University of Regina
Dr. Minevich is an associate professor in the Department of Music at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan. She holds a B.A. (Hons.) from the University of Reading, England, and an M.Mus in Clarinet Literature and Performance and a Ph.D. in Systematic Musicology, both from the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Her current research interests include contemporary Canadian classical music, world music, especially shakuhachi, and soundscapes. With her colleague Dr. Ellen Waterman (University of Guelph), Dr. Minevich has co-edited a book entitled The Art of Immersive Soundscapes, which will be published in November 2013 by the University of Regina’s Canadian Plains Research Press. She is a co-founder of the Living Music Under Living Skies New Music Festival, which highlights the music of prairie composers. An active chamber music performer, she enjoys commissioning and performing new music with her trio Contrasts (clarinet, violin, and piano). She has toured Europe and South and Central America with the Canadian Chamber Ensemble, and has toured Russia and Central America with Contrasts. She is also assistant principal clarinet with the Regina Symphony Orchestra.