lectures series @ Concordia: New Music and Media Arts (open class) = Daniel Courville / Jean Gagnon

From: Ricardo Dal Farra (ricardo@dalfarra.com.ar)
Date: Mon Nov 01 2010 - 11:10:32 EDT


Concordia University
Department of Music

Stochastic Processes for Real Time Algorithmic Composition

A Lecture / Presentation by

Daniel Courville

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 o 2:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Music Department, MB 8.255 [Guy and de Maisonneuve - Montreal, Canada]

Open class given as part of Ricardo Dal Farra's
New Music and Media Arts course.

Daniel Courville studied cinema and
communications prior to starting his career in
1990 as a faculty lecturer in sound production
and applied computer technology at Université du
Québec à Montréal (UQAM) Media School. Also a
sound engineer and producer, he has been
interested in Ambisonics since 1988. His current
focus is on developing modular software enabling
the integration of Ambisonic techniques in sound
production and post-production environments. As a
musician, he played bassoon and electric bass,
but mostly he's been singing in choirs, ensembles
and churches in Montreal since the age of nine.
Daniel Courville holds an MA in Communications
from UQAM.

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Electronic Instruments to Play Images and Sounds

A Lecture / Presentation by

Jean Gagnon

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 2:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Music Department, MB 8.255 [Guy and de Maisonneuve - Montreal, Canada]

Open class given as part of Ricardo Dal Farra's
New Music and Media Arts course.

Jean Gagnon is Interim Director of Collections at
the Cinemathèque québécoise and an independent
curator and art critic based in Montreal.
From March 2008 to September 2009, he was
Director/curator of the SBC Gallery of
Contemporary Art in Montreal. Prior to this, Mr.
Gagnon was Executive Director of the Daniel
Langlois Foundation for Art, Science and
Technology from 1998 to 2008. Since 2004, he has
been Adjunct Professor in the Department of
Visual Arts at the University of Ottawa. Between
1991 and 1998 he was associate curator of media
arts for the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) in
Ottawa. Mr. Gagnon initiated the DOCAM research
alliance on documentation and conservation of
technologically-based art works. He recently
co-edited a special (bilingual) issue of Artpress
2 (Spring 2009) entitled Media Arts: Conservation
and restoration. He is completing a PhD in Étude
et pratique des arts at UQAM about instrumental
playing in audio-visual and new media arts.

Dr. Ricardo Dal Farra
Chair, Music Department - Concordia University
rdalfarr@alcor.concordia.ca
http://www.fondation-langlois.org/html/e/page.php?NumPage=1601
http://music.concordia.ca/people/faculty/full-time/ricardo-dal-farra.php



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