International Symposium on the Philosophy of Music Education

June 5 - 8, 2019

XII Symposium for the International Society for the Philosophy of Music Education

We are pleased to announce the 12th International Symposium on the Philosophy of Music Education to be held in London, ON, Canada, hosted by the Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University June 5-8, 2019.

This international symposium will bring together a diverse array of international philosophers, scholars, teachers, teacher educators, and performers interested in engaging in philosophical research regarding music education. The symposium seeks to encourage and stimulate discussions on a wide range of topics related to philosophy of music education from international and interdisciplinary perspectives. This includes in particular research concerned with intersections of philosophy of music education and music education policy, or comparative and international music education.

For further information about the International Society for the Philosophy of Music Education go to: http://ispme.net

Conference Chair: Patrick Schmidt

A pre-conference workshop for doctoral students will take place June 3-5, 2019 (see below). 

Deadline for submission: 1 November 2018 (extended from 1 October)

Pre-Conference Workshop for Doctoral Students
June 3 - 5, 2019

The fifth graduate student pre-conference (June 3-5) will give current PhD students the opportunity to discuss their work with an international array of professors of Music Education.

The pre-conference will focus on philosophical studies and their function, meaning and task for music education in today’s society. Lectures will be held by an international array of scholars who are participating in the main conference. Participating PhD students will have the opportunity to present their work to their peers and professors for reflection and discussion and to receive individual advisement.

Participants are requested to register by March 1st. Online registration coming soon!

Convened by Cecilia Ferm-Almqvist
Randall Allsup, USA
Cathy Benedict, Canada
Panos Kanellopolous, Greece
Christian Rolle, Germany
Patrick Schmidt, Canada
Mark Whale, Canada

Useful Links

Maps and Directions - Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University

Meet the Music Education Faculty at Western University

Meet the Music Education Doctoral Students at Western University