Professional Development: Virtual Conferences in May

Teaching Music Online in Higher Education Conference, 15-16 May 2020 ($40 AUD)

Presented by the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne, 'Teaching Music Online in Higher Education' is a research-informed, virtual conference on the practice of teaching music online at Higher Education and tertiary levels. We seek to address aligned topics and challenges faced by teachers, students and school leaders. Researchers, practitioners and graduate students who are interested in the best practices for teaching and performing music online are invited to join in the conversations and/or present their research in the area. Our delegates come from across the globe to share their ideas and vision for creating effective and meaningful online music learning and performance for students.

54th Annual ARSC Conference - 21-23 May 2020 (free)
The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is pleased to announce that it will host a virtual conference, May 21-23, 2020, instead of its previously scheduled meeting in Montréal. The virtual conference will include live presentations on the Zoom Video Webinar Platform, and recorded presentations made available for on-demand viewing in the Aviary online platform.

Music Encoding Conference, 26-29 May 2020 (free)

The Virtual Music Encoding Conference (V-MEC) which will be held on May 26-29. The conference will include:
•    a day of virtual workshops on May 26
•    two days of presentations on May 27-28, each one led by a virtual keynote
•    the MEC members’ meeting
•    self-organized meetings of interest groups on May 28 and 29.
The opening keynote presentation on May 27 will be by Timothy Duguid (University of Glasgow), and the closing keynote on May 28 will be by Estelle Joubert (Dalhousie University). Following each keynote presentation, we’ll hold a virtual “slam” session with 3-minute presentations, followed by a breakout session where participants can ask questions, discuss individual presentations in smaller groups, and mingle virtually. Papers will be pre-circulated to enable wider access and more substantive discussion.

Virtual Bonus: New England Chapter of the Music Library Association: Videos and supporting material from the NEMLA's conference in April 2020 are now available online.


English French German Italian Portuguese Russian Spanish