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February 2015

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Distinguished Lectures in the Science and Technology of Music

February 12, 2015 - Eckart Altenmüller, Apollo's gift and curse: Acquisition and loss of skilled movements in musicians

  • This lecture will take place from 16:30 to 18:00 at McGill University in Tanna Schulich Hall (New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St West), followed by a reception in room A833.

live@CIRMMT Performance

February 26 & 28, 2015 - Le NUBI

  • These concerts will take place from 21:00 at McGill University in the MMR (New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St West) on both evenings.
  • Tickets will be available for purchase through MNM (Montréal Nouvelles/Musiques).  For more information, please check the concert webpages: Le NUBI: Concert 1

Workshops & Research Axis Meetings

February 10, 2015 - Expanded Musical Practice (RA4) Axis Meeting

  • Research Axis 4 will hold its winter general meeting on Tuesday February 10th in Room A832 (New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St West) from 10:00-11:00. 
  • For the agenda and more details, please check the webpage: Expanded Musical Practice (RA4) Axis Meeting

February 13, 2015 - Sensorimotor integration: Embodiment in movement, music, and speech

  • This workshop is organized by RA3.  It will take place at McGill University in Room A832 (New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St West).
  • The workshop is free, but registration is required.

February 27, 2015 - Workshop with composers from live@CIRMMT: Le Nubi

  • This workshop is organized by RA4. It will take place at McGill University in Room A512 (New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St West, enter the library via level 3). 

Seminars

February 10, 2015 - Frank Melchior, Object-based audio - The future of broadcast?

  • This seminar is in collaboration with the AES and Sound Recording, and will take place from 19:00-21:00 at McGill University in Room A832 (New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St West).

February 11, 2015 - Durand Begault,  “Obscure and Important” topics in forensic audio

  • This seminar is in collaboration with the AES and Sound Recording, and will take place from 19:00-21:00 at McGill University in Room A832 (New 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
    • March 2014-February 2015: Constance Classen, Author of Ways of Sensing and The Deepest Sense: A Cultural History of Touch
    • January-March 2015: Damian Murphy, University of York
    • February 2015: Peter Visentin, University of Lethbridge
  • Upcoming visiting scholar
    • April 2015: Joel Chadabe, State University of New York. J. Chadabe will be at CIRMMT as a Fulbright Specialist.
    • May-November 2015: Roland Badeau, Telecom ParisTech
    • September-December 2015: Javier Ares Yebra, University of Vigo


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:
 

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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.

 

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

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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 night will be announced soon.  For more information keep checking the Upcoming Events pages of the website! 

 

Upcoming international workshops and conferences

RA1 (INSTRUMENTS, DEVICES & SYSTEMS)

IEEE World Haptics Conference 2015
June 22-25, 2015
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 
Workshop & Tutorial Proposal Submission: February 6, 2015
Work-in-Progress Paper and Demonstration Submission: April 14, 2015
http://haptics2015.org

 

RA2 (MUSIC INFORMATION RESEARCH)

ICAD 2015 (International Conference on Auditory Displays)
Graz, Austria
July 7-10, 2015
http://www.icad.org

 

ISMIR (16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference)
Malaga, Spain
October 26th-30th, 2015, 
March27: Tutorial Deadline
April 27:Paper submission deadline
http://ismir2015.uma.es 

 

RA3 (COGNITION, PERCEPTION AND MOVEMENT)

SMPC (Society for Music Perception & Cognition)
Nashville, Tennessee, 1-5 August, 2015
Abstract DL: February 13, 2015
http://vkc.mc.vanderbilt.edu/smpc2015/

 

RA4 (EXPANDED MUSICAL PRACTICE)

ICMC 41st International Computer Music Conference 2015
Denton, TX, USA
Sept 25-Oct 1, 2015
Full paper submission deadline: February 8th, 2015 (UTC -7)

NIME 15 
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
May 31-June 3rd