General Information

The Mannes School of Music announces its sixth Graduate Student Conference, which will be held in New York City on January 12 and 13, 2019.  The two-day conference will focus on topics in tonal music, including, but not limited to, Schenkerian analysis.  On Saturday, January 12, Prof. William Rothstein, of Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center, will lead a workshop on Schenkerian Analysis for a select number of participants.  The following day, Sunday, January 13, will consist of two paper sessions, followed by a keynote address by Prof. Rothstein.

Call for Proposals

The 2019 Program Committee invites current full-time students in graduate programs in music to submit proposals for 20- or 30-minute presentations for the paper session on Sunday, January 13.  Submissions from advanced undergraduates may also be considered.  Proposals for papers already published or presented at national conferences are ineligible. 

Call for Applications to the Workshop in Schenkerian Analysis

The Committee also invites all current full-time students in graduate programs in music to submit applications to participate in the analysis workshop on Saturday, January 12.   Eligible students who submit proposals to the Graduate Student Theory Conference are welcome to apply for the Graduate Student Workshop as well.  To facilitate interaction, the workshop will be limited to approximately seven participants, who will be selected randomly from applications submitted by the deadline.


There will be no registration fee, but all attendees must register in advance.  Housing will not be provided, but efforts will be made to supply suitable housing advice.  Mannes will provide a continental breakfast and a buffet lunch.  


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