Concurrent Session 6: 9:30-11:00am

6A Lecture-Recitals: All About Sax (HDH Auditorium)

Session Chair: Bill Richards

Feedback Saxophone: Innovation in Analogue Augmentation (in-person)

Greg Bruce
University of Toronto

New Voices for Saxophone (in-person)

Tristan De Borba
Acadia University

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6B Paper Session: Rethinking Tradition (HDH 234)

Session Chair: Gordon E. Smith 

Rebellion in the Salsa Club: Challenging Basic Dance and Musical Structures Through Improvisation (in-person)

Rebecca Simpson-Litke
University of Manitoba


L’incursion de la violoniste Classique dans la musique traditionelle Québécoise instrumentale: d’un territoire à l’autre (in-person)

Aurélie Thériault Brillon
Université Laval

Inverting the Eurocentric Approach: Reimagining the Ottoman Piece “Çeçen Kızı (Chechen Girl)” using Intercultural Collaboration in North America (online)

Bahar Gjuka
University of Calgary

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Coffee Break 11:00 – 11:30am

Concurrent Session 7: 11:30am – 12:30pm

7A: Music Education Online (HDH 226) 

Session Chair: Katie Tremblay 

Music for Seniors: A Comprehensive Approach to Online Music for Seniors (online)

Roxanne Prevost
University of Ottawa

Pandemic Lessons on Emotion in Music Teaching and Learning (online)

Anna Ferenc
Wilfrid Laurier University

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7B: Opera (HDH 234) 

Session Chair: Christianne Rushton 

Black Opera: A Showcase of Black Opera Companies, Works, and Artists (in-person)

Sophie Bisson
York University

The Havana Opera Company: Transnational Traveling Italian Opera in the Americas in Mid-Nineteenth Century (online)

Miranda Tagliari Sousa
University of Pittsburg

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Lunch Break: 12:30 – 2:00pm

Concurrent Session 8: 2:00 – 3:30pm

8A: 19th-Century Music (HDH 226) 

Session Chair: Michelle Boyd 

Evaluating Dvořák’s “Niche” the 1892 Farewell Tour, the Dumky Piano Trio Op. 90 and Perceptions of Dvořák as a Chamber Music Composer (online)

Eva Branda
Wilfrid Laurier University

Poison or Salve? Music and Melancholy in Robert Schumann’s “Aus den Hebräischen Gesängeng” (online) 

Jamie Meyers-Riczu
University of Alberta


Franck’s Early Compositions: What We Can Learn from Childhood Works (in-person)

Jon-Tomas Godin
Brandon University

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8B: Music & Media (HDH 234) 

Session Chair: Cintia Cristiá 

Lost in Transcription? Captioning Music and Sound in Streaming Television (in-person)

James Deaville
Carleton University

Evoking the Past: Tensions between Historical and Gameplay Functions in Assassin’s Creed (in-person)

Stephanie Lind
Queen’s University

Strashno, no (Scary, but): How IC3PEAK and Shortparis Express Anti-Putinism in their Music (online)

Aleksandra Drozzina
Purdue University Fort Wayne

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Break: 3:30 – 4:00pm

Concurrent Session 9: 4:00 – 5:00pm

9A: Pedagogical Practices (HDH 226) 

Session Chair: Colette Simonot-Maiello 

Storying Methodology as Practice Towards Decolonizing Instrumental Music Education (in-person) 

Katie Tremblay
Trent University

Sankofa Songs: African Nova Scotian Song Repertoire and Aural Skills Pedagogy (in-person)

Peter Fielding
Kennesaw State University

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9B: Folk Music Influences (HDH 234) 

Session Chair: Laura Gray 

Luigi Nono’s Ideological Perspective on Mao Zedong through Per Bastiana: Tai-Yang Cheng (online)

Hei-Yeung (John) Lai
University of British Columbia

Music and the Poetry of Lawson Fusao Inada (online)

Greg Steinke
Independent Scholar

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Closing Ceremony: 5:15 – 6:00pm

To cap off our three-day meeting, please join us for final acknowledgements, as well as to hear the prize awards!

Prizes to be awarded:

  • MusCan George Proctor Prize
  • Student Composition Prize
  • SOCAN/MusCan Awards for Writings on Canadian Music
  • SOCAN/MusCan Award of Excellence
  • Honorary Lifetime Membership to MusCan
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Banquet: 6:30-8:30pm ADT / Banquet: 18h30-20h30 HAA

Address / Adresse: 287 Old Post Road, Grand-Pré