Sound Symposium 2022 Poster

by Greg Locke / Uncategorized
May 30, 2022

In 2022 we return with SOUND SYMPOSIUM XX.

Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts

by Greg Locke / All News, Sound Symposium Presents, Uncategorized
February 28, 2022

  Sound Arts Initiatives, Inc. (Sound Symposium) is excited to be partnering with The Rooms this year for Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts. On display at the Rooms in March. Friday, March 11th we are pleased to present the first performance of our partnership with The Rooms featuring the inimitable Inuk soprano Deantha Edmonds […]

That’s a wrap, folks!

by Greg Locke / All News, Past Symposiums
September 9, 2016

And the last gong of Improv Night means that’s a wrap on Sound Symposium for another year. Thank you to all of you who had a part in making Sound Symposium XVIII an amazing, inspiring time. Thank you to the musicians, the installation artists, our unsurpassed and unbelievably efficient and knowledgeable technical crew and production […]

Concert: Rufus Cappadocia// D.F. Cook Hall MUN School of Music

by Greg Locke / All News, Past Symposiums
July 16, 2016

Concert: Sound Symposium, July 15, 2016 By Kent Smith Cellist Rufus Cappadocia’s performance at Sound Symposium was a collection of intertwining oral and musical stories of origins, journeys, and transformations that created an overall sense of human (and non-human) interconnectedness. The origin of one note or melodic phrase on Rufus’ five string cello may go […]

Anthropologies Imaginaires: Gabriel Dharmoo/ LSPU Hall

by Greg Locke / All News, Past Symposiums
July 15, 2016

Concert :  Sound Symposium XVIII, July 14, 2016 Anthropologies Imaginaires: Gabriel Dharmoo/ LSPU Hall By Mitra Jahandideh Only one year after it was awarded the best International Production at the Amsterdam Fringe Festival, I had the chance to watch the fabulous performance of Gabriel Dharmoo, Anthropologies Imaginaires at the 18th biennial Sound Symposium. It is an […]

St. John’s Vocal Explorations Choir – improvisations led by Christine Duncan and Chris Tonelli

by Greg Locke / All News, Past Symposiums

Concert: Sound Symposium XVIII, St. John’s Vocal Explorations Choir –  improvisations led by Christine Duncan and Chris Tonelli By Paula Weber I chose to write a review of this concert because I have a bachelor of music from the University of Regina with a voice major. However, I did not realize that I would be […]

Concert: Mary Jane Lamond, Laurel Macdonald & Philip Strong // LSPU Hall

by Greg Locke / All News, Past Symposiums
July 14, 2016

Concert: Sound Symposium XVIII, July 13, 2016 By Jing Xia I knew, from the very beginning, from the first syllable resonating in the air, from the first image coming into view, that I fell in love with it. I have watched many voice performances, I buy music videos often and I am quite familiar with […]

Transported to many worlds: The CCRMA GRAIL with Fernando Lopez-Lezcano (live electronics), Chris Chafe (celletto), and John Granzow (3D printers)

by Greg Locke / All News, Past Symposiums
July 13, 2016

Concert: Sound Symposium XVIII: July 12, 2016 By Sara Pun Where do I begin? I was immediately intrigued by the thought of listening to a performance that incorporated 3D printers, live electronics, and a celletto?! Little did I know about the enormous creative power these artists – Chris Chafe, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano and John Granzow – […]

James O’Callaghan and Objects Interiors: (Re)presenting Space

by Greg Locke / All News, Past Symposiums

Concert: Sound Symposium XVIII, July 12, 2016 by Ellen Ringler On Tuesday July 12, 2016 at the LPSU theatre James O’Callaghan shared his work entitled “Objects Interiors: the piano as an acoustic Space” as a part of St. John’s Sound Symposium. O’Callaghan’s work haunts the theatre and defers the traditional repertoire of (re)presentation.  As described […]

Concert: Kay Etchegary; Turkwaz // LSPU Hall

by Greg Locke / All News, Past Symposiums
July 12, 2016

Concert: Sound Symposium, July 11, 2016 By Garry Wasyliw This blog looks at the second half of the concert on July 11 – for a review of the first half, check out Clinton Ackerman’s blog. Kay Etchegary: Songs from Lebanon Kay is originally from Lebanon, having emigrated to Canada many years ago.  In Lebanon, she […]