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Friday, July 17, 2020
Kira Thurman, “When Marian Anderson Defied the Nazis” »
Kira Thurman has published the article “ When Marian Anderson Defied the Nazis ” in the New Yorker .
Friday, December 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New issue of JAMS now available »
The latest issue of the Journal of the American Musicological Society is now available .  This issue includes:...

AMS Chapter News
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Greater New York Chapter: Virtual Roundtables »
Part of the originally planned meeting of the Greater New York Chapter of the American Musicological Society (which will n...

AMS Office News
Monday, August 10, 2020
New members of the AMS Council »
Congratulations to the following individuals recently elected to the AMS Council! Thank you to all who stood in the recent...
Friday, July 31, 2020
Sustainable Mentorship Program: Applications Invited (Fall 2020) »
Starting in fall 2020, the American Musicological Society will launch a pilot Sustainable Mentorship Program (SMP) , de...
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
AMS Treasurer Vacancy Notice - Call for Volunteers/Nominations »
In November 2020, James (Jim) Ladewig will be retiring after twenty years of distinguished service as the Treasurer of the...
Monday, July 13, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
AMS/SMT Annual Meeting 2020: Virtual »
The boards of the American Musicological Society and the Society for Music Theory have been closely monitoring the evolvin...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Emergency Relief for the AMS Community »
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AMS Board & Committee News
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
JAMS: Message from the Editor-in-Chief »
Dear members of the AMS community, As the global pandemic continues to disrupt and reshape our daily lives, JAMS has no...
Tuesday, July 14, 2020   (3 Comments - view/add)
Dr. Siovahn A. Walker appointed as AMS Executive Director »
The Board of Directors of the American Musicological Society (AMS) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Siovahn...
Wednesday, June 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
On the Death of George Floyd - A Letter from the AMS President »
Grief. So much grief. Grief piled atop grief, as if the grief we already felt for all we have lost in the covid pandemic (...
Friday, May 29, 2020
Board Nominating Committee Calls for Nominations »
The Board Nominating Committee is charged with drawing up a slate of candidates for consideration in the next AMS Board el...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
2020 Board Election Results »
We are pleased to announce that Danielle Fosler-Lussier has been elected to serve as the next Vice President of the Americ...

Awards and Honors
Sunday, July 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stephen Armstrong and Nathaniel Mitchell, Holmes/D’Accone Fellowship »
The following members have been awarded the Holmes/D’Accone Fellowship by the American Musicological Society in 2020....
Thursday, July 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Qingfan Jiang, Matthew Pessar Joseph, and Maria Ryan, Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Fellowship »
The following members have been awarded the Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Fellowship by the American Musicological Society in 20...
Monday, July 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gurminder K. Bhogal, Pauline Alderman Award, International Alliance for Women in Music »
Gurminder K. Bhogal has been awarded the International Alliance for Women in Music’s Pauline Alderman Award for Outstandin...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clifton Boyd and Parkorn Wangpaiboonkit, Howard Mayer Brown Fellowship »
The following members have been awarded the Howard Mayer Brown Fellowship by the American Musicological Society in 2020....
Monday, June 29, 2020
Warren Kirkendale, Papal Medal, Order of the Medici, and, with Ursula Kirkendale, Career Award »
Warren Kirkendale, Rome ( emeritus ordinarius , U. Regensburg) received in a private audience the medal of Pope emeritus B...

In Memoriam
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Virginia Ervin Newes, 1929–2020 »
Virginia Ervin Newes died on May 18, 2020, after a brief illness. Born in 1929 into an old Pennsylvania family, she was an...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nicholas Temperley, 1933-2020 »
We regret to report thatthe death of longtime AMS member Nicholas Temperley on 8 April 2020.  Emeritus Professor of M...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Father José López Calo, 1922–2020 »
Spanish Translation: Necrologica Padre José López Calo   Father José López Calo, aged 98, passed away in hi...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Howard E. Smither, 1925-2020 »
Howard E. Smither, James Gordon Hanes Professor of the Humanities in Music (emeritus) at the University of North Carolina,...
Thursday, April 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Michael Pisani, 1954-2019 »
Michael Pisani, Professor of Music on the Mary Conover Mellon Chair, at Vassar College, died on July 9, 2019 at his summer...