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  1. 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 interested to hear what you are planning to do to celebrate this day. Even if it is still only an idea at this stage, she would be most grateful if you could send her a couple of lines (deadline is 5.3.2017) with your ideas and
  2. Fwd: Concert - May 23rd

    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 is centred around a machine learning system we have trained with over 23,000 ``Celtic'' tunes -- typically played in pubs and festivals around Ireland, France and the UK. We will showcase works
  3. Fwd: Job: Research Fellow in Perceptual Audio Evaluation (Deadline: 14 March 2017)

    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 Audio Evaluation http://jobs.surrey.ac.uk/012217 University of Surrey, UK Salary:  GBP 31,076 to GBP 38,183 per annum Closing Date: 14 March 2017 Reference: 012217
  4. Fwd: Conference update - 'Exploring the spiritual in music'

    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 December 2017, London, UK http://www.nordoff-robbins.org.uk/conference2017     Dear colleagues,   The submissions deadline for the 'Exploring
  5. 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" offers an extended overview of complex behavioral
  6. Fwd: Call for papers: Musichildren'17 | deadline 26th March

    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 Aveiro, the Polytechnic Institute, Porto and INET-md (Institute of Ethnomusicology - Centre for Music and Dance Studies) will host the 1st International Conference: "
  7. European Music School Symposium

    European Music School Symposium: The Future of Music Schools - today's challenges and tomorrow's solutions CFP http://tinyurl.com/h7qp8em European Music School Symposium: October 6th to 7th, 2017 University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Department of Cultural Management and Gender Studies, Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1, 1030 Vienna, Austria Cooperation partners: European Music School Union,
  8. Fwd: Call for Contributions: Arts and Digital Practices Conference | May 2017 Edinburgh

    sIREN Conference 2017: Arts and Digital Practices ECA – Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland 30 – 31 May 2017 Submission deadline: 30 March 2017 Aims/objectives/description: sIREN 'Art and Digital Practices Conference' will explore digital practices and their social impact in contemporary artistic contexts. It seeks to create an interdisciplinary platform of communication among artistic
  9. Call for Chapters: Pedagogy Development for Teaching Online Music

    Call for Chapters:  Pedagogy Development for Teaching Online Music Co-Editors:  Carol Johnson (University of Calgary) and  Virginia Christy Lamothe (Belmont University)   Call for Chapters Proposals Submission Deadline: March 15, 2017 Full Chapters Due: July 15, 2017 Submission Date: October 15, 2017 Introduction The connection of practical teaching scenarios to
  10. Fwd: Fully Funded PHD Studentships - Open University UK

    The School of Computing and Communications at the Open University (UK) invites applications for a full-time PhD studentship starting in October 2017. Studentships are for three years full time study, and cover tuition fees and a stipend of approx. £14K The following topics are suitable, but you are welcome to propose a project in any area of music computing. Musical Contrast (and Similarity)
  11. Why Sing? The Evolution of Singing

  12. Fwd: Jobs: Three research positions for EU-funded project at Hamburg University

    Research positions available for EU-funded project at the University of Hamburg 1 PostDoc and 2 PhD positions for researchers with a background in music, dance, psychology or movement science Institute of Systematic Musicology, University of Hamburg, Germany Closing Date: 15 February 2017 We invite applications for positions within the EU-funded research project "Slow Motion: Transformations
  13. Fwd: CMC concert 10 Feb

    In C, by American composer Terry Riley, is a 'minimalist' piece (some say the first minimalist piece), composed in 1964. Scored for any combination of forces (instruments and/or voices) it is written so as to give performers a lot of freedom, but requires accuracy of reading and counting, and an ability to listen to what others are doing. We are intending to perform In C as the main item in a
  14. Afghan Women’s Orchestra “Zohra”

    Dear friends,     I am writing to invite you to watch a streaming performance by the Afghan Women's Orchestra "Zohra," who will be performing the closing performance of the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 5:30 Swiss time, which is 11:30am EST. It will be streaming on www.weforum.org      The
  15. Fwd: Computer Simulation of Musical Creativity 2017

