Research of Young Musicologists



9-11 April 2020, Moscow

Venue: Gnessins Russian Academy of Music. Povarskaya str. 30-36, Moscow, Russia.

Gnessins Russian Academy of Music in a connection with the celebration of the 125th anniversary of Gnessins educational institutions within the framework of the project “Scientific community of Russian conservatories: continuity of generations” is holding the 13th Annual International Conference “Research of Young Musicologists” (

Gnessins Russian Academy of Music in Moscow, Russia, 9-11 April 2020.

Call for papers

The purpose of the conference is to provide an opportunity for young scientists at different stages of their scientific activities to publicly discuss scientific ideas and share experiences.

Students, undergraduates and postgraduates are invited to participate

The theme of the conference relates to (but is not limited to) the following areas:

Russian and foreign music: history and modernity

Problems of musical theater

Problems of musical folklore

Ancient Russian singing art

Music Computer technologies in science and education

Problems of musical performance

Music education and pedagogy in the 21st century

Music for films

Methodological approaches in musicological research

Philosophical foundations of music

To participate in the conference, you must send an application

Application form can be downloaded here

Your e-mail should include:

  • a short biography and full contact details including any institutional affiliations;
  • title of presentation.

Requirements for foreign authors:

  • Abstracts should be up to 400 words and clearly present a research question/aim, critical review of the literature, methodology, results and conclusions.

Russian authors must submit the full text of the report.

Proposals should be submitted in .pdf or .docх.

The organizing committee have the intention to select papers for a conference.

Please send your application to:

Deadline: 16 March 2020

Presentations should be 15 minutes in length. There will be also extra 5 minutes for questions and a discussion.

For foreign authors it is possible to make presentations via Skype.

Full audiovisual support will be offered. For all inquiries please contact the organizing team at

The conference languages are English and Russian

Registration: Free. Participants pay their own travel and accommodation expenses.

Key dates: Notification of acceptance: 21 March 2020

Conference: 9-11 April 2020

Final papers: 1 June 2020

Revision and publication: September, 2020