Funded Projects and Collaborations

Numerous federal and provincial grants currently support the work of our Schulich School of Music professors. Below are some examples of recent projects that have received funding from federal and provincial agencies.

While only the Principal Investigator is listed in each case, many of these grants involve collaborations amongst our professors, with other faculties at McGill University and with Quebec, Canadian and international institutions.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Prof. Stephen McAdams (P.I.),Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Analysis, Creation and Teaching of Orchestration (ACTOR). Funding Agency: SSHRC (Partnership)

Prof. Tom Beghin (P.I.), Department of Performance, Early Music Area: Beethoven's Hammerklavier Sonata, Opus 106: Legend, Technology, and the Persona of the Pianist. Funding agency: SSHRC (Insight)

Prof. David Brackett (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Musicology Area: Popular Music: The Modernist Turn. Funding agency: SSHRC (Insight)

Prof. Isabelle Cossette (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Education Area:  Learning and teaching music in the twenty-first century: The contribution of science and technology. Funding agency: SSHRC (Connection)

Prof. Ichiro Fujinaga (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Cantus ultimus: Building the ideal online plainchant research environment. Funding agency: SSHRC (Insight)

Prof. Ichiro Fujinaga (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Single interface for music score searching and analysis (SIMSSA). Funding agency: SSHRC (Partnership), McGill University

Prof. Robert Hasegawa (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Theory Area: Analyzing twenty-first-century musique mixte. Funding agency: SSHRC (Insight Development)

Prof. Aiyun Huang (P.I.), Department of Performance, Percussion Area: Illuminations: Brian Cherney at 75. Funding agency: SSHRC (Connection)

Prof. Steven Huebner (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Musicology Area: Artistic Migration and Identity, Paris 1870-1940 / Migration artistique et identité, Paris 1870-1940. Funding agency: SSHRC (Connection)

Prof. Steven Huebner (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Musicology Area: Uncovering classical currents in French music, 1830-1918. Funding agency: SSHRC (Insight)

Prof. Stephen McAdams (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: New tools for orchestration: theory, perception, technology, creation and pedagogy. Funding agency: SSHRC (Partnership Development)

Prof. Christoph Neidhofer (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Theory Area: Developing a Theory of Form for Post-1945 Serial Music. Funding agency: SSHRC (Insight)

Prof. Gary Scavone (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: The 2017 International Symposium on Musical Acoustics. Funding agency: SSHRC (Connection)

Prof. Marcelo Wanderley (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Musicking the Body Electric-New Music for Spatialized Performing and Listening Using Novel Score Interfaces for Mobile Musicians. SSHRC (Insight)

Prof. Marcelo Wanderley (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Sensory Entanglements: New Cross Cultural and Cross-Disciplinary Directions in the Creation and Evaluation of Multi-Sensorial Experience. SSHRC (Insight)

Prof. Lloyd Whitesell (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Musicology Area: Towards a Theory of Queer Aesthetics in Music. SSHRC (Insight)

Prof. Wieslaw Woszczyk (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Sound Recording Area: Virtual acoustics at the service of musical performance. Funding agency: SSHRC (Insight)

National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Prof. Philippe Depalle (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Sound Synthesis and Sound Processing for Audio and Musical Applications. Funding agency: NSERC (Discovery)

Prof. Stephen McAdams (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Perception and cognition of musical timbre. Funding agency: NSERC (Discovery and Discovery Accelerator Supplement)

Prof. Gary Scavone (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Piano soundboard measurements and modeling. Funding agency: NSERC (Engage)

Prof. Gary Scavone (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Vibrational and Perceptual Analyses of Musical Instruments. Funding agency: NSERC (Discovery)

Prof. Marcelo Wanderley (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Fast and accurate prototyping of input devices for expert interaction. Funding agency: NSERC (Discovery)

Prof. Wieslaw Woszczyk (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Sound Recording Area: Self-optimizing near-zero-latency electronic enhancement of room acoustics based on convolution of impulse sequences. Funding agency: NSERC (Discovery)

Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et culture (FRQ-SC)

Prof. Isabelle Cossette (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Education Area: Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music, Media and Technology. Funding agencies: FRQ-NT, FRQ-SC (Regroupements stratégiques), Université de Montréal

Prof. Ichiro Fujinaga (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: D'information musicale, de la recherche, et de l'infrastructure: Construction de la bibliothèque musicale mondiale du 21e siècle. Funding agency: FRQ-SC (Soutien aux équipes de recherche)

Prof. Ichiro Fujinaga (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Recherche d'information dans les collections de musique notée. Funding agency: FRQ-SC (Projets de recherche franco-québécois)

Prof. Stephen McAdams (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Approches analytiques, perceptives et technologiques de l'orchestration musicale et sa pédagogie. Funding agency: FRQ-SC (Soutien aux équipes de recherche)

Prof. Stephen McAdams (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Orchestration et perception: Recherche, théorie et applications technologiques. Funding agency: FRQ-SC (Soutien aux équipes de recherche)

Prof. Jean-Michel Pilc (P.I.), Department of Performance, Jazz Area: "Atelier d’improvisation": une vue intérieure de la créativité du musicien de jazz en orchestre de chambre. Funding agency: FRQ-SC (Appui à la recherche-création)

Prof. Marcelo Wanderley (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: The Qualified Self: Interactional Synchrony and Collective Feedback in Ambient Intelligent Environment using Biometric Signals. Funding agency: FRQ-SC (Programme d'appui aux arts et technologie médiatiques)

Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQ-NT)

Prof. Isabelle Cossette (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Education Area: Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music, Media and Technology. Funding agencies: FRQ-NT, FRQ-SC (Regroupements stratégiques), Université de Montréal

MITACS

Prof. Richard King (P.I), Department of Music Research, Sound Recording Area: ProStudioMasters (Non-NCE Funds). Funding agency: MITACS (Accelerate)

Prof. Gary Scavone (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Lattice Boltzmann modeling of moving boundaries. Funding agency: MITACS (Globalink)

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

Prof. Marcelo Wanderley (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Live Expression "in situ": Musical and Audiovisual Performance and Reception. Funding agency: CFI (Innovation Fund)

Prof. Marcelo Wanderley (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Digital Musical Instrument Performance Research and Rapid Prototyping Laboratory (PR2P). Funding agency: CFI (Leaders Opportunity Fund)