Schedule

Saturday, February 10
Defining New Music

8:30am Registration
9:00am — 9:15am Welcome
9:15am — 10:15am Guest Speaker — Kyle Gann: “From Hits to Niches”
10:15am — 10:30am Break
10:30am — 12:30pm Panel Discussion — “The Importance of New Music — Our View Versus the Media View”
Moderator — Tim Brady, Morley Walker (Winnipeg Free Press), Gayle Young (Musicworks, editor), John Oliver (Earsay Productions), Mark Steinmetz (CBC), Tamara Bernstein (The Globe and Mail)
12:30pm — 2:00pm Networking Lunch 1
2:00pm — 4:00pm Panel Discussion — “Re-Presenting New Music”
T Patrick Carrabré (WSO Composer-in-Residence), Michel Levasseur (Victoriaville International New Music Festival), Réjean Beaucage (La Scena Musicale, new music editor), Jonathan Bunce (The Music Gallery), Paul McNally (McNally Robinson Booksellers)
8:00pm WSO New Music Festival Concert: Do Orchestras Dream of Egyptian Sheep?
Tickets for this event, or passes for the festival can be purchased from the WSO

Sunday, February 11
New Music Touring

9:30am — 11:30am Panel Discussion — “Integrating Media into a Successful Canadian Tour”
Roger Admiral, Shirley Elias (Manitoba Conservatory, formerly Debut Atlantic), DB Boyko (The Western Front), Paul Cram (Halifax), Walter Boudreau (SMCQ)
11:30am — noon CALQ Presentation
Stéphane Roy (officer)
noon — 1:15pm Networking Lunch 2
1:15pm — 2:30pm Workshop 1: New Music and Digital Distribution Technologies
Presenter: Jean-François Denis (empreintes DIGITALes, La Liste, electrocd.com)
2:45pm — 4:15pm Workshop 2: How to Maximize Media Impact With a Limited Budget
Presenter: Jackie Schreyer (formely WO Media Relations
4:30pm — 5:00pm Closing Plenary
8:00pm WSO New Music Festival Concert: Voices of the Land
Tickets for this event, or passes for the festival can be purchased from the WSO

All panel discussions and workshops will be in English.