On February 22 & 23, 2020, Nazareth College in Rochester, NY will host a symposium on Esoteric Music, Music Performance, & Music Research. This meeting seeks to bring together music scholars, performers, and teachers with a sincere interest in the intersection of music and esoteric ideas and practices. The keynote address will be given by Joscelyn Godwin. Proposals should be limited to 500 words and sent in pdf form to Marjorie Roth (mroth1 -at- naz.edu). Topics touching upon, but not limited to, the following are welcome: 

Music & the Pythagorean Tradition (number, sacred geometry, the harmony of the spheres)
Music & Esoteric Experience (spiritual/religious/mystical)
Music & Cosmology
Music & Contemplation
Music & Esoteric Symbol (sound, text, image)
Music & Esoteric Traditions (alchemy, astrology, hermetism, freemasonry)
Music & Alternative Realities
Esotericism & Music Pedagogy
Esotericism in Music Performance and/or Composition

Please include a short bio (50 – 100 words) with your submission. Feel free to contact Marjorie Roth for more information.

Conference website: go.naz.edu/esoteric 

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