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9am “Still Listening: Pauline Oliveros Commemoration” Workshops

June 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Introductions: 9-9:30

Talks session one 9:30-10:30

Ellen Waterman: A Deep Listening Meditation on Decolonization

Sara Ramshaw: DEEP Listening goes to Law School

Talks Session Two 10:45-11:45

Erik DeLuca: Wolf Listeners–Acoustemological Politics and Poetics of Isle Royale National Park

Thomas Ciufo: Listening Through Acoustic Ecology and Sound Art

Talk Session Three 12:00-12:30

Renee T. Coulombe Banshee: Towards a Critical Theory of Deep Listening Praxis

Lunch Break

Talks Session Four 1:30-2:30

David Bernstein: Acoustic and Virtual Space in the Music of Pauline Oliveros: From the Soundscape to the Sonosphere

Jason Robinson: Making Our Presence Manifest Over Distance: Pauline Oliveros, Telematics, Technology, and Improvisation

Collective Exercise 2:30-2:45

Led by: Viv Corringham

Talks Session Five 2:45-3:45

Stephanie Khoury: Creative Music Learning with Technology: Learning to Improvise through Creative and Interactive Listening

Dan DiPiero: Listening to Contingency: Improvisation and Everyday Life

Talks Session Six 4:00-5:00

Rebecca Caines and Michelle Stewart: Breaking Barriers: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Listening with Each Other

Jing Xia: Hearing my Chineseness: Listening for Identity Through Improvisation

Evening Gala Performance of “Still Listening” Scores in honour of Pauline, La Sala Rossa– 4848 St. Laurent–Ticketed event–Benefit for the IPLAI/IICSI Music Youth Network, but note: no one will be denied admission (up to room capacity).  Doors at 8:30

For this special evening we have commissioned a marvellous ensemble to perform the exhibited scores.  Founded in 2012 by Isak Goldschneider, Novarumori is a Montreal-based chamber orchestra specializing in ambient/postminimalist music.  For this Hommage à Pauline Oliveros, Novarumori welcomes a special guest director: trumpeter/composer Amy Horvey.  In addition to Ms. Horvey the ensemble includes: Lori Freedman, clarinet; Jennifer Thiessen, viola; Emilie Girard-Charest, cello; Felix Del Tredici, trombone; Marianne Trudel, accordion; Isaiah Ceccarelli, percussion; Daniel Anez, piano; Andrea Young, voice & electronics

All conference talks/performances/workshops are free. For more information, please visit here.

Date: June 2 , 2017

Location: Room 832, 527 Sherbrooke St . West McGill University


June 2, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm