Newsletter (November 28, 2021)

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Save the date for MayDay Group Colloquium 33: Social Media for Good or Evil in Music Learning and Teaching, co-hosted by Janice Waldron and Danielle Sirek at University of Windsor, June 8th-11th, 2022. The MDG Colloquium 33 will engage with the following Action Ideal: TECHNOLOGY AND DIGITAL MEDIA We critically examine ways in which humans and technologies […]

MDG33 Call for Proposals

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#MDG33 https://mdg33.weebly.com/  CALL FOR PROPOSALS The MayDay Group invites scholars, music makers, educators, and innovators from around the globe to submit proposals to this year’s colloquium centered on the following action ideal: TECHNOLOGY AND DIGITAL MEDIA We critically examine ways in which humans and technologies interact, and how these interactions contribute to the development and/or […]

Newsletter (September 15, 2022)

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The MayDay Group is pleased to share a newsletter with you that is full of calls for proposals: Special Issues of MUSICultures, Journal of Popular Music Education, and Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts; conferences including the International Association for the Society of Popular Music (Canada and US chapters), Georgia Music Educators Conference (GMEA), New York State School Music Association […]

Newsletter (August 25, 2021)

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The MayDay Group is delighted to share the news of two book announcements: Trauma and Resilience in Music Education: Haunted Melodies, edited by Deb Bradley & Juliet Hess; and Action-Based Approaches in Popular Music Education, by Steve Holley, Kat Reinhert, & Zach Moir. Congratulations! In this edition of the newsletter, you can find calls for proposals for ISME, VMEA, PMEA, […]

Newsletter (July 22, 2021)

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A new issue of Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 20 (2), is now available online here. This issue offers an interesting and provocative range of perspectives related to concepts of democracy in music education, with articles by Lauri Väkevä, Patrick Schmidt, Cathy Benedict, and Panagiotis Kanellopoulos; and an editorial by Deb Bradley. The MayDay Group invites you to […]

Newsletter (June 29, 2021)

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The MayDayGroup Colloquium/4th Symposium on LGBTQ Studies in Music Education conference begins today! Still hoping to attend? Register here.     The 32nd Colloquium of the MayDay Group is being held in conjunction with the 4th Symposium on LGBTQ Studies in Music Education. The schedule has been purposefully crafted to create dialogue between both communities. All sessions […]

New Issue of ACT (June 30, 2021)

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A new issue of Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 20 (2), is now available online at http://act.maydaygroup.org/current-issue/. This issue offers an interesting and provocative range of perspectives related to concepts of democracy in music education. The articles, each in their own way, challenge commonplace notions about democratic education. Lauri Väkevä interrogates democracy within Finnish extra-curricular music […]

MayDay Group Action Ideals Revision (2021)

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Dear MDG friends,   The MayDay Group has drafted revised Action Ideals, which we are sending to our membership in order to facilitate an informed discussion and voting process during the upcoming MDG Colloquium 32 June 29th-July 1st.   The Action Ideals are an articulation of MayDay Group’s aims, beliefs, and overall vision for music education. We […]

Newsletter (June 15, 2021)

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Have you registered yet for the MayDay Group Colloquium 32/4th LGBTQ Studies and Music Education Symposium yet? MDG32/QMUE4 will take place June 29-July 1, 2021. Register today! To view the schedule, please scroll down. The Gordon Institute for Music Learning 8th International Conference on Music Learning Theory and the Virginia Music Educators Association Conference calls for proposals can be found in this edition […]

Newsletter (May 31, 2021)

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Have you registered yet for the MayDay Group Colloquium 32/4th LGBTQ Studies and Music Education Symposium yet? MDG32/QMUE4 will take place June 29-July 1, 2021. Register today! The MayDay Group is pleased to share the news of two book announcements: Values and Music Education by Estelle R. Jorgensen and Higher Music Education and the Surrounding World edited by Sidsel Karlsen and Siw […]