Livewire Festival and Symposium

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County (UMBC) Department of Music announces its first annual LIVEWIRE Festival and Symposium (Oct. 28-30, 2010). The theme for 2010 focuses on developments and trends in contemporary music in the first decade of the 21st century. We are soliciting proposals for paper presentations, lecture recitals, and demonstrations related to music making in the first decade of the millenium, including but not limited to uses of technology, performance practice, specific works or composers, trends in any and all musical genres, issues of documentation and dissemination, or issues related to under-represented groups.

Interested participants should send an abstract of 250 words or less, audio documentation and a proposed program (for lecture recitals), a short bio, and a list of technical requirements to:
Dr. Linda Dusman
FA 510 UMBC
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

Digital submissions are encouraged, and should be sent to dusman at umbc.edu with a subject of ?livewire?. Postmark deadline: June 25, 2010