Dear MACRO Members,
Greetings from MACRO! I hope all of you are off to a great start this fall semester. This email contains information about our activities as well as an open invitation to visit our web site and take advantage of all that MACRO has to offer! As always we are happy to share information among all of our members. If you have teaching ideas or other topics of interest to share simply send them to me, Jamie Henke, and I will be happy to include them with our next message.
* Musician's Workshop 2006
* Composition Contest 2006
* Our MACRO Journal
* Research Honorarium
* Student Awards
* Teaching Award
* Travel Honorariums
MUSICIAN'S WORKSHOP 2006
Mark your calendars for our 2006 Musician's Workshop. We will meet at the Monona Terrace in Madison, Wisconsin on June 16-17, 2006. The workshop will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, and end at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. We are accepting proposals for presentations and/or posters sessions at this time. Submission guidelines are available for you here:
The deadline to submit an abstract for presentations is December 1, 2005. If you are interested in presenting a poster for our poster session, the deadline is June 1, 2006.
COMPOSITION CONTEST 2006
A reminder to all MACRO composers: the deadline for our composition competition is October 15, 2005. For more information, please visit:
The next volume of our journal is due to come out soon! All of us in MACRO send our thanks to Marilyn Saker for her beautiful work and dedication to this project! Look for your copy in the mail sometime this fall. If you don't receive your copy, or would like to request extra copies, contact Jamie Henke at
Please consider applying for one of our research honorariums. To date, MACRO has supported over $7,000 in research honorariums for MACRO members, but we'd like to do more! Check this out at:
MACRO offers various student awards. Visit our web site and encourage your students to apply.
BRUCE BENWARD THEORY/COMPOSITION STUDENT HONORARIUM
ROBERT FOUNTAIN MEMORIAL STUDENT HONORARIUM
We also offer a outstanding teaching award for new instructors.
BRUCE BENWARD OUTSTANDING NEW MUSIC THEORY INSTRUCTOR HONORARIUM
MACRO also provides travel honorariums. To apply for travel honorariums please visit:
Best wishes for a great year!
Jamie Henke, MACRO Chair