3rd – 5th September 2022, University of Liverpool

The Institutes of Popular Music of both Rochester and Liverpool, together with the Society for Music Analysis, are pleased to announce their first Summer School dedicated to popular music theory and analysis.

Set in the vibrant city of Liverpool, UK, the course will be held on 3rd – 5th September 2022, immediately following the IASPM (UK and Ireland) Conference in Liverpool.

The course features senior leading experts in the field Lori Burns, John Covach, and Walter Everett, together with University of Liverpool staff, Freya JarmanRichard Worth & Kenneth Smith. During three days of lectures, seminars, and workshops, we will share and explore some of the latest research in popular music theory, making the course ideal for graduate students or early career researchers.

While the course fee is covered by sponsorship, spaces are limited, and we invite applications to be submitted online using this form. The deadline for applications is January 15th 2022. Applicants will be notified in March. Please note that travel, accommodation and subsidence must be covered by delegates.

Apply Here