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Music Production Education Conference (MPEC) is a conference dedicated to the study of Music Production pedagogy and associated contemporary issues within higher education. MPEC seeks to provide a forum for the discussion and analysis of teaching and learning in music production & technology in Further and Higher Education.

The inaugural conference benefits from a partnership with the Journal of Music Technology & Education and a special edition containing papers from this event is anticipated.

The conference offers lively debate and stimulating presentations, which address issues of the place of music production within the broader context of the performing arts sector, research, higher education and professional communities.

The 2017 conference will take place on Thursday 29th June at York St John University, a education institution with a 175 year history, situated just outside the city walls of York.

  • Conference Scope:
  • Pedagogical models for teaching music production theory and practice
  • Current music technology progression through to Higher Education
  • Production analysis and listening in education
  • Teaching creativity in music production
  • Tensions between technology and technique in teaching music production
  • Music production education and the industry: the apprenticeship model and its future in the context of Higher Education
  • Career pathways for music production graduates
    Post graduate provision and development
  • Government policy on Higher Education and its potential impact on Music Production degrees (e.g. TEF)

For more information and the call for papers, please visit the conference website.