7th Annual Conference of the Society for Music Education in Ireland

Dundalk Institute of Technology,

10-11 November 2017


The 7th annual conference of the Society for Music Education in Ireland / Cumann Ceol Oideachais na hÉireann will be hosted by the Department of Creative Arts, Media and Music, Dundalk Institute of Technology from 10-11 November 2017.

Proposals from all areas of music education are invited for the following:

  • Individual papers
  • Themed panel sessions
  • Symposia
  • Workshops
  • Poster presentations which will include scheduled question-answer sessions

We look forward to including a broad range of topics relating to music education in the conference. Areas of research include but are not limited to music learning, music teaching, assessment, community music, formal and informal music making, musical development and creativity.

Duration of Presentations

Individual paper: 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes discussion
Themed panel sessions: 60 minutes (for three papers), followed by discussion
Workshop: 50 minutes, followed by 10 minutes discussion. Practical workshops linking research to practice are especially welcome.


All proposals should be submitted using the submission form which is available at www.smei.ie. Individual, joint and group submissions are welcome.

Individual papers, posters or workshops: Abstracts should not exceed 300 words.
Themed panel sessions, symposia: There should be an abstract for the full session (maximum 300 words) plus an abstract for each individual speaker (maximum 300 words each). All should be submitted on the one submission form.


All proposals should be submitted using the proposal Submission Form (SMEI 2017 Submisson Form), and returned to [email protected] by 18 June 2017.


For further details see the CFP Society for Music Education in Ireland Conference 2017

Link to CFP application form is here: SMEI 2017 Submission Form