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15 December 2018

This Month at CMS

News of the Profession

-Air Force Bands -  USAF Band of Mid-America: Open Position for Audio Engineer and Oboe
-Azusa Pacific University -  Start Earning Your Master of Music This Spring...Read More
-Banff Centre -  Summer Music Programs | Apply Today...Read More
-Chautauqua Institution -  Chautauqua Instrumental Program :: 2019 Auditions...Read More
-George Mason University -  Scholarships Available...Read More
-International Society of Jazz Arrangers and Composers (ISJAC) -  2019 Jazz Composers’ Symposium returns with Spectacular Line-Up!...Read More
-LaGrange Symphony Orchestra -  Young Artists Competition for Winds...Read More
-New York University-Steinhardt -  Introducing the NYU Broadway Orchestra...Read More
-Samford University -  Graduate Study Opportunities...Read More
-Sewanee Summer Music Festival -  Applications Open...Read More
-Texas Music Festival 2019 -  Auditions for 30th Anniversary Orchestral Institute...Read More
-The Royal Conservatory -  Royal Conservatory President Appointed to Board of National Guild for Community Arts Education...Read More
-Toronto Summer Music Festival -  Experience the Toronto Summer Music Academy...Read More
-University of Maryland -  Graduate Woodwind Quintet Fellowship Open for Fall 2019...Read More
-University of Massachusetts-Amherst -  Music Theory Pedagogy Workshops...Read More
-University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Chamber Music Institute at Nebraska...Read More
-University of Notre Dame -  Full Scholarships Available - MSM & DMA in Conducting...Read More
-University of Utah -  Graduate Assistantships...Read More


This month I complete my term as President of this great organization. It has been quite a ride -- at times tumultuous and harrowing, mostly uplifting and inspiring, and always well worth the effort.

I have been a participant in the continuum, someone who stepped into this position briefly, following Betty Anne Younker and preceding Eileen Hayes. In this respect, I have been part of our ongoing evolution, grateful to have received guidance from Betty Anne and others, and hopeful that I can assist Eileen pursue her compelling vision for CMS when her presidency begins January 1...Read More


Bruges3 email2019 CMS International Conference
July 11-18, 2019
Brussels, Bruges, & Ghent Belgium

Registration is open!

December 10, 2018 Deadline: Presenter deposits due
April 18, 2019 Deadline: Registration for traveling companions and non-presenting attendees



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


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.

• GenNext Registration and Housing are Open! Badges are just $35 until January 9

GenNext Event Schedule



CMS WebinarsUPCOMING CMS Webinars on Musicians' Health

• January 11, 2019: Finding Center: Strategies to Awaken Energy, Clarity, and Focus for Peak Performance

• February 8, 2019: Injury Prevention: What every musician must know


Upcoming Regional Conferences

Southern Conference
February 28–March 2, 2019
Online Registration Deadline: February 7, noon MST

Great Plains Conference
March 2-3, 2019
Online Registration Deadline: February 7, noon MST

Northeast Conference
March 16-17, 2019
Online Registration Deadline: February 21, noon MST

South Central Conference
March 21-23, 2019
Online Registration Deadline: February 28, noon MST

Rocky Mountain Conference
March 30, 2019
Online Registration Deadline: March 7, noon MST

Pacific Northwest Conference
March 30-31, 2019

Great Lakes Conference
April 5-6, 2019
Online Registration Deadline: March 14, noon MST

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