Adelaide2016 - Musicological Society of Australia


Shifts and Turns: Moving Music, Musicians and Ideas

30 Nov - 3 Dec 2016

39th National Conference of the Musicological Society of Australia
Elder Conservatorium of Music, The University of Adelaide

Convenors: Steven Knopoff and Daniela Kaleva

A big thank you to all delegates and volunteers for an inspiring and stimulating conference!


Conference Information and Registration

General Information

Registration Information (Earlybird Rates close 5pm AEST 14 October 2016)

Special Events

Key Dates for Presenters

Program | Abstracts (Full Program and Abstracts now available!)

Student Prize Applications (deadline 5pm 23 November 2016)



Adelaide Metro



Planning Committee

Daniela Kaleva & Steven Knopoff (Convenors), Kimi Coaldrake, Peck Jin Gan (Treasurer), James Koehne, Vincent Plush, Graham Strahle, Jula Szuster

Program Committee

Jula Szuster (Chair), Kimi Coaldrake, James Koehne, Graham Strahle

Concert Committee

James Koehne (Chair), Jula Szuster, Vincent Plush, Graham Strahle

Special Events

Roger Covell: In Conversation, Book Launch and Reception (Wed 30 Nov)

Soundstream Emerging Composers Forum Concert (Wed 30 Nov)

Reception for the Burden Collection of 18th Century Operatic Texts (Thurs 1 Dec)

From Spain to Sweden: Concert of Baroque Music (Thurs 1 Dec)

Conference Dinner (Fri 2 Dec)

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra "Fantastic Symphony - Master 9" Concert (Sat 3 Dec)


Keynote Presenters

Michael Burden
(Fellow in Music at New College, and Professor in Opera Studies at the University of Oxford)

Kimi Coaldrake
(Associate Professor, Musicology, Elder Conservatorium of Music)

Gao Ping
(Professor of Composition, Capital Normal University, Beijing)

Witiyana Marika
(Senior Rirratjingu singer and ceremonial leader, Yirrkala, NT)