SEAMUS Activities: the benefits of membership
SEAMUS National Conference
The Society holds its annual conference at various sites throughout the U.S. The conference presents concerts of new electro-acoustic music, videos, and papers and panel sessions on a variety of topics related to electro-acoustic music. The Society also presents the SEAMUS Award for lifetime contribution to the art and craft of electro-acoustic music. More info here.
SEAMUS CD Series
The Society produces a Compact Disc Series that features works from the SEAMUS National Conference. The CDs are distributed free to all current members. Go to the SEAMUS CD SERIES tab of this section for more information or to purchase past CDs from the series
SEAMUS produces the Journal SEAMUS, and the SEAMUS Newsletter. Subscriptions to these publications are included with membership dues. In the coming months, PDFs of both will be available in the member's area of SEAMUSONLINE
The Society has undertaken, in cooperation with the University of Texas, the establishment of a national archive for electro-acoustic literature. Approximately 1500 titles now reside in the collection and are entered into two different online catalogs. These catalogs are available to scholars, performers, and broadcasters in every major library within the United States, Canada, Mexico and much of Europe. Compositions from SEAMUS Archives have already been included in programs of the Swedish Broadcasting Corporation and several concerts throughout the United States and Europe.
On the Horizon: Coming features of SEAMUSONLINE
SEAMUSONLINE Members Area
Also coming to the www in the next few months will be the launch of the SEAMUSONLINE Members portal. This member's only area will include a wealth of information for current registrants such as PDFs of back issues of SEAMUS publications, PDFs of various technical papers presented at the National Conference, members highlights, EAM event schedules, etc.
The SEAMUS Store
Within the next months SEAMUSONLINE be equipped with a fully-featured shopping cart e-store to purchase hardgoods suchs as SEAMUS Series CDs, Seamus Conference tee-shirts, and CDs released by SEAMUS members among other things Electroacoustic.
On-line Membership/Renewal/Conference submittal and Registration
Along the SEAMUS Store, SEAMUSONLINE will soon be equipped to process on-line membership applications, renewals, conference submittals as well as conference and banquet registrations, chargable to either your credit or debit cards. These features wil be phased in over the coming months, with completion slated for Januaray of 2005.