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Timbre is a Many-Splendored Thing

July 5 @ 08:00 - July 7 @ 17:00

In July 2018 the major timbre and orchestration researchers from around the world will come together in Montreal for a conference about the study and deployment of timbre in music. 

Research keynote lectures:
July 5th – Dr. Emily DOLAN, Harvard University (musicology)
July 6th – Dr. Vinoo ALLURI, International Institute for Information Technology, Hyderabad (psychology/neuroscience)
July 7th – Dr. Cornelia FALES, Indiana University (ethnomusicology)

Musical keynote concerts:
July 5th – Dr. ANDO Masateru, formerly of Tokyo University of the Arts (koto)
July 6th – Dr. Jean-Baptiste BARRIERE (electroacoustic music)
July 7th – Shawn MATIVETSKY, McGill University (tabla)

We invite submissions for oral presentations (20′ plus 10′ discussion), posters, interactive demos and musical events that specifically address the perception and use of timbre in music. For more information, please visit http://www.mcgill.ca/timbre2018.  Please send questions to timbre2018@gmail.com.

Key dates:
Structured abstract submission deadline: 15 December 2017
Notification of results: 31 January 2018
Early registration opens: 1 February 2018
Revised abstract submission deadline: 30 April 2018
Early registration closes/late registration opens: 31 May 2018


July 5 @ 08:00
July 7 @ 17:00
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Room A-832, Wirth Music Building
527 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1E3 Canada
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