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Italian Madrigal Conference

Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
September 15-16, 2018

Conference Information

The Department of Music is pleased to announce a conference devoted to the Italian Madrigal on Saturday and Sunday, 15–16 September 2018, at Colgate University in Hamilton, NY. Conference papers examining the Italian madrigal from a variety of perspectives will take place on Saturday and on Sunday morning, with a Saturday evening performance by the ensemble Blue Heron. All events are free and open to the public.


Call for Proposals: June 1
Registration: September 1

Program and Schedule

Madrigal Conference Schedule


The Colgate Inn and the Wendt University Inn are both holding rooms for conference participants. Please mention the "Madrigal Conference" when you call:

Colgate Inn
1 Payne Street
Hamilton, NY 13346
0.7 miles from campus
15-20 minute walk, 3-5 minute drive

Rate: starts at $219 per room per night
Rooms: double rooms
Deadline: Book your room by August 31, 2018.

Wendt University Inn
175 Utica Street
Hamilton, NY 13346
1.5 miles from campus
25-30 minute walk, 5-7 minute drive
315-824-4400 or 800-218-5449

Rate: $119 per room per night
Rooms: Each room has two queen-sized beds or one king-sized bed.
Deadline: Book your room by September 1, 2018.

There are also many options for B&Bs right in town, many within a short walking distance of campus. The Colgate University website contains a list of other nearby hotels, motels, and bed and breakfasts.

Contact Information

Seth Coluzzi
Assistant Professor of Music

Lorraine Joseph
Concert Manager

Cody Tipton
Director of Conference Services, Summer Programs and Auxiliary Support