Events

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2024

7-10 March: Markneukirchen, Germany. Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau: Music Instrument Making between Tradition and Innovation. Workshops and Lectures between Practice and Science. Call for papers deadline: 20 December 2023. 8-10 March: Ploviv, Bulgaria. International Bagpipe Conference. Call for papers deadline: 1 October 2023. 15-18 May: Phoenix, Arizona. American Musical Instrument Society Annual Meeting. Call for papers deadline: 30 November 2023. 26-29 June: Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Historical Keyboard Society of North America conference: Cultural & Material Histories of Historical Keyboard Instruments. Call for papers deadline: 10 January 2024. 29 June: Oxford. Faculty of Music, 3 p.m. The Galpin Society AGM. Details to be announced. 27-30 June: Oxford. Faculty of Music: Joint Bate Collection/Galpin Society Conference: Materiality and the Meaning of Musical Instruments. Call for papers deadline: 15 January 2024. Oxford & Brussels: Mahillon and his time. A joint conference on the occasion of the centenary of the death of Victor-Charles Mahillon (28 June, Oxford - see above) & the Musical Instruments Museum (Brussels) as follows: 5-7 July: Brussels. The Musical Distance in Time and Space during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Call for papers deadline: 15 January 2024. 10-14 July: New York. Historic Brass Society Symposium. Call for papers deadline: 15 Nov 2023. 28-31 August: Rome. Colloquium: Archaeo-Musicology and Archaeo-Luthiery. Call for papers deadline: 4 February 2024. 6 September: London. Royal Musical Association and City, University of London, study day: The Pipe Organ as a Site for Musical and Technological Innovation. Call for papers deadline: 1 April 2024.

Past Galpin Society conferences

23-25 June 2022: Edinburgh Galpin Society conference 23-25 August 2019: Oxford Joint Galpin Society/Bate Collection Conference: Musical Instrument Collectors and Collections 1-4 June 2017: Edinburgh Joint Galpin Society/American Musical Instrument Society Conference 27-30 September 2015: Cambridge Joint Galpin Society/Institute of Acoustics Group Conference 25-29 July 2013: Oxford Joint Conference: The Bate Collection and The Galpin Society in association with ‘Making the Tudor Viol’ (University of Huddersfield, supported by the AHRC) & CIMCIM: ‘Musical Instruments - History, Science and Culture’ Papers given at the conference: Abstracts of papers accepted Bruno Guastalla: Reading Old Musical Instruments 6-12 September 2009: Florence & Rome CIMCIM, AMIS, HBS and Galpin Society joint meeting 6-11 July 2009: London, Edinburgh Joint Galpin Society/Historic Brass Society Conference: ‘Making the British Sound’ 3-9 August 2003: Oxford, London, Edinburgh Joint Galpin Society/American Musical Instrument Society Conference 9-11 July 1999: Edinburgh Joint Galpin Society/Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments Conference
THE GALPIN SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
If you are thinking of giving a paper at a Galpin Society conference you may be interested in: The Galpin Society Debut Paper Award

Events

THE GALPIN SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
All live events are subject to cancellation or postponement. In email addresses replace [at] with @

2024

7-10 March: Markneukirchen, Germany. Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau: Music Instrument Making between Tradition and Innovation. Workshops and Lectures between Practice and Science. Call for papers deadline: 20 December 2023. 8-10 March: Ploviv, Bulgaria. International Bagpipe Conference. Call for papers deadline: 1 October 2023. 15-18 May: Phoenix, Arizona. American Musical Instrument Society Annual Meeting. Call for papers deadline: 30 November 2023. 26-29 June: Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Historical Keyboard Society of North America conference: Cultural & Material Histories of Historical Keyboard Instruments. Call for papers deadline: 10 January 2024. 29 June: Oxford. Faculty of Music, 3 p.m. The Galpin Society AGM. Details to be announced. 27-30 June: Oxford. Faculty of Music: Joint Bate Collection/Galpin Society Conference: Materiality and the Meaning of Musical Instruments. Call for papers deadline: 15 January 2024. Oxford & Brussels: Mahillon and his time. A joint conference on the occasion of the centenary of the death of Victor-Charles Mahillon (28 June, Oxford - see above) & the Musical Instruments Museum (Brussels) as follows: 5-7 July: Brussels. The Musical Distance in Time and Space during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Call for papers deadline: 15 January 2024. 10-14 July: New York. Historic Brass Society Symposium. Call for papers deadline: 15 Nov 2023. 28-31 August: Rome. Colloquium: Archaeo-Musicology and Archaeo-Luthiery. Call for papers deadline: 4 February 2024. 6 September: London. Royal Musical Association and City, University of London, study day: The Pipe Organ as a Site for Musical and Technological Innovation. Call for papers deadline: 1 April 2024.

Past Galpin Society

conferences

23-25 June 2022: Edinburgh Galpin Society conference 23-25 August 2019: Oxford Joint Galpin Society/Bate Collection Conference: Musical Instrument Collectors and Collections 1-4 June 2017: Edinburgh Joint Galpin Society/American Musical Instrument Society Conference 27-30 September 2015: Cambridge Joint Galpin Society/Institute of Acoustics Group Conference 25-29 July 2013: Oxford Joint Conference: The Bate Collection and The Galpin Society in association with ‘Making the Tudor Viol’ (University of Huddersfield, supported by the AHRC) & CIMCIM: ‘Musical Instruments - History, Science and Culture’ Papers given at the conference: Abstracts of papers accepted Bruno Guastalla: Reading Old Musical Instruments 6-12 September 2009: Florence & Rome CIMCIM, AMIS, HBS and Galpin Society joint meeting 6-11 July 2009: London, Edinburgh Joint Galpin Society/Historic Brass Society Conference: ‘Making the British Sound’ 3-9 August 2003: Oxford, London, Edinburgh Joint Galpin Society/American Musical Instrument Society Conference 9-11 July 1999: Edinburgh Joint Galpin Society/Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments Conference
If you are thinking of giving a paper at a Galpin Society conference you may be interested in: The Galpin Society Debut Paper Award