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Concerts: Additional Information

For more details regarding evening concerts, including performer biographies, venue addresses, and links to purchase tickets, click here. Many of our artists are also hosting daytime workshops and/or panels as listed below.

Afternoon Concerts

Afternoon concerts will feature performances by WRCMS participants. Several participants will be competing as part of the Contemporary Performance Prize.

Admission: Pay-what-you-can or by donation.

Directions: The Robert Langen Art Gallery is located in the Laurier Library at 75 University Ave W, Waterloo. After entering the library, turn left on the ground floor. Room 318 is located in the John Aird Building (Faculty of Music), on the third floor. Parking is available either in the University’s pay and display lots near the Faculty of Music, or as street parking on Lester St (just off of Seagram).

Workshops/Panels: Additional Information

All workshops will be held at Wilfrid Laurier University in the John Aird Building (Faculty of Music). Audience questions are welcome!

Admission: Pay-what-you-can or by donation.

Curating Improvisation

Hosted by: Kathryn Ladano and Richard Burrows
Room: A221

Kathryn and Richard, both members of acclaimed improvising ensemble Stealth and current Artistic Directors of local new music organizations NUMUS Concerts and OpenEars respectively, discuss how they incorporate improvisation into their curatorial decisions.

Creating Opportunities

Hosted by: Andrzej Tereszkowski, Gabriel Dharmoo, Ivana Jokic, Jeffrey Stonehouse
Room: A221

Our panelists will share their journeys in which they have created opportunities to move forward in the world of music, ranging from founding and running a professional performing ensemble to putting together a contemporary music festival.

Navigating Opportunities and the Commissioning Process

Hosted by: Gabriel Dharmoo, James O’Callaghan, Jeffrey Stonehouse, Kathryn Ladano
Room: A221

Every musician interested in new music knows that at some point in their career, they will come across a situation where they will either be commissioned, or commission a work from someone else. These seasoned professionals and veterans of the commissioning process and other musical opportunities offer their experiences from all sides of the commissioning process: as performers, composers, and artistic directors.

Isomorphisms: Electroacoustic and Acousmatic Practice

Hosted by: James O’Callaghan and Jeffrey Stonehouse
Room: A432

James and Jeffrey will share a composer’s and performer’s insights into their electroacoustic and acousmatic practices.

Pop vs Electroacoustic: Cross-Disciplinary Music-Making Realities

Hosted by: members of Future States
Room: A221

As musicians who dabble in different music worlds, it can be a challenge to navigate between the two and even integrated them together. Members of Future States band invite us into their cross-disciplinary music worlds and the realities they face in navigating between them.

Identity and Gender in Music

Hosted by: Cheryl Duvall, Dobrochna Zubek, Gabriel Dharmoo, Ilana Waniuk, Ivana Jokic, Jeffrey Stonehouse, Kathryn Ladano
Room: A221

Panelists will discuss the impact of identity and gender in their music-making.