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.
exploring the role of sound in natural and cultural environments
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 […]
experience the audible side of nature, the vital and all-encompassing natural soundscape
May 25-27, Spring 2012 Recordists Campout at Crex Meadows, Wisconsin Contact: Paul Dickinson email@example.com, Ron Danielson firstname.lastname@example.org, or Rich Peet email@example.com Each year since 2003, a group of ten to twenty people has gathered for the purposes of sharing and recording natural sounds. The group […]
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 […]
Listen and look at Steve Jones’s November 12, 2001 Presentation and Soundwalk at UIC Behavioral Sciences Building: Steve Jones, Ph.D. – Walter Netsch: Education, Sound, Urban Space & Mobility Download Steve Jones’s slideshow for his talk: NetschSoundwalk2011 [PDF 1.3 MB] Listen to Alison Cuddy’s 1-minute […]
. . The American Society for Acoustic Ecology is pleased to announce: “Listening for the Future” July 9th, 10th & 11th, 2010 . This is the first ever national gathering of the ASAE membership and the general public hosted by the Midwest Society for Acoustic […]
The proceedings of “Listening for the Future” the American Society for Acoustic Ecology’s first-ever national symposium and retreat are to be published soon. Read a conference report published in the Sept/Oct WFAE Online Newsletter.