International Council for Traditional Music

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

Study Group on Musics of East Asia

The mission of the Study Group is to provide a forum for ICTM members from all parts of the world who share an interest in the music of East Asia, broadly defined musically and geographically, including East Asian music in the diaspora as well as indigenous, transplanted, and syncretic music within East Asian countries. Other performing arts related to music will also be part of the subjects of study.

Contact 

Chair
Helen Rees (University of California, Los Angeles)
E-mail: hrees@ucla.edu

 

Thank you very much for your participation!

The 5th Symposium was held from 25 to 27 August 2016 in Taipei hosted by the Academia Sinica and the Taipei National University of the Arts. We celebrated the 10th anniversary of our Study Group’s foundation.

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The opening event of the 5th Symposiun, August 25, 2016,  Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica

 

 

Executive Committee

2016-2018

  • Helen Rees (Chair)
  • Kim Heesun (Vice Chair)
  • Yang Yuanzheng (Secretary)

4th 
Symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Musics of East Asia

21–23 August 2014.
Nara, Japan.
Submissions deadline: 20 Dec 2013.

The Study Group for Musics of East Asia (MEA), which was formed within the framework of the International Council for Traditional Music in 2006, is pleased to announce its fourth symposium, to be held from 21 to 23 August 2014 at Nara University of Education. Those interested in East Asian Musical Cultures are welcome to become members and attend the symposium to exchange knowledge and ideas and further develop the field.

3rd Symposium of the ICTM Study Group for Musics of East Asia (MEA) 31 July-2 August 2012

3rd Symposium of the ICTM Study Group for Musics of East Asia (MEA)
31 July-2 August 2012   
Chinese University of Hong Kong 

Attention!  New Proposal Deadline: 10 January 2012

The Second Conference of the ICTM Study Group for Musics of East Asia (MEA) 24-26 August 2010, The Academy of Korean Studies, Korea (ROK)

The Second Conference of the ICTM Study Group for Musics of East Asia (MEA)
24-26 August 2010
The Academy of Korean Studies, Korea (ROK)

The Study Group for Musics of East Asia (MEA), which was formed within the framework of ICTM in 2006, is pleased to announce its second meeting, to be held 24, 25 and 26 August 2010 in Korea, at the Academy of Korean Studies. Those interested in East Asian musical cultures are welcome to become members and attend the conference to exchange knowledge and ideas and further develop the field.

Background

Study Group for Musics of East Asia (MEA)

The study group for Musics of East Asia (hereafter MEA) was founded in
September 2006 to provide a forum for ICTM members from all parts of the world
who share an interest in the musics of East Asia, broadly defined musically and
geographically, including East Asian music in the diaspora as well as indigenous,
transplanted, and syncretic music within East Asian countries. Other performing
arts related to music will also be part of the subjects of study.

MEA business meeting, 4 July 2009, Durban

Dear all,

Here is a report on the MEA business meeting held on July 4, 2009 during the ICTM World Conference in Durban. The Executive Board Members in attendance
were: Minako Waseda (Secretary), Sheen Dae Choel (Local Committee Chair of the MEA Conference 2010 in Korea), and Xiao Mei. We also had a previous board member, Tsai Tsanhuang, who is the Program Chair of the MEA Conference 2010 in Korea. Following is a summary of the meeting:

Conference of the ICTM Study Group for Musics of East Asia (MEA)

Call for Papers and Compositions
The First Conference of the ICTM Study Group for
Musics of East Asia (MEA)
December 20-22, 2007 Shanghai
Shanghai Conservatory of Music
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Adrienne Kaeppler

ICTM Musics of East Asia Operating Procedures

Executive Committee
 
1. Executive Committee members must be current ICTM members who are active in East Asian music research.
 
2. In the nomination and election of Executive Committee members, the following factors should be taken into consideration: scholarly work, commitment to the Study Group, ability to communicate and present in both English and the language of their research area, ability to represent their scholarly communities, and ability to mobilize interest in the Study Group.