Thinking Spaces: Rashida K. Braggs, “Black Women Who Move Jazz Methodologies”

Thinking Spaces, the Improvisation Reading Group and Speaker Series, considers the ways in which improvisation can provide us with new ways of thinking and acting.

MultiPLAY Workshop at Silence

On Saturday, November 6, MultiPlay will be presenting both an afternoon workshop and an evening concert at Silence. Featuring Sbot N Wo—comprised of Helen Pridmore (voice) and WL Altman (electronics)—along…

IF 2021: An All-Day, All-Night, Online Celebration of the Arts

IICSI is thrilled to announce our second annual all-day, all-night, online celebration of improvised arts: IF 2021! Starting on August 14th at midnight UTC (August 13th at 7pm, EDT), join us…

Big Ideas in Improvisation Lecture: Fred Moten and Vijay Iyer

Join us for the inaugural Big Ideas in Improvisation lecture! On May 28th, 2021, we will invite cultural theorist/poet/scholar Fred Moten and composer/pianist/bandleader/Harvard professor Vijay Iyer into conversation, exploring how improvisation…

My Heart is Where It’s Always Been @ Hillside

The IICSI and Hillside are co-presenting “My Heart is Where It’s Always Been”, a workshop with Bruce Cockburn and Scott Merritt, hosted by Jenn Grant on the Sunday afternoon of the 2019 Hillside Festival!

Eden Mills Writers Festival Opening Night

Join us for the EMWF kick off with best-selling authors Marina Endicott and Guy Gavriel Kay, and a special improvisational performance by poet Garry Thomas Morse accompanied by Matt Brubeck.

CFP – Musical Improvisation at Land’s End / Coin-du-Banc en folie

Join our summer camp! Presented by the IICSI, Musical Improvisation at Land’s End camp seeks to develop innovative strategies to put aspiring musicians in direct and meaningful contact with professional improvisers.

Poetry. Soundscapes. Improvisation.

Gary Diggins is hosting a series of February events at Silence that blend improvised sound with poetic word. The Tuesday night series will explore ensemble practices for accompanying spoken poetry.

Crepuscule at the Robert Langen Art Gallery

Crepuscule, a mixed media exhibition of the work of versatile composer, improviser, sculptor, and maker of masks and instruments, Douglas R. Ewart opens Aug 27, 2018, and runs until October 5, at the Robert Langen Art Gallery at Wilfred Laurier University.

Groningen Vocal Exploration Gathering #0002

The Groningen Vocal Exploration choir is a group that meets twice a month to play with vocal sound. Led by Dr. Chris Tonelli, we practice free and conducted vocal improvisation and gain experience with conventional and unconventional vocal exploration.