Dear Colleagues,

We are delighted to inform you that the first in our four-volume series Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers has now been published by Oxford University Press. The collection, Concert Music, 1960–2000, includes chapters on music by Ursula Mamlok by Joseph N. Straus, Norma Beecroft by Christoph Neidhöfer, Joan Tower by Jonathan W. Bernard, Sofia Gubaidulina by Judy Lochhead, Chen Yi by Nancy Rao, Kaija Saariaho by John Roeder, Libby Larsen by Brenda Ravenscroft, and Elisabeth Lutyens by Laurel Parsons. 


Masters and Doctoral Scholarship ‘Quebec-Bali (1970-2000)’
Laboratoire Musique, histoire et société (LMHS)
Équipe « Musique moderniste régionale » (MMR)

Observatoire interdisciplinaire de création et de recherche en musique (OICRM)
Faculty of Music
Université de Montréal

As part of its activities and with the financial support of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), the research team Regional modernist music (MMR) of the Laboratory Music, History and Society (LMHS) has made available two graduate scholarships, one for master’s and one for doctoral studies ($17 000 per year for two years for the master’s scholarship and $19 000 per year for three years for the doctoral scholarship). The competition is open to Canadian citizens or foreign nationals  who wish to pursue masters level or doctoral studies on a subject related to contemporary music in Quebec and the influence of Balinese gamelan on composers such as Claude Vivier, José Evangelista, John Rea, Gilles Tremblay, Walter Boudreau, etc.

Posted on behalf of Jonathan Goldman, Université de Montréal

We are pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of Circuit, musiques contemporaines, published by the Presses de l'Université de Montréal (PUM), entitled “John Rea, une masquologie raisonnée (John Rea.Mask-atalogue)."

SOCAN Foundation/​​​M​usCan​ Awards for Writings on Canadian Music​
Prix Fondation SOCAN/​​MusCan​ pour la Recherche sur la musique canadienne ​  

Dear Colleagues:

Deadline and address for e-mailing of submissions:
April 29, 2016, 11:59 p.m. to: mary.ingraham @
Announcements for the SOCAN Foundation/MusCan Awards are available on the MusCan website (click here)

​N.B.: Students are reminded that papers accepted for the annual conference are eligible for consideration for these awards, but must be submitted separately to this committee.

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