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2008-2009 Award Recipients

Recipent of the 2008-2009 CIRMMT Director's Interdisciplinary Excellence Prize

  • Cléo Palacio-Quintin (CIRMMT supervisors: Jean Piché and Marcelo Wanderley)
    • Project title: Mapping Research Project: Analysis of gestural capture data from the new hyper-flute and hyper-bass- 

      flute on specific musical compositions 


Student Award Recipients (Group Projects)


    • Rafa Absar and Stephen Sinclair, deferred to 2009-2010 (CIRMMT supervisors: Catherine Guastavino and Marcelo Wanderley) 
      • Project title: Relative contribution of auditory, haptic and visual cues for target-finding in a virtual immersive environment
    • Mitchel Benovoy and Valorie Salimpoor (CIRMMT supervisors: Jeremy Cooperstock, Stephen McAdams and Robert Zatorre)
      • Project title: Exploring the link between music and the pleasure centers of the brain
    • Avrum Hollinger and Bertrand Scherrer (CIRMMT supervisors: Philippe Depalle and Marcelo Wanderley)
      • Project title: Study of performer-instrument interaction on the classical guitar combining direct and indirect acquisition


    Student Award Recipients (Single, Interdisciplinary Projects)


    • Michel Bernays (CIRMMT supervisors: Douglas Eck and Caroline Traube)
      • Project title: Perception, verbal description and gestural control of piano timbre
    • Lysiane Bouchard (CIRMMT supervisors: Douglas Eck and Robert Zatorre)
      • Project title: Classifier algorithms for human brain imaging data 

    • Johanna Devaney (CIRMMT supervisors: Ichiro Fujinaga and Jonathan Wild)
      • Project title: N/A
    • Erika Donald (CIRMMT supervisors: Isabelle Cossette and Marcelo Wanderley.  Other supervisor: Julie Côté)
      • Project title: At the core: Investigating the postural dynamics of expert and intermediate cellists 
    • Vincent Fréour (CIRMMT supervisors: Isabelle Cossette and Gary Scavone)
      • Project title: Study of brass player geature: application to trumpet players 
    • Pierpaolo Monaco, cancelled (CIRMMT supervisor: Isabelle Cossette.  Other supervisor: Helene Perrault)
      • Project title: Study and comparison of blood shift occuring during high pressure wind instruments playing and exercise in COPD patients 

    • Nils Peters (CIRMMT supervisors: Jonas Braasch and Stephen McAdams)
      • Project title: How sweet is sweet? - Understanding the perceptual components of the sweet spot in surround loudspeaker setups 
      • Anna Tirovolas (CIRMMT supervisor: Daniel Levitin.  Other supervisor: Ron Stringer)
        • Project title: Rapid naming across music and text reading