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IDAF 2014 - Call for papers

Date:19 December 2013 to
20 January 2014

Call for Papers

Kingston University – 19-21 February 2014

Kingston University’s Improvisation and Digital Arts Festival (IDAF) is an explosion of performances, workshops, seminars and talks from KU Music staff, students and guests taking place from 19 until 21 February 2014.

This year the festival theme is Practice and Research in Music: Play, Translation, Education. On three consecutive days, three exciting fields of composition and research will be explored in presentations by leading researchers in the field as well in workshops and live performances by innovative composers and musicians.

IDAF welcomes proposals for 20-minute papers on any one of the three festival themes. Paper themes may include but are not limited to:

Playing with Music

Dynamic music/adaptive audio

Musical interactivity

Musical multimediality


Translating Music

Intercultural musical translation

Word-music relations

Interart aesthetic


Teaching Music

Teaching improvisation

Teaching with music technology

New performance skills


Paper proposals containing a 300-word abstract and bibliography can be sent to Professor Isabella van Elferen,

Deadline for submissions is January 20, 2014.

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