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News Item CIRMMT student Jimmie LeBlanc wins the Canada Council for the Arts 2009 Jules Léger Prize for new chamber music
The Canada Council for the Arts announced that composer and CIRMMT student Jimmie LeBlanc is the winner of the 2009 Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music for the work L’Espace intérieur du monde.
News Item 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.
News Item 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"
News Item CIRMMT 2009-2010 Student Award winners announced
Seventeen CIRMMT students will receive awards to pursue nine interdisciplinary research projects over the coming year.
News Item 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.
News Item 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.
News Item 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.
News Item 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."
News Item 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 »...
News Item 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.
News Item 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
News Item 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.
News Item 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.
News Item 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.
News Item 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.
News Item CIRMMT members Catherine Guastavino and Dan Levitin receive EAA award
 
News Item Digital Orchestra Project featured in the McGill Reporter
Digital Instruments Debut at MusiMarch Festival (March 3-7, 2008)
News Item 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.
News Item 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.
News Item 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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