Musica Scotica 2012

Musica Scotica’s seventh annual conference will be held on Saturday 28th April 2012 in the Concert Hall, University of Glasgow. Papers, 20 minutes in length, are invited on any aspect of Scottish music. Topics presented in previous years have included chant, Gaelic song, music publishing, the Scottish diaspora, opera performance, cultural organisations, fiddle and bagpipe music, George Thomson and Haydn, manuscript sources, Marjorie Kennedy-Fraser, Learmont Drysdale, Hamish MacCunn, and James MacMillan.

Please submit an abstract (250 words) as a Word document or rtf file by Wednesday 30th November 2011 to:

Dr Jane Mallinson

A poster session may be included, and delegates are invited to indicate whether they would be interested in availing themselves of this opportunity.

You will be notified by the end of January if your abstract has been accepted.

Proposed conference fees are:
Full day to include lunch, morning and afternoon tea/coffee: £35 (£25 for students)
Morning and/or afternoon session to include tea/coffee, but not lunch: £10
The registration form will be available in due course on the Musica Scotica website:

Musica Scotica will publish papers from this conference along with a selection of papers from previous conferences.