24th IGEB International Conference on Wind Music

The International Society for Research and Promotion of Wind Music (IGEB) is pleased to invite submissions of proposals, posters, or lecture-performances for the 24th International Conference on Wind Music, to be held in Valencia (Spain) July 23-27, 2020, at “Joaquín Rodrigo” Conservatoire of Valencia and, for the last day, the Societat Musical Santa Cecilia d’Alcàsser.

Main theme- Wind Music: Providing Education & Building Society, Culture and Identity

The relevance of the military and civilian bands in education and their role in building the society, the music culture and the identity, is the main theme of this 24th International Conference. The lecturers are especially invited to submit their proposals within the framework of the following categories:

  • Wind music artistic societies, education and identity.
  • Wind music repertoire, audiences and identity.
  • Wind music teachers, composers and performers.
  • Wind music, cultural environment and identity.
  • Wind music and social development.
  • Wind music and urban soundscapes.

In addition, we also welcome proposals exploring other approaches to wind music, including research in progress.

SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS AND DEADLINES

DEADLINE: January 31, 2020.

Abstract (250 words) and brief CV should be submitted by e-mail to the Chair of the Scientific Committee (rodriguezgloria@uniovi.es) with copy to Doris Schweinzer (doris.schweinzer@kug.ac.at)

Accepted papers will be notified by April 1, 2020.

IGEB also invites persons interested to chair a session, sending a brief CV to the emails indicated above.

LANGUAGES AND PROCEEDINGS

The official languages of the conference will be English, German, Spanish and Valencià.

The organizers encourage PowerPoint presentations in English. Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes, leaving 10 minutes for discussion.

The organizers will consider papers for future publications in the Alta Musica series.

Presenters and chairs are expected to be members of IGEB.

Registration materials and further information may be found at http://www.igeb.net  and in the IGEB Mitteilungsblatt.