Jack Kelly, Wieslaw Woszczyk and Richard King, “Are you there? A Literature Review of Presence for Immersive Music Reproduction”, AES 149th Convention, New York, USA, 2020 October 21–24.
 Woszczyk, W., Benson, D.H., Experiencing room acoustics through a library of multichannel high-resolution room impulse responses:, Proceedings of ICA 2019, 23rd International Congress on Acoustics, Sept. 9-12, 2019. Aachen, Germany. pp. 7935-7942.
 D. Ko and W. Woszczyk, “Virtual Acoustics for Musicians: Subjective Evaluation of a Virtual Acoustic System in Performance of String Quartets,” J. Audio Eng. Soc., vol. 66, no. 09, pp. 1–12, (2018 September).
 Woszczyk, W., “Acoustics of Hagia Sophia. Virtual and scientific approach to humanities and sacred space.” Book Chapter in Bissera V. Pentcheva, Stanford/Onassis Aural Architecture, Ashgate Publishing Ltd., UK. (2017)
 Wieslaw Woszczyk, “Virtual acoustics in multimedia production – beyond enhancing the acoustics of concert halls”, Session 1pMU, Invited Paper, Proceedings of the 5th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan, 28 November–2 December 2016, Honolulu, HI, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., Vol. 140, No. 4, Pt. 2.
 Kaushik Sunder and Wieslaw Woszczyk, “Investigation of Impulse Response Recording Techniques in Binaural Rendering of Virtual Acoustics”, Convention Paper 9609, 141st Convention of Audio Engineering Society (October 2016), Los Angeles, USA
 Woszczyk, Wieslaw; Fidecki, Tadeusz; Hong, Jung Wook (Jonathan); Rudzki, Tomasz; Benson, David; “Acoustical Measurements of Warsaw’s Chamber Opera House Using Two Types of Sound Sources for Subsequent Auralization”, 138th Convention of Audio Engineering Society (May 2015), Warsaw Poland. Paper Number: 9260
 Hong, Jung Wook (Jonathan); Woszczyk, Wieslaw; Begault, Durand R.; Benson, David; “Synthesis of Moving Reverberation Using Active Acoustics – Preliminary Report”, 138th Convention of Audio Engineering Society (May 2015), Warsaw, Poland. Paper Number: 9326
 Ko, Doyuen; Woszczyk, Wieslaw; “Evaluation of a New Active Acoustics System in Music Performance of String Quartets”, the 59th International Conference of Audio Engineering Society: Sound Reinforcement Engineering and Technology (July 2015), McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
 Woszczyk, W., Begault, D., and Higbie A.G., (2014) “Comparison and Contrast of Reverberation Measurements in Grace Cathedral”, Engineering Brief, AES 137th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society, October 9-12, 2014.
 Woszczyk, W., “Acoustics of Hagia Sophia. Virtual and scientific approach to humanities and sacred space.” Invited Paper for the Aural Architecture Seminar at Stanford University supported by the Onassis Foundation (USA). January 27, 2014. https://auralarchitecture.stanford.edu
 Woszczyk, W., “Acoustic enhancement of musical performance”, Invited Paper, ISSET 2013, Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Sound Engineering and Mastering, Krakow, Poland, June 27-29, 2013.
 Woszczyk, W., Ko, D., Hong, J., “Towards the state of the art in virtual acoustics technology”, Invited Paper, Proceedings of the 21st International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2013, Montreal, 2-7 June 2013
 Ko, D., Woszczyk, W., Hong, J., and Levine, S., “”Augmented stage support in ensemble performance using virtual acoustics technology”, Proceedings of ICA 2013, the 21st International Congress on Acoustics, Acoustical Society of America Publications Office, Montreal, 2-7 June 2013.
 Abel, J.S., Woszczyk, W., Ko, D., Levine, S., Hong, J., Skare, T., Wilson, M.J., Coffin, S., Lopez-Lezcano, F., (2013) “Recreation of the acoustics of Hagia Sophia in Stanford’s Bing Concert Hall for the concert performance and recording of Cappella Romana“, ISRA 2013, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Room Acoustics, Toronto, Canada, 2013 June 9-11.
