Students

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Jake Faraday

Jake Faraday is an experienced electronics improviser. He is active as a member of Noice and has recorded with Jing Xia. Jake’s doctoral research concerns the affective labour of sound…

Jing Xia

Jing Xia is developing an improvisational practice as a guzheng player as part of her PhD dissertation work on Chinese instrumentalists in diaspora, and has performed many times in St.…

Daniel Neill

Daniel Neill is working on improvisation in pedal steel guitar as part of his doctoral research. He gave a well-received paper at the annual meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology…

Ellen McCutcheon

Ellen McCutcheon is a Masters student currently assisting with video documentation of Improvising Spaces projects and interview transcriptions.

Christian Dauble

Christian Dauble is a Masters Student who assisted with video documentation of Improvising Spaces projects and interview transcriptions.

Alison Clarke

Alison Clarke continues to serve as the AUMI secretary, coordinating and minuting regular Skype meetings and keeping our Facebook page up to date.

Carey West

Carey West is a vocalist and educator whose professional experience motivates her research. She is interested in questions surrounding voice, agency and improvisation. Her MA thesis focuses on best practices…

Muhammad Saiful Islam

Muhammad Saiful Islam is doing his MA (Thesis Option) at the School of English and Theatre Studies in the University of Guelph. He holds MA in English Literature and BA…

Christopher Worden

Chris Worden is a PhD candidate in Sociology at the University of Guelph. His MA Sociology thesis research, also conducted at Guelph, was an analysis of social media discourse surrounding…

Rosalie Fortin Choquette

Rosalie is a student from Montreal, currently completing her 4th year in French Studies at the University of Guelph. She is passionate about literature and translation, and would love to…