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AMIS 2022 Day Pass

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AMIS 2022 PROGRAM


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8

10:00 amRegistration table open (Canada Music Square)
Self-guided and guided visits to Studio Bell and recording facilities
6:00 pmAMIS Board dinner and meeting (offsite)
7:00 pmMeet and Greet at The King Eddy

THURSDAY, JUNE 9

8:45 amWelcoming remarks: Andrew Mosker
SESSION 1ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS PART 1SESSION CHAIR: JESSE MOFFATT
9:00 amHugh Le Caine’s Electronic Sackbut, 1946 to 1954Gayle Young
9:30 amThe Electronic Sackbut ProjectTom Everrett
10:00 amThe Tape Recorder as a Musical Instrument: Placing Hugh Le Caine’s Special Purpose Tape Recorders in Context.James Mooney
10:30 amCoffee Break (25 mins)
SESSION 2WORLD INSTRUMENTSSESSION CHAIR: JAYME KURLAND
11:00 amContemporary Innovations for the Đàn Bầu Monochord in the Canadian-Vietnamese DiasporaLisa Beebe
11:30 amApache Fiddles: Tradition, Forced Assimilation, Commerce, and MuseumsKen Moore
12:00 pmThe Puerto Rican Tiple Requinto Costero: From the Museum Collection to its RevivalWilliam Cumpiano, Noraliz Ruiz, and Norman Storer Corrada (Remote Presentation)
12:30 pmLunch Break (90 mins on your own)
12:30 pmJAMIS Editorial Board Meeting
SESSION 3PRESERVING MUSICAL ASSETSSESSION CHAIR: ANDREW MOSKER
2:00 pmPreserving and Sharing the EMI Music Canada Archive at the University of Calgary Annie Murray, Robb Gilbert, Elizabeth-Anne Johnson, David Jones, Andy Nichols, and Kathryn Ruddock (Roundtable Presentation)
3:00 pmHistoric Cardboard and Metal Discs RevisitedHeike Fricke
3:30 pmCoffee Break (25 mins)
SESSION 4WIND INSTRUMENTSSESSION CHAIR: JANET PAGE
4:00 pmA Flute by Any Other Name: The Uncommon and Curious Dolzflöte Patrick Connor Dittamo
4:30 pmTone, Technique, and Technology: Nineteenth-Century Debates on Italian Flutes Samantha Tripp
5:00 pmA Breath of Modernity! Camille Saint-Saëns and Wind Instruments Fabien Guilloux and Emanuele Marconi (Remote Presentation)
7:00 pmBar open
7:30 pmDoors open to Performance Hall
8:00 pmConcert: Silent Movie featuring Chris Maric performing on the Allen Theater Organ
Join us for an evening of laughter, intrigue, and drama in this special presentation of two classic Buster Keaton silent films Cops and Sherlock Jr. Watch as these classic films come to life as multi-instrumentalist Chris Maric provides a live soundtrack using National Music Centre’s Allen Theatre Organ. Maric will act as a one-man orchestra, accompanying the genius of Buster Keaton. The performance will encompass several variations of original compositions, as well as improvisations.
Chris Maric is a multi-instrumentalist known for his truly unique and passionate musical style. As a performer, composer and educator, he has demonstrated his talents to a wide variety of audiences, crossing paths with practically any musical genre and style. He has also worked with a vast array of artists and organizations, continually surprising audiences with fresh performances.
Cops (1922): 18 min - Buster Keaton plays a young man who accidently gets on the bad side of the entire LAPD during a parade and chased all over town
Sherlock Jr. (1924): 45 min - Buster Keaton plays a movie theater projectionist and janitor who dreams of becoming a famous detective