 Benson, D. and Woszczyk, W., “Comparing Search Interfaces for Room Impulse Response Libraries”, Audio Engineering Society, Paper Number: 8758, Audio Engineering Society Convention Paper, in Proceedings of the 133rdConvention, San Francisco, October 26-29, 2012.
 Woszczyk, W., Leonard, B., Benson, D., “Spatial Sound Design Tool for 22.2 channel 3D Audio Productions with Height”, Paper Number: 8753, Audio Engineering Society Convention Paper, in Proceedings of the 133rd Convention, San Francisco, October 26-29, 2012.
 D. Ko, W. Woszczyk, and S. H. Chon, “Evaluation of a New Active Acoustics System in Performances of Five String Quartets,” The 132nd Audio Engineering Society Convention, Apr. 2012.
 W. Woszczyk, D. Ko, and B. Leonard, “Virtual Acoustics at the Service of Music Performance and Recording,” Archives of Acoustics, pp. 1–5, Mar. 2012.
 Woszczyk, W., Ko, D., and Hong, J., “A new active acoustics system for enhancing musician’s environment on concert and recording stages”, Invited paper for the special session “Variable Acoustics on Concert Stages”, Proceedings of the 162nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. San Diego, USA. November 2, 2011.
 Woszczyk, W., Ko, D., and Hong, J., “Playing the Room: interactive virtual acoustics enhances musicians’ performance on concert and recording stage”, Popular version of paper 3aAA2, Invited paper for the special session “Variable Acoustics on Concert Stages”, Presented at the 162nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, USA, November 2, 2011.
 W. Woszczyk, D. Ko, and B. Leonard, “A Convolution-Based System for Virtual Acoustic Support of Performing Musicians,” The 129th Audio Engineering Society Convention, Nov. 2011.
 W. Woszczyk, B. Leonard, and D. Ko, “Space Builder: An Impulse Response Based Tool for Immersive 22.2 Channel Ambiance Design,” The 40th Audio Engineering Society International Conference, Oct. 2010.
 W. Woszczyk, D. Ko, and B. Leonard, “Virtual Stage Acoustics: a flexible tool for providing useful sounds for musicians,” International Symposium on Room Acoustics, pp. 1–8, Aug. 2010.
 W. Woszczyk, T. Beghin, M. de Francisco, and D. Ko, “Recording Multichannel Sound within Virtual Acoustics,” The 127th Audio Engineering Society Convention, Oct. 2009.
 W. Woszczyk, D. Ko, and B. Leonard, “Convolution-Based Virtual Concert Hall Acoustics Using Aural Segmentation and Selection of Multichannel Impulse Responses ,” Inter-Noise, pp. 1–8, Sep. 2009.
 W. Woszczyk, D. Ko, B. Leonard, and D. Benson, “Selection and Preparation of Multi-Channel Room Impulse Responses for Interactive Low-Latency Rendering of Virtual Rooms,” The 16th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, pp. 1–8, Jul. 2009.
 W. Woszczyk, T. Beghin, M. de Francisco, and D. Ko, “Development of Virtual Acoustic Environments for Music Performance and Recording,” The 25th TONMEISTERTAGUNG – VDT International Convention, p. 11, Nov. 2008.
 W. Woszczyk and W. Martens, “Evaluation of Virtual Acoustic Stage Support for Musical Performance,” Acoustics, 2008.
 W. Woszczyk, “Low-latency Virtual Acoustics for Live Music Performance and Recording ,” Sound and Vibration, p. 8, Apr. 2006.
Workshops & Presentations
Wieslaw Woszczyk and Dave H. Benson: “Development of McGill Library of Virtual Rooms”, CIRMMT Workshop: Audio in Advanced Digital Age? A832, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St. W., du 23/10/2019 09:00 au 23/10/2019 13:30)
Woszczyk, “Experiencing room acoustics through a library of multichannel high-resolution room impulse responses”, at ICA 2019, 23rd International Congress on Acoustics, Sept. 9-12, 2019. Aachen, Germany
Dave Benson, Wieslaw Woszczyk: “Predicting verbal descriptions of algorithmic reverb presets using audio signal features”, CIRMMT Workshop on Machine Hearing and Learning, September 2018.
