Sunday, January 26, 2014

ICMC/SMC 2014 Summer School on Computational Music Analysis

SMC / ICMC Summer School 2014

Topic: Computational Music Analysis

Athens, Greece, 11 - 14th September, 2014

The Sound and Music Computing summer school promotes interdisciplinary
education and research in the field of Sound and Music Computing. It
is aimed at graduate students working on their Master or PhD thesis,
but it is also open to any person carrying out research in this field.
The 2014 SMC Summer School will take place in Athens, Greece, right
before the SMC/ICMC Conference, between the 11th and 14th of September

The topic of the summer school is Computational Music Analysis.

Maximum 20 participants will be selected to attend. If you are a PhD
student in music information retrieval, musicology, music, music
psychology, computer science, engineering, and related disciplines,
you might find this summer school particularly exciting and helpful
towards the completion of your degree. If you work in MIR, you might
find that this year's musicological orientation of the summer school
gives a new perspective to your current work. If you are a computer
scientist or engineer, you will gain an understanding of music
analysis methodologies and how to apply your skills in the analysis of

To apply: Please send a CV together with a covering letter explaining
your motivation and experience to Christina Anagnostopoulou

Deadline for applications: 30th of April, 2014. Applicants will be
notified by the 15th of May 2014 whether their application has been
successful, and will be required to register to the Summer School by
June 1st, in order to secure their place.

The cost of attending the summer school, including lectures, training
sessions, laboratory material and coffee breaks is 240€.

Tutors include the following in alphabetical order:

Christina Anagnostopoulou, University of Athens, Greece (contact person, chair)

Emilios Cambouropoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Darrell Conklin, University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU, Spain

Olivier Lartillot, Finland

Alan Marsden, University of Lancaster, UK

Aggelos Pikrakis, University of Peiraeus, Greece

Costas Tsougras, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

George Tzanetakis, University of Victoria, Canada

Anja Volk, Utrecht University, Netherlands

Summer School organising committee:

Christina Anagnostopoulou (chair), Emilia Gomez, Aggelos Pikrakis, Anja Volk.

Further information: Please email Christina Anagnostopoulou on