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************************************************** Electronic Postcard #102 - January 2010 from THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR MUSIC EDUCATION (ISME) *************************************************** CONTENTS: 1. ISME 2010 World Conference in Beijing 1-6 August 2. ISME Board Meetings 3. Music in Afghanistan About These Postcards *************************************************** 1. ISME 2010 World Conference in Beijing 1-6 August Welcome to the year 2010 and to the ISME World Conference. Plan to be there! You do not need to be a presenter to attend. In fact, you will gain immeasurable professional development by attending as a delegate, seeing and hearing what is happening in music education around the world. EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION closes 15th March 2010. Registration information at: http://www.isme.org/2010/registrations.html NON-ENGLISH speakers will benefit greatly by attending workshops and concerts. A list of the international performing groups at ISME 2010 can be found at: http://www.isme.org/2010/calls_groups.html Chinese performing groups will be added to this page when available. You can expect a FEAST of music! *************************************************** 2. ISME Board Meetings The ISME Executive Committee will meet in Anaheim, California, USA from 13-16 January 2010. The ISME Board will meet in London, UK on 7th, 8th and 9th February 2010 for a Strategic Planning Retreat to discuss ways forward and goals for the future of ISME. ***************************************************


3. Music in Afghanistan Please find below the link for a story on the rebuilding of music education and establishing of Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM). The story is published at the on line journal of DW which is published in English, German and Arabic. <http://en.qantara.de/webcom/show_article.php/_c-310/_nr715/i.html>http://en.qantara.de/webcom/show_article.php/_c-310/_nr715/i.html An exciting project is taking shape in Afghanistan, under the leadership of one of our ISME Members. Read an interview with Ahmad Sarmast and learn more about the work, and how you may be able to be involved. *************************************************** ABOUT THESE POSTCARDS UNSUBSCRIBE Email postcards are sent to all current ISME members who have provided their email addresses for inclusion on the ISME databases. If you would prefer not to receive these postcards, simply let us know. MEMBERS are welcome to give feedback or request further information at any time. Consideration will also be given to Members who wish to include news in these Postcards. Note: To protect against computer viruses, e-mail programs may prevent sending or receiving certain emails and types of file attachments. Check your e-mail security settings to determine how attachments are handled. You may be missing important ISME notices. ***************************************************â&#x20AC;Š

2010 #102 - January Postcard  

Chinese performing groups will be added to this page when available. You can expect a FEAST of music! **************************************...

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