It is a great pleasure for me to announce that one of IAML’s Past Presidents, Massimo Gentili-Tedeschi, was awarded the prestigious IFLA Scroll of Recognition during the General Assembly that took place on 25 August in the Hague, the Netherlands. The IFLA President, Christine Mackenzie, thanks Massimo Gentili Tedeschi for his distinguished contribution to IFLA’s work on a wide range of standards and the Secretary General, Gerald Leitner, gives the motivation for the award.
Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM), the non-profit organization that documents and disseminates music research worldwide, has kicked off its global search for a Deputy Executive Director. This is a newly created position offering significant opportunity for professional growth with the expectation that, as mutually understood benchmarks and measures are met, the Deputy will assume increasing responsibility, ultimately becoming qualified for promotion to Executive Director.
Seventy-six international, European and national music organisation are calling for policy makers to fully acknowledge the artistic, social and economic value of the music sector and to live up to these words in political decision making. IAML has co-singed an open letter on the value of music: "Claiming a front row seat for music".
IAML is one of the signatories of the Open Letter "Include Culture in Your National Recovery Strategies and Reactivate Cultural Life in Europe".