New Voices in Music Conference

Dates: May 24-25, 2017

Place: Music Institute of Silesian University in Cieszyn, Poland

Who: Composers, Musicologists, Performers,  and Theorists

What: Music written after 1965

Registration fees: $100 for non-polish citizens and $50 for students


Deadline: March 31, 2017

The conference New Voices in Music is open to composers, musicologists, performers and theorists, and is devoted to music written after 1965. It will take place at the Music Institute of Silesian University in Cieszyn, Poland from May 24-25, 2017.

The aim of the conference is to share ideas, trends and new works. Papers and lecture recitals on any topic concerning music composed since 1965 are invited. The conference aims to build a community of varied scholarly perspectives on music of the recent past and today

Call for papers: The abstracts (up to 350 words) focusing on New Voices in Music are to be submitted no later than March 31, 2017 to Dr. Anna Kijanowska (

Please submit abstracts in doc, docx  format.

Lecture-recital format is also acceptable.

The presentation should not exceed 20 minutes ( 20 minute paper + 10 mins Q/A) for papers and 45 minutes for lecture-recitals. (45 minute presentation+10 minutes Q/A)

The Conference Proceedings will be published by the Silesian University Press in 2018.

The registration fee is $100 for non-Polish citizens and $50 for students

150PLN for Polish citizens

Publication fee: $50 for non-Polish citizens

100PLN for Polish citizens

The organizers do not cover lodging. However, a limited number of dorm accommodations are available on the campus.