CFP: “Innovation in Music Education,” The Association for Popular Music Education (Los Angeles, June 2014)

by Mike D'Errico on February 10, 2014

The Association for Popular Music Education (APME) will host its 2014 Conference, “Innovation in Music Education,” at the USC Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles, CA on June 19th-21st, 2014.  This conference aims to delve into a variety of topics centered on the following four areas:

1. Innovations in Music Education
2. Individuals looking to start a Popular Music Program
3. The Music Industry and Popular Music Education
4. K-12 Popular Music Students

Educators interested in all aspects of popular music education are encouraged to submit proposals for presentations. Submissions should specify and conform to one of the following formats:

Presentation (30 minutes)
Panel presentations (60 minutes)
Clinics (45 minutes)
Papers (30 minutes)

Proposals for panels and clinics should provide a clear outline of the panel or clinic’s content and procedures (not to exceed two pages in length).

Proposals for papers should provide a summary of the paper in a minimum of 300 words. Paper submissions should focus on practical aspects of teaching and learning popular music education.

The presenter’s name, email address, and affiliation should be included on a separate sheet of the proposal. For proposals with multiple presenters, the name, email address, and school affiliation for each presenter should be included.

Proposals should be submitted via email attachment. Send proposals to

Deadline March 1, 2014

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