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May 2013

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Student Symposium & General Assembly

May 23, 2013

This year's CIRMMT Student Symposium will take place on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 in the Multimedia Room (MMR) at the Schulich School of Music, New Music Building.

The symposium will feature student presentations and performances, as well as two keynote speeches by Perry Cook and Christopher Dobrian.  The Student Symposium will include the CIRMMT Annual General Assembly, the CIRMMT Student Concert and an end-of-year reception with DJs Darryl C and Jason oS.

For more information, please click here: CIRMMT Student Symposium, General Assembly and Concert 2013.

live@CIRMMT Performance

May 15, 2013 - Sixtrum, Des puces et des drums

MAY 16, 2013 - Sixtrum, Des Puces et Des Drums

  • These concerts will take place from 19:30 to 21:00 at McGill University (MMR, New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St West) on both evenings.

Workshops and Research Meetings

MAY 1, 2013 - 2013 Student Award Workshop

  • Awardees of the CIRMMT 2013-2014 Student Award will present this year’s selected research projects.
  • The workshop is free and open to all CIRMMT members and students.   It will take place in room A832/833 in the New Music Building from 1:00pm.

May 10 & 11, 2013 - Workshop on searching symbolic musical data for repeated patterns: the ELVIS project

  • This workshop is co-organized by RA 3 and ELVIS. It will take place in room A-510 on May 10th (2:00-5:00pm) and in room A832/833 on May 11th (9:00am-3:00pm). 


May 10, 2013 - A concert-seminar with RÉmi Durupt: Percussion and Live Electonics

  • This seminar will take place at 19:30 at McGill University (Tanna Schulich Hall, New Music Building).  



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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

Upcoming visiting Fulbright Specialist: May 5-26 2013: Christopher Dobrian, Professor of Music, University of California, Irvine.

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:


Upcoming international workshops and conferences


RA 3

14th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR 2013)

November 4-8, 2013, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
Paper/Music Submission Deadline: May 10, 2013


RA 4

IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (IEEE, WASPAA)

October 20-23, 2013, New Paltz, NY, USA
Fullpaper submission deadline: May 17, 2013


RA 6

29e Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville

May 16-19, 2013, Victoriaville, Québec, Canada


Journées d'Informatique Musical (JIM 2013)

May 13-15, 2013, Saint Denis, France