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Workshop on computer-assisted composition

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This workshop is organized by CIRMMT Research Axis 6 (Expanded musical practice). It will take place on Saturday, April 16, 2011, from 9:00am-5:00pm in A832 (New Music Building). This workshop is free and open to all. Registration is required.

  • Research Workshop
When Apr 16, 2011
from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Where A832, New Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St. West.
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Registration is mandatory as seating is limited, and is on a first-come first-served basis (30-35 seats): Workshop on computer-assisted composition - Registration form


This workshop is concerned with issues and challenges–both technological and artistic–in the field of computer-assisted composition. Participants will present their own artistic work as well as aspects of the various environments in which they work, including OpenMusic, Common Music and PWGL. The workshop will conclude with a round table and group discussion of the current state of the domain with an eye to possible future developments.


  • Marco Stroppa, Musikhochschule, Stuttgart
  • Heinrich Taube, University of Illinois
  • Örjan Sandred, University of Manitoba
  • Serge Provost, Conservatoire de Montréal
  • Pierre Michaud, Université de Montréal
  • Marlon Schumacher, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Sean Ferguson, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University


  • 9:00 - Coffee
  • 9:50 - Introduction and opening remarks
  • 10:00 - Marco Stroppa
  • 10:45 - Heinrich Taube
  • 11:30 - Örjan Sandred
  • 12:15 - Lunch
  • 13:30 - Serge Provost
  • 14:00 - Pierre Michaud
  • 14:30 - Marlon Schumacher
  • 15:00 - Sean Ferguson
  • 15:30 - Coffee
  • 15:45 - Round-Table discussion
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