The Society for American Music is dedicated to the study, teaching, creation, and dissemination of all musics in the Americas. As a scholarly, collegial, and inclusive organization, we serve a wide and diverse array of academics, librarians, composers,
performers, and members of the general public.
Important information concerning the conference
The annual conference has been canceled. Click here to read President Kernodle’s message and for earlier updates concerning the conference and the current coronavirus situation.
Please join us as we
honor our 2020 Honorary Member Philip Brunelle, one of the most
influential and stalwart choral conductors in the United States.
Brunelle has spent his entire career among a crowded field of conductors
in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul who specialize in choral
For more information about this honorary member, please visit our conference page.
Please enjoy the Vivian Perlis Concert featuring the music of Chen Yi and Zhou Long, and students from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance, from our
2018 Annual Conference.