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Teaching Music Online in Higher Education Conference 2020
May 14 – 16, 2020 (Melbourne, Victoria)
Researchers, practitioners, and graduate students interested, and/or engaged in how to teach or perform music online, and best practices for teaching and performing music online are invited to join in the conversations and/or present their researcher in the area.

WOMADelaide Festival
6 – 9 March, 2020, Adelaide

The wait is over for the WOMADelaide faithful, as the first 20 groups are announced for the 2020 festival, to be presented in the picturesque surrounds of Adelaide’s Botanic Park.

Communicating the Arts
12 – 14 November, Sydney
Join the energetic and provocative conversations about these questions and more at Communicating the Arts conference, the first international communications conference gathering the visual and performing arts sector.

Electronic Music Conference
12 – 14 November, Sydney
The Electronic Music Conference returns alongside a festival of music, parties, showcases, films and more. Showcase applications are also now open.

The Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Performing Arts Healthcare
30 November – 1 December, Victoria

This conference will tackle health and wellbeing challenges for those working in the performing arts and their healthcare providers.

Woodford Folk Festival
27 December – 1 January, Woodford
The Woodford Festival experience is deep, rich and colourful and showcases more than 2000 local, national and international artists, musicians and presenters to an estimated audience of 132,000 people.

Generations in Jazz Festival
1 – 3 May 2020, Mount Gambier
Generations in Jazz, nurturing our stars of tomorrow! Bringing together over 5,000 musicians including high school students (from over 125 schools) plus global artists, Generations in Jazz is a unique gathering of Australia’s most talented young musicians, competing in the Stage Band & Vocal Ensemble Awards while individual Jazz and Vocal Scholarships also highly coveted.

Music and The Moving Image Conference XVI
29 – 31 May, NYU Steinhardt
The annual Music and the Moving Image Conference encourages submissions from scholars and practitioners that explore the relationship between the entire universe of moving images (film, television, video games, iPhone, computer, and live performances) and that of music and sound through paper presentations. Abstracts or synopses of papers (250 words or fewer) should be submitted by no later than December 15, 2019.


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