Past conferences


1st International Conference on Spirituality and Music Education, 18 – 20 June 2010, Birmingham UK.


Research in Music Education (RIME,) Exeter 2011. Metaphor and Mindfulness in Music Education: Approaches to Researching Spirituality in Music Education

Inspired by SAME, a proposal for a Symposium on Spirituality in Music Education was successfully submitted and presented at the 7th International Research in Music Education Conference, 12-16 April, 2011.


2nd International Conference on Spirituality and Music Education, Lithuania


3rd International Conference on Spirituality and Music Education, 25–27 March 2015, School of Music & Conservatory, North-West University: Potchefstroom Campus South Africa


4th International Spirituality and Music Education Conference, a collaboration between Nordoff Robbins and SAME, 9/10 Dec. 2017, London. Find out more.


14/15 June 2019: International Symposium on Music, Spirituality, Wellbeing & Theology (the 5th International SAME Conference), Winchester Cathedral, UK. For more information, see below under Tavener Centre Events.