Associate Professor, Music
Chair, Department of Music
Co-director, Performing Arts Research Cluster (Le PARC)
Conference presentations & Workshops
Music and art
Articles in peer-reviewed journals
Chapter of a book or collective work
Publication in conference proceedings
(2017) Long paper: Browser-based Collaborative Projectional Live Coding of Musical Patterns. Co-presented with David Ogborn, Jamie Beverley, Luis Navarro del Angel, Esteban Betancur, and Alex McLean. 3rd International Conference on Live Coding (ICLC) 2017, Morelia, Mexico.
(2017) Panel “Meshworks: diversity and equity in live coding practice” at 3rd International Conference on Live Coding (ICLC) 2017. CMMAS. Morelia, Mexico.
(2017) A presentation and discussion at the Feminist University Seminar (offered by The Simone de Beauvoir Institute) about ongoing developments in gender social-action in electroacoustic studies.
(2017) Keynote speech: The Arts as a Testing Ground for Democratic Education: The Internal and External Workings of Learning through Making Art, 4th International Conference on Arts and Humanities 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
(2017) Electroacoustic Studies, sound design, and aural training: A presentation to music students at The University of Visual and Performing Arts, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
(2017) w/ Dr. Donna Hewitt (UNE, Australia). “Getting it done” in electroacoustic studies: The effects of deadlines and structured guidelines on the creativity and motivation of electroacoustic music students, Electroacoustic Music Studies (EMS) conference 2017, Nagoya City University, Japan.
(2017) Risk taking and collectiveness in laptop orchestra improvisation at Dalcroze Studies - 3rd International Conference 2017 (ICDS3).
(2017) Presentation and discussion of two articles at the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation (IICSI—McGill).
(2017) Improvisation as an evolutionary force in laptop orchestra culture, Concordia Music Research Series, Concordia University.
(2016) Panel on ensemble collaboration in live coding ensembles, International Conference on Live Coding (ICLC) 2016, Hamilton, ON.
(2016) Keynote speech: Collective Interdisciplinary Improvisation and its Role in Creating Bridges Across Arts. 3rd International Conference on Arts and Humanities 2016, Bali, Indonesia.
(2016) Improvisation as an Evolutionary Force in Laptop Orchestra Culture. Klingt gut! Symposium für Tongestaltung, Hamburg, Germany.
(2016) Why is Electroacoustics So Much Fun? A shared panel with Mark Corwin at Concordia's Music Research Talks, organized by Christine Beckett.
(2015) Transformational education through creative innovation in the laptop orchestra. International Symposium in Learning and Teaching Music in the Twenty-First Century: The Contribution of Science and Technology (LTM21/AEM21), Montreal QC.
(2015) Extramuros, Tidal, and Dirt. Presenting Shared Buffer technology in a demo session, International Symposium in Learning and Teaching Music in the Twenty-First Century: The Contribution of Science and Technology (LTM21/AEM21), Montreal QC.
(2015) Why is Electroacoustics So Much Fun? A guest lecture at The Visual and Performing Arts in Canada course (MJ Thompson), Fine Arts Faculty, Concordia University.
(2015) Auditory Scene Analysis. A guest lecture at the Language and Mind course (Charles Reiss) at the department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics, Concordia University.
(2015) Long paper: extramuros: making music in a browser-based, language-neutral collaborative live coding environment. Co-presented with David Ogborn, Ian Jarvis, Alexandra Cardenas, and Alex McLean. International Conference on Live Coding (ICLC) 2015, Leeds, UK.
(2015) Aural atoms and structures in electroacoustics : From ear training to analysis and back again. Electroacoustic Music Studies (EMS) 2015, Sheffield, UK.
(2015) Roundtable: Digital Careers: Education, Entrepreneurship and Funding. MusDig Montreal Symposium: Transformations in digital music and sound (part of MUTEK festival).
(2015) Aural training class for grade one elementary school students at JPPS; A live coding workshop with Tidal/Extramuros for grade three students.
(2015) Aural atoms and synergetic structures: From electroacoustic ear training to analysis and back again. A faculty research talk at Concordia University.
(2014) w/ Jamie Woollard (Research assistant). Whatever Works: Research/Creation in the Context of Concordia Laptop Orchestra. Verge Conference 2014: Arts Re/Search, Langley, Canada.
(2014) Understanding Analysis of EA Music through Aural Training Pedagogy. VIIIth EUROPEAN MUSIC ANALYSIS CONFERENCE (EUROMAC), Leuven, Belgium.
(2014) The laptop orchestra as a framework for transformational education. Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium, Toronto, Canada.
(2014) Whatever works: musical communication in the context of interdisciplinary, networked laptop orchestra. CMPCP’s Performance Studies Network international conference, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
(2014) Telemetronomy: Beat-based synchronization of remote laptop ensembles. INTER/actions: Symposium on Interactive Electronic Music (Bangor University), Bangor, United Kingdom.
(2014) Music education through innovation: The Concordia Laptop Orchestra as a model for transformational education. 8th International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain.
(2013) Panel discussion at the Musrara School of Photography, Media and New Music (alongside Avi Elbaz Boaz Cohen) . Musrara Graduation Day, Jerusalem, Israel.
(2013) Laptop orchestra direction, conduction, composition, and technology. Faculty Research Series, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.
(2012) Dissections: Ryoji Ikeda (Panel). Ryoji Ikeda Exhibition, DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada.
(2012) EA aural training workshop. Sound Travels Intensive, Toronto, Canada.
(2012) Comprovisation with laptop orchestra. Matralab’s Comprovisations workshop, Montreal, Canada.
(2011) Recent developments in EA ear training. Canadian Electroacoustic Community 25th anniversary, Montreal, Canada.
(2011) About the Concerto for T-Stick and Two Laptop Orchestras. Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium, Toronto, Canada.
(2010) Electroacoustic aural training workshop. Sound Travels Intensive, Toronto, Canada.
(2010) The Results of a Year-Long Action-Study on Aural Skills Acquisition by Students of Electroacoustics at Concordia University. Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium, Toronto, Canada.
(2009) The Aural Skills of Undergraduate Electroacoustic (EA) Music Majors in the Context of a New Aural Training Method Designed for EA. Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium, Toronto, Canada.
(2009) Aural training for electroacoustics. Sound Travels Intensive, Toronto, Canada.
(2008) Technical Workshop: Spectrum. Mid-Autumn Harvest Moon Festival/Symposium (Concordia), Montreal, Canada.
(2008) A clinic in electroacoustic history and composition at Rimon School of Contemporary Music (Ramat HaSharon)
(2008) A master class/clinic in electroacoustic composition at Hed Music College (Tel Aviv)
(2008) Aural Training for EA. Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium, Toronto, Canada.
(2007) A workshop on aural perception at CRES/CFRO Co-op Radio (Vancouver)
(2007) A master class in electroacoustic composition for (classical) music composition students at Tel Aviv University
(2005) Compositional collaboration in the electronic medium. New Music Festival at Western Illinois University, Macomb, United States.
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