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SOUND AS ART 1 Recording & Editing workshop by Artistic Director Darren Copeland
April 20, 10 am - 5 pm, $100
Geared towards the budding sound artist, the visual and media artist exploring sound, the community radio programmer wanting to expand their possibilities, and those with a general interest in sound, this workshop will teach basic recording, editing, processing and mixing practices.
Micro-Radio Transmitter Workshop with Ian Jarvis
May 11, 2:00-5:00 pm, $55 (price includes parts for building micro-transmitter)
This workshop will let you experience what radio transmission is like on a minimum level that could also be developed into radio art and micro radio. The transmitter that the participant will make has only a very small radius of transmission.
Sound Production for Radio Producers, bloggers and podcasters with Darren Copeland
May 12, 11 am - 5 pm, $100
This workshop will highlight rules of thumb on how to get better quality interview recordings and how to clean up interview recordings in a workshop that goes from interview and field recording on location to editing, and concludes with creative strategies for mixing and arranging.
Live Coding Workshop and the Laptop Orchestra Jam by Ian Jarvis
The last Sunday of each month
May 26, Live Coding Workshop 10 am - noon, $10/person + Laptop Orchestra Jam noon-2pm, $5/person
Those attending the morning workshop get in free for the laptop jam
Come learn about music, digital sound, improvisation, laptop orchestras, and the programming language ChucK, with the basics of live coding workshop. Following the workshop will be an open form Laptop Orchestra Jam. No prior experience necessary - all ages and levels of experience welcome. The Workshop runs from 10-12, the Orchestra Jam will be from 12-2. Come for one or both, whatever suits your fancy. Note: those attending the morning workshop get in free for the afternoon jam. Bring your own laptop. Ian Jarvis is a Sound Artist Composer, Song Writer, and Media Producer from Toronto. He currently spits mad live code with the newly conceived group extramuros.
Darren Copeland is a
soundscape composer, radio artist, sound designer and concert producer.
He has studied electroacoustic composition under Barry Truax (Simon
Fraser University) and Dr. Jonty Harrison (University of Birmingham).
His concert works have received mentions in competitions (Vancouver New
Music, Luigi Russolo, Hungarian Radio, La Muse en Circuit, and
Phonurgia Nova) and appeared on compilation CD releases (Storm of
Drones, Radius #3, DISContact I & II, Lieu - Non Lieu, and
Soundscape Vancouver). Rendu Visible, a CD devoted to his work, is
available on the empreintes DIGITALes label.
Other works combine his
electroacoustic and theatrical backgrounds to break open disciplinary
boundaries between electroacoustics, radio art, and theatre. Highlights
include the adaptation of August Strindberg's A Dream Play (first radio
drama at CBC conceived for broadcast in Surround 5.1), the soundscape
documentaries Life Unseen and The Toronto Sound Mosaic, and a DORA
nominated soundtrack for Samuel Beckett's That Time.
In addition to composing, he
has written articles about listening and environmental sounds for
Electronic Cottage, Musicworks, Contact! (CEC), Soundscape: Journal of
Acoustic Ecology, and The Journal for Electroacoustic Music (Sonic Arts
Network) as well as CD, concert and book reviews for Musicworks, The
Whole Note, and Soundscape: The Journal of Acoustic Ecology.
Has a producer and
administrator, fond memories lie with Wireless Graffiti, a live-to-air
radio extravaganza in 1993 co-produced by Rumble Theatre and Vancouver
Pro Musica. After active histories with Vancouver Pro Musica, the
Standing Wave Ensemble, and the Communauté Électroacoustique
Canadienne/Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC) from 1990 to 1996,
he now serves on the board of the Canadian Association for Sound
Ecology (CASE) and is the Artistic Director for New Adventures in Sound