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News Item CIRMMT mentioned in Le Devoir article
In an article about the integration of music, video, and technology by Le Devoir, CIRMMT is described by Fabrice Marandola as a "Centre [that] brings it's technological expertise while the ensembles bring their artistic expertise, and by working together it gives something that we could not do by ourselves on either side."
News Item Opus Prize awarded for live@CIRMMT: De souffles et de machines
On February 1st, 2015 the Quasar saxophone quartet was awarded an Opus Prize from le Conseil Québécois de la Musique for "Concert de l'année - Musiques actuelle, électroacoustique" for the live@CIRMMT concert De souffles et de machines which took place on March 26-27th, 2014.
News Item First improv@CIRMMT a success!
The first ever improv@CIRMMT took place at Café Résonance Thursday, January 22nd 2015. It was a very well attended event where different musical styles and tastes where combined into one concert! Stay tuned for the next improv@CIRMMT which will include a very special composition...
News Item De souffles et de machines selected as finalist for Grand Prix
Quasar quatuor de saxophones has been nominated for the 30th Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal for its concert combining high energy and digital virtuosity, De souffles et de machines, presented in the context of Printemps numérique and co-produced by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music, Media, and Technology.
News Item Spiri drone named top three in Consumer Electronics Show 2015
Spiri, a Pleiades robot whose control system was developed at Concordia University with CIRMMT Regular member Luis Rodrigues, was considered one of the top three drones at the Consumer Electronics Show 2015 by Bloomberg.
News Item CIRMMT FRQ-SC Regroupement Stratégique application exceptional, achieving sole A+ rating
Out of 20 applications received by the FRQ-SC, the assessment committee in charge of the evaluations ranked CIRMMT first with six out of seven categories receiving an A+ rating.
News Item live@CIRMMT concert nominated for an Opus Prize
The live@CIRMMT concert De souffles et de machines with the Quasar saxophone quartet has been nominated in three categories for an Opus Prize granted by the Conseil Québécois de la Musique.
News Item CIRMMT student Dan Steele co-releases article in Le Devoir
Ramdam Urbain is part of a series of Balades at UQAM's Coeur des Sciences where participants from the general public are led on an academic-focused tour through a part of the city led by an expert (or 2) in the field. Dan Steele worked with Romain Dumoulin, researcher and noise inspector for the Plateau, to write the tour. They focus on the potential for sounds to positively transform the city as well as the current frameworks for noise and its mitigation.
News Item The SRMR Toolbox released
The SRMR Toolbox is an open source MATLAB toolbox for objective measurement of speech quality, intelligibility, and room acoustics characteristics.
News Item CIRMMT director Marcelo Wanderley interviewed in "Circuit - Musiques contemporaines"
Marcelo Wanderley talks to CIRMMT postdoctoral student Guillaume Boutard about the challenges facing CIRMMT, as well as the different areas of research carried out at the Centre.
News Item CNMAT and CIRMMT mourn the death of Professor David Wessel
Professor David Wessel, Director of the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies passed away on October 13, 2014 at the age of 73.
News Item CIRMMT Director Marcelo Wanderley gives feature talk at McMaster University's NeuroMusic Conference
Also in conjunction with the Grand Opening of McMaster's LIVELab
News Item CIRMMT members' research to be featured in Researching the Future of Music by Canal Savoir
Research by CIRMMT members will be featured in TV show "Researching the Future of Music" by Canal Savoir this week.
News Item Canada Foundation for Innovation's Research Facilities Navigator
The Canada Foundation for Innovation's Research Facilities 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. CIRMMT is one of the most highly sought after centres in this directory.
News Item CIRMMT members publish article in Substance ETS
"GenSession: an easy-to-use tool for Melody Generation" by François Cabrol and CIRMMT members Michael McGuffin, Marcelo Wanderley and Marlon Schumacher was recently published on Substance ETS.
News Item CIRMMT member Richard King interviewed in La Presse
Richard King talks about his work at McGill and abroad with Jean-François Codère of La Presse.
News Item Collaboration between live@CIRMMT and Montreal Baroque Festival reviewed in the Montreal Gazette
The final concerts of the 2013-2014 live@CIRMMT series, featuring Tom Beghin on fortepiano and Wieslaw Wosczcyk as virtual acoustics architect received praise from the Montreal Gazette.
News Item CIRMMT axes reorganization
The restructuring of CIRMMT's axes is now complete: CIRMMT's research program is organized into four axes.
News Item CIRMMT student Sylvain Pohu makes latest work 'Feedback' available on YouTube
Feedback is a work for guitar and electronics, at the convergence of free jazz, glitch electroacoustics, and drone metal. It is the fruit of my graduate studies, and the culmination of a long personal project which led me to engage in advanced studies and research in music 10 years ago.
News Item CIRMMT member Luis Rodrigues featured on Concorida website with 'Spiri - A robot in sync with music'
Luis Rodrigues, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Compute Engineering at Concordia, and his students have collaborated with Canadian tech company Pleiades to work on a project involving a flying robot, Spiri, who responds to music and other forms of command.
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