    Dear all, We are happy to announce the second Conference on Computer Simulation of Musical Creativity. The event will be held at the Open University in Milton Keynes (UK) from 11 to 13 Sept 2017. •Deadline for paper submission: 10 June 2017 Submissions can cover both theoretical and/or practical aspects of the computer simulation of musical creativity. Interdisciplinary proposals at the
  16. Fwd: Psychology of Music - New Editor Announcement

    14-Dec-2016 Greetings to all in the Psychology of Music community, I am honoured to have been appointed as the incoming Editor of Psychology of Music. I am extremely fortunate to be taking over from Alexandra Lamont who, alongside the Editorial Board and the team at SAGE, has done a superb job over the past five years. During the handover period Alexandra will continue to oversee papers where
  17. Fwd: Call for Papers: 5th Occupational Voice Symposium

     Call For Papers! (We are having some problems with our servers so please accept our apologies if you have received this already!)  Dear Colleagues, On behalf of Dr Ruth Epstein and the Speech-Language Therapy Department of the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital and the UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science I am pleased to announce the 5th Occupational Voice Symposium! The
  18. Fwd: PhD scholarships

    > PhD scholarships > > AHRC-funded 3D3 Centre for Doctoral Training welcomes applications for doctoral scholarships to pursue a PhD at Plymouth University's Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research (ICCMR) in the UK. > > More information on ICCMR is available here: http://cmr.soc.plymouth.ac.uk > > Candidates wishing to apply should submit an Expression of Interest (EoI) by
  19. cfp: 10th biennial International Symposium on the Sociology of Music Education

    Call for Papers – one week to deadline The organizing committee of the 10th biennial International Symposium on the Sociology of Music Education and the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance are pleased to announce a call for papers. We welcome proposals from a broad range of perspectives, related to sociology and music education. Colleagues are invited to submit individual papers (
  20. Fwd: Announcing the Open Multitrack Testbed

    The Centre for Digital Music (C4DM) at Queen Mary University of London is pleased to announce the launch of the Open Multitrack Testbed, an online repository of multitrack audio, mixes or processed versions thereof, DAW files and corresponding metadata. http://multitrack.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/ Our aim is to provide a single, central resource for multitrack audio, allowing easy browsing, filtering and
  21. Fwd: SIG NOTICE: Call for papers: Musichildren'17 | Music for and by Children: Perspectives from Children, Composers, Performers and Educators

    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, Portugal   The University of Aveiro, the Polytechnic Institute, Porto and INET-md (Institute of Ethnomusicology - Centre for Music and Dance Studies) will host the 1st
  22. Fwd: Call for papers Musichildren'17 | Music for and by Children: Perspectives from Children, Composers, Performers and Educators

    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 Aveiro, the Polytechnic Institute, Porto and INET-md (Institute of Ethnomusicology - Centre for Music and Dance Studies) will host the 1st International Conference: "
  23. Fwd: FW: December concerts at St George's Bloomsbury

    Saturday 3rd December 8:00pm A Wayfarer's Winter Prayer Nigel Shaw (flutes, electric piano, ancient and ethnic instruments) Carolyn Hillyer (hand drums, vocals) A candlelit winter concert by two renowned Dartmoor musicians/composers who will wrap their music around the quietening of the year and the deepening of our collective journeys into the darkness. "We will share an honouring
  24. Fwd: Funding for Postgraduate Degrees in Music at Durham University

    The Department of Music invites applications for postgraduate degrees starting in October 2017. Durham offers an excellent environment for music research: we were ranked in the top three music departments in REF 2014, and offer a range of specialist research facilities and collections. Details of areas of supervisory expertise, further details of funding schemes and other information can be found
  25. Fwd: CfP: RMA Annual Conference 2017

    > > CALL FOR PAPERS: Royal Musical Association 53rd Annual Conference, Department of Music, University of Liverpool. > > Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th September 2017. > > The programme committee invites proposals for themed sessions (90 minutes), individual papers (20 minutes), lecture-recitals (30 minutes) and posters (A1 display sheet). For themed sessions, any format—including sound