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*