The Society for American Music Bulletin

SAM BulletinCall for News & Articles

April 15, August 15, and December 15 are the deadlines for submissions for The Bulletin.

Items desired are:

* News and photographs of performances of significant American music.
* News of achievements of the Society's members (either yours or your colleagues. This is the time to brag!)
* News of upcoming events/conferences of interest to our membership.
* Reports from the annual Conference.
* Photographs of newsworthy people and events.
* Other items. Remember, this is both your voice within the Society and your Society's voice to the outside world. Letters and short articles on appropriate subjects will be considered for publication. Please note that we cannot write articles for you based on press releases or other material; we appreciate your sending fully composed articles. Thank you. These may be edited for reasons of space.

Send all submissions as a Word document (preferred) or, if photo, jpeg, attached in an e-mail to:

Laura Moore Pruett

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Specifications and Rates for Advertisements

The Bulletin of the Society for American Music is the regular conduit for keeping members updated on the state of the discipline. It contains short articles and open discussions relating to American music, and occasional reviews of books, recordings, or web resources. It also includes information regarding conferences and performances, along with news relating to member activities. It is sent to members three times per year. Circulation : 1,000 copies. About 100 of these go to libraries.

To reserve advertising space, call Mariana Whitmer at (412) 624-3031 or email:


Overall Page size: 11 x 8 ½ (page height x width)
PDF or Word format appreciated; images should be in black/white or greyscale.

Full page ad: 10 high x 7 ½ wide $ 125.00
Half page ad: 5 high x 3 ¾ wide $ 75.00
Third page ad: 3 ½ high x 7 ½ wide $ 50.00
Quarter page ad: 2 ½ high x 2 ¼ $ 40.00

All prices are per single issue. A 15% discount will apply for for ads placed in all three issues of a volume.

ELECTRONIC FILES ENCOURAGED: Submit jpeg, gif, or PDF files in PC format to