Gérard Grisey, the spectral moment and its legacy
19-21 October 2014
Montreal

We are pleased to announce that the conference Gérard Grisey, the spectral moment and its legacy will take place from 19 to 21 October 2014 at McGill University and the Université de Montréal. The conference schedule is now posted:

http://www.music.mcgill.ca/grisey2014/schedule.html

In addition to talks, the conference (cosponsored by CIRMMT and the OICRM, with support from SSHRC) features three concerts by the Nouvel Ensemble moderne, the Sixtrum percussion ensemble and the McGill University Contemporary Music Ensemble.

All are welcome.

Sincerely,
Robert Hasegawa, Jonathan Goldman  and Fabrice Marandola (conference co-organizers).

The Canadian University Music Society and the SOCAN Foundation are pleased to announce the winners of four prizes:

2014 SOCAN Foundation/CUMS Award of Excellence for the Advancement of Research in Canadian Music:  John Beckwith [Click here to see the full press release]

2014 SOCAN Foundation/CUMS Award of Excellence for Writings on Canadian Music (in English): Vanessa Blais-Tremblay, "Don't Pocohontas Me: Modernity and Transnational Politics in Tanya Tagaq's Throat Games with Concert Stage String Ensembles" [Click here to see the full press release]

2014 SOCAN Foundation/CUMS Award for Writings on Canadian Music (in French): Erin Sheedy, "Performing the Musical 'Mosaic': Florence Glenn and the Canadian Pacific Railway Folk Music Festivals" [Click here to see the full press release]

2014 SOCAN Foundation/George Proctor Prize:  Maria Virginia Acuña, "Expectation and Experimentation in the Zarzuela Apolo y Dafne (c.1699)" [Click here to see the full press release]

Winning papers will be published on the MusCan website in the coming months.

 

CANADIAN NEW MUSIC NETWORK

FORUM 2014 Calgary

The Fall season of concerts is in full swing, but don’t forget to plan ahead for…

FORUM 2014 Calgary – January 23-26, 2014.

**Registration form online soon**

The theme: Canadian Music, Canadian Audiences.

This is your chance to meet some of the world’s best new music artists and presenters!

Here’s just a sample….

Keynote presenters:

Andrew Burke – London Sinfonietta (London UK)
Lawrence Cherney – Soundstreams Canada (Toronto)
Patricia Rosner – Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin)
Melissa Smey – Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre (New York)
Nicolas Thirion – Why Note Association & Ici l’Onde (Dijon)

Other featured guests:

Gary Kulesha – Toronto Symphony Orchestra 
DB Boyko – Western Front (Vancouver)
David Dacks – Music Gallery (Toronto)
David Pay – Music On Main (Vancouver)
Michel Levasseur – Festival international de musique actuelle de Victoriaville
Heidi Ouellette/Luke Nickel – Cluster Festival (Winnipeg)
Walter Boudreau – SMCQ (Montréal)
Norman Forget – Nouvel Ensemble Moderne (Montréal)
Louis Dufort - Akousma Festival (Montréal)

And many more!

What will we be doing? Lots!

Panel discussions: new music and new media; orchestral programming; festival programming; audience development; Canadian cultural relevance

Open networking sessions: new music and women; creative music education; new music and new audiences; the business of new music

Presentations: new technology; new music dissemination; cross-cultural new music

Concerts: Land’s End Ensemble; New Works Calgary

Join us at the University of Calgary’s spectacular Rosza Centre for an extraordinary 3 days of musical discovery and professional networking.

More info available online, including a hotel group rate to assist with your stay:  http://www.newmusicnetwork.ca/en/forum/forum-2014/

Join the event on FACEBOOK:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1460559330836499/

The Canadian University Music Society and the SOCAN Foundation are happy to announce the winners of three prizes given out at the 2013 Annual Meeting in Victoria, BC:

2013 SOCAN Foundation / CUMS Award of Excellence for the Advancement of Research in Canadian Music:  Dr. Elaine Keillor
[Click here to see the full press release]

2013 SOCAN Foundation / George Proctor Prize:  Martin Guerpin [Click here to see the full press release]

2013 SOCAN Foundation / CUMS Award for Writings on Canadian Music:  Lucille Mok [Click here to see the full press release]

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