Music Encoding Conference, Tufts University, 26-29 May 2020

Music Encoding Conference at Tufts University | 26 - 29 May 2020

The Music Encoding Conference is the annual meeting of the Music Encoding Initiative (MEI) community and all who are interested in the digital representation of music.

Music encoding is a critical component for fields and areas of study including computational or digital musicology, digital editions, symbolic music information retrieval, and digital libraries. This event brings together enthusiasts from various music research communities, including technologists, librarians, music scholars, and students and provides an opportunity for learning and engaging with and from each other.

The conference is hosted by Tisch Library and Lilly Music Library of Tufts University on the Medford, MA campus. It is co-sponsored with the Department of Music at Tufts, Digital Scholarship Group at Northeastern University Library, and MIT Digital Humanities.

All attendees are expected to adhere to the conference Code of Conduct.

Questions? Contact Organizing Committee Chair, Anna Kijas at anna.kijas at or Program Committee Chair, Richard Freedman at rfreedma at

Organizing Committee

  • Anna Kijas (Committee Chair), Head, Lilly Music Library, Tufts University
  • Julie-Ann Bryson, Library Coordinator, Lilly Music Library, Tufts University
  • Sarah Connell, Assistant Director, Women Writers Project, Northeastern University
  • Julia Flanders, Digital Scholarship Group Director, Northeastern University
  • Jessica Fulkerson, Lecturer in Music, Tufts University

Program Committee

  • Richard Freedman (Committee Chair), Haverford College
  • Vincent Besson, Centre d'études supérieures de la Renaissance, Université de Tours
  • Margrethe Bue, National Library of Norway
  • Joy Calico, Vanderbilt University
  • Elsa De Luca, NOVA University of Lisbon
  • Stefan Münnich, University of Basel
  • Anna Plaksin, Max Weber Stiftung, Bonn
  • David Weigl, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna