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CIRMMT Distinguished Lecture Series: Frans Wiering - Musicology centred design

Thu, 2015-03-19 16:30 - 18:00
Tanna Schulich Hall : 555 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC , H3A 1E3
Price: Free admission

Musicology centred design (title subject to change)
Frans Wiering, Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands

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CIRMMT Distinguished Lecture Series: Eckart Altenmüller - Apollo's gift and curse: Acquisition and loss of skilled movements in musicians

Thu, 2015-02-12 16:30 - 18:00
Tanna Schulich Hall : 555 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC , H3A 1E3
Price: Free admission

Apollo's gift and curse: Acquisition and loss of skilled movements in musicians
Eckart Altenmüller, Institut für Musikphysiologie und Musiker-Medizin, Germany

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CIRMMT Distinguished Lecture Series: Robert Godin - Growing a global business from a small factory

Thu, 2014-11-13 16:30 - 18:00
Tanna Schulich Hall : 555 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC , H3A 1E3
Price: Free admission

Growing a global business from a small factory
Robert Godin, Owner and founder, Godin Guitars, Canada

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CIRMMT Distinguished Lecture Series: Douglas Eck - Music recommendation and discovery at scale

Tue, 2014-09-30 16:30 - 18:00
Tanna Schulich Hall : 555 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC , H3A 1E3
Price: Free admission

Music recommendation and discovery at scale
Douglas Eck, Google, USA

Please note that this lecture takes place on a TUESDAY, which differs from the usual CIRMMT Distinguished Lecture schedule.

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Alum Chris Howard promoted to Distinguished Analyst at Gartner

Tue, 2014-07-15 10:32
Schulich School of Music Alum, Chris Howard

Chris Howard has worked as a research analyst for Gartner since 2005, studying technology trends. Earlier in 2014, he was promoted to VP Distinguished Analyst, and continues to provide thought leadership on emerging tech and business trends. His travels take him around the world, and he is in demand as a keynote speaker for major events. When home with his wife Anne and 5 dogs, Chris still plays and composes in his studio and on his 1954 Mason and Hamlin A.

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Professor Richard King: Portrait of a Montreal Master (article in French from La Presse)

Mon, 2014-07-14 11:39
Schulich School of Music - Professor Richard King, Sound Recording

Dans l'ombre des grands musiciens

Âge: 48 ans

Emploi: Professeur agrégé, École de musique Schulich de l'Université McGill

Spécialité: Enregistrement sonore

Distinctions: Gagnant de 12 prix Grammy, il est le seul ingénieur de son à avoir récolté des statuettes autant pour la musique classique (11) que non classique (1). Ses étudiants l'ont aussi élu professeur de l'année en 2013.

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Schulich School of Music Composition alumni and students awarded numerous prizes in the 2014 SOCAN Foundations Awards to Young Composers.

Mon, 2014-07-14 11:29
SOCAN Foundation:Schulich School of Music Composition alumni &  students awards

With a total of seven prizes at the SOCAN Foundations Awards to Young Composers, the Schulich School of Music Composition Area has performed remarkably.  Four out five of the 2014 SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Composers have been awarded to current or former Schulich Students, and prize winners in the Sir Ernest MacMillan awards Category consist exclusively of former Schulich Students. Congratulations to all recipients and their respective professors.  

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Peter Schubert and Massimiliano Guido present "Unpacking the box", a series of videos about Frescobaldi's Ricercari of 1615

Wed, 2014-07-09 15:53
Peter Schubert and Massimiliano Guido present "Unpacking the box"

A new approach to music theory education.  Three videos illustrate the master apprentice method of teaching the art of counterpoint with all transpositions and shortenings of cadential passages.  The videos, filmed at the Schulich School of Music, feature a spectacular four octave Italian  harpsichord that is part of the Kenneth Gilbert Harpsichord Collection.

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OBOE SECRETS, a new book release by Associate Professor Jacqueline Leclair, was favourably reviewed in the International Double Reed Journal.

Thu, 2014-07-03 15:28
OBOE SECRETS

In Oboe Secrets: 75 Performance Strategies for the Advanced Oboist and English Horn Player, Jacqueline Leclair tackles the oboe’s reputation as an especially difficult instrument and illustrates how oboists and English horn players can overcome common challenges. Leclair draws on her experience as a performer and instructor, offering practical tips and sometimes revolutionary ideas for rethinking oboe pedagogy. Leclair also looks at performance strategies in the areas of equipment maintenance and management, physical health, and performance technique.

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Vanessa Blais-Tremblay, PhD student in Musicology and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies has won the SOCAN 2014 Writings on Canadian Music.

Thu, 2014-07-03 15:18
Vanessa Blais-Tremblay  - recipient of a 2014 SOCAN Foundation/CUMS Award

Vanessa Blais-Tremblay is the recipient of a 2014 SOCAN Foundation/CUMS Award for Writings on Canadian Music for her paper entitled: "Don't Pocohontas Me: Modernity and Transnational Politics in Tanya Tagaq's Throat Games with Concert Stage String Ensembles."  

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