Call for Papers: Sigal Music Museum
The Sigal Music Museum is proud to announce the first annual Sigal Early Keyboard Festival, March 10-12, 2022, under the direction of fortepianist Andrew Willis. The museum is seeking proposals for lecture-recitals or mini-recitals on harpsichord, fortepiano, and clavichord, as well as for papers relating to these instruments.
Nov 23, 2021 9:00 AM — Dec 17, 2021 5:00 PM
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Sigal Music Museum
(864) 520-8807[email protected]https://sigalmusicmuseum.org/
In celebration of the nearly unlimited prospects unlocked by the collection, the theme of this inaugural festival is “Keys to the Sigal.” Proposals for lecture-recitals or mini-recitals on harpsichord, fortepiano, and clavichord are welcomed, as well as for papers relating to these instruments.
Students, performers, teachers, and researchers are invited to submit proposals for 25-minute presentations by December 17, 2021
to Sigal Music Museum at [email protected], or directly to Andrew Willis at [email protected]. Notification of decisions will be sent on or before January 15, 2022. Proposals should include the following:
• a brief description (300 words or less) of the paper or performance
• an indication of which instrument of the collection is to be used
• a description of any supporting equipment needed
• a short biographical sketch of the presenter
• contact information, including an email address and a phone number.
The Sigal Music Museum offers a remarkable number of historical keyboard instruments in concert readiness, available for artists to use upon application in advance. Proposals for historical instrumental performances and/or presentations by non-keyboard players are also welcome, with artists responsible for providing their own instruments.