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22 October 2018

This Month at CMS

News of the Profession

-Carnegie Mellon University - CMU Music Welcomes James Houlik...Read More
-Hal Leonard - 2019 Hal Leonard Vocal Competition...Read More
-Hal Leonard - 25% off Publications...CelloClarinetDouble BassFluteClassical GuitarHornLow BrassClassical PianoTrumpetViolaViolinVocal
-Henle Urtext Publications - 25% off Select Henle Urtext Publications...PianoStrings
-Keiser Southern Music - 25% off Select Publications...FluteViolin
-Peabody Conservatory - Graduate Study at Peabody...Read More
-Peermusic Classical - New Voices series from Peermusic Classical...Read More
-State University of New York at Potsdam - Passionate About American Art Song? Fall Island Fellowship Program...Read More
-The Jury System - Trial Subscription Offer...Read More
-Tuesday Musical Club - Announcing the San Antonio Tuesday Musical Club Young Artist Competition in Strings!...Read More
-University of Denver - Job Opening for Assistant Professor of Horn at Lamont School of Music...Read More
-University of Southern California - Rethink Virtuosity: USC Thornton’s Radical New Model for Classical Music Education...Read More


The College Music Society is an organization of remarkable breadth and activity. I am reminded of this by the publication of the next (and newly envisioned) volume of Symposium, the cornucopia of papers, panels, performances, discussions, and keynotes to be offered at the national conference in Vancouver, and the upcoming summit at the University of South Carolina. Kudos to all who are participating in our mission to promote music teaching and learning, musical creativity and expression, research and dialogue, and diversity and interdisciplinary interaction...Read More


Election of Officers for 2019

We are pleased to announce the results of the recent CMS Board of Directors election. The current Board offers its thanks to the Nominating Committee, chaired by Betty Anne Younker, the numerous members of the organization who submitted nominations, the membership who voted, and, especially, the nominees who willingly offered the next years of service to CMS. 

The election results are as follows:
Treasurer — Charles Young

Board Member for Music Education — Teryl Dobbs
Board Member for Music Industry Studies — Kim Wangler
Board Member for Performance — Emery Stephens
Board Member At Large — Gene Trantham



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Just Released: College Music Symposium, Volume 58, No.2

Now with:
• Forums with live comment sections to discuss current issues
• Relevant reviews of books, video, audio, technologies, and online platforms
• Significant articles of music scholarship and music industry concerns
• The unique “publication” of performances, lectures, lecture-recitals (via video)
• Both HTML and pdf format (coming soon)
• New submission guidelines
• And much, much, more!

 View the current issue.


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

Welcome from the Program Chair
Travel and Passport Information
Program Book
Plenary Speakers
Networking Opportunities
Special Performances
Student Interest


Louisville2019 National Conference
October 24-26, 2019
Louisville, Kentucky

Calls for Program ParticipationDeadline: November 27, 2018, noon MST 



gen nextCMS-NAMM GenNext
The NAMM Show
January 24-27, 2019
Anaheim, California

GenNext Registration and Housing is Open!



CMS WebinarsUPCOMING CMS Webinars on Musicians' Health

• October 19, 2018: Hearing is Our Business: When a Musician Suffers a Career-Ending Hearing Injury

• November 16, 2018: Your Student, our Patient! Essential advice to music teachers on how to recognize pathology


ChapterBoundariesREGIONAL CONFERENCE CALLS for Participation

SouthernOctober 1 deadline
• Northeast: October 2 deadline 
Rocky Mountain: October 22 deadline
Great PlainsOctober 31 deadline

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