Call for Papers and Scores
University of Iowa New Music Symposium
Deadline: 11:59 pm, December 30, 2016
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Voxman Music Building, University of Iowa, Iowa City

The University of Iowa SCI student chapter is pleased to announce a call
for papers and a call for scores for its New Music Symposium, held
on February 25, 2017.

We welcome submissions from graduate students, faculty members,
and independent scholars in the fields of musicology, ethnomusicology,
and music theory. We also encourage composers interested in presenting
scholarship to submit abstracts.

A) Call for papers:

Abstracts of no more than 300 words will be reviewed for 20-minute paper
presentations on a range of topics related to new music. Potential topics
include the composition and performance of electronic music,
emerging theories of music, analysis of post-tonal works, new music and
the canon, etc. We have intentionally kept the scope of this call quite
broad so as to encourage a variety of submissions.

All submissions should include the following:

1) Title of the proposed paper presentation
2) An abstract of no more than 300 words
3) Contact information including email address
4) A short biographical sketch of no more than 250 words

Please submit two separate documents: one with the title of
the presentation and the abstract, and a second document with your
contact information and a short biographical sketch.

All submissions must be received electronically. Please send submissions to
Kelsey Kramer McGinnis (kelsey-kramer -at- with “New
Music Symposium” as the subject line.

B) Call for scores

Composers may submit up to two works for consideration. Please contact
Alexandros Spyrou (alexandros-spyrou -at- for details about
the submission process and requirements for scores for the New Music


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