Annual Conference 2010
University of Regina
Department of Music

June 3–6, 2010

Call for Lecture-Recitals and Mini-Concerts (Solo and Ensemble)

The Canadian University Music Society (CUMS) will hold its annual conference June 3–6, 2010 at the University of Regina, Department of Music.  Proposals, in French or English, for lecture-recitals and mini-concerts, are welcome from members of the Society, with December 18, 2009 as the deadline for submission of a proposal.

Members wishing to propose a lecture-recital should submit an abstract of 250–500 words and a CD with excerpts from the proposed program. Those wishing to present a mini-concert should submit the program of works to be performed, with timings listed, and a CD with excerpts from the proposed program. Lecture-recitals should not exceed 45 minutes, with a presentation of up to 35 minutes followed by a 10-minute period for questions and discussion.  Mini-concerts may not exceed 30 minutes. Submission of an abstract denotes willingness and ability to attend the 2010 conference.

All recitalists and lecture-recitalists must be members in good standing of the Society and must register for the conference. Membership applications are available on the CUMS website ( or by contacting CUMS, c/o Becker & Associates, 10 Morrow Avenue, Suite 202, Toronto, Ontario, M6R 2J1; (416) 483-7282 (phone), 489-1713 (fax), or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (e-mail). Annual dues are $60 for regular members, and $30 for part-time faculty, students, independent scholars, and retired persons.

Proposals must be submitted by December 18, 2009.  Lecture-recital and mini-recital proposals should be sent by regular mail and should include eight copies of the abstract as well as one copy of the CD described above. The author’s name, together with postal address and phone and fax numbers, should appear on a cover letter but not on the abstract, as proposals will be judged anonymously. Submitted materials will not be returned.  Please send proposals to:

Lynn Cavanagh, CUMS Program Chair
Department of Music

of Regina

3737 Wascana Parkway

, SK S4S 0A2

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The results of the program committee’s deliberations will be announced by February 12, 2010, with the program posted on the CUMS website. Members whose lecture-recitals are chosen for presentation must provide an abstract of no more than 250 words, and a biography of no more than 150 words, by March 26, 2010 at the latest.

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