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CFP: International Conference on Mixed Music Pedagogy (ICOMMP-2018)

Nov 16, 2018 - Nov 19, 2018


McGill University and Université de Montréal


CFP: International Conference on Mixed Music Pedagogy (ICOMMP-2018)
Submission deadline: 15 June 2018
Conference dates: 16-19 November 2018
McGill University and Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec

The International Conference on Mixed Music Pedagogy 2018 (ICOMMP-2018) will be the first event of its kind: a four-day research-creation conference on the pedagogy of mixed music (music combining acoustic and electronic sound sources). Led by artist-researchers and scholars at McGill University and the Université de Montréal, the conference will include public workshops, research colloquia, and concerts featuring guest artists and lecturers from Canada, the United States, France, and Portugal.

ICOMMP-2018 will feature four days of presentations in French and English by international guests and presenters chosen from an open call for papers. Confirmed speakers include composers (Miguel Azguime, Bertrand Dubedout, Philippe Leroux, Pierre Michaud, Nina C. Young), musicologists (Guillaume Boutard, Jonathan Goldman, Robert Hasegawa), performers (Guillaume Bourgogne, Jean-Michaël Lavoie, Lorraine Vaillancourt), and technology experts (Mikhail Malt, Gilbert Nouno). Four associated concerts will feature Portugal’s Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble plus student performers from McGill and Université de Montréal, including a rare North American performance of Pierre Boulez’s …explosante-fixe… and new works by guest composers.

Proposals in French or English are invited for talks on all aspects of mixed music pedagogy, from the perspective of the composer, performer, technician/RIM, or musicologist. Each presenter will be allotted a total of 20 minutes for their talk, to be followed by a 10-minute Q&A period. For full details, see the conference website:

Robert Hasegawa
Associate Professor of Music Theory
Schulich School of Music of McGill University