Research Workshop on “Pragmatic approaches to high-resolution audio”, CIRMMT Research Axis 1 with McGill AES Student Section, January 13 and 14, 2017.
Research Workshop on “Headphones: technologies, devices, and applications”. CIRMMT Research Axis1 Workshop. Apr 19, 2017.
Wieslaw Woszczyk, “New Audio Grammar: Sound Spatialization and Virtual Composing”, Invited Presentation in Conference program of MUTEK_IMG / VR Salon from Nov. 9-11, 2016, Rialto Theatre, Montreal, QC.
Wieslaw Woszczyk, “Virtual acoustics in multimedia production – beyond enhancing the acoustics of concert halls”, Invited Presentation in Session 1pMU on “Musical Acoustics: Music and Sound in Multimedia”, at the 5th Joint Meeting ASA/ASJ, Honolulu, HI, USA. Nov 28- Dec 2, 2016.
Woszczyk, W., “Space Builder and Open Orchestra: tools for ambient design in surround sound with height, and for training of music students in a virtual ensemble “, Colloquium “Informatik”, Wednesday, April 09, 2014 at Institute of Technical Acoustics, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
Woszczyk, W., “Measurement and virtual reconstruction of the acoustics of Hagia Sophia..”, Colloquium “Akustik”, Friday, April 11, 2014 at Institute of Technical Acoustics, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
Woszczyk, W., “The Virtual Haydn Complete Works for Solo Keyboard”, Hochschule für Musik, Köln, Friday, 11 April 2014, 19:00 Uhr
Woszczyk, W., “The Virtual Haydn: Virtual Acoustics at the Service of Musical Performance and Recording”, Akademicka Inicjatywa Filmowo-Fonograficzna, Uniwersytet Muzyczny Fryderyka Chopina, Warszawa. 19 May 2014.
Woszczyk, W., “Acoustics of Hagia Sophia. Virtual and scientific approach to humanities and sacred space.” Invited Paper for the Aural Architecture Seminar at Stanford University supported by the Onassis Foundation (USA). https://auralarchitecture.stanford.edu. January 27, 2014.
“Active Acoustics Today: Challenges, Solutions, Applications,” The 132nd Audio Engineering Society Convention. Budapest, Hungary, Apr.-2012.
W. Woszczyk and D. Ko, “A New Active Acoustics System for Enhancing Musician’s Environment on Concert and Recording stages.,” presented at the The 162nd Acoustical Society of America Meeting, San Diego, USA, 2011.
“A New Active Acoustics System for Enhancing Musicians’s Performance on Concert and Recording Stages,” Technoblitz. Montreal, Canada, Nov.-2011.
W. Woszczyk, “Virtual Acoustics: Adaptable Environment for Musical, Theatrical, and Domestic Creation and Production” presented in “The Challenging Digital Media: The Performing Arts Conference” held at the University of Waterloo, Stratford Campus, Ontario (September 28-30, 2011).
W. Woszczyk, “Virtual Acoustics” presented at Nordic Sound Symposium XXV in Sarpsborg, Norway (September 22-25, 2011). The 25th anniversary of the symposium, hosted by the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation NRK), Oslo.
Wieslaw Woszczyk,“Active (virtual) acoustics in the service of music performance and recording”. Symposium coordinated with festival “Musica Electronica Nova”. Invited Plenary Talk at the 14th International Symposium on Sound Engineering and Tonmeistering ISSET 2011 in Wroclaw, Poland, in May 19-21, 2011.
W. Woszczyk, “A new Active Acoustics System for Enhancing Musicians’ Performance on Concert and Recording Stages”. Invited paper presented at 162nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in San Diego, October 31 – November 4, 2011, in the Session: “Variable Acoustics on Concert Stages”.
