Orpheus Doctoral Conference: ‘Instrument And Music: The Play Between Material And Message’


‘Instrument and Music: The Play between Material and Message’

May 25, 2011 , Orpheus Institute, Ghent , Belgium

On May 25, 2011, the Orpheus Institute will host the 1st annual Orpheus doctoral Conference (ODC).  This one-day event is a unique opportunity for an international group of participants to reflect on the complex web of interrelationships that exist between instrument and music. The ODC is part of a broader doctoral trajectory of generating and disseminating new knowledge in and through musical practices.  The theme of this year’s conference is: ‘Instrument and Music: The Play between Material and Message’.

Keynote speaker: Walter van Hauwe

Practitioners from all music disciplines are invited to submit proposals for presentations of papers or lecture-recital.

Please find in attachment the Orpheus Doctoral Conference CALL FOR PAPERS (PDF)


The seminar takes place at the Orpheus Institute in Ghent, Belgium on Wednesday May 25th, 2011 from 10am to 4pm.

  • Deadline for proposals is Monday April 25, 2011
    notification of acceptance will be made by Monday May 9, 2011

  • Deadline to register as participant is Monday May 16, 2011.

Register or send us your proposal to odc@orpheusinstituut.be

Note: Those sending proposals are requested to submit them as MS Word files, not as PDF’s.


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