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Distinguished Lectures in the Science and Technology of Music

September 21, 2012 - Gianmario Borio, The relationship between musical notation and performance after 1950: Historical survey and theoretical considerations

  • This lecture will take place from 16:30 to 18:00 at McGill University (Multimedia Room, New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St West), followed by a reception.  
  • Please note that this is on a Friday.

live@CIRMMT Performance


  • This concert will take place from 19:30 to 21:00 at McGill University (MMR, New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St West).

Workshops and Research Meetings

September 19, 2012 - Workshop on Mario Bertoncini and his extended instruments: What, how and why?

  • This workshop is organized by RA6.  It will take place in room A832 in the New Music Building from 2:00 to 6:00pm.


September 28, 2012 - Audio sculptures - A cirmmt strategic innovation fund report

  • This seminar will take place from 2:30-4:00pm in room A832 of the 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

  • Current visiting scholars: September to December 2012: Ira Braus, Associate Professor of Music History, Hartt School.
  • Upcoming visiting scholar: November to December 2012: Fred Rees, Professor of Music and Chair of the University Department of Music and Arts Technology (Purdue School of Engineering and Technology), Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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

International Workshop on Acoustic Signal Enhancement

  • September 4 - September 6, 2012: Aachen, Germany
  • Submission is now closed.


Live Interfaces conference on performance technology

  • September 7 - September 8, 2012: Leeds, UK
  • Submission is now closed.


38th International Computer Music Conference

  • September 9 - September 15, 2012: Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Submission is now closed.

15th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects

  • September 17 - September 21, 2012: York, UK
  • Submission is now closed.


13th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference

  • October 8 - October 12, 2012: Porto, Portugal
  • Submission is now closed.


1st International Workshop on Musical Metacreation

  • October 9, 2012: Palo Alto, California, USA
  • Submission deadline: July 6, 2012.


2nd International Workshop on Music Information Retrieval with User-Centered and Multimodal Strategies

  • November 2, 2012: Nara, Japan
Submission deadline: June 29, 2012.