Schedule

Friday, February 27

8:15am — 9:00am Registration
9:00am — 9:30am Opening remarks
Tim Brady, President, CNMN
Gaétan Bell, President, FAMEQ
Allan Bell, President, CMC
Pierrette Gingras, General Manager, SMCQ
9:30am — 10:00am Keynote Address — Music, Society and Education — R Murray Schafer
10:00am — 10:25am Break
10:25am — 10:45am Demonstration #1 — Face Chamber Orchestra — Conductor, Theodora Stathopoulos (Montréal)
10:45am — 11:15am Case Study #1 — Learning and Participation in the Context of a Contemporary Music Ensemble
Nancy Evans — Education Manager, BCMG (UK)
11:15am — 11:45am Portrait #1 — New Music in the Canadian Choral Landscape
Patricia Abbott — Executive Director, Association of Canadian Choral Communities (Montréal)
11:45am — 12:00pm Demonstration #2 — Concerto Della Donna — Director, Iwan Edwards
12:00pm — 1:30pm Lunch — included in registration fee
1:30pm — 2:30pm Round Table #1 — Creative Music Education: the Key to the Future
Moderator: Louise Campbell, clarinetist / educator / member of the CNMN board of directors
Mary Dinn — President, CMEA (St John’s)
Iwan Edwards — Artistic Director, Concerto Della Donna (Montréal)
Tawnie Olson — Composition Instructor, ACES Educational Center for the Arts (New Haven, USA)
Valerie Peters — Professor of Music Education, Université Laval (Quebec City)
Theodora Stathopoulos — President, QMEA / Educator, FACE (Montréal)
2:30pm — 2:45pm Portrait #2 — Audience Development in Orchestras
Katherine Carleton — Executive Director, Orchestras Canada (Toronto)
2:45pm — 3:00pm Portrait #3 — Composition and Musical Creativity in the Quebec Education System
Valerie Peters — Professor of Music Education, Université Laval (Quebec City)
3:00pm — 3:30pm Break
3:30pm — 3:45pm Case Study #2 — Hommage à Vivier
Pierrette Gingras — General Manager, SMCQ (Montréal)
3:45pm — 4:00pm Case Study #3 — Music From Scratch
Jerry Pergolesi — Artistic Director, Contact Contemporary Music (Toronto)
4:00pm — 4:30pm Case Study #4 — New Music and Community
Gilles Mottet — Composer / Director, Pourquoi pas… co-incidence? (Nice)
4:30pm — 5:30pm Round Table #2 — Audience Development: Creative Music Strategies
Moderator: Patricia Abbott — Executive Director, Association of Canadian Choral Communities (Montréal)
René Bosc — Composer / Head of Music, Radio-France (Paris)
Coat Cooke — Artistic Director, New Orchestra Workshop Society (Vancouver)
Nancy Evans — Education Manager, BCMG (UK)
Matt Haimovitz — Cellist / Educator, McGill University (Montréal)
Alex Pauk — Composer / Music Director and Conductor, Esprit Orchestra (Toronto)

Saturday, February 28

8:30am — 9:00am Registration
9:15am — 9:45am Portrait #4 — Canadian Repertoire For Young Musicians
Elizabeth Bihl — Executive Director, national office, Canadian Music Centre (Toronto)
Mireille Gagné — Director, CMC Quebec (Montréal)
9:45am — 10:00am Case Study #5 — Composing For Young Musicians: Experiences with School Bands and Choirs
Allan Bell — Composer / Professor, University of Calgary
10:00am — 10:15am Case Study #6 — Composing With Young Musicians
Tawnie Olson — Composition Instructor, ACES Educational Center for the Arts (New Haven, USA)
10:15am — 10:30am Demonstration #3 — Ear Cleaning and Improvisation Pedagogy in the High School Classroom
Douglas Friesen — Music Instructor, Rosedale Heights School of the Arts (Toronto)
10:30am — 11:00am Break
11:15am — 12:00pm Round Table #3 — Creative Music, Education and Society: a Critical Connection
Moderator: Nicole Doucet — Director of Arts Disciplines, Canada Council for the Arts (Ottawa)
Claude de Grandpré — Artistic Director, Théâtre Hector-Charland (L’Assomption)
Raffi Armenian — Director, Conservatoire de musique de Montréal
Emmanuel Bigand — Professor Cognitive Psychology, Institut Universitaire de France / Director LEAD (Dijon)
R Murray Schafer — Composer & Music Educator (Indian River)
12:00pm — 12:15pm Case Study #7 — The Importance of Music Education In Our Classroom
Ann La Plante — General Manager, Alliance For Canadian New Music Projects
12:15pm — 1:30pm Lunch — included in registration fee
1:30pm — 2:00pm Portrait #5 — New Music and Presenters Networks
Barbara Scales — Owner & Director, Latitude 45 Arts Promotion Inc (Montréal)
Angela Drainville-Ashick — Director, CAPACOA / General Manager, Classic Theatre (Cobalt)
2:00pm — 2:30pm Demonstration #4 — Creative Music Technology
Blue Yeti — Magnolya Roy & Jean-Michel Couturier (France)
2:30pm — 2:45pm Demonstration #5 — Musicolateur
Félix Boisvert — Composer (Montréal)
2:45pm — 3:15pm Break
3:15pm — 4:15pm Plenary Session — Forum 2009 Summary, Forum 2010 in Vancouver
4:15pm — 4:45pm CNMN General Assembly