Archive for December, 2011

SMA Student Representative Election

I’m delighted to welcome Kirstie Hewlett as our newly elected Student Representative. Kirstie is a first-year PhD student at Southampton, and is associated with the Schenker Documents Online project. We look forward to working with Kirstie over the next couple of years, and taking forward her exciting plans for a student network community. I would also like to thank Simon Evans-White and Olga Sologub for standing, and look forward to their continued contribution to the Society.

Michael Spitzer
SMA President

Posted on 19th December 2011 by David Bretherton in SMA No comments » Tags:

SMA Elections: President and Information Officer

No other candidates having come forward, I am pleased to announce that Michael Spitzer has been re-elected President, and Shay Loya has been elected Information Officer. Congratulations to Michael and Shay!

Their respective statements of candidature follow. » Read more: SMA Elections: President and Information Officer

Posted on 14th December 2011 by David Bretherton in SMA No comments » Tags:

Perspectives on Musical Improvisation: CFP Reminder

Perspectives on Musical Improvisation will take place on 10-13 September 2012, at the University of Oxford. This is a reminder that submissions for this conference should be sent to The deadline for submissions is Monday January 9 2012.

Please visit our website – – to get further details on the conference and how to submit proposals for papers, poster presentations and practical sessions. The website will go live in March 2012 for registration and programme details.

Contact Mark Doffman at for any queries regarding the conference.

Posted on 13th December 2011 by Shay Loya in CFPs No comments » Tags:

SMA Newsletter, November 2011

The November Newsletter is now available online. You can navigate its different sections through the link in the contents page. There were a few errors in the published version in Olga Sologub’s article, for which we apologise. They have been corrected in this online edition. To view it click on the following link: SMA_newsletter_2011_Nov

Posted on 7th December 2011 by Shay Loya in Reviews, SMA No comments » Tags: