Archive for the 'Organizations' Category

19
Oct
09

Lower the Boom

Lower the Boom is an acoustic ecology organization focused on identifying issues with extremely loud stereo systems in vehicles, and finding ways to address them in the community. While part of me likes the cars that go boom, part of me also sees how disruptive they can be.

11
Sep
07

Vancouver New Music

Vancouver New Music hosts regular shows as well as an annual festival.

11
Sep
07

Bang on a Can

Formed in 1987 by composers Michael Gordon, David Lang and Julia Wolfe, Bang on a Can is dedicated to commissioning, performing, creating, presenting and recording contemporary music. With an ear for the new, the unknown and the unconventional, Bang on a Can strives to expose exciting and innovative music as broadly and accessibly as possible to new audiences worldwide. And through its Summer Festival, Bang on a Can hopes to bring this energy and passion for innovation to a younger generation of composers and players.

11
Sep
07

Seattle Improvised Music

Founded in 2005, Seattle Improvised Music (SIM) is dedicated to developing and strengthening Seattle’s Improvised Music Community.
We present performances and workshops by musicians from Seattle and around the world, and facilitate other Improvised Music events and activities.

11
Sep
07

The International Documentation of Electroacoustic Music

The
International Documentation of Electroacoustic Music
contains:

Data about studios (Studios)
concerned with the production and/or the research and teaching of electroacoustic music
Data about works (Werkliste)
which have been produced or conceived at these studios.

11
Sep
07

Other Minds

Welcome to Other Minds, a global New Music community where composers, students, and listeners discover and learn about innovative music by composers from all over the world.

11
Sep
07

New West Electronic Arts & Music Organization

Founded in 1998, NWEAMO is an all volunteer, non-profit 501-c-3 organization dedicated to the promotion of music and inter-related arts that involve the creative use of computers and electronics, and to building a diverse community among electro-acoustic composers amd media artists throughout the world. We embrace all styles of electronic music, from works which involve turntables and “bent” electronics to those utilizing cutting-edge composition and synthesis programs such as Max/MSP, Super Collider, and Csound; Rock and Pop music; Ritual Dance Music, Music Concrete and Sound Collage; Performance Art and Multimedia Events; Ambient Music and Sound Installations; and Improvised and Process Music.