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Loyola University College of Music Hosts the joint conference of the regional chapters of the Society for Music Theory, American Musicological Society and the Society for Ethnomusicology

Loyola press release - February 9, 2000

(New Orleans)—Loyola University New Orleans College of Music will host a joint conference of the American Musicological Society (Southern Chapter), Society for Music Theory (South Central Region), and the Southern and Caribbean Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology. The conference is set for Friday and Saturday, February 18-19, 2000. The conference will be held in several locations on the St. Charles Avenue campus.

Each society will have separate lectures, as well as a joint keynote speech by James Dapogny of the University of Michigan. During the conference two concerts will be presented: the Florida State University Cantores Musicae Antiquae will perform the Requiem by Spanish Renaissance composer Thomas Lui de Victoria at 5:30 p.m. in Holy Name of Jesus Church on Friday, February 18, 2000. Also on Friday, the Florida State University world music ensemble, Agni under the direction of Nalini Vinayak will perform a program of Indian music in Nunemaker Auditorium at 12 noon.

Both concerts and the keynote speech are free and open to the public. For information on the conference and registration fees, contact Dr. Janna Saslaw at (504) 865-2138 or via email at jksaslaw@loyno.edu.