Newsletter (September 14, 2020)

The MayDay Group is seeking members to be involved in a revision of our Action Ideals. To express interest, please email MDG Steering Committee Chair Darrin Thornton at
The MayDay Group is delighted to share a book announcement for Becoming an Irish Traditional Musician: Learning and Embodying Musical Culture by Jessica Cawley. Congratulations, Jessica!
The International Society for Music Education (ISME) has announced their 6 Year Strategic plan. To view, please click on the link below. There are a number of calls and conference announcements this week including the ABLE Assembly, GMEA, Riffs, and Music, Sound, and Trauma (extended deadline). There are also several position vacancies.
  • Call for Member Participation: MayDay Group Action Ideal Revisions
  • Book Announcement: Becoming an Irish Traditional Musician: Learning and Embodying Musical Culture by Jessica Cawley
  • International Society for Music Education (ISME) 6 Year Strategic Plan
Conferences & Calls
  • ABLE Assembly: Arts Better the Lives of Everyone
  • Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) In-Service Conference
  • Riffs – Call for Contributions: Pop Music Fiction
  • Music, Sound, and Trauma: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Reminder & Deadline Extension)
Job Announcements
  • Interdisciplinary Fellowships – Yale Institute of Sacred Music
  • Dean, Faculty of Music – University of Toronto
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County – UMBC Fellows Program for Faculty Diversity in the Arts
  • Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School – Music Educator Teaching Artist
  • Royal College of Music – Workshop Leaders
  • Band and Elementary Music Specialist (Two Positions) – Brigham Young University
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