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HSNA Newsletter (December 2016)

Call for submissions

We would like to have a regularly occuring set of smaller newsletter articles for the HSNA Newsletter. These can be writings that are more geared toward public musicology, or not otherwise appropriate for the HSNA Journal.  Please send all items to HSNA.Newsletter at These items may be edited for size and content.

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Dispatch from the HSNA Conference in Vancouver

The mini-conference is in full swing! We had a great full day of papers including joint sessions with the New Beethoven Research Commitee. This morning's session from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. is "New Directions in Haydn Scholarship."

Please click here for a pdf of the program.

You can also see it online at the conference website.

You can also follow live tweets with #hsna16


Summer Community Reading Orchestra at Eastman School of Music

Open to all area players of orchestral instruments (high school students and adults). This summer features popular and less famous works by Haydn and Mozart, and their contemporaries. Attention will be given to playing techniques apropos to conveying the broad dramatic language of late eighteenth-century instrumental music, and to stylistic understanding. Wind/percussion instrumentation will be different week to week, but generally requiring 1-2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, and timpani.

HSNA at AMS Pittsburgh, 7–10 November 2013


In less than a week many of us will be attending the AMS Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh.  There are a number of things that will be of interest to our members: