Dear friends, colleagues, teachers & professors of music, and music students,

Ensemble Transmission, an experienced chamber ensemble specializing in contemporary music, is offering a fantastic performing and mentorship opportunity for an emerging soloist or small chamber ensemble. Application deadline: February 1st, 2015.

Could you help spread the word? Please forward this information to students and everyone else who might be interested.

Your encouragements and efforts to help share this valuable information are very appreciated.

Best wishes,

Brigitte Poulin, Julie Trudeau, Guy Pelletier, Lori Freedman, Alain Giguère et Julien Grégoire

Ensemble Transmission 

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The deadline for proposals to the annual conference of the Canadian University Music Association, or MUSCAN, has been revised to November 30.

Revised deadline: November 30, 2014:

Call for Papers, Sessions and Round Tables
Call for Lecture-Recitals and Mini-Concerts (Solo and Ensemble)
SOCAN Foundation/George Proctor Prize

All submissions should be made to the Program Committee Chair, Murray Dineen, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. A copy should also be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. For all other conditions of proposal submission and conference participation, please refer to the “Call for Papers,” available at http://muscan.org/en/conference/conference-2015.

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.

 

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