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Music West Coast Conference of Music Theory and Analysis 2017-04-23 09:00:00

The annual meeting of this organization with presentations by music theorists about a wide variety of topics. The West Coast Conference of Music Theory and Analysis was founded in 1992. Its principal purpose is to assist with the dissemination of scholarly work in music theory, analysis, and related fields, and to provide music scholars with opportunities to make contact with others in their field.


8:00-9:00 AM Coffee and Conference Registration

9:00 AM-12:00 PM New Analytic Models, Harald Krebs, University of Victoria, chair

  • “Plainchant and Unicorns: What Fuzzy Set Theory Can Say about Musical Ontology”, Kristen Wallentinsen, University of Western Ontario
  • “The Mode of Activity: Empowering a Neglected Pattern-Type through Formalization and Demonstration”, Matthew Schullman, University of Oklahoma
  • “An Analytic Framework for Metric Multivalence: Toward a Theory of Phrase Structure in Twentieth-Century Chamber Music”, Grant Sawatzky, University of British Columbia
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Rm. B037, B-Wing
Times 09:00:00 to 12:00:00

Free admission

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Music AVENTA PRESENTS: (D)Tourner 2017-04-23 20:00:00

Aventa Ensemble
Bill Linwood, conductor
Aiyun Huang, percussion

Patrick Giguère – Insularité III : plenitudes et envies *
David Eagle – As mountain winds *
Bertrand Dubedout – ZAZPIAK Z
Philippe Leroux – (D)Tourner *

* Premiere performance

Aventa is proud to welcome virtuoso percussionist Aiyun Huang (QC) in the premiere of Leroux’s 2017 work, (D)Tourner.

Aventa presents new works from Philippe Leroux (FR/CDN), David Eagle (AB) and Patrick Giguère (QC), alongside the dazzling ZAZPIAK Z by Bertrand Dubedout (FR). Leroux, possessing a keen understanding of instrumental capabilities and the delicate relationship that exists between live musicians and electronics, continues to push the boundaries of what is possible for the modern ensemble.

Pre-concert talk at 7:15 p.m. Tickets available online and at the door.
More info at aventa.ca

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Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing
Times 20:00:00 to 22:00:00


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