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{ Tag Archives } 2012

Happy 2013! Announcing New Members, Journal, Honors & Awards

A lot of things are happening in the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology, here’s a list that includes some things you can do.

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Sounds from Water Music on Soundcloud

Water Music on the Beach – compositions and scores that reflect, react to, or personify the sounds of water, presented by 6018North.

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WSIU to Host Fall Soundwalk on Tuesday, October 23

WSIU to Host Fall Soundwalk on Tuesday, October 23 for the general public with the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology. Dave Armstrong, host of the WSIU Radio program Sounds Like Radio, will lead the soundwalk, which is being presented in association with the SIU College of Mass Communication & Media Arts’ Imagined Geographies Initiative.

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Invitation to Improvisation: Water Music

This musical series responds to and highlights Chicago’s location next to water. From compositions and scores involving multiple performers to solo performances, this series highlights music that reflects, reacts to, or personifies the sounds of water. Essential to existence yet abundant, water is both profoundly symbolic and an elemental material. The performances – sited near water – draw metaphorically and/or actually from the sounds of water.

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The Global Composition Conference, July 25 – 28, 2012

The Global Composition Conference on Sound, Media, and Environment is happening, July 25 – 28 at Hochschule Darmstadt in Dieburg, Germany. In the program, Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology members Jay Needham and Eric Leonardson perform Chronography: Animal on Friday, July 27, in the Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt (IMD), at 603qm Alexanderstr. 264283 Darmstadt (Atelier Elektronik). […]

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Spring 2012 Recordists Campout [RCO_2012]

May 25-27, Spring 2012 Recordists Campout at Crex Meadows, Wisconsin Contact: Paul Dickinson pd@goshyes.com, Ron Danielson type@uwm.edu, or Rich Peet richpeet@comcast.net Each year since 2003, a group of ten to twenty people has gathered for the purposes of sharing and recording natural sounds. The group has included sound artists, composers, birders, biologists, naturalists, media educators, […]

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New Release from the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology

THE EMPTY SPACE : Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology / World Listening Project A joint release by The World Listening Project and The Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology, The Empty Space is now available on the Wandering Ear net.label. Launched in 2006, Wandering Ear is dedicated to releasing field recording-oriented audio from around the world.. The […]

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The Global Composition – Early bird registration deadline extended until May 24, 2012!

For the conference “The Global Composition” (July 25-28 in Darmstadt, Germany) the “Early Bird” registration deadline was extended until May 24, 2012. Take advantage of a reduced conference fee by registering at the latest by May 24: http://www.the-global-composition-2012.org/registration.html

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Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore – City Creatures Project, May 26

MSAE is delighted to be partnering with Dave Aftandilian, ASAE member and Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Texas Christian University and Gavin Van Horn, Regional Director, Center for Humans and Nature . Together, they are collaborating on The City Creatures Project. The City Creatures Project will be embarking on a  day of discovery and inspired listening at the Indiana Dunes National […]

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SIU launches Antarctica, Imagined Geographies

  My colleagues Gary Kolb, Dr. Peter Lemish and Megan Lotts and I have been busy over the past several months preparing a large scale initiative here in Carbondale centering on Antarctica. The initiative features lectures, films, panel discussions an installation and  a concert event.  Many of these events may be of special interest to […]

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