The Outreach Committee of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections
(ARSC) posts the following message. If you have any questions, please click
on the link or one of the e-mail addresses below.


The 44th annual conference of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections
will be held May 19-22, at the Chateau Bourbon, 800 Iberville Street, New
Orleans, Louisiana.

April 27 is the deadline for discounted rates:

Full conference registration -- $145 for ARSC members, $170 for non-members,
and $85 for students.

Single-day registration -- $50 per day, members; $58 per day, non-members;
$30 per day, students.

Pre-conference workshop registration -- $75 members, $85 non-members, and
$40 students.

To qualify for the discounted prices, your registration must be postmarked
by April 27. After that date, registration fees increase.

For the complete preliminary program, registration form, and further details
about the conference:


Our room block at the Chateau Bourbon is officially sold out. As an
alternative, rooms at the Holiday Inn French Quarter, just under two blocks
from the Chateau Bourbon, can be reserved for May 18-22 at the same rate of
$129. This courtesy rate will be offered as long as rooms are available. So,
please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. The reservation
number is 800-889-0372, and the group code is ARSC.

For more information about the conference, contact Brenda Nelson-Strauss,
Conference Manager, at [log in to unmask] or 812-855-7530. For exhibitor
and sponsorship opportunities, contact Kurt Nauck, [log in to unmask],

The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is a nonprofit organization
dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings -- in all genres
of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods. ARSC is unique in
bringing together private individuals and institutional professionals --
everyone with a serious interest in recorded sound.