Canadian composer, author, music educator, and â€˜father of acoustic ecologyâ€™ dies at 88 The Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology is saddened to learn that Canadian composer, author, music educator, and â€˜father of acoustic ecologyâ€™ Raymond Murray Schafer, died at his home in Southern Ontario on …
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You are invited to participate in
World Listening Day 2016
This yearâ€™s theme is â€œSounds Lost and Foundâ€
- Celebrate the listening practices of the world and the ecology of its acoustic environments;
- Raise awareness about the growing number of individual and group efforts that creatively explore Acoustic Ecology based on the pioneering efforts of the World Soundscape Project, World Forum for Acoustic Ecology, La Semaine du Son, Deep Listening Institute, among many others;
- Design and implement educational initiatives that explore these concepts and practices.
Among the many global and local events planned is #SoundCon x World Listening Day â€œSounds Lost and Foundâ€ virtual symposium on July 17-18. Please submit your presentation proposal by July 10, 2016. This symposium is a live, online broadcast of presentations on the theme of “Sounds Lost & Found.” Watch the presentations to be recorded and archived onÂ YouTube LIVE.
World Listening Day is an initiative of the World Listening Project (WLP) with the support of Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology and Biosphere Soundscapes. Please “Like” the updates on the WLP’s Facebook Page. Follow the WLP on Twitter and use the #WLD2016 hashtag for World Listening Day activities by our members.