Musical Instruments in Science and History

The Galpin Society

in association with

The Institute of Acoustics

affiliated with

The Royal Musical Society

announces

Musical Instruments in Science and History

Sunday 27th – Wednesday 30th September 2015,

Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, UK

in association with

The Sir Nicholas Shackleton Memorial Concert and Exhibition

and

The Christopher Hogwood Memorial Recital

The programme for this major conference on organology and musical acoustics is on the website https://gsconference2015.wordpress.com/conference-information/conference-documents/. Registrations are open and places are filling fast. Click to register your place: https://gsconference2015.wordpress.com/conference-registration/. Tickets are £110 for members of the Galpin Society, Institute of Acoustics or Royal Musical Association for the entire conference (£150 non members rate). Tuesday 29th will be devoted to the Acoustics of Musical Instruments (day tickets available at reduced cost with member’s discounts). Cold lunch will be provided on each full day with a Conference Feast on the evening of Tuesday 29th. This is included within the ticket price.

 
We are also offering space for exhibitors or tradespeople and also advertising opportunities in the conference literature. If you are interested in either of these then get in touch with gsconference2015@gmail.com.

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The Galpin Society in association with The Institute of Acoustics and affiliated with the Royal Musical Association announces:

Musical Instruments in Science and History

Sunday 27th – Wednesday 30th September 2015, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge, UK

in association with

The Sir Nicholas Shackleton Memorial Concert and The Christopher Hogwood Memorial Recital

CALL FOR PAPERS

Papers of 20 minutes duration are invited for this major conference on all aspects of musical instruments. Subjects include but are not limited to woodwind instruments, keyboard instruments, instruments in early music, musical instrument acoustics and Musical instrument building

 

It is hoped that conference participants and speakers will include instrument makers and performers as well as professional and independent scholars. Tuesday 29th September will have a focus on the Acoustics of Musical Instruments, in association with the Institute of Acoustics.

Every prospective speaker should send the title of their presentation, and an abstract (maximum 200 words), to Technical Liaison atgsconference2015@gmail.com; these must be received before the end of March 2015. Alternatively they may fill in the form on the website at https://gsconference2015.wordpress.com/call-for-papers/

 

Presentations are to be given in English. Speakers intending to use PowerPoint are requested to bring their presentation on a memory stick and to ensure that it is PC compatible.

After selection by the organisers, speakers will be contacted by the end of May 2015.

We are pleased to announce that papers will be considered for a debut paper award upon application.http://gsconference.wordpress.com

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