Newsletter (January 31, 2023)

The MayDay Group invites you to submit a proposal to this year’s colloquium, centered on the following action ideal: Collaboration Across Cultures. The MDG Colloquium 34 will be hosted by Facultad de Música de la Universidad Veracruzana in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico, 25 – 28 June 2023, and held in conjunction with the International Society for the Sociology of Music Education (ISSME) conference. Submissions for MDG are due February 6th, 2023.

There are numerous calls for proposals in this edition of the newsletter with fast-approaching deadlines. Read on below for information on the International Society for the Sociology of Music Education (ISSME) conference, Innovation in Music, International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM), Name / Understand / Play: Reflecting on Metaphors in Music & Sound, and the Gordon Institute for Music Learning.

Get engaged! Nominations are open for the MDG Colloquium Coordinator. This position oversees the annual MDG colloquiua; and coordinate with the host(s) and any groups with whom we are collaborating. Nominations will remain open until filled. Please send nominations to Juliet Hess, Chair:


  • MayDay Group Colloquium 34 in Xalapa, Mexico – deadline February 6th
  • Sound Meaning Education Reading Club
Conferences, Workshops, & Calls

  • Ontario Music Educators’ Association Conference – Deadline May 1st
  • Australian Society for Music Education Conference – Music Unleashed
  • Innovation in Music Conference – Deadline February 1st
  • Mountain Lake Colloquium
  • International Society for the Sociology of Music Education (DEADLINE EXTENDED) – Deadline February 1st
  • International Association for the Study of Popular Music Canada (IASPM) – Deadline January 31st
  • Name/Understand/Play: Reflecting on Metaphors in Music and Sound – Deadline February 1st
  • Gordon Institute for Music Learning Research and Promising Practices Poster Sessions – Deadline February 1st
  • Disability Studies & Music Education Symposium: DSandME23
Position Vacancies

  • Assistant Professor of Music Education – String Emphasis, Converse University, Petrie School of Music
  • Full-Time Lecturer in Music Education – University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
  • Lecturer in Music Education (Student Teaching Coordinator) – Texas State, San Marcos
  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Instrumental Music Education – Southeastern Oklahoma State University
  • Assistant & Associate Professor – Music Education (2 positions) – University of Toronto
  • Leland B. Sateren Endowed Professor and Chair of Music, tenure-track – Augsburg University

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