FRIDAY, JUNE 10

SESSION 5ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS PART 2SESSION CHAIR: ADAM FOX
9:00 amRebuilding the 5th Triad A Range Jason Tawkin
9:30 amFrom Datasheet to Dancefloor: The Elektron Sid Station David Jones
10:00 amThe Pervasive use of English in Electronic Music Instrument Design and its Effect on Non-native Speakers Pablo Dodero
10:30 amCoffee Break (25 mins)
SESSION 6BANJOS AND HARPSSESSION CHAIR: JIMENA PALACIOS
11:00 amWhat is an Early Banjo? An Exploration of an Instrument’s Relationship to Organology and Ethnomusicology Kristina Gaddy and Pete Ross
11:30 amThe Mysterious Affair of Queen Marie Antoinette’s Harp: A Case for the Harp Detective Fanny Guillaume-Castel
12:00 pmThe Hochbrucker Family and the Adoption of the Pedal Harp before 1760 Mike Baldwin and Lewis Jones (Remote Presentation)
12:30 pmLunch Break and Annual General Meeting (90 min with lunch delivery option)
SESSION 7MUSICAL ENGAGEMENTSESSION CHAIR: HEIKE FRICKE
2:00 pmArching Post-1960 Musics: Four Experiences of Engagement Valentina Bertolani, You Nakai, Luisa Santacesaria, and Gayle Young (Roundtable Presentation)
2:30 pmHistorical Instruments in Virtual Acoustic Environments: A Framework for the Generation of Interactive Virtual Acoustic Objects and Multimodal Organological Datasets Dominik Ukolov
3:30 pmCoffee Break (25 mins)
SESSION 8THE VIOLIN FAMILYSESSION CHAIR: MATTHEW ZELLER
4:00 pmThe Serafin Violinmaker Family: Macro to Micro Level Approach for the Study of Two Violins Held in the Correr Museum in Venice Chaehoon Lee
4:30 pmHexagram or Star of David? A Modern Interpretation of Markneukirchen Violin Inlays Under the Microscope Stella Smith
5:00 pmTuning, Timbre, and Technique: Reconsidering the 19th-Century Double Bass Shanti Nachtergaele
7:00 pmBar open
7:30 pmDoors open to Performance Hall
8:00 pmConcert: Robin Hatch performing on The Original New Timbral Orchestra (TONTO)

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

SESSION 9MISC. TOPICSSESSION CHAIR: KEN MOORE
9:00 amGeorge Hooper Mead: One of Canada’s First Instrument Makers, 1827-1851 Francis Lapointe
9:30 amItalian Non-sounding Musical Instruments in the Age of the Marvelous: Functional Objects Without Function Arianna Rigamonti
10:00 am“Clicking the Ivory” – A.M. Virgil's Tekniklavier Revisited Jörg Holzmann and Patrick Speckamp (Remote Presentation)
10:30 amCoffee Break (25 min)
SESSION 10GUITARSSESSION CHAIR: JONATHAN SANTA MARIA
11:00 amThe Instrumental Women of Fender Jayme Kurland
11:30 amNew Soundscapes on the “Ligeti guitar”: Chopin, Kurtág and Saariaho Katalin Koltai (Lecture-Recital)
12:00 pm“I Can’t Turn Off What Turns Me On.” A Queer Phenomenology and the St. Vincent Signature Electric Guitar Erin A. Fitzpatrick (Remote presentation)
12:30 pmLunch Break (90 min on your own)
SESSION 11EARLY AMERICAN INSTRUMENTSSESSION CHAIR: DARCY KURONEN
2:00 pmThe Theology, Utility, and Aesthetics of Using Musical Instruments in Early American Psalmody Maxine Fawcett-Yeske
2:30 pmThe Early Piano in America, 1745–1810 Thomas Strange
3:00 pmAn Ancient American Piano with Clues About Piano Origins John Watson
3:30 pmCoffee Break (25min)
SESSION 12ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS, PART 3SESSION CHAIR: SARAH DETERS
4:00 pmThe Radio as a Musical Instrument: Five Composition Practices from Electronic Music Thom Holmes (Remote Presentation)
4:30 pmThe Ondes Martenot: A Brief History and Contemporary Design Trajectory in Review David Kean
6:30 pmBanquet cocktail reception (Soundscapes)
7:00 pmDoors open to Performance Hall
7:30 pmBanquet