The MusCan Film Series has been created by the Canadian University Music Society to support the development of what Ben Harbert has recently called “a critical cinema of music” (2018, 246) and provides a place for screening the work of student, academic, and nonacademic filmmakers working with music cultures. All films will be screened parallel to the Canadian University Music Society annual conference this year at UBC June 5-7 2019.
PhD course “Music Technology and Production”, KF 612
University of Agder, Kristiansand/Norway
Faculty of Fine Arts, Institute of Popular Music
January – April 2019
The University of Agder invites applications for the PhD course “Music Technology and Production”. It will take place on 29 January, 12 and 26 February, 12 March and 9 April 2019. The course consists of lectures, workshops and seminars on specific problems of production and technology in the field of popular music and world music. The topics include: “Jan Bang: Lighthouse Serenade: Professor Bang wonders on creativity and discusses composing/production methods, playing examples from different recordings and from his own catalogue”, “Contemporary Music Production: A Review of Practices in Modern Music Creation”, “Analogue Synthesis: The Development and Design of Analog Synthesizers and Other Voltage-controlled Instruments Set in a Historical and Technological Perspective”. Lecturers: Prof. Jan Bang, Prof. Geir Holmsen, Jon Marius Aareskjold, Prof. Bjørn-Ole Rasch, Prof. Tor Dybo, Prof. Michael Rauhut. The course is free of charge and corresponds to 10 ECTS Credit Points. Please send your applications and inquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Papers: Popular Music Education in Wales
As noted by the likes of Hobsbawm and Ranger (1992), Ellis (2000), Hill (2007) and Carr (2010), Wales has a unique landscape culturally, politically, linguistically and of course musically. Like other Small Nations, the country, which was devolved in 1998, has a distinct set of challenges in order to ensure it exploits the full potential of Creative Industries such as music. In terms of popular music education, this broader landscape is/has been informed via initiatives funded by Welsh Government (The Welsh Music Foundation), the Arts Council (Forté, the Music Industry Development Fund, Horizons 12, Community Music Wales), Wales Arts International (the International Development Fund) and local councils. Cardiff Council for example are working with Sound Diplomacy, who are developing a strategy to make Cardiff the UKs first ‘Music City’, while Rhonnda Cynon Taff co-fund the Forté project. All of these initiatives, some of which are co -funded by the likes of the PRS Foundation, The British Council and the BBC, are intended at least in part to ‘educate’ stakeholders within the Welsh Music Industry, from grass roots to international engagement.
Call for Chapters
Perspectives on Music Production – Exploiting Music – Routledge
Deadline for proposals: 26 April 2019
In the spirit of the Perspectives On Music Production series, Exploiting Music will follow on from Mixing Music (2017), Producing Music (early 2019), Gender In Music Production (2020) and several monographs in the field.
Call for Chapters
Perspectives on Music Production – Mastering in Music – Routledge
Extended Deadline for proposals: 5th January 2019
In the spirit of the Perspectives On Music Production series, Mastering in Music follows on from Mixing Music (2017), Producing Music (early 2019) and several monographs in the field – to be announced.
Call for Papers
We are proud to announce the 3nd International Conference on Sound, Silence, Image and Technology, to be held in Mataró (Barcelona) the next 3,4,5 of july 2019.
In collaboration with “La Creación musical en la Banda Sonora” (Musical Creation in the Soundtrack) the call has the aim to reflect about the role of music and sound in the audiovisual media. With an open and markedly multidisciplinary approach, the philosophy of this meeting is to encourage the confluence of points of view of theoretical paradigms and analytical models.
Putting it all into practice: Performance as a research methodology
Co-Convenors: Laurie Stras and Dana Marsh
Participants are warmly invited for this seminar scheduled for AMS Boston 2019. Proposals for papers that consider the topic as outlined below should be submitted via the proposal submission form, available at the AMS website after 15 December 2018. (Deadline: 15 January 2019). See the Seminar FAQ for more information: https://www.amsmusicology.org/page/BostonSeminarFAQ
IASPM Journal Vol 8, No 2 (2018): Open Issue
You can find this issue here:
Editor: Koos Zwaan
Assistant Editor: Raquel Campos
Additional Editors: Tim J Anderson, Sarah Raine
Review Editor: Sarah Raine
Layout Editor: Raquel Campos
Articles from: Emília Barna & Ádám Ignácz and Jan-Peter Herbst & Tim Albrecht
Reviews from: Paul Long, Caroline Kennedy, Iain Taylor, Karlyn King and Eveleigh Buck-Matthews
CFP: Columbia Music Scholarship Conference, Columbia University March 2019
Topic: Sound in Struggle: Audible Resistances
Deadline for Abstracts: January 21, 2019
Date: Saturday, March 30, 2018
Location: Columbia University in the City of New York
The annual Columbia Music Scholarship Conference [CMSC] will be held at Columbia University in the City of New York on Saturday, March 30, 2019. We are pleased to announce that the keynote speaker will be Alex E. Chávez, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame.
The University of Oslo’s Department of Musicology invites expressions of interest for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships. The MSCA-IF initiative offers postdoctoral researchers a two-year project that amounts to approximately €200,000. The proposal and project are developed and carried out together with a mentor. Please familiarize yourself with the eligibility criteria.