Margaret Noble and Caitlin Smith win top marks in Musicworks' 2013 Electronic Music Composition and "Sonic Geography" Writing contests TORONTO, February 4, 2014   Musicworks is thrilled to announce the winners of its 2013 contests. San Diego interdisciplinary artist Margaret Noble’s Safer Is Better has won first place in Musicworks’ 2013 Electronic Music Composition contest, and[...] Read more

Sound Notes

Christopher Mayo FULL-TEXT AVAILABLE IN PRINT EDITION ONLY      Six years ago Christopher Mayo had a summer that unexpectedly changed his approach to composing. In 2005, the Toronto-born composer spent three weeks at the Bang on a Can Summer Music Institute in North Adams, Massachusetts, where he[...] Read more

Featured Article Julian Cowley Issue 110

Akio Suzuki The applause following the introduction of Akio Suzuki at his first Toronto performance since 1984 quickly died down to reveal an echo emerging from the concert-hall seats. It was a consistent pattering—not a true echo but a sonic answer to the applause. The source of the sound came[...] Read more

Featured Article Chris Kennedy Issue 115