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McGill Colloquium 2011

The Ghost in the Machine: Technologies, Performance, Publics
2-3 February 2011
New Music Building at McGill University, Tanna Schulich Hallt

The Ghost in the Machine will focus on recent research and analysis into the diverse ways in which technological change has and continues to affect the meaning and experience of music in the long twentieth century.

Hosted by IPLAI, Improvisation, Community and Social Practice (SSHRC-MCRI) and the Schulich School of Music.

Keynote speakers and performers (events will take place in Tanna Schulich Hall):
Professor Georgina Born (University of Oxford)
Professor Paul Theberge (Carleton University)
Professor Tom Beghin (McGill University)
Dr. D. Andrew Stewart (Concordia University)

...partly because I know that’s the only way that we could solve a creative problem [using improvisation with children ranging in abilities] and what doesn’t work is trying to impose a template on the students who are not able to respond to that template.

– Pauline Oliveros (in working with Abilities First)