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Student Research Symposium

Student Research Symposium 2018

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Breaking Boundaries

Community music as a growing international field crosses a variety of diverse fields and learning scenarios, welcoming all ages and levels of musical understanding to engage in a shared musical experience. 

The theme for this year's conference is, ‘Breaking Boundaries', a nod to community music's diverse and inclusive nature.


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Call for Contributions



Submissions are particularly welcomed from student and emerging scholar papers that resonate with the following categories:

  • Research on community music partnerships and collaborations
  • Methodological, theoretical, and conceptual frameworks in community music research

Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday, February 9, 2018
Send submissions to: iccm@tc.columbia.edu 
Notification of inclusion: Monday, February 26, 2018

Share your research and connect with other music facilitators.  An opportunity for students and educators at any stage.

Guidelines to Submit