Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre is pleased to announce that the 4th festival conference “Doctors in Performance" will take place on September 2-4, 2020 in Tallinn, Estonia. The conference will be located at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theater. The purpose of the festival conference is to give doctoral students (music) and young researchers with PhD/Doc.Mus. degrees the possibility to present their creative research projects. This includes performing musical works, improvisations, and/or discussing research topics. The following session formats will be offered: recital, lecture-recital, paper.

The 1st festival conference, “Doctors in Performance", took place in 2014 in Helsinki. Biennial festival conferences have occurred in Dublin and Vilnius

For past editions of DIP please visit

The preliminary Call for Papers will be published in November 2019, the final call in January 2020.

DIP steering committee
Dr. Anu Vehviläinen (University of the Arts Helsinki–Sibelius Academy)
Dr. Markus Kuikka (University of the Arts Helsinki–Sibelius Academy)
Dr. Denise Neary (Royal Irish Academy of Music)
Dr. Lina Navickaitė-Martinelli (Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre)
Dr. Sarah Callis (Royal Academy of Music)

DIP 2020 organising committee (EAMT)

Prof. Kristel Pappel

Prof. Marje Lohuaru

Prof. Allan Vurma  

Prof. Margus Pärtlas

Prof. Henry-David Varema

Aleksandra Dolgopolova, M.A.

Tze Yeung Ho, M.A.

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