“Space Builder: A Comprehensive Production Tool for 22.2 Channel Sound Design,” The 40th Audio Engineering Society International Conference. Tokyo, Japan, Oct.-2010.
“Virtual Haydn: Recording and Performing in Virtual Acoustics,” The 127th Audio Engineering Society Convention. New York, USA, Oct.-2009.
W. Woszczyk, D. Ko, T. Beghin, M. de Francisco, J. Tusz, and R. Miller, “Virtual Acoustic Environments for Music Performance, Rehearsal, and Recording,” presented at the Acoustics, Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, EAA, SFA, Euro-Noise, Paris, France, 2008.
T. Beghin, M. de Francisco, D. Ko, W. Woszczyk, E. Helyard, R. Miller, and J. Tusz, “Virtual Acoustics and The Recording of Joseph Haydn’s Keyboard Music,” presented at the American Musicological Society, Quebec City 2007, Quebec city, Canada, 2007.
Production of concerts presented in Virtual Acoustics
MINI Concert in Virtual Acoustics featuring Juliana Urban (Baroque soprano) and Alexis Risler (archlute) with the music of Barbara Strozzi. CIRMMT Immersive Presence Lab A-820, Monday, 1 May 2017. Special private concert in Virtual Acoustics for the McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier to honor the Group of Prominent Women.
MINI Concert in Virtual Acoustics featuring Megan Micelli (soprano) and Patrick Hansen (piano) for Opera America Conference participants on May 19, 2016, presented in the MultiMedia Room of the Schulich School of Music of McGill University featuring the McGill Virtual Acoustics Technology (VAT).
Jazz Concert in Virtual Acoustics (with McGill Virtual Acoustics Technology) featuring “Eric Harding Quintet” during the closing ceremony of the 59th International Conference of the Audio Engineering Society on Sound Reinforcement held at McGill University, in The Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, MultiMedia Room, July 17, 2015.
Professor Tom Beghin’s third Live@CIRMMT performance in Virtual Acoustics at McGill. BEETHOVEN’S SONATAS OPUS 90 AND 106 (“HAMMERKLAVIER”) performed ON A STREICHER FORTEPIANO IN VIRTUAL ACOUSTICS. June 20 and 22, 2014 The two Live@CIRMMT concerts are a part of Montreal Baroque Festival, taking place in the MultiMedia Room of the Schulich School of Music.
Concert Improvisation “Improvising Space” in Virtual Acoustics featuring: John Butcher (UK), Jen Reimer, Max Stein and Adam Basanta in Improvised Performance presented with the VAT system (Virtual Acoustic Technology) in the MultiMediaRoom, in collaboration with Eric Lewis. June 9, 2014.
“Musical Cocktail in Virtual Acoustics” featuring Andrea Stewart, Cello Solo, performing Bach – Cello Suite no. 3 in C Major – Courant for McGill University Principal’s International Advisory Board Meeting. Oct. 22 – 2014 in the MultiMedia Room of the Schulich School of Music featuring the McGill Virtual Acoustics Technology.
Special Concert ‘Virtual Salon’ featuring Matt Haimovitz (cello), and Tom Beghin (fortepiano), in performance of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Sonata for Cello and Fortepiano in A Major, Opus 69 (1807/08). Presented by the Virtual Acoustic Technology (VAT) lab of McGill University for International Congress of Acoustics held 2-7 June 2013 at the Palais des congress in Montreal. The Virtual Salon was presented at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University in the MultiMedia Room, 527 Rue Sherbrooke st west, Montreal, June 5, 2013 (17:30 to 18:30).
Gili Loftus doctoral recital performed in virtual acoustics. Awarded 2014 Graduate Award celebrating Artistry in Performance to focus on Clara Schumann, the successful XIX century virtuoso performer and composer November 2013.
