Fourth Annual Conference, “Historical Performance: Theory, Practice, and Interdisciplinarity”

17-19 May 2019, Bloomington, IN.

Deadline for abstracts: March 3, 2019
Conference dates: May 17-19, 2019
Call for papers—web page
Location: Indiana University Jacobs School of Music (Bloomington, IN.)

The fourth-annual international conference, “Historical Performance: Theory, Practice, and Interdisciplinarity,” will convene May 17-19, 2019 at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. This event has attracted scholars from over a dozen countries since its inception. 

Theme: In addition to a broad array of performance practice topics ranging chronologically from the Middle Ages to the early-twentieth century, particular emphasis this year will be placed on diversity and inclusivity in the field of historical performance.

Keynote speakers will include Thomas Forrest Kelly (Harvard University) and Chi-Chi Nwanoku, OBE (Royal Academy of Music), with further plenary addresses offered by Ayana Smith (Indiana University), Jeffrey Kurtzman (Washington University, St Louis), Ross Duffin (Case Western Reserve), and Adam Gilbert (University of Southern California). The conference is convened by Dana Marsh, Director, Historical Performance Institute (Indiana University).

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Links to past conference programs:
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2016 –