Call for Papers

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit proposals for individual papers (20 minutes + 10 minutes for questions) on the following and other topics related to conducting.
– Critical approaches to pedagogy and mentorship
– Leadership, power and authority
– Verbal and non-verbal communication
– Critical views on repertoire and programming
– Enterprise, responsibility and accountability
– The rehearsal and performance process
– Students, amateurs and professionals
– Historical views
– Gender
– Race
– Aesthetics of conducting
– Health and wellbeing
– Views from the podium
– Movement and gesture
Please submit a 200-word abstract as an email attachment<>and include the following information:
Name, institution (if applicable), email address and AV requirements.
Deadline for the receipt of abstracts is Tuesday, 1st December 2015.
Notification of acceptance will be sent by Friday, 15th January 2016.

Organizing committee: Dr John Traill, St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford; Dr Anthony Gritten, Royal Academy of Music; Cayenna Ponchione-Bailey, University of Oxford; and Benjamin Loeb, Executive Director, Quad City Symphony Orchestra.

This conference is presented by the OXFORD CONDUCTING INSTITUTE in partnership with ST ANNE’S COLLEGE and the UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD FACULTY OF MUSIC.