Saturday, May 24

8:15am — 9:00am Registration 3rd floor lobby
9:00am — 9:15am Musical Intervention #1: Joust
Scott Thomson (trombone) & John Oswald (alto sax)
3rd floor lobby
9:15am — 9:30am Opening remarks — Tim Brady, pres. CNMN 330
9:30am — 10:00am CNMN Keynote Address — Graham McKenzie, Huddersfield Festival (UK) 330
10:00am — 10:15am Coffee break 3rd floor lobby
10:15am — 11:45am Panel #1: Exploring Diversity
Ellen Waterman, Moderator
DB Boyko — Western Front (Vancouver)
John Gzowski — Composer (Toronto)
Clemens Merkel — Quatuor Bozzini (Montreal)
Alex Pauk — Esprit Orchestra (Toronto)
Graham McKenzie — Huddersfield Festival (UK)
11:45pm — 12:00pm Musical Intervention #2:
Christine Duncan (voice) & Nilan Perera (guitars, preparations, electronics)
3rd floor lobby
12:00pm — 1:00pm Lunch — included in registration fee 3rd floor lobby
1:00pm — 2:45pm Panel #2: Touring New Music — Canadian and International Realities
*Joint session with Cool Drummings conference*
Tim Brady, Moderator
Jarko Aikens — Muziekgebouw (Amsterdam)
Véronique Lacroix — Ensemble Contemporain de Montréal
Ana Lara, Musica Y Escena (Mexico)
Peter Hatch — Open Ears Festival (Kitchener)
Alan Pierson, Alarm Will Sound (USA)
Eve Egoyan, Pianist (Toronto)
Frank Druschel, Württemberg Chamber Orchestra
3:00pm — 5:00pm Concert — Toca Loca & McGill Percussion Ensemble (15$ for Forum registrants) Walter Hall
8:00pm — 10:00pm World Beats Concert (not included in Forum registration) MacMillan Theatre

Sunday, May 25

9:00am — 10:30am Panel #3: Dissemination
Lawrence Cherney, Moderator
Darren Copeland — NAISA (Toronto)
David Lang — Bang On A Can (New York)
David Pay — Music On Main (Vancouver)
Jean Piché — Videomusic (Montreal)
Andy Sheppard — CBC (Producer of the Signal)
10:30am — 10:45am Coffee break 3rd floor lobby
10:45am — 11:45am Workshop #1: Selling to a Festival Presenter
David Lang — Bang On A Can Festival (New York)
Vincent Ho — WSO New Music Festival (Winnipeg)
Graham McKenzie — Huddersfield Festival (UK)
Ellen Waterman — Guelph Jazz Festival
11:45am — 12:00pm Musical Intervention #3: James Bailey 3rd floor lobby
12:00pm — 1:30pm Lunch — included in registration fee 3rd floor lobby
1:30pm — 1:45pm Musical Intervention #4: Odradek Ensemble
James Bailey (radio broadcasting, found and homemade instruments), Michelangelo Iaffaldano (found and homemade instruments) & Andy Yue (synth, found and homemade instruments)
3rd floor lobby
1:45pm — 2:45pm Workshop #2: Selling to a Season Presenter
Jarko Aikens — Muziekgebouw (Amsterdam)
Michel Frigon — Innovations En Concert (Montreal)
2:45pm — 4:30pm Plenary Session 330
Forum 2008 Summary, Forum 2009 + other CNMN topics

*Subject to change without prior notification*