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Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium 2009

Improvisation, the Arts, and Social Policy

September 9-11, 2009

The 2009 Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium focused on exploring the influence improvisation has on shaping how and why music is performed and funded. The Colloquium featured: two keynote speeches; the launch of Hearing-Visions-Sonores (Guelph Extension), a multimedia art exhibit featuring the graphic scores of thirteen Canadian composers; talks and workshops with participants from thirteen different countries; and free concerts featuring Guelph Jazz Festival artists.

See bottom of page for links to the 2009 Abstracts & Bios and the original Call For Papers.


Keynotes

Performances


Archived Schedule of Events

Please click here to view an archived copy of the 2009 Schedule of Events.

Archived Abstracts and Bios

Please click here to view an archived copy of the 2009 Colloquium abstracts and bios.

Archived Call For Papers

Please click here to download an archived copy of the 2009 Colloquium Call For Papers in PDF form.

If people talked the way they drummed in improvisation, then I think the world would be a lot nicer…

– Youth participant, ICASP improvisation workshop