Réseaux presents Akousma (6), Electroacoustic Musics Festival, on November 18 - 22, 2009 at Monument-National and Conservatoire de musique de Montréal. 5 evenings of immersive concerts where sound will be bursting into shards of all shapes and sizes. On the programme: BJNilsen, Theresa Transistor, Paul Dolden, Chantal Dumas, Lionel Marchetti, Érick d’Orion, eRikm, Martin Messier, Olivier Girouard and many others. Plus conferences and workshops.
Gilles Gobeil will participate at the next_generation 3.0 festival which will be held from June 10 — 14, 2009 at ZKM in Karlsruhe (Germany). This festival presents works of more than 20 studios of electroacoustic music situated mainly in Germany. Gobeil, who is in a 2-month residency at ZKM, will represent the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal by presenting a concert on June 14 at the ZKM_Kubus. On the programme: his work Les lointains noirs et rouges as well as works by ex-students of the Conservatoire Pierre-Marc Beaudoin, Jean-François Blouin and Olivier Girouard.
The No Type and Ekumen labels are presenting a label showcase this June 11, 2008 at Casa del Popolo in Montréal. As mentioned on the Suoni Per Il Popolo event website, Ensemble Camp, Nicolas Bernier et Simon Trottier, Urban9 et Olivier Girouard urge you to a night at the crossroads of electronic, pop, acousmatic and instrumental musics and multimedia arts.