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The overall management of CIRMMT is the responsibility of the Board. While the Director and Associate Directors oversee the day-to-day management and operations of the Centre, the board approves CIRMMT’s research direction and priorities, its membership, and global decisions regarding its budget and resources. The Executive Committee is responsible for CIRMMT's policy decisions and resource allocations. In the event of an extended absence of the Director, the Executive Committee nominates an Associate Director to manage the Centre. The International Advisory Council provides counsel on collaborative research, research evaluation, articulation of an international research agenda, and development.

Directors

The Director and Associate Directors of CIRMMT are responsible for the day-to-day management and operations of the Centre.

Fabrice Marandola

Director:

Fabrice Marandola (2020- )

Schulich School of Music, McGill University

Philippe-Aubert Gauthier

Associate Director, Artistic Research:

Philippe-Aubert Gauthier (2019- )

École des arts visuels et médiatiques, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)

Jérémie Voix

Associate Director, Scientific & Technological Research:

Jérémie Voix (2017- )

Département de génie mécanique, École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS)

Past Directors (Archives)

Staff

General Administrative Inquiries: info [AT] cirmmt.org / ext.8793

General Technical & Booking Inquiries: cirmmt.tech [AT] mcgill.ca 

Systems/Technical Manager: Julien Boissinot, ext.3688

Electronics Coordinator: Yves Méthot, ext.4745

Technical-Production Assistant (Part-Time): Sylvain Pohu, ext.089883

Research Centre Administrator: Jacqueline Bednar, ext.2464 

Events Coordinator (Part-Time): Les Friesen, ext.8793

To contact staff by phone, dial 514-398-4400 and follow the automated phone attendant instructions.

To contact staff by email, use firstname.lastname [AT] mcgill.ca

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee meets once a month and is responsible for CIRMMT's policy decisions and resource allocations. The term of appointment of Executive Committee members is for three years and is renewable. The membership of the Executive Committee includes the Director and the two Associate Directors and an Associate Dean from the Schulich School of Music. Two or three additional members will be chosen by the Executive Committee in consultation with the research axes to ensure adequate representation of the Centre's research themes.

CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Fabrice Marandola, Chair, Director of CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University

Jon Wild (Ex-Officio), Associate Dean, Schulich School of Music, McGill University

Jérémie Voix, Associate Director - Technology & Scientific Research, École de technologie supérieure

Philippe-Aubert Gauthier, Associate Director - Artistic Research, École des arts visuels et médiatiques, UQAM

Wieslaw Woszczyk, RA1 representative, Schulich School of Music, McGill University (Sep-Dec 2022)

Jeremy Cooperstock, RA1 representative, Faculty of Engineering, McGill University (Jan-Jun 2023)

Catherine Guastavino, RA2 representative, Faculty of Arts, McGill University 

TBA, RA2 representative,  

Isabelle Cossette, RA3 representative, Schulich School of Music, McGill University (Sep-Dec 2022)

Caroline Traube, RA3 representative, Faculté de musique, Université de Montréal (Jan-Jun 2023)

Robert Hasegawa, RA4 representative, Schulich School of Music, McGill University (Sep-Dec 2022)

Dominc Thibault, RA4 representative, Faculté de musique, Université de Montréal (Jan-Jun 2023)

Past Executive Committee Members (Archives)

The 2022 fall semester committee dates are as follows: 22 September, 13 October, 10 November and 8 December.

Board of Directors

The overall management of CIRMMT is the responsibility of the Board. The Board is responsible for approving CIRMMT’s research direction and priorities, its membership, and global decisions regarding the overall management of its budget and resources.

CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS

Brenda Ravenscroft (Ex-Officio), Chair, Dean, Schulich School of Music (2017- )

Fabrice Marandola, Director of CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University (2020- )

Alain Berry, GAUS, Université de Sherbrooke (2003- )

Martha Crago (Ex-Officio), or delegate, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations), McGill University (2017- )

Martha de Francisco, Schulich School of Music, McGill University (2015- )

Ghyslain Gagnon, Doyen de la recherche, École de technologie supérieure (2021- )

Marie-Josée Hébert or delegate, Vice-rectrice à la recherche, à la création et à l’innovation, Université de Montréal (2017- )

Bruce Lennox (Ex-Officio), or delegate, Dean, Faculty of Science, McGill University (2016- )

Jean-Pascal Lemelin (Ex-Officio), or delegate, Vice-recteur adjoint à la recherche et aux études supérieures, Université de Sherbrooke (2017- )

Christopher P. Manfredi (Ex-Officio), or delegate, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) (2015- )

Jim Nicell (Ex-Officio), or delegate, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, McGill University (2013- )

Robert Normandeau, Faculté de Musique, Université de Montréal (2008- )

Gary Scavone, Schulich School of Music, McGill University (2017- )

Past Board Members (Archives)

International Advisory Council

The International Advisory Council is made up of internationally renowned innovators and researchers in the realms of the arts, sciences and technologies of sound and music and has has artistic, scientific/technological and industrial branches. The International Advisory Council provides counsel on collaborative research, research evaluation, articulation of an international research agenda, and development. The terms of appointment of International Advisory Council members is normally for three years and is renewable. Membership is subject to approval by the Board of Directors.

CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Artistic Sector:

Julian Anderson, Composer, UK (2007- )

Zosha di Castri, Assistant Professor of Music (Composition), Columbia University (2021 - )

Joshua Fineberg, Director, Boston University Centre for New Music, USA (2015- )

Alain Fleischer, Le Fresnoy Studio National des Arts Contemporains, France (2015- )

George Lewis, Edwin H. Case Professor of Music, Columbia University, USA (2007- )

Gascia Ouzounian, Associate Professor, Faculty of Music, Oxford University, UK (2015- )

Arnaud Petit, Composer, France (2017- )

Hans Tutschku, Department of Music, Harvard University, USA (2013- )

Scientific/Technological Sector:

Thierry Dutoit, Professor, Engineering Faculty (FPMs), University of Mons, Belgium (2017- )

Sidney Fels, Director of the Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre (MAGIC), University of British Columbia, Canada (2007- )

David Huron, Professor, School of Music and Center for Cognitive Science, Ohio State University, USA (2007- )

Jean Kergomard, Laboratoire de Mécanique et d'Acoustique/CNRS, France (2007- )

Marc Leman, Director, Institute for Psychoacoustics and Electronic Music, Gent University, Belgium (2012- )

Joseph Paradiso, Associate Professor, Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab and Co-Director, Things That Think, USA (2012- )

Xavier Serra, Director, Music Technology Group, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain (2012- )

Hugues Vinet, Scientific Director, IRCAM, France (2017- )

Industrial Sector:

Simon Ashby, Audiokinetic Inc. Canada (2018- )

Douglas Eck, Google, USA (2015- )

Pierre-Alexandre Fournier, Hexoskin, Canada (2018- )

Robert Godin, Godin Guitars, Canada (2015- )

Véronique Larcher, Director of Research North America of Sennheiser Research Lab, USA (2007- )

Vincent Leclerc, Co-Founder/Creative Technology Officer, PixMob, Canada (2015- )

Marc-Pierre Verge, President, CEO, Applied Acoustics Systems, Canada (2013- )

Past International Advisory Council Members (Archives)

CIRMMT Student Representatives

CIRMMT's student representative is elected by the student membership and serves on our Board of Directors.  The student representative is responsible for chairing the Student Executive Committee (composed of up to eight axis student coordinators), and for developing new student-initiated activities within the Centre. The student representative consults with students on a regular basis to ensure that their concerns are brought to the Executive Committee and to the Board. 

CIRMMT Student Co-Representatives (2021-2022):

Carolina Rodriguez, Sound Recording, Department of Music Research, Schulich School of Music

Tommy Davis, Music Performance, Schulich School of Music

Past Student Representatives