improvisation

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 with Ernie Dulanowsky (analog synth), these events will present improvised digital experimentations from these innovative Saskatchewan-based creators. The afternoon workshop will take place at 1pm,…

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 to experience a full 24-hours featuring innovative artists of all disciplines—music, dance, theatre, poetry, visual arts, and more—showcasing new, improvised works filmed in their homes…

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 has shaped their lives, their works, and their worldviews. This event is co-presented by ArtsEverywhere Festival and is free & open to the public. Register…

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.

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!

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.

ICDS3: The Living Moment: Exploring Improvisational Practice

This year the ICDS theme is improvisation in music, dance, somatic practices, theatre and therapy, with a special focus on the relationships between music/sound and movement.

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.