Friday, March 26, 2010

The 7th International Conference for Research in Music Education (RIME)

The 7th International Conference for Research in Music Education

April 12-16th, 2011, Graduate School of Education, University of Exeter

in association with the National Association of Music Educators


Call for Papers – Deadline 31 October 2010


The aim of the conference is to gather together researchers, teachers and practitioners to share and discuss their research which is concerned with all aspects of teaching and learning in music: musical development, perception and understanding, creativity, learning theory, pedagogy, curriculum design, informal settings, music for special needs, technologies, instrumental teaching, teacher education, gender and culture. Music education is also  viewed in  the context of arts education, the whole curriculum and its socio cultural contexts 




Dr Pamela Burnard –  Cambridge University, UK

Professor Goran Folkestad – Malmő Academy of Music, Lund University, Sweden

Dr Alex Lamont, Keele University, UK

Professor Gary McPherson - Melbourne University, Australia

Professor Adam Ockelford _Roehampton University, UK

Professor Huib Schippers, Griffith University, Australia

Professor Jackie Wiggins – Oakland University, Michigan, USA



  • Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be submitted with an indication of the mode of presentation i.e. paper presentation, poster, symposium etc.
  • Paper presentations should be 20 minutes in length, to be followed by up to 10 minutes chaired discussion time.
  • Practical workshops linking research to practice are especially welcome.
  • If you are interested in organising a symposium please contact the conference director before submitting and abstract.
  • Criteria for acceptance: original, well conducted and reported research, relevant to an international audience in the field of music education, sufficient command of English.
  • A short curriculum vitae (resumé) of no more than one side of A4 must be attached.

Submit to <>


On successful acceptance authors will be invited to submit an extended summary of 1,000 words which will be published in the conference proceedings online.

Papers to be considered for publication in the journal 'Music Education Research' should be submitted electronically directly to the journal (http://mc. Manuscripts will be subject to review by two referees. Papers for the journal should be between 5000 and 8000 words and conform to requirements of the journal (see style guidelines at



Conference Director: Sarah Hennessy

Further details and booking information will be available from May 2010 at