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2021/22 research seminars

Upcoming events

Tue
25
Jan

Going North: collaborations with composers and engineers

In this seminar, celebrated Brazilian-Canadian pianist Luciane Cardassi will perform live for the audience and talk about the different paths music collaboration have opened in her artistic journey.

Wed
26
Jan

University of York Sound & Technology Network event

Part of our weekly Music Research Seminar series

Fri
28
Jan

Music Coding Collective, Spring week three

Coding session 2: More JavaScript and p5.js (continuing from previous session)

Tue
1
Feb

Pulsation, Groove, and Grime

Composer Florence Anna Maunders presents a guided exploration of her recent work, which draws upon influences from the worlds of drum 'n' bass, contemporary jazz, Persian folk music and American minimalism.

Wed
2
Feb

PGR Session

Part of our weekly Music Research Seminar series

Fri
4
Feb

Music Coding Collective, Spring week 4

Ben Eyes. Installation with Arduino, plus RedNet digital audio networking

Fri
11
Feb

Music Coding Collective, Spring week 5

Adrián Barahona Ríos. Machine learning for procedural audio

Fri
18
Feb

Music Coding Collective, Spring week 6

Kyle Worrall. Technical sound design in Unreal Engine, including syncing sound to animations

Fri
25
Feb

Music Coding Collective, Spring week 7

Coding session 3: JUCE for bridging audio and machine learning, part I

Fri
4
Mar

Music Coding Collective, Spring week 8

Jemily Rime: Quantum computer music

Fri
11
Mar

Music Coding Collective, Spring week nine

Philip Harrison: Research and high-performance computing for Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences

Fri
18
Mar

Music Coding Collective, Spring week 10

Coding session 4: JUCE for bridging audio and machine learning, part II

Wed
11
May
Wed
25
May

University of York Sound and Technology Network event

Part of our weekly Music Research Seminar series

Past events

Music Coding Collective, Spring week two

Friday 21 January 2022

Coding session 1: Introduction to JavaScript and p5.js

Songs at the Sacrifice: Text, Music and Meaning in the Late Medieval Mass

Wednesday 19 January 2022

Part of our weekly Music Research Seminar series

Talking with statues: language, memory and history in Hans Zender’s ‘composed interpretations’

Tuesday 18 January 2022

In 2010, Hans Zender commented on his creative reworkings of Schubert and Beethoven (among others): 'we always think that the past is past, but the past is not past, we can take it up again and send it in a different direction’. Can we? How? To what purpose? Join Dr Mark Hutchinson in this engaging seminar to find out.

Shzr Ee Tan (Royal Holloway) - Decolonising Music, Good Faith, (less)Safe Spaces and Brave Conversations

Wednesday 12 January 2022

Part of our weekly Music Research Seminar series

Improvising Sabor: Cuban Dance Music in New York

Wednesday 1 December 2021

Part of our Music Research Seminars series

Experimental approaches to composition, production and performance: Gazelle Twin

Tuesday 30 November 2021

Experimental composer and performer, Elizabeth Bernholz (aka Gazelle Twin) will discuss her work; sharing thoughts on how and why she pursues an alternative approach to composition, production and performance, with a focus on specific projects, including her recent collaboration with Ben Eyes for the A/V project 'Absent Sitter', commissioned by York Mediale / XR Stories in 2020.

Bespoke synth: A beginner's intro

Monday 29 November 2021

Tom Smith. Sonic Pi and Orca: Beginner's intro.

Music Coding Collective, Autumn week nine

Friday 26 November 2021

Coding session 3: Review of coding this term (people can/should ask to look over particular sketches/topics, to look at bugs in their code, etc.), and pointing forward to future topics.

Igor Contreras Zubillaga (University of Huddersfield): Sounding Democracy in Post-Francoist Spain

Wednesday 24 November 2021

Part of our Music Research Seminars series

CMRC Autumn Week 9 seminar: Mira Benjamin

Tuesday 23 November 2021

Why I’m once again ready to listen to more than intonation... (Research Narratives in the embodied practice of ‘microtonal' music) (In-person, with simultaneous Zoom link.)

Music Coding Collective, Autumn week eight

Friday 19 November 2021

Jemily Rime. Practitioners’ perceptions on the future of podcasting: An overview of content personalisation using artificial intelligence for an audio-based medium.

Composer, performer, curator… why not?

Tuesday 16 November 2021

In this session, cellist, music producer/curator, and composer, Lucy Railton, will discuss professional and creative identities and the the interpreter/creator clash.

Music Coding Collective: Voice and Accent

Friday 12 November 2021

Speaker organised by Sound and Technology Network. Speaker/title tbc

CMRC Autumn Week 7 seminar: PGR student research presentations: Robin Haigh and Loré Lixenberg

Tuesday 9 November 2021

PGR students Robin Haigh and Loré Lixenberg present their research. (In-person, with simultaneous Zoom link.)

Music Coding Collective, Autumn week six

Friday 5 November 2021

Philip Harrison. Sound-driven generative art with p5.js and Tone.js

Tim Crawford (Goldsmiths College): Doing real musicology with digital tools

Wednesday 3 November 2021

Postponed from October. Part of our weekly Music Research Seminars series

Music Coding Collective, Autumn week five

Friday 29 October 2021

Coding session 2a: Introduction to Tone.js

CMRC Autumn Week 5 seminar: Ed McKeon

Tuesday 26 October 2021

Making Art Public: Musicality and the Curatorial. (In-person with simultaneous Zoom link.)

Music Coding Collective, Autumn week four

Friday 22 October 2021

Integrating music inside of Unreal Engine: An overview of how to implement transitional and parallel music systems inside of Unreal Engine using Blueprints

Hilary Poriss (Northeastern University, US): Malibran, Divas, and Abuse in the Singing Profession

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Part of our weekly Music Research Seminars series

CMRC Autumn Week 4 seminar: Amandine Pras (in person) and Jonathan Kay (online)

Tuesday 19 October 2021

A Home Away From Home: Sounds of Jazz-Hindustani Conversations. (In-person with simultaneous Zoom link.)

Music Coding Collective, Autumn week three

Friday 15 October 2021

Coding session 1c: Tone.js

CMRC Autumn Week 3 seminar: Ceiri Torjussen

Tuesday 12 October 2021

New Tools of the Trade: Using Extended Instrumental Techniques and Custom-Made Sampled Instruments in Music for the Screen. (Online, via Zoom.)

Music Coding Collective, Autumn week two

Friday 8 October 2021

Coding session 1b: More JavaScript and p5.js (continuing from previous session)

CMRC Autumn Week 2 seminar: Christopher Fox

Tuesday 5 October 2021

'The beautiful and permanent forms of nature': thinking about musical meaning, abstraction and subject-matter. (In-person, with simultaneous zoom link.)

Music Coding Collective, Autumn week one

Friday 1 October 2021

Coding session 1a: Introduction to JavaScript and p5.js