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Sharing the Voices: The Phenomenon of Singing
St Johns, Newfoundland, June 1997


Memorial University of Newfoundland announces "Sharing the Voices: The Phenomenon of Singing," a symposium to be held in conjunction with year-long observations of John Cabot's 1497 landfall on Newfoundland, Canada. The academic symposium will be held June 20-23, 1997 at the MUN School of Music, immediately before Festival 500, an international choral festival. The symposium committee invites 250-word abstracts for papers/ presentations addressing any of the following aspects of singing or musical vocal production: cultural, historical, sociological, musicological, or pedagogical. Presentations should be planned for 20 minutes, followed by a brief discussion period. Selected papers will be published by the Symposium. Deadline for submission is October 15, 1996. Please include institutional affiliation and e-mail address with submissions. Five copies of abstracts should be mailed to: Phenomenon of Singing Symposium, School of Music, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NF, Canada A1C 5S7. For more information, contact Kati Szego at the School of Music, MUN (e-mail: Kati Szego Memorial University of Newfoundland 709-737-2475 Office 709-737-2666 FAX