Music, Religious Studies

June Boyce-Tillman Celebration Concert

‘WE SHALL GO OUT WITH GRATITUDE WITHIN US’, a concert in celebration of the life and work of Rev. Prof. June Boyce-Tillman MBE, was held on 4 November 2019. Many friends, family, musicians, colleagues and alumni came together for the event. A video of the concert is now available on YouTube here. June Boyce-Tillman is… Continue reading June Boyce-Tillman Celebration Concert

Ireland, Irish Studies, Music

Photos from the launch: Ceol Phádraig

Ceol Phádraig: Music at St Patrick’s College Drumcondra, 1875-2016, edited by John Buckley and John O'Flynn, was launched at the Teachers' Club, Parnell Square, Dublin, on Wednesday 20 November. Congratulations to the editors and contributors! Photos from the event: John Buckley with chapter contributor Patricia Flynn Dr Pauric Travers, who launched the book, with guests… Continue reading Photos from the launch: Ceol Phádraig

Music, Religious Studies

International Network for Music, Spirituality and Wellbeing website launches

The International Network for Music, Spirituality and Wellbeing website has launched! 'The International Network for Music, Spirituality and Wellbeing embraces the social, personal, spiritual and political aspects of wellbeing. Our mission is to promote wellbeing in individuals, communities, organisations and the environment, through the use of music.' Read more about their activities here. The network… Continue reading International Network for Music, Spirituality and Wellbeing website launches

Music

New publication: Jazz in Europe

Jazz in Europe provides a detailed record of how «new» (American) music evolved on the «old» (European) continent. The «chroniclers» explore the history of jazz in individual European countries from a local perspective, with each author contributing a unique bird’s-eye view of their particular context. This comprehensive analysis of the origins and dissemination of jazz… Continue reading New publication: Jazz in Europe

Music, Religious Studies

Call for papers: The Spirituality of the Music of John Tavener

Possible Book Contribution to the Peter Lang book series on Music and Spirituality Call for Chapters: Chief Editor (and series editor) The Rev Professor June Boyce-Tillman. Submissions will be considered by an international peer review panel. Following a number of successful books in the Peter Lang book series on Music and Spirituality, The Rev Professor… Continue reading Call for papers: The Spirituality of the Music of John Tavener

Irish Studies, Music

Histoire sociale de la musique irlandaise published

Peu de pays égalent l’Irlande dans sa réputation musicale. Car la musique irlandaise fascine : passée d’une petite île en marge d’un vieux continent à l’immense diaspora irlandaise, d’une profession aristocratique à une activité populaire, d’une existence essentiellement rurale à un engouement urbain, des petites cuisines aux scènes du monde, de la musique de danse… Continue reading Histoire sociale de la musique irlandaise published

call for papers, Music, Theology

Call for papers on music, spirituality and Christian theology

The Rev. Professor June Boyce-Tillman is inviting scholars, musicians, theologians and Christian ministers to contribute papers for consideration as chapters in a forthcoming publication in the series Music and Spirituality. Chapters will be accepted for the book on the basis of an extended abstract submission (900 words), with final chapters being 4,500 – 6,000 words… Continue reading Call for papers on music, spirituality and Christian theology

Music, Religious Studies

Spirituality and Music Education published

'Dr June Boyce-Tillman is a pioneer. It is due to her inspiration and boundless energies that an important new and ground-breaking compendium has been assembled. This rich and diverse collection of contributions eloquently challenges the long-held opinion that there are some issues about which we cannot speak. The articles cross cultural boundaries and provide ample… Continue reading Spirituality and Music Education published

Irish Studies, Music, Theatre Studies

‘Hear My Song’: Irish Theatre and Popular Song in the 1950s and 1960s published

A major obstacle for the scholar of theatre is the ephemerality of a dramatic performance. How can we know the specifics of an event that has been and gone, an occurrence that can never be repeated? This book proposes that by considering the use of songs within a dramatic production we can gain a deeper… Continue reading ‘Hear My Song’: Irish Theatre and Popular Song in the 1950s and 1960s published