ACT 19(1) Now Online

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The Editorial and Production teams of Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education are pleased to announce that ACT 19(1) is now online. This regular issue of ACT features an historical document from Tom Regelski (first written in 1993), along with a diverse range of perspectives from authors Robert Gardiner, Robin Rolfhamre, Jody Stark, Sanna Kivijärvi & Lauri […]

Newsletter (May 5, 2020)

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This edition of the newsletter includes information about two upcoming virtual events: Music Teacher Education in the Age of COVID-19 and the Online Symposium on Eudaimonia and Music Learning. There are also several calls for proposals including the Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium, the Center for Music Education Research Outstanding Emerging Researcher Award, a Critical Studies in Improvisation special issue on […]

Announcement: 32nd MDG Colloquium postponed until 2021

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Due to the health implications and financial impact the COVID-19 virus has had on individuals and institutions, the steering committee has made the difficult decision to postpone the 32nd Colloquium of the MayDay Group. The joint conference with the 4th National Symposium on LGBTQ Studies and Music Education was scheduled to take place at the […]

Newsletter (April 17, 2020)

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We hope that you are all keeping well in spite of these extraordinary times. In this edition of the newsletter, you will find updates from ISME, MusCan, IASPM, Chorus America, and APME. The American Orff-Schulwerk Association is pleased to announce that AOSA online is now free for full-time students. Please also see below for calls for proposals for the Georgia Music Educators […]

Newsletter (March 16, 2020)

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In this edition of the newsletter, please find COVID-19 announcements for MayDay Group (MDG) Colloquium 32 (monitoring), International Society for Music Education (ISME) (monitoring) and Eudaimonia and Music Learning (online), as well as the World Music Pedagogy Course. The MayDay Group is delighted to share a book announcement for The Road Goes Ever On: Estelle Jorgensen’s Legacy in Music Education, edited by Randall Everett […]

Newsletter (February 20, 2020)

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The MayDay Group is pleased to share a book announcement for Eudaimonia: Perspectives for Music Learning by MDG members Gareth Dylan Smith and Marissa Silverman. Congratulations! Registration is now open for the International Society for Music Education (ISME) world conference, and there is also information below on applying for travel grants. The committee for the 1st Queer Forum of the LGBTQ+ […]

Announcement: New Action Ideal

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After a process of drafting, seeking membership feedback, and edits, the Steering Committee has voted to adopt Action Ideal IX. We are pleased to share this Action Ideal below and it can also be found listed in our full list of Action Ideals. IX: Music education practices are inescapably bound within ecology—interactions among organisms and […]

Newsletter (January 20, 2020)

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The MayDay Group is pleased to let you know that Humane Music Education for the Common Good, edited by Iris M. Yob and Estelle R. Jorgensen, is now available for pre-order. Congratulations, Iris and Estelle! Registration is now open for Congress 2020 and MusCan‘s annual conference. The Journal for Music Teacher Education is seeking nominations for their editorial review committee. There are […]

Newsletter (January 6, 2020)

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Happy New Year! In today’s newsletter, you can also find calls for proposals for the Society for Ethnomusicology Education Section (Ethnomusicology Goes to School and World Music Pedagogy Workshop), and the Music and Culture Graduate Research Symposium at Carleton University. The Musical Affect, Labour, and Work Conference and McGill Music Graduate Symposium have extended their […]

Newsletter (December 23, 2019)

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In today’s newsletter, you can find information on the Atlantic Music Festival, the Ontario Music Educators’ Association, and Music in the Age of Streaming: Nordic Perspectives (extended deadline). A reminder that the deadline for MayDay Colloquium 32: Creating and Sustaining Equitable, Diverse, and Inclusive Music Learning Practices is January 6, 2019. View the call for proposals here. Healthy and happy wishes to […]