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CIRMMT Student Travel Support: Round 4 applications due December 10th 2009

The deadline for applications for travel funding, for travel between January 1st and March 31st, is December 10th.

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2009-2010 CIRMMT Strategic Innovation Funding recipients announced

CIRMMT members Isabelle Cossette, Caroline Palmer and Marcelo Wanderley have been awarded the 2009-2010 CIRMMT Strategic Innovation grant for their project entitled "Interaction between facial expression, gesture and breathing during singing"

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CIRMMT 2009-2010 Student Award winners announced

Seventeen CIRMMT students will receive awards to pursue nine interdisciplinary research projects over the coming year.

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CIRMMT partners with the Schulich School of Music to present the 2009 ICMC

CIRMMT is pleased to collaborate with the Schulich School of Music of McGill University in presenting the 2009 International Computer Music Conference, from August 16-21.

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CIRMMT collaborates in historic live streaming video concert

August 2nd, 2009: In collaboration with the National Youth Orchestra of Canada and the Schulich School of Music of McGill University, CIRMMT participated in the internet video broadcast of a concert performed in McGill's Multimedia Room. CIRMMT's contribution to this event was generously supported by funding from the Maurice Pollack Foundation for the centre's Audio Visual Editing Laboratory.

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CBC Evolution National Composition Competition Concert

The final concert of the CBC Evolution National Composition Competition is held tonight Thursday, March 26. Current doctoral student and CIRMMT student member David Adamcyk and former undergraduate and master's student Geof Holbrook are two of the five finalists.

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CIRMMT students participate in Spark Festival 2009

The Digital Orchestra Project was presented at the Spark Festival of Electronic Music and Arts in February 2009. Festival participants included current CIRMMT students Erika Donald and Xenia Pestova. Xenia performed former CIRMMT student Bryan Jacob's piece "Song from the Moment."

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World Opera Project at CIRMMT

The creator of the World Opera project, Niels Lund, and Conductor Niels Muus were working at CIRMMT with Jeremy Cooperstock and his research team in February. From Radio-Canada: Virtuel Verdi Mise à jour le mercredi 25 février 2009 à 14 h 15 Un texte de Richard Raymond Violetta est en train d'expirer à New York, dans les bras de Giorgio Germont. Alfredo, son amant, se désespère à San Francisco, pendant que le chef d'orchestre bat la mesure à Montréal. Verdi quitte la scène pour entrer dans le cyberespace. Aurait-il perdu sa clé de sol? Bienvenue dans le futur de l'opéra. Ce futur a pris corps à l'Université McGill, la semaine dernière avec le « World Opera Project »...

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Composition prize for CIRMMT student member Anthony Tan

CIRMMT is very happy to announce that student member Anthony Tan, a Master's student in Composition at the Schulich School of Music, is one of the prize winners in the Contemptronics 08 Competition of the Hamburger Klangwerktage 2008 Festival in Hamburg.

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T-Stick performance by D. Andrew Stewart at the SAT

D. Andrew Stewart performed his composition "Everybody to the power of one" on a soprano S-Stick at the SAT in September. The T-Stick is a digital instrument designed by Joe Malloch and D. Andrew Stewart and for which they received CIRMMT student award funding. Go to this website to view this amazing performance: http://www.vimeo.com/1776361

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Eve-Marie Quintin and Jason Hockman win prizes at CIRMMT General Assembly

At the 2008 CIRMMT General Assembly, Eve-Marie Quintin won the prize for best oral presentation and Jason Hockman won the prize for best poster presentation. Both CIRMMT students will receive $100.

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CIRMMT student Michel Vallières selected for keynote at CIM08

Michel Vallières has been invited to deliver a keynote talk after his paper 'Intrinsic formal functionality: Perception of Mozart's materials' was selected by the organising committee of CIM08. The conference will take place in Greece in July 2008.

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CIRMMT student Frédéric Chiasson receives SMUC composition award

In May 2008, CIRMMT student Frédéric Chiasson (Université de Montréal, Faculté de musique) won the SMUC (Société de musique des universités canadiennes) composition award for his piece "Cristal." "Cristal" will be played by the Turning Point Ensemble in Vancouver during the summer.

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CIRMMT student Bruno Gingras receives ICMPC10 Young Researcher Award

In April 2008, Bruno Gingras received one of two ICMPC Young Researcher Awards. 35 papers were submitted for consideration for this award.

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Digital Orchestra Project featured in the McGill Reporter

Digital Instruments Debut at MusiMarch Festival (March 3-7, 2008)

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CIRMMT students win at the 123rd AES Student Recording Competition

CIRMMT student winners at the 123rd AES Student Recording Competition include McGill Sound Recording students Rob Murray, Doyuen Ko, William Howie, Jemi Sitanayah, Nick Squire, Ryan Miller and former student Bistra Ivanov.

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McGill Digital Orchestra to Exhibit at WIRED NextFest in LA

SAN FRANCISCO, September 5, 2007 --- WIRED Magazine today announced that the McGill Digital Orchestra will be exhibiting at WIRED NextFest™, a unique world’s-fair-style event to be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, September 13–16, 2007.

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Same Song, Different Meaning

McGill neurologist Robert Zatorre's research is cited in an article exploring the neuropsychology of music. "...When Zatorre asked people to listen to their favorite pieces of music as he ran brain scans on them -- people selected whatever kinds of music sent chills down their spine -- he found that music activated very ancient parts of the brain." Washington Post

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Réussite musicale à McGill

CIRMMT is featured in Le Devoir on October 28, 2006.

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