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CFP: Fall 2015 AMS-NE Chapter Meeting (Oct 3 Amherst College)

Call for Papers:  Fall 2015 Meeting of the AMS New England Chapter Amherst College 3 October 2015   The Fall 2015 meeting of the New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society will be held on  Saturday, 3 October 2015 at Amherst College in Amherst, MA. The Program Committee invites proposals of up to 300 words for 30-minute papers and for roundtable sessions. All abstracts are subject to blind review, and submissions from faculty, independent scholars, and graduate students are all encouraged and welcome. Abstracts should be submitted by  Tuesday, 1 September 2015  via email to jsholes at  or by mail to Jacquelyn Sholes, AMS-NE Program Chair, Department of Musicology & Ethnomusicology, School of Music, College of Fine Arts, Boston University, 855 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215. Please refer to the AMS abstract guidelines: “Proposals should represent the presentation as fully as possible. A successful proposal typically artic

CONF: Mozart Society of America 2015 (September 11-13 at Tufts University)

The Mozart Society of America is delighted to announce a conference: Mozart and His Contemporaries The Sixth Biennial Meeting of the Mozart Society of America Tufts University (Medford, Massachusetts) September 11-13, 2015   This conference will bring together over twenty scholars and performers to explore the lives and music of Mozart and his contemporaries in their domestic, courtly, ecclesiastical, and theatrical spheres. Special events include a visit to the musical instruments collection at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, a Viennese Redoute featuring dances taught and led by renowned dance historian Ken Pierce, and a concert of chamber music for pianoforte, violin, and cello, performed on original instruments. The registration form and schedule are available at the AMS-NE Facebook page as well as the AMS-NE Google Group . A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Place - Boston/Medford (877 540-3721 ).  The code is “MSA Conference” and the conference r