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POSTPONED: What does an electronic instrument do for you?

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This workshop is organized by CIRMMT Research Axis 1 (Instruments, devices and systems) and is free and open to all.

  • Research Workshop
When Sep 22, 2017
from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Where A832, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St. West
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Joel Chadabe 2 (2017)


This workshop will demonstrate different approaches to performance according to the structure of an instrument, with talks and musical excerpts as well as open discussions.


  • 10:00 - 10:15: Welcome/opening remarks by Marcelo Wanderley
  • 10:15 - 10:45: Nate Aldrich - Generative Sound and Me
    • Installation artist N.B.Aldrich gives an introduction to how custom hardware and software integrate into autonomous audio systems.
  • 10:45 - 11:45: Joel Chadabe - What does an electronic instrument do for you?
    • Though images and sounds, Joel Chadabe shows how an instrument can be created according to a particular goal.
  • 11:45 - 12:00: Coffee break
  • 12:00 - 1:00: Round table/open discussion with presenters and attendees


  • Joel Chadabe: composer, author, and Professor Emeritus at State University of New York
  • N.B. Aldrich: installation artist and Assistant Professor of New Media, University of Maine
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