Director: Art and Revolution. Brown Symposium XXXVIII (featuring presentations by Domnica Radulescu, Barbara M. Stafford, Reiland Rabaka, James von Geldern, Felicia Hardison Londré, and others). Southwestern University, 1-3 March 2017. (Symposium webpage) (Preview).

Co-Director, with Katy Ross: Language and Revolution: How Words Change the World. Keynote Colloquium for Brown Symposium XXXVIII (featuring presentations by Flavia Company, David Harrison, and Farhana Qazi). Southwestern University, 4 November 2016. (Colloquium webpage)

Director: Think – Converse – Act: The Salon and Its Histories. Brown Symposium XXXIII (featuring presentations by Faith E. Beasley, Linda Essig, Marjanne E. Goozé, Eleanor Heartney, Jonah Lehrer, Sarah Holmes Miller, Natalie Kay Moore, Greg Sandow, Vicky Unruh, and Robert N. Watson). Southwestern University, 23-25 February 2011. (See http://www.southwestern.edu/academics/brownsymposium/archives/xxxiii/)

Director: Songs of Bilitis (reconstruction of historic 1901 for Claude Debussy’s monodrama 12 Chansons de Bilitis, with new enactment of 6 Epigraphes antiques and concert performance of 3 Chansons de Bilitis, with recitations by Kathleen Juhl and performances by Kiyoshi Tamagawa, Anthony Tobin, and chamber ensemble). Southwestern University, 12 February 2010 (see http://www.southwestern.edu/sarofim/bilitis/performances.html).

Director: The Mysteries Revisited (performance of complete music by Claude Debussy on the subject of Pierre Louÿs’s Bilitis, featuring artistic installation by Victoria Star Varner and recitations by Kathleen Juhl, with performances by Kiyoshi Tamagawa, Anthony Tobin, and chamber ensemble). Southwestern University, 29 and 30 January 2010 (see http://www.southwestern.edu/sarofim/bilitis/performances.html).

Organizer: posthumous premiere of original orchestral version of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s and Ignaz Moscheles’s Fantasy and Variations on the Gypsy March from Weber’s “Preziosa.” Jonathan Bellman and Kiyoshi Tamagawa, pianists, with the Austin Civic Orchestra, cond. Lois Ferrari. Southwestern University, 21 February 2009.

Organizer (with Jason Hoogerhyde): Voices of Musical Creation (undergraduate conference in three sessions highlighting works by SU student composers and students in MUL classes, 6 April 2008.

Director (with Mark McKnight): Legacies: Five Hundred Years of Printed Music (held at UNT, 25-28 October 2001)

Director (with Timothy Jackson and Graham Phipps): The Music of Richard Strauss: A Symposium (held at UNT, 3-4 February 2001)

Director (with Jesse Eschbach): University of North Texas College of Music Bach Symposium (held at UNT, 14-15 April 2000)

Director: The Mendelssohns at the Millennium: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy and Fanny Hensel after 150 Years (held at Illinois Wesleyan University, 6-9 March 1997)

Director: History, Music, and the Arts in Germany and Austria, 1815-1848 (held at Illinois Wesleyan University, 30-31 March 1996)

Director: History, Music, and the Arts in Germany and Austria, 1815-1848 (held at Illinois Wesleyan University, 30-31 March 1996)