exploring the role of sound in natural and cultural environments

American Society for Acoustic Ecology

Birds, Bikes & Beer – Saturday, 9/16

Birds, Bikes & Beer – Saturday, 9/16

Norman W. Long (MSAE) and Sara Zalek (Butoh Chicago) will lead a soundwalk focusing on movement with nature.

Night Out in the Parks Programming & Summer Soundwalks

Night Out in the Parks Programming & Summer Soundwalks

This summer we had an array of thematic soundwalks led by our wonderfully talented team of teaching artists. All soundwalks were supported by fellow NOITP program, Inferno Mobile Recording Studio.

Welcome, Jonathan Eiseman as Co-Chair!

Welcome, Jonathan Eiseman as Co-Chair!

Succeeding Christopher Preissing as Co-chair of the MSAE is Jonathan Eiseman, soundscape ecologist, musician and supporting member of the MSAE since 2015.

Thank you, Christopher Preissing!

Thank you, Christopher Preissing!

Please join us in thanking Christopher Preissing for his leadership and involvement during his term as Co-chair of the MSAE. Over the years, Chris has contributed his time and effort to growing the listening community at large, and has made an enduring impact on MSAE. Chris will continue as a valued member of the MSAE as he directs NON:op Open Opera Works, an art non-profit in Chicago.

We are grateful for all of your work and look forward to following and supporting all of your future endeavors that we are confident will be nothing short of successes!

April-June 2015 WFAE News Quarterly

The April-June 2015 WFAE News Quarterly is now online. This issue focuses on of WFAE affiliate news; a tribute to Peter Grant; a call for papers for publication in Soundscape: The Journal of Acoustic Ecology, Balance-Unbalance 2015, and a summary of recent research projects.

Join us for a meeting of the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology

Jay Needham performs This is a Recording, a work for radio and video.

World Listening Day at the Douglas Center for Environmental Education

Join the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology, World Listening Project, and Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore to celebrate World Listening Day at the Douglas Center for Environmental Education. MSAE member and School of the Art Institute of Chicago instructor Monica Ryan will lead a soundwalk in […]

World Listening Day, July 18, 2013

World Listening Day has been happening annually on July 18, since 2010, and the fourth annual World Listening Day happens on Thursday, July 18. The purposes of World Listening Day are: ·      To celebrate the practice of listening as it relates to the world around […]

New England Forum for Acoustic Ecology Presents Eric Leonardson

The New England Forum for Acoustic Ecology (NEFAE) present talks, a reception, and concert featuring special guest Eric Leonardson and members of NEFAE. Leonardson is the founder and member of the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology.