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December 2015/ January 2016

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Distinguished Lectures in the Science and Technology of Music

February 25, 2016 - edmund campion, Moving parts: On structure and chaotic actions in the design and build of my computer-based music(s)

  • This lecture will take place from 16:30 to 18:00 at McGill University in the Tanna Schulich Hall (Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St West), followed by a reception in room A832/833.

live@CIRMMT Performance

march 31, 2016 - quasar electro series 2015-16: Concert 1 

  • This concert will take place at 19:30 at McGill University in the MMR (Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St West).
  • Tickets will be available from the Pollack Hall Box Office,524-398-4547.
  • This concert will take place at 19:30 at McGill University in the MMR (Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St West).
  • Tickets will be available from the Pollack Hall Box Office,524-398-4547.

Workshops

  • This workshop is organized by Research Axis 2 [Music information research].
  • The workshop will take place at 9:00, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St. West, room TBA.
  • Registration for this workshop is mandatory.

Seminars

JANUARY 20, 2016 - A morning of seminars

  • Three presentations will be given by the following speakers: Sandeep Bhagwati, Concordia University; Stefanie Blain-Moraes, McGill University; and Guillaume Bourgogne, McGill University.
  • The presentations will take place at 9:00 in room A832, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St. West.

JANUARY 21, 2016 - Mark Schubin, The fandom of the opera: How a centuries-old art form helped the modern media world

  • This seminar will take place at 16:30 in room A832, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St. West.

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Visiting Scholars and Artists at CIRMMT

CIRMMT hosts visiting researchers from around the world.  For more information about this program please visit our website: Visiting Scholars and Artists at CIRMMT

  • Current visiting scholar
    • August 2015-May 2016: Leigh VanHandel, Michigan State University, USA
    • January-March 2016: Roland Badeau, Telecom ParisTech

CIRMMT research funding opportunities

With financial support from FQRSC and McGill University's Vice-Principal Research, CIRMMT is able to promote innovative and interdisciplinary research by offering three types of research funding opportunities to its members and graduate students:
 

CFI Navigator LogoCanada Foundation for Innovation’s Research Facilities Navigator

The Navigator is a searchable online directory of research labs and facilities in universities, colleges and research hospitals across Canada that are open to working with business and other organizations.  For more information, please visit their website by clicking on the icon.

 

Calcul-Quebec logoState-of-the-art computing resources for all from Calcul Québec!

Did you know you could get free access to world-class supercomputers and to qualified personnel from Calcul Québec to help you carry out your research?

For simple or complex computation, Calcul Québec offers servers, storage as well as analysis services and trainings.

An experienced team can assist you with tasks such as signals processing, metadata cataloguing, coding, modeling and visualization.

Don’t wait and take advantage of these powerful research tools.

For more information, please refer to the Calcul Québec’s website at http://www.calculquebec.ca/

 

improv@CIRMMT logoimprov@CIRMMT @ Café Resonance

As of 2014, CIRMMT students have begun organizing a new series of concerts devoted to electro/acoustic improvisation. All CIRMMT members, particularly students, are welcome to participate in this series. 

The next concert will take place at Café Résonance Thursday, 28th of January 2016. The event will feature John Zorn's COBRA, a music-political piece for a group of improvisors and a prompter.  For more information keep checking the Upcoming Events pages of the website! 

 

Upcoming international workshops and conferences

2015
 
International Conference for Digital Audio Effects (DAFX)
Trondheim, Norway
Nov 30 - Dec 3, 2015
http://www.dafx.de/ 


2016

National Conference of the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS)
Statesboro, GA, United States
Feb 11-13, 2016
http://seamusonline.org/2016-national-conference/

Utopian Listening: The Late Electroacoustic Music of Luigi Nono -
International Conference/Workshop
Medford, MA, United States
March 23-26, 2016
https://www.academia.edu/12755713/Call_for_Papers_Utopian_Listening_the_Late_Electroacoustic_Music_of_Luigi_Nono_Technologies_Aesthetics_Histories_Futures

Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)
Atlanta, GA, United States
March 30 - April 3, 2016
http://www.cmstudies.org/?page=upcoming_conference

International Conference on Alternative Histories of Electronic Music
London, UK
April 15-16, 2016
https://ahem2016.wordpress.com/

Music Encoding Conference
Montreal, QC, Canada
May 17-20, 2016
http://music-encoding.org/community/conference/

23rd International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV)
Athens, Greece
July 10-14, 2016
http://www.icsv23.org/

International Congress on Acoustics (ICA)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sept 5-9, 2016
http://ica2016.org.ar