Re: Zurich School of Music, Drama and Dance HMT opens Institute forComputer Music and Sound Technology Fwd:


Subject: Re: Zurich School of Music, Drama and Dance HMT opens Institute forComputer Music and Sound Technology Fwd:
From: sylvi macCormac (macCormac@shaw.ca)
Date: Thu Oct 06 2005 - 10:59:26 EDT


hey hey Morgan

there's a school. does it fit your criteria ? or have you tried Utrecht ?

pest in th west, sylvi macCormac
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http://www.sylvi.ca / na / da / bc
siwash rock & soundscape compostion

Kevin Austin wrote:

> Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2005 16:37:09 +0100 (BST)
> From: Ed Benndorf <ed@dense.de>
> Subject: Zurich School of Music, Drama and Dance HMT opens Institute
> for Computer Music and Sound Technology
>
> Zurich School of Music, Drama and Dance HMT
> Institute for Computer Music and Sound Technology
>
> Press Release
>
> Zurich, October 4th, 2005
>
> Computer Music
> Sound Technology
> ICST!
>
> Zurich School of Music, Drama and Dance HMT opens the Institute for
> Computer Music and Sound Technology (ICST) on October 26, 27 and 28,
> 2005 with a rich variety of opening events at different locations in
> Zurich, Switzerland.
>
> Computer music, at first a special style of New Music, has moved on
> to become a melting pot of all kinds of artistic and scientific
> areas. Computer music brings together the various kinds of music and
> culture. Computer music is media art. It closes the gaps between the
> arts.
>
> The ICST was the idea of Daniel Fueter, Rector of the Hochschule
> Musik und Theater Zürich (HMT). It is divided into two departments,
> Computer Music and Sound Technology. Its primary function is to carry
> out research with particular emphasis on projects involving
> collaboration between these two domains. Student, teachers and
> researchers are welcome at the Institute to work on their projects.
> The Institute also invites composers to do research or to realize
> pieces in its studio. In addition, the ICST organizes several series
> of public events during the school year, including the ICSTalk
> lectures, monthly concerts in the Kleiner Saal in the Florhofgasse
> and the “Generator” concert series for student compositions.
>
> Research in Sound Technology goes back to the end of the 19th
> Century, that in Computer Music to the 1950’s. Typically, Sound
> Technology research has been driven by the recording industry with
> the goal of developing better commercial products, while research in
> Computer Music has typically striven to develop tools for musical
> composition, and hence artistic expression. The ICST is one of very
> few institutions in the world whose declared purpose is to bring
> these two domains closer together by concentrating on research
> calling on the resources of both.
>
> At the ICST, projects and ideas are visualized and discussed in
> concerts, workshops and courses. Results are published online. At the
> ICSTalk, experts of various fields talk about their work and invite
> people to discuss their findings.
>
> A close relationship to the degree programs of the HMT is assured.
> The Sound Engineer program, parts of the Composition Degree with
> Specialization in Computer Music, the Post-Graduate Course in
> Computer Music and most of the individual Computer Music courses are
> given by staff member of the Institute. Staff members assist students
> and faculty where appropriate and encourage them to develop research
> projects to be realized at the ICST.
>
> We are happy to provide you more Informations and Images about the
> University, the opening Events and the artists.
>
> Press contact: Dense PR - dense@dense.de
>
> ---
>
> Opening Events ICST ? Overview
>
> -> Opening
>
> Wednesday, 26 October 2005, 17:00
>
> Kleiner Saal, Hochschule Musik und Theater Zürich, Florhofgasse 6, 8001 Zürich:
>
> - Opening Speeches: Gerald Bennett, Head ICST and Daniel Fueter, Director HMT.
> - Music: Françoise Barrière, Bruno Spoerri
>
> Thursday, 27 October 2005, 14:00
>
> Kleiner Saal, Hochschule Musik und Theater Zürich, Florhofgasse 6, 8001 Zürich:
>
> Open House Sound Technology
> - James A. Moorer, Senior Computer Scientist, Adobe Systems: Domains
> of Future Research in Sound Technology
> - Dr. Markus Erne, Department Head Sound Technology: Multi Channel
> Audio Today and Tomorrow
>
> 15:00 ? 18:00 Vortragssaal, Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst
> HGKZ, Ausstellungsstrasse 60, 8005 Zürich:
>
> AudioVisual
> Videos non-stop: COH, Jasch, Oval, Pita/Jade, Bernd Schurer/Bettina
> Disler, Steinbrüchel/Brusa
>
> 20:00 Rohstofflager/Tonimolkerei, Förrlibuckstrasse 109, 8005 Zürich:
>
> -> Concerts
>
> - Steinbrüchel; Martin Neukom: Study 7.1; Stephan Wittwer;
> Jean-Claude Risset: Octant. Jasch: Codespace; Oval; COH. Mego
> classics by Pita; domizil favourites by Marcus Maeder
>
> Friday, 28 October 2005, 14:00
>
> Kleiner Saal, Hochschule Musik und Theater Zürich, Florhofgasse 6, 8001 Zürich:
>
> Open House Computer Music
> - Jean-Claude Risset: Music Research Issues for Sound Synthesis
> - Clarence Barlow: ISIS - An Alternative Approach to Sound Waves
> - Dr. Martin Neukom: Music and Computer Music ? Why I Make Music With Computers
> - Christian Schneider: HyperSphere, an Ambisonic Audio-Sequencer for OSX
>
> 15:00 ? 18:00 Vortragssaal, Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst
> HGKZ, Ausstellungsstrasse 60, 8005 Zürich:
>
> AudioVisual
> Videos non-stop: COH, Jasch, Oval, Pita/Jade, Bernd Schurer/Bettina
> Disler, Steinbrüchel/Brusa
>
> 19:30 Grosser Saal, Hochschule Musik und Theater Zürich, Florhofgasse
> 6, 8001 Zürich:
>
> -> Concerts
>
> Jean-Claude Risset: Sud
> Judy Klein: From the Journals of Felix Bossonet
> Clarence Barlow: Sinophonie I, fLvXv$
> Joachim Heintz: Ambi-Schlagfluss
>
> Bernd Schurer: Ephemeral III
> Oval: Ohne Titel
>
> Gary Berger: Unküpfbar zerrissen
> Karin Ernst, Susann Wehrli: Die Geister, die sie riefen
> Bruno Spoerri: Hausmusik
>
> Gerald Bennett: Un Madrigal gentile
> Philippe Kocher: New Piece
> Rachel Eisenhut: kurzes/treffen
> Kornelia Bruggmann, Peter Färber, Johannes Schütt: Tegna
>
> ---
>
> Institute for Computer Music and Sound Technology
> Hochschule Musik und Theater HMT
> Florhofgasse 6
> CH-8001 Zürich
> icst@hmt.edu
>
> http://www.icst.net



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