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Images of the Organ
New Brunswick, NJ, May 2005

The American Organ Archives of the Organ Historical Society announces its 2005
Symposium. Exploring "Images of the Organ," the conference will take place May 26 to
28, 2005 and be hosted by the Mason Gross School of the Arts of Rutgers, The State
University of New Jersey. The conference will be held at the Rutgers campus in New
Brunswick. Dr. Peter Williams will give the keynote address. The American Organ
Archives in nearby Princeton, the world's largest collection of books and periodicals
on the organ, will have extended visiting hours for several days before and after the
symposium. For further information, visit the Archives page at

The Society extends a call for papers to promote new research on the organ and its
repertoire. Although the program committee will consider abstracts on any relevant
topic, proposals on J.S. Bach's organ music and on the American Romantic organ
(especially Aeolian instruments) will be of particular interest.

Applicants should e-mail a proposal of not more than 500 words to:

The application deadline is November 30, 2004. Applicants will be notified by
December 31, 2004.

Antonius Bittmann
Professor of Musicology and Organ
Mason Gross School of the Arts
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
81 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1441 

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