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Undergraduate Research Assistant

University of Guelph

Brandon Carroll is an undergraduate student at the University of Guelph where he is completing a degree in French Studies. He first worked with ICASP in 2009 as a French Translator for Hearing-Visions-Sonores. In addition to his work with ICASP, Brandon is the Journal Manager of Synergies Canada, an open access journal which promotes French as an international language of scientific research. Brandon also studied Piano, Music History and Theory at the Royal Conservatory of Music and now maintains a teaching studio in Guelph.

Improvisation is, simply put, being and living this very moment. No one can hide in music, and improvising in music is to be truly in this very moment and being completely yourself, with all your qualities and faults. It is probably the most honest state for a human being to be in.

– John McLaughlin in an interview with Daniel Fischlin.