CfP: From the Aulos to Ambisonics: Music and Invention (Bowling Green State University)

College of Musical Arts, Bowling Green State University:
“From the Aulos to Ambisonics: Music and Invention”
March 7, 2015 – Bowling Green, Ohio
Deadline: January 10th, 2015
Keynote: Joo Won Park (Oberlin Conservatory of Music)

The graduate students at Bowling Green State University are pleased to announce our second annual Graduate Student Conference, “From the Aulos to Ambisonics: Music and Invention,” on Saturday, March 7, 2015. We are honored to have Professor Joo Won Park from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music as our keynote speaker and guest composer.

Our call for papers extends to graduate students from all disciplines, particularly in the fields of musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, and composition. Our topic encompasses all discourses on musical invention from any time period, including both cultural phenomena and technological innovations. This could include, but is not limited to, inventions and developments in theory, instruments, aesthetics, and musical genres.

This year’s Graduate Student Conference will be held in collaboration with the 2015 National Student Electronic Music Event (N_SEME), March 6-7; because of this collaboration, we also welcome papers relating specifically to electronic and electroacoustic music. For further information on N_SEME, visit

Paper presentations should be no longer than twenty minutes in length, with ten additional minutes for questions. The deadline for proposals is Saturday, January 10th; applicants will be notified by Saturday, January 24th.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • Send abstracts to Andrea Keil: akeil at, subject line: “BGSU 2015 Graduate Conference.”
  • Abstracts: maximum 300 words.
  • Please attach your abstract as a Microsoft Word document or PDF using the naming format: LASTNAME_BG2015.
  • Do not put your name or affiliation in the document.
  • Include your name, e-mail, telephone (optional), and academic affiliation in the body of the e-mail, along with any audio-visual requirements.

For additional information or queries, please e-mail Andrea Keil (akeil at or visit our website:

We look forward to receiving your submissions!

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