Musicological Society of Australia
The MSA is the pre-eminent organisation for music research in Australia.
Membership is open to all interested parties anywhere in the world. Membership includes a subscription to the journal Musicology Australia.
Welcome to the website of the Musicological Society of Australia (MSA).
This website provides information about the society, including the constitution, committee membership and annual general meeting (AGM). There is advice on MSA membership and details about the MSA annual conference and study days.
The website also highlights relevant publications, including the MSA’s journal Musicology Australia, which is published by Taylor & Francis.
Musicology Australia is the scholarly journal of the Musicological Society of Australia. Since its inception in 1963, the journal has published articles on all aspects of music research, especially ethnomusicology and musicology, which marks it out from most other music journals.
Latest articles published in Musicology Australia
- Editorialby Aaron Corn on 24 September 2021
- The Fringe or the Heart of Things? Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Musics in Australian Music Institutionsby Clint Bracknell on 24 September 2021
- The Aboriginal Artists Agency and the Prominence of Indigenous Music and Dance in the Growth of the Australian Arts Industryby Aaron Corn on 24 September 2021
- Claiming the ‘Song of the Women of the Menero Tribe’by Jakelin Troy on 17 September 2021
More information about the current issue is available on the Taylor and Francis website.
The MSA also supports a group called MSA Forum on the platform Humanities Commons, which members can use to communicate with one another and make announcements. The group is unmoderated and anybody can join. View instructions on how to do so here.
Further advice is available about how to use the forum functions.
MSA is entered on the Register of Cultural Organisations and welcomes donations, which are tax deductible.
Donated funds are used exclusively for the MSA’s cultural purposes.