Sixth International Conference on Music and Minimalism
June 21–25, 2017
The Sixth International Conference on Music and Minimalism is hosted by the University of Tennessee and the nief-norf Summer Festival in Knoxville, TN.
Performances and discussions will feature the music of Maryanne Amacher, Julius Eastman, Ellen Fullman, Randy Gibson, Michael Gordon, Mary Jane Leach, Marc Mellits, Steve Reich, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, arrangements of Moondog’s music, and much more.
To attend the full conference, we recommend arriving on Wednesday, June 21 in the afternoon, in time for the opening evening concert. Papers begin Thursday morning and conclude Sunday at noon, followed by a marathon concert into Sunday night. We recommend departing on Monday morning, June 26.
Check back for the full schedule.
MinSoc 2017 Committee: Kerry O'Brien (chair & co-host), Maarten Beirens, Steve Gisby, Sasha Metcalf, and John Pymm.
Please note: Accepted papers will be considered for publication in a planned volume of conference proceedings, co-organized by Maarten Beirens and Steve Gisby.
Please email any questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sixth International Conference on Music and Minimalism is hosted by the larger 14-day nief-norf Summer Festival, a gathering of dozens of performers and composers in Knoxville, TN (June 7 - 26, 2017). More information about the festival: http://www.niefnorf.org/festival-overview/
Watch Ellen Fullman's recent performance at Sonic Protest Festival 2016, Saint-Merry Church (Paris):
Watch highlights from the 2014 Research Summit: rehearsals of Steve Reich's Drumming with Russell Hartenberger.