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The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Call for Papers
Meeting Title: 

Music and Lifelong Learning Symposium
25th Anniversary of New Horizons Music


Ithaca College

Date(s) of Meeting:

October 13-15, 2016


The Ithaca College School of Music is proud to sponsor a Music and Lifelong Learning Research Symposium at Ithaca College in New York’s Finger Lakes Region to be held October 13-15, 2016. This symposium will have a very special focus by celebrating the 25th anniversary of New Horizons Music. New Horizons Founder Roy Ernst will be the special guest along with keynote speaker David Myers from the University of Minnesota.

Topics Sought:

Areas of research sought may feature (but are not limited to) research concerning adult music learning and participation, adult music literacy and cognition, senior citizens leisure time and music, adulthood music participation, aging processes and ability to stay involved with music, social and psychological issues of lifelong learning, and (or course!) stories of success with the New Horizons Music programs. We welcome the opportunity to learn from your research and are pleased to invite you to submit an abstract for presentation consideration at the symposium. Completed research projects as well as in-progress studies are sought from graduate students and college and university faculty. Because of the special focus this year, research concerning the New Horizons Music program is especially welcome! We also are excited to invite symposium participants who do not choose to present, but are part of this area’s learning community and wish to experience this Symposium.

Submission Information:

For those who would like to submit, please use a Portable Document file (.pdf). Include contact information including name, title, affiliation (if applicable), mailing address, e-mail address, phone, and fax numbers. Please send the abstract with contact information to me at the address below.

Deadline for Submissions:

June 1, 2016

Contact Information:

Susan J. Avery
Symposium Host
607-274-3785 (office)

The Ithaca College School of Music and I look forward to meeting and learning from you at this very special celebratory Symposium! 

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