Music Scotica 2017

Musica Scotica 2017: 800 years of Scottish Music

Musica Scotica’s Twelfth Annual Conference

Saturday 22 April 2017

The Tolbooth
Jail Wynd
Stirling, FK8 1DE
Scotland, UK
Call for Papers for the 2017 Conference

Since 2005, the Musica Scotica Trust has conducted an annual conference during the last weekend of April each year. The 2017 conference will be held at the The Tolbooth, Stirling on Saturday, April 22, 2017

Papers for the 2017 conference, 20 minutes in length, are invited on any aspect of Scottish music. Topics presented in previous years have included chant, Gaelic song, fiddle and bagpipe music, manuscript sources, music publishing, the Scottish diaspora, opera performance, cultural organisations, music education, sectarianism, George Thomson and Haydn, Marjory Kennedy-Fraser, Learmont Drysdale, Hamish MacCunn, James MacMillan and Sally Beamish.

Please submit an abstract (250 words) as a Word document or rtf file by Wednesday, 30th November 2016 to You will be notified by December 2016 if your abstract has been accepted.

A poster session may be included; delegates are invited to indicate whether they would be interested in availing themselves of this opportunity. Publication of proceedings: Musica Scotica will publish papers from this conference along with a selection of papers from previous conferences. FULL CONFERENCE CFP ONLINE:-