[ 11. Juni 2012 ]

CALL – Call for Interactive Keyboard Symposium, SPR, Goldsmiths, London – Deadline 22nd June

Von: john drever
Datum: 10. Juni 2012 22:10:03 MESZ
Betreff: Call for Interactive Keyboard Symposium, SPR, Goldsmiths,
London – Deadline 22nd June

Open Call for Papers, Presentations and Pieces:

The Interactive Keyboard Symposium

Unit for Sound Practice Research (SPR)
Music Department, Goldsmiths, University of London

9 – 11 November 2012 November
9th: Royal Music Association Study Day

Goldsmiths, University of London, Music Department will be hosting an
international symposium focusing on the research, composition, and
performance of live interactive electroacoustic music for piano and
other keyboards with specific emphasis on the Disklavier.

Confirmed speakers include: Jean-Claude Risset, Directeur de recherche
émérite, CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique,
Marseille, France), Detlef Heusinger, Artistic Director of the
Experimental Studio, Freiburg, Germany and Gerhard Winkler, composer,
researcher and head of CRIMMS (Center for Research in Interactive
Music and System-Theory, Salzburg, Austria).

Invited Performer: Rei Nakamura, multi-media solo pianist, Freiburg.

Proposals are invited for individual papers, compositions and
performances relevant to the themes of the conference.

These include:

Use of Piano, Disklavier, and all other keyboard practice,
specifically using Live Electronics Interactive Practice and
Aesthetics Generative methods, especially proposals relating to the
‚Live Algorithms‘ agenda Improvisation using live electronics
Performance Strategies Liveness Composer and Performer Collaboration

Submission Guidelines:
All proposals should be sent via email and must include the following:
Author name(s) with email addresses, institutional affiliation, and
address for each author. A PDF or Word file containing: title and
(Maximum: 300 words) attached to the email. You should indicate whether
the proposal is for a paper, performance presentation, or a composition/
performance, or for both presentation and performance.
All proposals should clearly describe the topic of the presentation and
illustrate the aims, research questions and significance of the work.
Those sending in pieces for performance or presentation should
include a
SoundCloud/YouTube/DropBox link to their recordings. If there is no
recording available please include examples of previous work.
should be sent to:

Tina Krekels: tkrekels@t-online.de


Submissions will receive an automated acknowledgement. We will confirm
acceptance in the latter half of June, 2012. Papers and practical
should last 20 minutes in length allowing 10 minutes for questions or
commentary at the end.

Reading panel: Dr Atau Tanaka, Dr Michael Young, Alistair Zaldua, Tom

The following equipment can be offered for those submitting for

Disklavier Yamaha DS4 Pro
4 Genelec 8050A loudspeakers
2 AKG 414 Microphones
C-ducer contact microphones
Allen and Heath Mixing Desk outputting to 4 loudspeakers

If chosen for performance, composers/performers must provide their own
sound cards/interfaces in connecting their computers to the mixing

The Symposium costs £25. £10 will be refunded to members of the RMA and
Goldsmiths students who are present during the study day (Friday, 9th
November). The fee allows attendance to all presentations and concerts.

Supported by donors of the Goldsmiths’ Annual Fund,the Unit for Sound
Practice Research (SPR), Goldsmiths, and the Austrian Cultural Forum.

Organisers: Alistair Zaldua, Tom Mudd, Tina Krekels, Dr Atau Tanaka, Dr
Michael Young, and Dr John Drever.