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************************************************** Electronic Postcard #110 - June (2) 2010 from THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR MUSIC EDUCATION (ISME) *************************************************** CONTENTS: 1. Beijing Update 2. ISME World Conference 2012. 15-20 July 2012, Thessaloniki, Greece 3. Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) 2010 Annual Meeting in Los Angeles 4. NAMM New Horizons Fellowships for Music Teachers 5. Music Monday sets new records 6. Resources 7. 3rd International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education (ISAME) About These Postcards *************************************************** 1. Beijing Update If you have not yet decided if you should attend the ISME World Conference in Beijing, there is still time to make a decision! With the northern summer break, and only five weeks to go before the ISME Commissions Seminars start, you have time = four easy steps!: book your flights register for the Conference book your accommodation apply for a visa to enter China (may take up to two weeks When you see the array of presentations and performances you will hardly be able to resist! Any institution would be urging you to be there for the astounding professional development you will gain. Enjoy outstanding keynote speakers: http://www.isme.org/2010/keynote.html Soak in the rich musical offerings and culture of China. The Chinese Traditional Music Festival will be a highlight of the week - as well as the 49 international performing groups, plus 25 Chinese performing groups from 22 countries. a) See the Preliminary Schedule of Presentations! Provisional time-table/schedule (subject to change) for Presenters is on the ISME website under menu item "Presenters" - see this page (scroll down): http://www.isme.org/2010/calls_presenters.html


Poster Specifications and Guidelines are also available on this page for Poster presenters. Please check your presentation listings. In particular convenors of Symposia and Roundtables should check that all presenters are listed, and correctly. Co-authors not attending the Conference will not be listed on the presenter list, but only on the abstracts (if you submitted their names). NOTE: The first schedule has been removed and the revised schedule will be added soon! b) Updates to be sent direct to registrants: All those who have registered will be sent emails direct from the registration database with updates and information. If you have not yet registered please do so as soon as possible. *************************************************** 2. 30th ISME World Conference. 15-20 July 2012, Thessaloniki, Greece Start planning now for the 30th ISME World Conference! a) Applications for Performing Groups closes 30th August 2011. b) Presenter submissions close 1st October 2011. http://www.isme.org/en/isme-world-conferences/isme-world-conferences4.html *************************************************** 3. Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) 2010 Annual Meeting in Los Angeles The Society for Ethnomusicology will hold its 55th Annual Meeting on November 11-14, 2010, at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Titled “Sound Ecologies,” this yearʼs meeting features more than 400 presentations, as well as a variety of concerts and other special events. The meeting is hosted by UCLA, which is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of its Ethnomusicology program. UCLA will present a pre-conference symposium, “Music Research and Performance in South Asia: The Life and Work of Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy,” on November 10 at the Wilshire Grand. Visit <http://www.ethnomusicology.org>www.ethnomusicology.org for more information about the meeting, hotel accommodations, and online registration. *************************************************** 4. NAMM New Horizons Fellowships for Music Teachers The New Horizons International Music Association, Inc. is offering six fellowships to music teachers in countries other than the United States and Canada who would like to start New Horizons Music programs. The


fellowships will pay up to $2,000. US dollars per fellow to assist with travel expenses for visiting two New Horizons Music programs in the United States or Canada. New Horizons music programs provide entry points to music making for adults by offering group instruction for those with no previous musical experience and those with music experience in the past who may need instruction to comfortably resume music making. Although most New Horizons programs serve retired people, they can include adults of any age. For more information about New Horizons Music and to see the location of New Horizons groups, go to www.newhorizonsmusic.org. You can also find news articles about New Horizons groups by doing a Google search. Funding for the fellowships is provided by the NAMM Foundation. NAMM is the International Music Products Association, located in Carlsbad, California.

Selection The NAMM New Horizons Fellowship committee will select music teachers based on potential for starting a successful New Horizons Music program, including teaching experience, demonstrated leadership, and resources available for starting a New Horizons program. Speaking and writing English is required, as well as the ability to communicate by E-mail. References will also be required. Calendar and Contact Information Send a brief E-mail message now to Dr. Roy Ernst, Founder of New Horizons Music and director of this project, to royernst@aol.com. Please indicate your city and country. You will receive an application with guidelines by E-mail. Applications will be accepted until August 15, 2010. Selection of the fellows will be announced by September 15, 2010. Travel to visit New Horizons programs must be completed by May 1, 2011. Thank you, Roy Ernst, Ph. D., L. L. D. Founder, New Horizons Music Professor Emeritus, Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester royernst@aol.com

*************************************************** 5. Music Monday sets new records A record number of schools registered for Music Monday 2010 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and not just in Canada. Schools across the USA joined in with registrants from Belgium, Bermuda, Costa Rica, Ireland, Nigeria and Qatar to spread the word on a truly international scale! Please visit <http://cts.vresp.com/c/?CoalitionforMusicEdu/88af8f0ffd/615f84753f/1b38e00 111>facebook.com/musicmondaycanada to see and post video and picture highlights.


One of the purposes of Music Monday is to demonstrate the breadth of support for music in our schools. Being able to track the numbers involved is important. Our thanks to Ticketmaster Canada for joining our other sponsors, the NAMM Foundation, Roland Canada Music and Yamaha Music Canada, for providing tangible rewards for schools taking part this year. Mark your calendars for May 3, 2011 for the seventh annual Music Monday. ************************************************** 6. Resources: Film and Television Soundtracks www.nzfilmcomposer.com www.thewritingmusician.com www.islandsoffire.com www.boadicea.co.nz ************************************************** 7. 3rd International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education (ISAME) and the guidelines for submissions. This event will be held from March 8-11, 2011 in Bremen, Germany, and is a partnership with the University of Florida and the University of Bremen. The symposium website is <http://conferences.dce.ufl.edu/isame/>http://conferences.dce.ufl.edu/isame/.

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