The “Virtual Salon” chamber concert – music by Joseph Haydn and Franz Schubert, as part of the Schulich School of Music’s ‘Year of Early Music’. Seven distinguished musicians gather for a special evening of chamber music performed in VIRTUAL ACOUSTICS. On the program: Schubert’s famous “Trout” Quintet, five of his “water” themed songs, as well as Haydn’s Trio Hob. XV: 13 and Quartet “Opus 33 Nr. 5.” The Virtual Salon offers some cutting-edge music making in a high-tech environment. Friday, February 3, 2012 at 7:30pm and Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 7:30pm in the MMR, MultiMedia Room, New Music Building, McGill University.
PERFORMERS: Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin & viola; Olivier Brault, violin & viola; Marjolaine Lambert, violin; Elisabeth Le Guin, cello; Nicolas Lessard, double bass ; Sanford Sylvan, baritone; Tom Beghin, fortepiano; Wieslaw Woszczyk, virtual acoustics architect.
The two fortepianos used are replicas by Chris Maene (Ruiselede, Belgium) of Anton Walter (Vienna, 1782) and Nannette Streicher (Vienna, 1808).
Virtual Acoustics serves Performance Practice
String Quartets in Virtual Acoustics (August 15-26, 2011). Choral experiments with Peter Schubert and the choir (Sept. 20, 2011) Baroque chamber and chorus with Valerie Kinslow. (November 24, 2011)
Concert “Earthly Musics in Celestial Spheres” with Group Sonde (Andrew Culver, Charles de Mestral, Lori Freedman, John Heward) performing new music improvisations in Virtual Acoustics featuring the VAT Lab in the MultiMedia Room with 120 audience members. September 17, 2010.
Laudatoria: Mini-concert and presentation of the McGill Virtual Acoustics Technology during the Laudatoria Gala Dinner with the performance by Professor Tom Beghin (fortepiano). October 30, 2010.
Concerts of Tom Beghin
The Virtual Haydn: Four Keyboards, Three Rooms
Two live concerts of Tom Beghin performing Haydn solo keyboard works on clavichord, fortepiano (with “stoss”-action, and with “prell”-action) and harpsichord in the virtual acoustics of Château Eszterháza (Fertod), Palais Lobkowitz (Vienne) and Château Ramezay (Montreal), reconstructed in the MultiMedia Room of the Schulich School of Music at McGill University.
Concerts: Friday, September 25th, 2009 and Saturday, September 26th, 2009.
Special HD video screening premiere of : Playing the Room: the Making of “The Virtual Haydn”.
The four-disc Blu-ray Box Set was produced by McGill University and released by Naxos as its first Blu-ray production (NBD 0001-04)
Mini-concert Lecture-Demonstration-Performance at the American Musicological Society (AMS), 73rd Annual Meeting, 1-4 November, 2007, in Quebec City. “Virtual Acoustics and the Recording of Joseph Haydn’s Keyboard Music’. Performance by Tom Beghin and Erin Helyard with the 1st partial VAT test system set up framing the stage.
Additional student activities in the period 2012-2017
Numerous in class sessions, collaborations of recording students and performers in the MMR, employing virtual acoustics to augment the aural environment for recordings and study of the role of acoustics in performance and recording.
Master-classes, rehearsals, music-video shoots, acoustic experiments in virtual acoustics involving all styles of music, from acoustic to electric, to improvisations and ad-hoc jam sessions.
Measurements of acoustic properties of the MMR, including the effects of inflatable and passive acoustic absorbers and diffusers.
Measurements of early sound fields, direct sounds, emulation of musical multi-directional radiators, feedback suppression and cancellation schemes, and other developments.
Technical Presentations of Virtual Acoustics at the « Open House in Virtual Acoustics »
Presentation and demonstration of McGill Virtual Acoustics Technology at the Workshop on Variable Acoustics to acousticians Robert Essert, Larry King, Todd Brooks, and Martin Pilchner (April 8, 2011).
Presentation and demonstration of McGill Virtual Acoustics Technology to distinguished guests John and Helen Meyer, CEO, Meyer Sound Laboratories, Berkeley, California, with Jerry Placken (Feb. 16, 2011)