William & Mary

Society for American Music Conference

Dr. Katherine Preston with Doc WatsonThe Society for American Music, an international organization of scholars interested in music in America, held its 38th annual meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina March 14-17, 2012.  The conference included paper presentations, roundtable discussions, poster sessions, lecture recitals, and concerts.  As part of the event the Society awarded Honorary Membership to the traditional music icon Doc Watson, shown here with Society President Katherine Preston.