Atlantic String Quarter concert on December 30th

by Greg Locke / All News, Sound Symposium Presents, Uncategorized
December 26, 2023

Merry Christmas from everyone at Sound Symposium! We’re so excited to get festive with the Atlantic String Quartet this Saturday. December 30, 2023 at the Anglican Cathedral at 3:00PM

It’s official! Sound Symposium XXI July 16-24, 2024

by Greg Locke / 2024 Sound Symposium XXI, All News
August 1, 2023

It’s official!  The dates for Sound Symposium XXI are set. See you July 16 – 24, 2024 in St John’s for sound beyond boundaries. Join us and experience the best in international new music and sound art. Artists and schedule coming soon!

ONSOUND III: SqueezeFest

by Chad Feehan / Uncategorized
May 17, 2023

Sound Symposium’s third ONSOUND festival: SqueezeFest – will celebrate and explore many faces and musical possibilities of the accordion, the instrumental main- stay of Irish/Newfoundland traditional folk music. ONSOUND III’s SqueezeFest will appeal to traditional music enthusiasts interested in hearing an old favorite offered in new contexts, as well as the sound-seekers who delight in […]

Call for Proposals for Sound Symposium XXI — July 16-24, 2024 Celebrating 40 years of SOUND and INNOVATION

by Greg Locke / 2024 Sound Symposium XXI
April 4, 2023

Call for Proposals for Sound Symposium XXI — July 16-24, 2024 Celebrating 40 years of SOUND and INNOVATION   We are looking for fantastic ways to celebrate 40 years of the Sound Symposium – use your imagination! Sound Symposium invites applicants from all creative disciplines to propose projects for Sound Symposium XXI. Activities will include workshops, […]

Night Music: Context and Retrospective After 20 Years

by Chad Feehan / Night Music
September 15, 2022

On the third Thursday of every month, a band takes the stage at The Ship Pub in an alley off Duckworth Street, runs through their set, and after a short break is joined by any number of audience participants for an hour of stream-of-consciousness improvisation. It’s a format that’s been working for twenty years this […]

Sound Symposium XX In Review

by Chad Feehan / Uncategorized
August 2, 2022

Open Ears, Open Hearts Sound Symposium July 15-23, 2022 The twentieth iteration of any symposium should be a cause for celebration, but when that event is Sound Symposium XX happening after a prolonged, pandemic hiatus you know there is going to be a loud and joyful noise unlike any other. The wake-up call for every […]

Improv Night registration

by Greg Locke / 2018 Sound Symposium XIX, All News, Uncategorized
July 18, 2022

Want to sign up to perform on improv night and ride the thrill of winging it and risking the wrath of The Gong? Please email us your name, contact info, the number/names of people performing with you and what your technical needs might be. But please keep it as simple as possible to facilitate quick […]

Sound Symposium XX schedule now available!

by Greg Locke / All News, SoundSymposium XX, Uncategorized
June 30, 2022

  FRIDAY JULY 15 WELCOME & ARTIST REGISTRATION – SOUND SYMPOSIUM CENTRAL, LSPU Hall 3 Victoria St. 10:00 am HARBOUR SYMPHONY – St. John’s Waterfront 12:30 pm HARBOURSIDE PARK CONCERT  – Harbourside Park, 12:30 pm SALT BEEF JUNKIES OUROBOROS INSTALLATION & PERFORMANCE – Eastern Edge Gallery, 72 Harbour Drive 2:30 pm KATELYN DOBBIN “You can’t […]

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 […]