Conferences and Symposia

The College of The Arts hosts a variety of conferences and symposia associated with our student and faculty research. Our focus is on interdisciplinary research and emphasizes expansion and incorporation of the arts into the larger research fields. A few of our interdisciplinary research focuses include art and health, music and education, dance and disability and so much more.

Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium XII

Feb 6 – 9, 2019 - The Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium is a conference for music educators from around the world. This year's theme is Energizing Music Education: Learners Taking Charge. Learners and teachers depend on each other for music education to move forward. They energize each other by way of musical ideas, musical actions, and feedback. This year, symposium attendees will participate in an exciting format that emphasizes participant interactions and tangible products. Suncoast XII will feature research and practical application of matters related to learner-centered pedagogies and other methods for empowering students in music education settings, both traditional and new.

International Double Reed Society (IDRS) Conference 2019

2019 IDRS Tampa, FL

July 14 – 18, 2019 - The University of South Florida's School of Music is pleased to host of The International Double Reed Society (IDRS) 2019 Conference on the Tampa campus. This conference welcomes double reed players and enthusiasts from all over the world and includes world-class artists, and a comprehensive display of exhibits of instruments and double reed merchandise from around the world. By clicking on this link you will be leaving the USF School of Music website and visiting the IDRS 2019 Conference website, an entity operated independently of the University of South Florida.