Royal Musical Association 53rd Annual Conference
University of Liverpool
7 – 9 September, 2017
Twitter hashtag: #RMAConf2017
The Royal Musical Association announces the biggest programme yet for its 53rd Annual Conference, which will be hosted by the University of Liverpool from Thursday 7 to Saturday 9 September 2017.
Featuring a packed schedule of panel sessions and papers, lecture recitals and lectures, presentations will encompass a wide variety of music and performance related disciplines. With wonderful opportunities for networking and engagement, this three-day conference promises to be diverse, lively and unmissable for anyone interested in the study of music and/or its performance.
· RMA-Sponsored Peter Le Huray lecture by Andrea Lindmayr-Brandl
Andrea Lindmayr-Brandl is Professor of Music at the University of Salzburg, a member of the International Musicological Society directorium and an authority on early Austrian music and music printing, on Schubert and much more besides.
· Presentation of the RMA's annual Edward Dent Award Medal to Mark Katz, who will deliver the Dent lecture
Mark Katz is Professor in Music History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and author of acclaimed books on how technology has changed music, on violin research and on the art and culture of the hip-hop DJ.
· A record 220 speakers and musicians from countless universities and colleges in eighteen different countries.Sixteen themed panel sessions, a further 96 individual presentations, and nine lecture-recitals on topics spanning 800 years and ranging over an astonishing number of corners of the globe.
RMA President Mark Everist says: 'It is a great pleasure to welcome members and non-members to the RMA's annual conference in Liverpool. The programme ranges wide across time, place and idiom, and promises to give us just the right environment for the sorts of creative engagement we expect from this event'.
The RMA Annual Conference 2017 takes place at the University of Liverpool. Social events, based around the conference schedule, will celebrate partnerships with the city's cultural institutions such as The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Tate Liverpool, and The Beatles Story. For more details, conference programme, updates and to book a place at the conference please visit the conference website: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/
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Dr. Katy Hamilton
Membership Development Officer
Royal Musical Association