Tenth Annual Meeting

University of Delaware
Newark Delaware

Friday and Saturday, March 30-31, 2012


Conference location:

University of Delaware
Amy du Pont Music Building
Newark, DE 19716

The MTSMA conference will take place in the Amy du Pont Music Building.  A campus map is available to download.  The AED Music building (grid E2, building #40 on the campus map) is located at the corner of Amstel Ave. and Orchard Rd. in Newark, DE.

For a Google map showing locations of conference activities: Click Here

Lodging Accommodations:

Courtyard Marriott (grid B2, building #63 on the campus map)
400 David Hollowell Drive
Newark, Delaware 19716
• Distance from conference: 0.8 miles
• Shuttle service to/from hotel available to conference attendees
• Conference discount available for a limited number of rooms.

Sleep Inn
630 S College Ave
Newark, DE 19713
(302) 453-1700
• Distance from conference: 1.7 miles
• Conference discount available for a limited number of rooms (must book 2 weeks prior to conference)
• The Sleep Inn is not listed on the map, but is just north of the intersection of Rt.’s 4 and 896 (near the bottom of the campus map)

Elk Forge Lodge Bed and Breakfast
807 Elk Mills Rd.
Elkton, MD 21921
• Distance from conference: 4.7 miles
• Conference discount available for a limited number of rooms

Other possibilities for local accommodation are available here.

Some limited no-cost housing is available for graduate students. For more information, contact Phil Duker (pduker@udel.edu).

Transportation and Parking

The closest airport serving Newark, Delaware is the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), approximately 40 miles away.

Airport Shuttle:
Delaware Express Shuttle, (800) 648-5466.

Local taxi services:
302 Taxi Service, (302) 897-4943 (Mobile)
Hope Taxi, (302) 723-1398

Parking on UD Campus:
The Center for the Arts Parking Garage is conveniently located next to the AED music building. The parking fee for visitors is $2/hour and can be paid by cash or credit card. Please keep in mind that it may be more cost effective to take advantage of hotel shuttles (available at the Courtyard Marriott only), carpooling, or local taxi services.

Parking for the banquet:
The Friday-evening reception and banquet are being held at Café Gelato. Café Gelato is a short 10-min. walk from the music building. If you would prefer to drive to the banquet, you may park in the ticketed lots behind the restaurant or in the metered parking along Main St.

Selected Restaurants in Newark

Caffe Gelato, 90 E. Main St, (302) 738-5811 (banquet location)
Home Grown Cafe, 126 E. Main St, (302) 266-6993
Klondike Kates, 158 E. Main St, (302) 737-6100
Iron Hill Brewery, 147 E. Main St, (302) 266-9000
Deer Park Tavern, 108 W. Main St, (302) 894-1200
Las Tonalteca (Mexican), 60 N College Ave
• Chipotle, 136 E. Main Street, (302) 861-8002
• Panera, 140 East Main Street, (302) 292-8960
• Near Sleep Inn: TGI Fridays, 650 S. College Ave. (302) 737-3700

Please direct all inquiries about local arrangements to:

Drs. Phil Duker and Daniel Stevens
Local Arrangements Co-Chairs
2012 Annual Meeting of the MTSMA
Department of Music
University of Delaware
209 Amy E du Pont Music Building
Newark, DE 19716

Phil Duker:

Daniel Stevens:

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