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Ernst von Dohnányi Conference
Tallahassee, FL, January/February 2002

The Florida State University School of Music
31 January - 2 February 2002

The Florida State University School of Music is hosting a festival honoring the
renowned Hungarian-born pianist, composer, conductor, and pedagogue Ernst von
Dohnányi (1877-1960).  The International Ernst von Dohnányi Festival, which will
be held 31 January through 2 February 2002 to honor the one-hundred-and-twenty-
fifth anniversary of Dohnányi's birth and to commemorate the ten years he spent on
the faculty at FSU, is being held in conjunction with meetings of the Southern
Chapter of the American Musicological Society, the Southeast & Caribbean Chapter
of the Society for Ethnomusicology, and Music Theory Southeast.

The Dohnányi Festival will feature several performances, including recitals of
Dohnányi's piano music and concerts of his chamber music. The list of
distinguished guest artists will include conductor Matthias Bamert, pianist Barry
Snyder, cellist János Starker, musicologist Alan Walker, leading Dohnányi scholars
Deborah Kiszely-Papp and Bálint Vázsonyi, and many of Dohnányi's colleagues and
students.  The School of Music will also use this occasion to commemorate its new
partnerships with the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Hungary and the
International Dohnányi Research Center in Budapest.


The International Ernst von Dohnányi Festival program committee will welcome
abstracts 250-300 words in length of papers on any topic related to the life and
works of Ernst von Dohnányi.  In general, the reading length of the complete
papers should be twenty minutes, but proposals for longer presentations in special
formats, such as panel discussions or lecture recitals, will also be considered.  
For panels, please keep in mind that the panel chair should be someone other than
one of the speakers.  Please indicate any equipment needs on your abstract.

Submissions must be postmarked or sent via e-mail or fax by 15 October 2001.  
Please send four copies of the abstract (one copy with your full name, address,
phone, fax, and e-mail address, plus three anonymous copies) to:

James A. Grymes, Director
International Ernst von Dohnányi Festival
The Florida State University School of Music
Tallahassee, Florida, 32306-2098
fax:  +1-850-644-2098