FTSG Study Day on Phrase: Rhythm, Function and Closure

The Formal Theory Study Group (FTSG) invites postgraduates and early career researchers to attend our study day on ‘Phrase: rhythm, function and closure’ hosted at the University of Leeds on Saturday 26th October 2019. The workshop will run from 10:30am to 6pm.

The study day will provide participants with the opportunity to discuss readings and case studies relating to the following topics:

  1. Caplin and Schoenberg: Criteria for Closure
  2. Schemata and Formal Function
  3. Harmony and Rhythm

PDFs of the reading and case studies will be sent in advance. This workshop will offer both a forum for challenging discussion and a welcoming environment to meet other scholars. Previous knowledge of the topic is by no means required, although we do expect participants to have engaged with the reading and case studies in advance as this leads to far livelier discussion!

Several travel bursaries available for SMA members (student membership itself is only £10!) and the workshop itself is completely free. Please register your interest and indicate whether you would like to apply for a travel bursary by emailing smaftsg@gmail.com. The deadline for both registration and bursary application is 31st August. Please note that you will have to send in a separate bursary application to the SMA, visit http://www.sma.ac.uk/grants/travel/ for more details.

Feel free to email us at smtftsg@gmail.com should you have any enquiries. We look forward to meeting you in October!