Atlantic String Quarter concert on December 30th
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
In 2022 we return with SOUND SYMPOSIUM XX.
Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts
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 […]