-30 June, 2017 http://mlcs.lakecomoschool.org/ University of Milano Bicocca, University of Pavia, Conservatory of Como The Summer School "Music, Language and Cognition"...
Read more...
Call for papers: Musichildren'17 1st International Conference: "Music for and by Children: Perspectives from Children, Composers, Performers and Educators"​October 19th to 21st 2017 | University of Aveiro, PortugalThe University of...
Read more...