Normandeau will present conferences at Birmingham University on March 15, at Manchester University on March 22, and at Huddersfield University on March 23. Part of the GEMdays concert series, Robert Normandeau will give a concert at Huddersfield University on March 23, 2006, featuring his works Rumeurs (Place de Ransbeck), Palimpseste, Chorus, and StrinGDberg.
Also featured during GEMdays: a concert of audiovisual works by Mathew Adkins, Marcelle Deschênes + Alain Pelletier, and Milliseconde topographie (Nicolas Bernier + Delphine Measroch) on March 25 as well as concerts by Jean Piché on March 27 and Pierre Alexandre Tremblay on March 28, 2006.
Simon Fraser University’s electroacoustic music studio is celebrating its 40th anniversary with the release of SFU 40, a compilation of works from the studio and previously unreleased on CD. Featuring composers Barry Truax, Hildegard Westerkamp, John Oswald, Jean Piché, Anne Holmes, Arne Eigenfeldt, and Martin Gotfrit.