[Pdmtl] A lecture by Hildegard Westerkamp at Concordia University
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*The Performing Arts Research Cluster (Le PARC)* of Concordia
Institute *for Arts, Culture, and Technology will have the pleasure to host
sound artist/composer *Hildegard Westerkamp for lecture/seminar *at Le PARC
*Friday, October 27th, 2017 from 2:00pm until 4:00pm*.
This event is free and open to the public. Please join us at on the 11th
floor of the EV Buidling, Concordia Univeristy.
1515 Rue Sainte-Catherine W.
EV Building, 11.455
Montréal, Quebec H3G 2W1
Whether as a composer, educator, or radio artist most of Hildegard’s work
since the mid-seventies has centred around environmental sound and acoustic
She has taught courses in Acoustic Communication at Simon Fraser University
(1981-91) in Vancouver (BC) and is giving lectures and conducting
soundscape workshops internationally.
She is a founding member of the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology (WFAE,
1993) and was the editor of The Soundscape Newsletter between 1991 and ’95
and is now on the editorial committee of Soundscape—The Journal of Acoustic
Ecology, a new publication of the WFAE. Her compositions have been
performed and broadcast in many parts of the world. The majority of her
compositions deal with aspects of the acoustic environment: with urban,
rural or wilderness soundscapes, with the voices of children, men and
women, with noise or silence, music and media sounds, or with the sounds of
different cultures, and so on. She has composed film soundtracks, sound
documents for radio and has produced and hosted radio programs such as
Soundwalking and Musica Nova on Vancouver Co-operative Radio.
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/135512897172263/
Upcoming performance at Akousma Festival:
This lecture is in collaboration with the Festival Akousma 14, Concordia
University, Music Department, and Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and
Technology at Concordia.
See official event here:
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