RMA Annual Conference

The RMA Annual Conference provides an opportunity for all members to meet and participate in a wide range of events. The conference programme includes the Dent Medal lecture, the Le Huray lecture, and the Annual General Meeting. You can find details of previous Annual Conferences (including programmes and abstracts) here.

Download the Annual Conference Handbook for conference hosts, organizing and programme committees.


Call for expressions of interest in hosting the September 2021 Annual Conference

The Royal Musical Association invites expressions of interest from UK universities and conservatoires in hosting the September 2021 RMA Annual Conference. The Association values its conference partnerships with host universities and conservatoires across the country and wishes to work closely with each institution to ensure the ventures are mutually beneficial. The deadline for preliminary submissions is Friday 28 March 2018.


Forthcoming Annual Conferences

The 2018 Annual Conference will take place from Thursday 13 to Saturday 15 September at the University of Bristol. The call for proposals has now closed, and registration will open in due course. Contact: Guido Heldt guido.heldt@bristol.ac.uk

The 2019 Annual Conference is scheduled provisionally for Wednesday 4 to Friday 6 September at Manchester. To be hosted jointly by the University of Manchester and the Royal Northern College of Music. Contacts: Rebecca Herissone  rebecca.herissone@manchester.ac.uk and Barbara Kelly Barbara.Kelly@rncm.ac.uk.


Recent Annual Conferences