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Panel: Improvisation and Music Theory


Published: 2013-05-24

VIDEO: Footage of the paper presentations for the panel on Improvisation and Music Theory. Panelists include Vincent Benitez (Pennsylvania State University), Massimiliano Guido (McGill University), Chris Stover (New School), Paul Steinbeck (Washington University at St. Louis). The panel is chaired by Brian Lefresne. This panel is held at the Boarding House for the Arts (6 Dublin St., Guelph).

Available Files

  • Summit_2013_Day_2_Panel_Improvisation_and_Music_Theory_full.mp4

    684 MB | video/mp4


So one of the things that improvisation has come to mean in the context of highly technological performance is that improvisation is the last claim to the legitimate presence of a human in the performance of music.

– Bob Ostertag