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The College Music Symposium is accepting applications for the Audio Review Editor position. We seek engaged candidates with interest in Audio and Performance who want to generate dialogue. Appointments are for three years and are unpaid service positions.

The Audio Review Editor will identify audio recordings to be reviewed. All musics of the world, including past masterworks, folk arts, and new compositions in all styles and media formats are eligible for audio review. The Audio Editor, who will form a small Board to assist, will locate and assign specialist reviewers and coordinate with producers/streamers/companies so that reviewers have access to materials. The Editor guides the reviewers through the submission and preparation process for publication (ca 500 words each review) and will edit final reviews according to Symposium guidelines. For further details, see “Peer Review Process” and “Component Editor” items on the Symposium page.

Interested applicants should hold advanced degrees and have experience with audio, publishing, editing, or writing. To be considered please send a curriculum vitae along with a brief letter of interest that highlights qualifications to: Dr. Lisa Urkevich, General Editor, College Music Symposium, symposium -at-

The College Music Symposium: Journal of the College Music Society is a double-blind, peer-reviewed international journal that publishes research, comprehensive review articles, forums, and individual reviews, including those of books, audio, technologies, and online platforms. The journal also publishes, with transcriptions, peer-reviewed Performances, Lectures, Lecture-Recitals, and Lessons (PLL) that have been captured on video. Symposium is officially released twice a year Summer/Fall and Winter/Spring and is indexed in major databases. It is one of the longest-standing academic journals in music, having just celebrated its 60th anniversary (1961-2021).

Deadline: 1 October 2021

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