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25 September 2017

This Month at CMS

News of the Profession

-American Composers Orchestra - 2017-18 Call for Scores...Read More
-Consort Press - A Very Special Woodwinds Catalog...Read More
-Coro by iCadenza - Introducing an online education platform that provides career development and entrepreneurship resources for musicians...Read More
-Hal Leonard - Hal Leonard Vocal Competition 2017...Read More
-The Jury-System - Paperless, painless, and most efficient way to organize, schedule and evaluate student applied lesson juries...Read More
-Kendor Music, Inc. - New Jazz from Kendor Music & Doug Beach Music...Read More
-Palm Springs Opera Guild - 34th Annual Vocal Competition...Read More
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Theodore Front Musical Literature - New Choral Music from Theodore Front!...Read More
-Wesleyan University - Faculty position in African Music Performance...Read More
-The World Piano Bible - The world's most complete and comprehensive encyclopedia about Keyboard Instruments...Read More

 

ward keith2MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

Last month the Board of Directors, joined by the CMS professional staff and a number of past presidents, posted a statement to the membership expressing our principles of openness and inclusion, two of the defining elements of this outstanding organization. If you have not seen it, I invite you to read it here. CMS remains committed to sustaining many important dialogues including those on the challenges that bloomed this summer in our country. Our common annual topic for 2018, in fact, will be diversity and inclusion, as selected by the Board of Directors at its meeting last year in Fall 2016. Look for more information about the common topic in my monthly message this coming January... Read More

 
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Riverwalk2017 CMS National Conference
October 26-28, 2017 • San Antonio, Texas

PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 21, NOON MDT
Onsite registration only after this date

The College Music Society is pleased to offer career mentoring and mock interviews during its 2017 National Conference. This service gives attendees an opportunity to meet with experienced colleagues in order to discuss career issues in a confidential setting. All conference registrants, including current students and faculty, are invited to participate.

REGISTER TODAY!

 
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HavanaMusic in Havana: A Study Tour
January 8–12, 2018

COMMITMENT DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 25 (NOON CST)

Study tour participants will experience the vibrancy and diversity of Cuban musical expressions. From African-inspired rumba and jazz to orchestral and choral works, attendees will hear a plethora of live performances, meet musicians from a variety of traditions, and encounter first-hand the distinctive architecture, food, and culture that is uniquely Cuban...Read More

 
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gen next2018 CMS-NAMM GenNext at the NAMM Show
January 25-28, 2018 • Anaheim, California

REGISTRATION OPEN AUGUST 30

GenNext is a collaboration between The College Music Society and NAMM (the National Association of Music Merchants) that provides opportunities for college, conservatory, and university music faculty and students to learn about the nearly $100 billion music industry and to network with industry leaders.

REGISTER TODAY!

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Vancouver2018 CMS National Conference
October 11-13, 2018 • Vancouver, British Columbia

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

The College Music Society holds half- and full-day workshops on the Wednesday immediately preceding its annual National Conference. These pre-conference workshops focus on a variety of topics of interest to music faculty and students in higher education, as well as independent musicians and scholars. The Committee on Professional Development welcomes proposals for events that can contribute to the development of individuals and the profession as a whole....Read More

 
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NEW IN SYMPOSIUM

Video Lectures, Performances, and Lecture Recitals:
Approachable Contemporary Piano Repertoire! A Study of Selected Piano Works by Two Living Composers: David Duke and Stefan Young
, by Wei Chen Lin

Reviews:
Concise Introduction to Tonal Harmony by L. Poundie Burstein and Joseph N. Straus
, reviewed by Nathan Fleshner

 
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REGIONAL CHAPTERS ANNOUNCE CONFERENCE CALLS

2018 Great Lakes Chapter Conference
April 6-7, 2018
Otterbein University - Westerville, Ohio
Submission Deadline: September 20, 2017

2018 Northeast Chapter Conference
March 24-25, 2018
University of Delaware - Newark, Delaware
Submission Deadline: October 4, 2017

2018 Pacific Northwest Chapter Conference
April 27-28, 2018
Washington State University - Pullman, Washington
Submission Deadline: October 3, 2017

2018 Pacific Southwest Chapter Conference
March 16–18, 2018
University of Nevada–Las Vegas
Submission Deadline: September 20, 2017 

2018 South Central Chapter Conference
March 15-17, 2018
Southeastern Oklahoma State University - Durant, Oklahoma
Submission Deadline: September 20, 2017 

 
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