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Women of the Guitar Festival

 

 

2nd annual

“Women of the Guitar”Festival and Symposium

 

 Call For Proposals:

 

 

Seconda Prattica is pleased to announce a call for proposals for research presentations, lecture recitals, or other formats. Research should be focused on the artistic contributions, performance careers or other topics related to a female artist.  

The selected submission will receive a $300 USD honorarium for their presentation.

 

Submit abstract online at:

 

Guidelines:

 

  1. The subject material addresses research focused on the artistic contributions, performance careers or other topics related to a female artist.
  2. The presenter must be available to present in person at the event
  3. The presentation can not exceed 45 minutes in length
  4. The presenter will answer questions from the audience following the presentation
  5. Visual media must accompany the presentation (Powerpoint is recommended)
  6. The presenter will submit their presentation via email 1 week prior to event
  7. The presenter will submit a black and white handout via email 1 week prior to event

About Event:

The second “Women of the Guitar” festival and symposium will showcase a number of internationally renowned female guitarists. The festival will occur over two weekends in February-March 2015. Eight artists will present two roundtables, four concerts, two scholarly presentations, and eight total masterclasses. Building on the momentum of the April 2014 “Women of the Guitar” Festival and competition, we have endeavored to maintain the integrity of the festival’s mission statement:

 

“To assemble prominent guitarist-teachers within a program designed to highlight their diverse cultural and pedagogical backgrounds while striving to bring the highest level of artistry and research that embraces the long tradition of female performers. With a larger vision being realized by providing a relevant and comprehensive event for people who are interested in guitar, its history and literature, and the continuing evolution of music education.”

 

Seconda Prattica is pleased to announce the newest addition to the format: an open call for proposals for presentation during the February and March “Women of the Guitar” festivals. Only one proposal will be accepted for each weekend. Presentations will focus on the artistic contributions, performance careers or other topics related to a female artist.  The selected submission will receive a $300 USD honorarium and present their research at the event.

 

This years roster will be available on the festival’s website late December 2014 and submisions deadlines will be explained further on the website.  

 

Location and Dates:

The 2nd annual “Women of the Guitar festival” is scheduled for two separate dates, February 20-21 and March 13-14th 2015. All activities and Concerts will take place at Rockwell Hall within the Louis P. Ciminelli Recital Hall along with the adjacent general-purpose classrooms 301-309. All events will be free to Buffalo State students, faculty, and staff.

 

 

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