National University of Ireland, Maynooth
25th - 27th November 2016

Three days of music and discussion to mark 30 years of Csounding.

Keynote Seminar:

Tarmo Johannes:

The Computer Duo - technology as both a tool and a partner in performance.

Tarmo Johannes is a versatile musician currently playing flute in a variety of contemporary music ensembles. Since 2009 he has been actively involved using Csound that has turned into an essential part of his creative output - interactive sound-games, computer aided performance tools, performances of electro- acoustic music, sound installations. Tarmo Johannes is currently also the main developer of CsoundQt, the most used Csound front-end.

Keynote Seminar, Friday 25th November, 12:00 - 13:00 (Bewerunge Room)
Tarmo JohannesThe Computer Duo - technology as both a tool and a partner in performance

Paper Session 1, Friday 25th November, 15:00 - 17:00 (Bewerunge Room)
Dr. Richard BoulangerThree Decades with Csound: The Roots, Birth, and Early Years
Brian CartyRobotune: An iOS Application Built with Csound
Steven YiOn Csound and Blue
Dr. Richard BoulangerBoulanger Labs: Writing Apps and Building Hardware Synths with Csound Inside

Concert 1, 'nchnls=8', Friday 25th November, 19:30 (Riverstown Hall)
Jan Jacob HofmannColoured Dots and the Voids in Between
Dave PhillipsVosim Dream Sequence II
Enrico FrancioniEnd of Time
Arsalan ObedianCstück Nr.2
Anthony di FuriaPiano Selvatico (Wild Plane)
Matthew GeogheganNunc
John ffitchIn Memoriam: Beaumont Hamel 1916
Anton KholomiovMother is Waiting
Wang LichuanChina
Clemens von ReusnerDefinierte Lastbedingung

Coffee, Saturday 26th November, 9:00 (Logic House Foyer)

Paper Session 2, Saturday 26th November, 10:00 - 12:00 (Bewerunge Room)
Martin Crowley, James KellyEducational Tools for Live Sound Engineering Built Using Cabbage and Csound
Federico RussoMIDI Controlled Audio Effects – Real-Time Reshaping of the Audio Signal
Shane ByrneCsound as a Tool for Enabling Musicians
Thom McDonnellDevelopment of the Csound HRTF Opcodes to Allow use of Any Dataset, utilising the SOFA standard

Workshops, Saturday 26th November, 13:00 - 17:00 (Bewerunge Room/O'Callaghan Room)
Rory WalshCsound and the Unity Game Engine13:00-14:30
Alex Hofmann, Bernt Isak WærstadLive Electronics with Csound and Raspberry Pi15:00-17:00

Concert 2, '-iadc -odac', Saturday 26th November, 19:30 (Riverstown Hall)
Steven YiTransit
Bill AlvesString Fields
Linda AntasAll That Glitters and Goes Bump in the Night
Shane ByrneProprioception
Joachim HeintzATT…
Iain McCurdyAcoustic Capacitance
Massimo FragalàVoce3316
Alex HofmannDancing with the Bots
Massimo AvantaggiatoAtlas of Uncertainty
Richard BoulangerCloning a Dinosaur
Hlöðver SigurðssonLive Coding Improvisation

Sunday 27th November
9.00Round Table Discussion and BreakfastVenue TBC

Travel Bursaries

We can offer a very limited number of travel bursaries of €100 each to assist those attending the conference on a budget.
To apply for a bursary, please write to iain "dot" mccurdy "at" nuim "dot" ie or any of the other conference organisers describing why you wish to attend and why a bursary would be of particular assistance to you. Recipients will be informed on the 21st November, 2016.

How to get here:

From the airport to Maynooth by bus/train:

A direct bus service is provided by Dualway Airport Hopper. €7.20 single. Journey time is approx 45 minutes.

If you prefer to travel via Dublin city centre take the Dublin Bus 747 (25 mins/€6.00 single) as far as Connolly train station and from there, take a train direct to Maynooth (40 mins/€5.50). Hint: trains to Sligo also stop at Maynooth.

Campus Map:

The Bewerunge Room, O'Callaghan Room and the New Music Room are all in the music department in Logic house on the south campus (7 on the map).
Riverstown Hall is also on the south campus (21 on the map).
The students union is on the top edge of the north campus.

Places to stay in Maynooth:

Luxury Option:
Glenroyal Hotel. Rooms from €70.00 per person. 10 Minutes from the conference venue.

Budget Option:
On campus accommodation. Rooms from €31.00 per person. 2 minutes from the conference venue.