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SPRING 2022 Chapter Meeting (virtual) - Saturday, April 23, 2022 (hosted by Yale)

  If you plan to participate in this virtual meeting, please register (for free) in advance at this link: https://yale.zoom.us/meeting/ register/tJMld- irpjIjG9OtYGyavj-U-T8CeFvUrFOz Program (all times listed below are EDT)  ABSTRACTS AND BIOS 9:30-9:45AM  Welcoming Remarks 9:45AM-11:15AM  Session #1  (session c0-chairs: Zachary Stewart and Renée Becker, Yale University) Mary Greer (Cambridge, Massachusetts): "Hercules the Serpent-throttler as Model for Christ the Serpent-trampler: Overlooked Parallels between 'Hercules at the Crossroads" (BWV 213) and Bach's  Christmas Oratorio "  McKay Perry (University of Massachusetts Amherst): "'Amphion's Warbling Strings': A Case Study of Mythical Music in English Madrigals" Emily Korzeniewski (Yale University): "Machaut's Notations in Flux: The Chansons of the  Remede de Fortune " 11:15AM-11:30AM  Coffee Break #1 11:30AM-12:30PM  Session #2  (session chair: Philip Bixby, Yale University)
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CFP SPRING 2022 Chapter Meeting (Virtual): Saturday, April 23, 2022 (hosted by Yale University)

  The  Spring Meeting , our third and final one for this academic year of the  New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society , will be held  virtually  on  Saturday, 23 April 2022 , hosted by  Yale University . Details and Zoom link will follow with the program announcement in early April. The Program Committee invites proposals of up to 300 words for 20-minute papers and for roundtable sessions or workshops (pedagogical, performative, and/or scholarly). All abstracts are subject to blind review, and submissions from faculty, independent scholars, and students are all encouraged and welcome. Abstracts should be submitted by  Wednesday, March 9, 2022 , to Mark DeVoto, chair of the Program Committee: mdevoto -at- granite dot tufts dot edu, who urges you to send your proposal as soon as practicable.  Proposals will be evaluated as speedily as we can, in order to give presenters time to work on their papers while the snow and ice disappear from our front steps. Please refer to

WINTER 2022 CHAPTER MEETING (Virtual) - Saturday, February 5 (Brandeis University)

Hosted by Brandeis University If you plan to participate in this virtual meeting, please register (for free) in advance at this link: https://brandeis.wufoo.com/forms/m1vzze2b1xkz2we/   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the  Chapter meeting on February 5, 2022 (including the Zoom link for the meeting).  Program (all times listed below are EDT)  PDF with program and abstracts here Abstracts and bios available here 10:45-11:00AM Welcoming Remarks  11:00AM-12:30PM Morning Session (chaired by Chloe Danitz, Brandeis University)    “Navigating a Changing Music Business: Giulio Briccialdi and the Musicians’ Response to  Shifting Demands”  Samantha Tripp (Tufts University)  “Digital Amati: Structure and Interpretation of Classical Stringed Instruments” Harry Mairson (Brandeis University)  “‘Just to Be and Dance ’: Jerome Robbins, J.S. Bach, and Late Style”  Erinn Knyt (University of Massachusetts Amherst)  12:30PM-1:45PM Lunch Break

CFP: WINTER 2022 Chapter Meeting (Saturday, February 5, 2022 - Virtual)

The Winter 2022 meeting of the New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society will be held virtually on  Saturday, February 5, 2022 . Details and Zoom link will follow with the program announcement in mid-January.   The Program Committee invites proposals of up to 300 words for 20-minute papers and for roundtable sessions or workshops (pedagogical, performative, and/or scholarly). All abstracts are subject to blind review, and submissions from faculty, independent scholars, and students are all encouraged and welcome. Abstracts should be submitted by  Sunday, December 5, 2021,  to Mark DeVoto, chairman of the Program Committee: mdevoto -at- granite dot tufts dot edu. Proposals will be evaluated as speedily as we can, in order to give presenters time to work on their papers during holidays.   Please refer to the AMS guidelines: “Proposals should represent the presentation as fully as possible. A successful proposal typically articulates the main aspects of the argument or res

FALL 2021 CHAPTER MEETING (Virtual) - Saturday, October 2, 2021

 The Fall 2021 Meeting of the New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society will take place virtually on Saturday, October 2nd, hosted by the University of Massachusetts Amherst. If you plan to participate in this virtual meeting, please register (for free) in advance at this link . After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Chapter meeting on October 2, 2021 (including the Zoom link for the meeting). PROGRAM  (Full program with abstracts and bios as provided as of 9/18 available here as a pdf). All times listed below are EDT. 10:15 - 10:30 AM  Welcoming Remarks 10:30 - 12:00 PM MORNING SESSION "For Your Eyes Only? Optical Illusion and Offstage Music in Nineteenth-Century Europe" -  Feng-Shu Lee (National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University) "Kaija Saariaho's L'amour de loin  as Modern Symbolist Opera" - Madison Spahn "Stockhausen's Weltmusik  at the Crossroads of Serialism and Postwar U

CFP: Fall Chapter Meeting (Virtual) -- Saturday, October 2

  The New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society announces a virtual meeting, to be held via Zoom on  Saturday,  October 2, 2021.   At this time, we do not have a sponsoring institution for this meeting, but we hope that a sponsor will be established in the near term. The Program Committee invites proposals of up to 300 words for 20-minute papers and for roundtable sessions or workshops (pedagogical, performative, and/or scholarly). All abstracts are subject to blind review, and submissions from faculty, independent scholars, and students are all encouraged and welcome. Abstracts should be submitted by  Sunday, September 5,  to the Chairman, Mark DeVoto: mdevoto -at- granite dot tufts dot edu. Please refer to the AMS guidelines: “Proposals should represent the presentation as fully as possible. A successful proposal typically articulates the main aspects of the argument or research findings clearly, positions the author’s contribution with respect to previous scholarship

SPRING 2021 CHAPTER MEETING (Virtual) - Saturday, May 15, 2021

 For the full program with linked abstracts and bios, please click here . Full abstracts and bios here.  Registration info is at the bottom of this post. AMERICAN MUSICOLOGICAL SOCIETY NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER Spring 2021 Meeting Virtual Meeting hosted by University of Massachusetts Amherst SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2020 Program (all times listed below are EDT)   10:15-10:30AM            Welcoming Remarks  (ZOOM)   10:30AM-12:00PM       Morning Session (ZOOM)  “Reassessing Eichheim’s Oriental Music: Some Preliminary Remarks” Richard Mueller (Willington, Connecticut) “Monteverdi and Striggio’s  Orfeo : Modern Music, for a Pre-modern Play” Joel Schwindt (Boston Conservatory at Berklee) “‘The soul of man is a limpid wave’: Liszt, Lamartine, and  Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude ” Andrew Haringer (Saint Anselm College)  12:00PM-1:15PM         Lunch Break (with the option to gather virtually using  REMO )   1:15-1:30PM                Chapter Business Meeting (including Chapter Elections) ( ZOOM )