DATE: 10-02-2021

GENUS 2021- online conference on gender balance in music education

The overall goal of Genus project is to raise the awareness of gender and equality perspectives in music education. This conference, organised by students, staff, and leaders from Malmö Academy of Music, Department of Popular Music, University of Agder, Kristiansand, and The Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus/Aalborg, pursues the objective of equipping students, teachers and leaders in music education with practical tools to make the gender balance more equal in the future.

This year's conference focuses on the gender balance at pre-conservatory level, i.e., at music schools and conservatory preparatory courses and up to the conservatories entrance exams.
This topics will be addressed through joint presentations, panel debates, break-out rooms and group discussions.
In this instance, the conference will be held online on 1-2 March, both days from 10:00 to 16:00 CET. Registration for the conference is free and is open via the website. More info about content, speakers, and schedule is available via: website and Facebook event.