Associated Artists
Hildegard Westerkamp
 
Nodes
Soundwalk
Performance
Acoustic_Ecology
Acousmatics
Interaction
Multichannel
Natural_World
Radio
  Sound Travels 2000
Festival 2000 - 2000
  Gibraltar Point Centre for the Arts, Toronto Canada
SOUNDWALKS: Clock tower at the Centre Island Ferry Terminal, Toronto Island, FREE DISCUSSIONS: Gibraltar Point Centre for the Arts, southwest end of Centre Island, Toronto Island, FREE PERFORMANCES: Gibraltar Point Centre for the Arts, southwest end of Centre Island, Toronto Island, $10, Students/Seniors $8 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS, SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2000 4pm Toronto Island Soundwalk - Meet at the clock tower at the Centre Island Ferry Terminal 5pm 8-Channel Sound Demonstration - with David Eagle and his aXiO 6pm Toronto Island Soundwalk - Meet at the clock tower at the Centre Island Ferry Terminal 6pm Discussion: Moving Sounds - with David Eagle, Kenneth Newby, Wende Bartley & Sarah Peebles 7pm RICHARD WINDEYER and DARREN COPELAND (Toronto) - The Toronto Sound Mosaic These two active members of the Canadian Association for Sound Ecology draw from experience with theatrical and acousmatic sound to explore the soundscape of Toronto's past and present. DAVID BEREZAN (Calgary) - Unheard Voices, Ancient Spaces This new work recently won awards from the Edmonton Composers Concert Society's Young Composers Competition and the Times/Play Competition. A Canadian composer to watch out for in the years ahead. 8pm SARAH PEEBLES (Toronto) - Where the Wild Things Went "Sarah Peebles has one of the most careful and subtle ears of any composer of musique concr¸te working today." - Terra Nova Journal (MIT Press) DAVID EAGLE (Calgary) - Prelude for aXiO and Audiobox Eagle's work is influenced by an interest in cycles and transformations observed in nature. He performs on an unusual electronic instrument called the aXiO which triggers sounds from a midi keyboard and moves them in space with a palm-rest joystick. WENDE BARTLEY (Toronto) - DreamSpin Bartley uses innovative sonic textures in her recent explorations of voice as sacred communicator and healer. 9pm KENNETH NEWBY (British Columbia) with U.S. poet Robert Anthony - Seasonal Round "Newby seamlessly blends the ancient with the modern and the acoustic with the electric [he] is the alchemist supreme of electroacoustic songscapes " - Alternative Press "a musical William Blake" - Heartbeats SCHEDULE OF EVENTS, SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2000 1pm Toronto Island Soundwalk - Meet at the clock tower at the Centre Island Ferry Terminal 2pm Discussion: The Composed Soundscape - with Hildegard Westerkamp, Richard Windeyer & Chantal Dumas 3pm RICHARD WINDEYER and DARREN COPELAND (Toronto) - The Toronto Sound Mosaic For details see Saturday, June 17 at 7pm. HILDEGARD WESTERKAMP (British Columbia) - Garden of the Sonic Labyrinth An accomplished composer, educator and radio artist, Westerkamp's use of environmental sound draws attention to the inner, hidden spaces of the environment we inhabit. "magical fusion of sounds" - The Globe and Mail "Westerkamp creates new possibilities for listening." - Pauline Oliveros 4pm HANS PETER STUBBE TEGLBJ®RG (Denmark) - Hanstholm In Hanstholm, this composer of instrumental and vocal works draws from the forceful winds and waves in a town located along Denmark's northwest coast. HILDEGARD WESTERKAMP (British Columbia) - Kits Beach Soundwalk A soundscape inquiry into a Vancouver beach not unlike the ones found on Toronto Island. DIRK VEULEMANS (Belgium) - Wind Veulemans' history with traditional folk groups across Europe and his study of instrument building led to this soundscape composition drawn from sounds recorded at the workrooms of the barrel-organ builder Verbeeck. HILDEGARD WESTERKAMP (British Columbia) - Talking Rain A subtle meditation on the rhythms and nuances of a keynote west coast sound. CHANTAL DUMAS (Montreal) - L'eau imposture Dumas is an award-winning sound artist (EAR '97 International Electroacoustic Competition, 7th Phonurgia Nova/France) who uses her favourite medium - radio - to explore methods of narration through sound.
Bibliographic Refs
Festival of Sound Art
Organisor
Funder Canada Council Millennium Fund, Cultural Human Resources Council, the Toronto Millennium Grants Program, the Toronto Arts Council, SOCAN, Show Pro, CBC Radio One and NOW Magazine. The Toronto Sound Mosaic is a CAB 2000 and Our Millennium participant.
 
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