ISMA 2019

International Symposium on Music Acoustics

13.-17.9.2019 in Detmold, Germany

Venue Schedule Registration Abstract/Manuscript Organization Impressum


ISMA 2019 will be held at Detmold Summer Theater, Neustadt 24, 32756 Detmold, Germany. We have reserved rooms in a number of hotels in Detmold for participants.

ISMA 2019 @ Google Maps From ICA Aachen to ISMA by train List of hotels

There is a Bus shuttle from ICA to ISMA as well (see registration form).

Schedule (provisory)

09:00 Sessions A1-3Sessions B1-3Sessions C1-3Measurement Session
Musical Instruments
10:00 Sessions A4-6Sessions B4-6Sessions C4-6
11:00 BreakBreakBreak
12:00 Sessions A7-9Sessions B7-9Sessions C7-9
13:00 Sessions A10-12Sessions B10-12Sessions C10-12Farewell
14:00 BreakBreakBreak 
15:00 Workshop on
Instrument Building

Sessions A13-15Sessions B13-15Sessions C13-15
16:00 Sessions A16-18Sessions B16-18Sessions C16-18
17:00 BreakExcursion & Dinner (LWL-Open-Air Museum & White Steed)Break
18:00 Sessions A19-21Sessions C19-21
19:00 Sessions A22-24Sessions C22-24
20:00 Welcome Reception
Event 1Joint music
(Concert house Detmold)

The instrument building workshop will give the opportunity to build your own instrument. Instructors are Leo Fuks (Brasil), Lucas Heidemann (Sweden) and Yuri Landmann (The Netherlands). The instruments shall be played during the joint musical events.


1. Register

Registration can be made on-line until September 6th. On-site registration is possible at ISMA.

Abstract & manuscript submission

2. Submit abstract

Abstract submission has been closed March 14. Please contact the organisers if you have missed the deadline.

3. Submit manuscript

Manuscripts for ISMA Proceedings can be submitted after confirmation of acceptance from May until June 30, 2019. The proceedings will be available on-line at ISMA. It is encouraged that final papers of all presentations are submitted. If in exceptional case it is requested to just present at ISMA (without full paper), we will - upon consultation - use the abstract for the proceedings. Please use the following templates which include instructions for formatting:

Latex (.zip; 300 KB) Word (.docx; 350 KB)



Malte Kob, Detmold University of Music (local chair)

German Acoustical Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Akustik, DEGA)


Scientific Committee (to be completed)


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