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News Archive from Old Site (June 2000-May 2010)

posted Nov 13, 2010, 8:26 AM by Colin Roust   [ updated Dec 29, 2014, 8:00 AM by Joe Matson ]
May, 2010 The program for the Fall 2010 meeting, Oct. 2-3 has been posted.
April, 2009

The program for the Spring 2009 meeting on April 25 has been announced.

Feb, 2009

The deadline for the spring meeting cfp has been extended one week to Sunday, February 22. See the cfp here...

May, 2008

Upcoming dates for the fall 2008 meeting as well as Music History Teaching Day have been announced. The next chapter meeting will take place Oct. 4 and 5 at National Louis in Chicago; Teaching Music History Day will be Sept. 13 at DePauw University in Indiana.

April, 2008

It's time again for Chapter elections, please see 2008 elections page for the slate of candidates and send your vote in via email or US mail. All members in good standing can and should vote.

January, 2008 The spring meeting will be hosted by Matthew Steel at Western Michigan University on April 26 and 27, 2008. See the spring meeting website for details.
August, 2007 Due to the rescheduling of the Chicago Marathon and the resulting increase in hotel rates, the fall meeting site has been shifted to the National-Louis University North Shore Campus in northern Chicago (officially Skokie Illinois). See the meeting page for more information.
May, 2007 Joseph Jones (U. Illinois) and Maria Cristina Fava (Eastman) have been awarded the 2006-07 student paper prizes; see Awards for details. Timothy Dickey has completed the 2007 Newsletter of member activities.
January, 2007 The spring meeting will be held at Miami University in Oxford Ohio, click here for cfp. Photos of the fall '06 meeting in Chicago are up, click here to view.
December, 2006 Joseph Jones (U.Illinois) has created a facebook group for the Chapter. There is also a group for the national AMS. Logon and search for "AMS Midwest Chapter" and "AMS."
July, 2006 The 2006 AMS Midwest Chapter Newsletter is now available in pdf format. Thanks go to editor Timothy Dickey. Please submit your professional news for next year's issue.
April, 2006 Mary Natvig (Bowling Green State University) has been elected Chapter President and Matthew Balensuela is the new Chapter Representative to the AMS Council.
February, 2006 Online voting for Chapter Representative to the AMS Council and Chapter President is now available. Click Here.
January, 2006 The Spring 2006 meeting webpage is now online. Click here for information and program.
November, 2005 The Spring 2006 meeting will be held 8-9 April at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. James Briscoe is organizing local arrangements. See meeting website and cfp.
September, 2005 The Membership Directory has been updated. Please contact with corrections.
August, 2005 The Fall Meeting Program and Website are now available.
July, 2005 Paper proposals for the Fall 2005 meeting are due by 11:59 pm on Sunday, July 15. See cfp.
The Chapter is pleased to announce its 2004-05 student paper awards: Travis N. Yeager of Indiana University for his paper, "Bernstein's Chutzpah: Mass and the Jewish Tradition of Argument with God."
Damaris Boettiger of the University of Iowa for her paper, "Leopoldine Blahetka’s Piano Quartet, op. 44, and a 'Mature, Male Spirit.'"
Elinor Olin has been elected Chapter Secretary and Mary Paquette-Abt has been elected Treasurer.
Date: 1-3 April
Location: University of Iowa
Local Arrangements: Timothy J. Dickey <>


Scott Messing, Chapter President, has proposed revised Constitution wording to cover the selection of the Chapter's student representative to the AMS Council.


Peter Alexander has been named editor of the AMS national newsletter. A new editor for the chapter is now needed. Please contact Chapter President Scott Messing <> to volunteer or nominate someone for the position.


A student travel funding request form is now ready for student members traveling to present a paper at a Chapter meeting.


Scott Messing has been elected the new Midwest Chapter President.


Third Mailing now available—includes details of 2-4 April meeting in Grand Rapids, click here.


Online voting form for 2004 election of Chapter president is now available (see voting form).


Richard Crawford has accepted an invitation as keynote speaker for the chapter's Spring Meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The fall meeting program is now available. Please join us in Chicago, September 20-21 at National-Louis University (see meeting site).
March, 2003 A beta version of an online voting form is ready for testing. For now, you'll still need to mail in the form, but you can make suggestions and support a motion to add this function to the site.
March, 2003 The fourth mailing is now available.
December, 2002 The third mailing is now available.
December, 2002 The Chapter website can now accept online dues payments. See the dues page for more information.
August, 2002 The Chapter's second mailing for 2002-3 is now available. It includes a complete program for the fall meeting in Chicago. Visit the meeting web site for more information.
June, 2002 The Call for Papers for the fall 2002 meeting is now available. The chapter's first mailing for 2002-3 is now available as well.
March, 2002 The Chapter's fourth mailing for 2001-2 is now available, including the preliminary program for the upcoming spring meeting in Indianapolis.
January, 2002 The Chapter's third mailing for 2001-2 is now available online.
January, 2002 The online member directory is now updated to match the treasurer's records. Please check your dues status and renew your membership if you're out-of-date. Thanks.
December, 2001

The 2002 Spring CFP for the Chapter's meeting in Indianapolis, April 13-14, is now available.

A nominating committee to identify candidates to replace outgoing president Camilla Cai has been formed. Please email recommendations to chair, Jeff Wasson, at

October, 2001 Thanks to the efforts of local arrangements chair Roberta Lindsey, the AMS Midwest Spring meeting site is already available.
September 17, 2001 The Fall Meeting will be held as planned, despite the recent terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C. See AMS Midwest President Camilla Cai's message about this decision.
September, 2001 The Fall Mailing is now available. It includes information for the fall meeting, including the full program.
June, 2001 The Summer Mailing is now available. It includes the Call for Papers for the Fall meeting in Chicago.
March, 2001 The Spring Mailing is now available online. It includes the program for the spring meeting in Kansas City and nominations for chapter Secretary and Treasurer. You may vote by absentee ballot if necessary.
January, 2001 The Winter Mailing is now available online. Information about the March 24-25 spring meeting in Kansas City is being updated.
September, 2000

Visit the Fall 2000 Meeting page for the latest information about our upcoming meeting in Chicago.


August, 2000

The August Mailing is now available online.

Make your reservations for Chicago today! Information on our September meeting is now available online, click here.

Chapter dues for the 2000-01 Academic are now due. Please send $10 for one year ($5 for students) to the Chapter Treasurer. Be sure to update your address if needed.

July, 2000 The Call for Papers for the Chapter's fall meeting is now available. Click here for more information.
June 7, 2000

The June Mailing is now available.