13th International RIdIM Conference & 1st Brazilian Conference on Music Iconography

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Program Committee

The Program Committee of the 13th International Conference of the Répertoire International d’Iconographie Musicale (RIdIM) and the 1st Brazilian Conference on Music Iconography gathers a group of distinguished scholars in music iconography research and leading personalities in the international music iconography community, assuring in-depth final decisions on the submitted papers' evaluation process.

Program Committee Members

The Program Committee will meet in México City in November 2010 to make the final decision about the papers and the program for the 2011 conference. Its members are:

Antonio Baldassarre
(Escuela Nacional de Música of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
President of the international board of RIdIM, Dr. Baldassarre is graduated with a Ph.D. from the Universität Zürich (Switzerland) in 2005. He has held the position of president of the board of RIdIM since 2005. He is currently visiting professor at the Escuela Nacional de Música of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. He has extensively researched and published on music history topics from the late eighteenth to the twentieth century, nineteenth century music historiography, social history of music, and music iconography with a special emphasis on issues of methodology and the history of music iconography.

Dorothea Baumann
(Universität Zürich, Switzerland)
Secretary General of the International Musicological Society (IMS) and current president of the Swiss branch of IAML, Dr. Baumann is Privatdozentin for musicology at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. She studied piano at the Musikakademie Zurich and musicology, physics and German Literature at the University of Zurich, and received her Ph.D. degree with the thesis "Die italienische Liedsatztechnik des Trecento", In 2000 she earned her Habilitation degree. Since 1979 she has been teaching on a broad variety of topics at the Swiss universities and abroad. Her main research fields are: organization of knowledge in databases, acoustics, room acoustics, organology, iconography, history of performance practice, music theory, music of the Italian Trecento.

Cristina Bordas Ibañez
(Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
Dr. Bordas Ibañez holds a degree in law from the Universidad de Deusto (1976) in Spain and accomplished her Ph.D. thesis in musicology at the Universidad de Valladolid in 2005 after having accomplished music performance studies at the Real Conservatorio de Música in Madrid (Spain). She is currently professor at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Her publication and research focus on a variety of music iconography and organological topics.

Zdravko Blažeković (Research Center for Music Iconography, City University of New York, U.S.A.) Blažeković graduated in 1980 from the Zagreb Academy of Music in Croatia and earned his Ph.D. degree at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is currently the director of the Research Center for Music Iconography (RCMI) at City University of New York and the editor of Music in Art. He has extensively published on topics of music iconography, Eastern European music and eighteenth and nineteenth century music historiography.

Monika Fink
(Leopold-Franzens Universität Innsbruck, Austria)
Dr. Fink is professor at Leopold-Franzens Universität Innsbruck (Austria). She is a trained pianist and earned her PhD in 1986 and the Habilitation in 1992. She was visiting professor at numerous national and international institutions, including the Unversidad de Granada and University of Helsinki. Her main research and publication focus is on program music, dance studies, music iconography and social history.

Alan Davison
(University of Otago, New Zealand)
Dr Davison graduated from the University of Melbourne (Australia) with a Ph.D. thesis on Franz Liszt iconography in 2002 and is currently lecturer, coordinator of research, and chair of the Music and Image research cluster at the Music Department of the University of Otago in New Zealand. His specific research area in music iconography is European portraiture from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, including questions concerning methodological issues.

Nicoletta Guidobaldi
(Università di Bologna, Italy)
Dr. Guidobaldi is assistant professor for music iconography studies at the Ravenna campus of the Università di Bologna (Italy) and lecturer at the Centre d'Études Supérieures de la Renaissance of the Université François-Rabelais in Tours (France). She is also the chair of the steering committee of the study group Musical Iconography of European Art of the International Musicological Society (IMS). Her research and publication focus on topics of Italian and French Renaissance music iconography.

Florence Gétreau
(Institut de echerché sur le patrimoine en France, Paris, France)
Dr. Gétreau is curator of historical musical instruments and director of the Institut de recherche sur le patrimoine en France (IMPRF). She received her Ph.D. from the Université Paris-Sorbonne in 1996. She is widely known as an expert in French music iconography, organology, historiography of conservation and urban musical studies and has largely published on these topics.

Richard D. Leppert
(College of Liberal Arts of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, U.S.A.)
Dr. Leppert accomplished his Ph.D. in musicology at Indiana University (1973) and is currently professor at the College of Liberal Arts of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis (MN). He received many famous awards and fellowships, and his scholarly work is highly appreciated within the humanities. He belongs to the most distinguished scholars of music iconography and has extensively published on a variety of topics. In addition to music iconography and art history, his focus includes critical theory, cultural studies and post-structuralist sociology of popular and high culture.

Margaret Kartomi
(Monash University, Melbourne, Australia)
Dr. Kartomi earned her Ph.D. degree at Humboldt Universität in Berlin (Germany) and is professor at Monash University in Melbourne (Australia). She is a specialist on the ethnomusicology of Indonesia and Southeast Asia and a world-known authority on the music of Sumatra. Her publications cover many areas including the music of Java, Sumatra, Maluku, Flores, Chinese-Indonesia, Jewish -Asia and Australia. In addition to ethnomusicology studies, she has also largely contributed to music iconography of popular music, music education and music performances.

Clair Rowden
(University of Cardiff, U.K.)
Dr. Rowden is a graduate of Goldsmith's College, University of London, and City University in London where she completed her Ph.D. in 2002. Currently she is a lecturer at the School of Music at University of Cardiff (U.K.). Her research activities range from music editing and archival study to micro-history and reception studies and include operatic staging and dance, iconography and gender.

José Antonio Robles Cahero
(Centro Nacional de Investigación, Documentación e Información Musical “Carlos Chávez” - CENIDIM, Mexico City, Mexico)
Dr. Robles Cahero served as director to the Centro Nacional de Investigación, Documentación e Información Musical “Carlos Chávez” (Cenidim)from 1994-2002 where he currently holds the position of a research coordinator. He is also the editor of Heterofonía. He was educated at Conservatorio Nacional de Música, Cambridge University and at Universidad Iberoamericana and earned his Ph.D. from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. His main research and publication focus are the history of Mexican dance and music iconography, Mexican music and cultural history.

Pablo Sotuyo Blanco
(Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador = Bahia, Brazil)
Dr. Sotuyo Blanco is professor at the Federal University of Bahia in Salvador (Bahia, Brazil) where he has also earned his Ph.D. degree in 2003. He is a leading figure in Brazilian music research and the initiator of many national music projects, including the establishment of RIdIM-Brazil (of which he is currently the president) and the Northeastern Brazilian chapter of the Répertoire International des Sources Musicales (RISM). In addition of being an active composer he has broadly published on Brazilian music and music iconography.

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July 20-22, 2011 - Salvador (Bahia), Brazil