Newsletter (November 10, 2020)

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Introducing the #MDGPodcast Action for Change in Music Education: A MayDay Group Podcast. Enjoy this introductory episode, and check back soon for our first official episode featuring a conversation with Deb Bradley. Listen at the link! The McGill Music Graduate Students’ Society (MGSS) is pleased to announce a call for papers for its 34th annual Symposium (virtual). The ABLE Assembly is […]

Newsletter (October 26, 2020)

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The MayDay Group is delighted to share a book announcement for The Oxford Handbook of Social Media and Music Learning, edited by Janice Waldron, Stephanie Horsley, and Kari Veblen. Congratulations! There are numerous virtual events coming up, so mark your calendars: a webinar on Critical Pedagogy in Music Teacher Education, an American Orff-Schulwerk Association Virtual Symposium, Narrative […]

Newsletter (September 14, 2020)

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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 dht2@psu.edu. 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) […]

Newsletter (August 7, 2020)

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The MayDay Group is seeking two at-large members for the MayDay Group Steering Committee. At-large members are elected in even-numbered years for six-year terms. Nominations will be open until August 15, 2020 and online elections will be held after that. The Chair of the Steering Committee is selected from its at-large members. Nominations and self nominations are […]

Statement of Solidarity and Commitment to Antiracism

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Statement of Solidarity and Commitment to Antiracism The Steering Committee of the MayDay Group denounces violence against Black individuals and communities and stands with those who seek justice through political action across the globe. Within this moment of global uprising against white supremacy and police brutality, we affirm that Black Lives Matter. Black communities have long struggled against […]

Newsletter (June 9, 2020)

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The MayDay Group is pleased to share calls for proposals for the 13th International Symposium on the Philosophy of Music Education (ISPME), a special issue of the Journal of Historical Research in Music Education entitled Sankofa: African American Music Education, and the Virginia Music Educators Association (VMEA) Professional Development Conference. For those looking to attend the 2021 Mountain Lake Colloquium, […]