College Music Symposium: Call for Nominations for the General Editor

College Music Symposium is an online, referred journal through which The College Music Society presents music scholarship, composition, and performance for use by its members and the public. The content of the publication highlights concerns of general interest and reflects the work of the Society in all areas of music. The name “College Music Symposium” honors the achievements of the past while pointing to a continuing need of all working in the music field. College Music Symposium is an on-going, unfinished work in progress that will never know completion but will adapt continually to meet the emerging needs of those working in music and in higher education.

College Music Symposium includes nine components, each with its own Editor and Editorial Board: (1) Scholarship and Research; (2) CMS Forums (opinions, editorials, commentary, and essays); (3) Reviews; (4) Instructional Technologies, Methodologies, and Resources; (5) CMS Reports; (6) the Audio Performance Archive (7) Video Lectures, Performances, and Lecture-Recitals; (8) Events in Music; and (9) CMS Conference Archive.

Call for Nominations for the General Editor

To the ends described above, The College Music Society seeks nominations, including self nominations, for a visionary musician to serve as General Editor of College Music Symposium. The General Editor

• guides the development of Symposium, as well as Symposium’s components
• serves as Chair of the Board of Editors and supports and Symposium’s Editors
• takes an active role in encouraging high-quality contributions
• provides an annual report to the Board of Directors.

The General Editor of College Music Symposium is appointed by the Board of Directors for a three-year term.


Nominations, including self-nominations, are welcome and encouraged by the deadline of 28 February 2017. A letter of interest that highlights the candidates qualifications, as well as a curriculum vitae, should be sent in MS Word or PDF format to: Betty Anne Younker, Past President of The College Music Society at [email protected]


Questions may be addressed to David G. Woods, General Editor, College Music Symposium, at [email protected]