Events

2017 Events

August 3, 2017
Festival of the Sound, with the Cecilia String Quartet
Performance of:  Taxonomy of paper wings
Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, Parry Sound ON Canada
www.ceciliastringquartet.com
http://www.festivalofthesound.ca

July 22, 2019
MARTE Festival, with Joana Boechat
Performance of:  Breaker
Mariana, Brazil
https://martefestival.com.br

June 18, 2017
Casse-tete Festival, with Mark McGregor
Premiere of:  Hiraeth
Theatre North West, Prince George BC Canada
http://www.cassetetefestival.com
https://marktakeshimcgregor.com

June 17-24, 2017
Toronto Creative Music Lab
Questing:  Three Approaches to a Career in Music
Featuring composers Emilie LeBel, Rose Bolton and Allison Cameron: an inter-generational discussion about music training, what we take and leave from our education, and how self-directed and community-based learning and organizing augments an institutional education.
Canadian Music Centre and 918 Bathurst, Toronto ON Canada
https://www.tcml.ca

June 3, 2017
Grupo Quinto, with Joana Boechat
Performance of:  Breaker
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
https://www.facebook.com/grupoquintooficial/

May 25, 2017
21C Music Festival, with the Cecilia String Quartet
Performance of:  Taxonomy of paper wings
The Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto ON Canada
https://performance.rcmusic.ca/21c

May 5, 2017
Le Piano Parlent, with Luciane Cardassi
Works by: Emilie LeBel, Nova Pon, Antonio Celso Ribeiro, Maria Eduarda Martins, Brian Griffeath-Loeb and Paulo Rios
Ralston Recital Hall, The Banff Centre, AB Canada
https://lucianecardassi.com

March 26-29, 2017
46th Annual John Donald Robb Composers’ Symposium
Performance of:  Oranda
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM USA
http://www.robbtrust.org

March 10-21, 2017
Many Visions, with Plumes Ensemble
Canadian tour with premiere & performances of:  Symphonia IX
March 10, 2017 – Rocket Science Room, Montreal QC
March 11, 2017 – The Music Gallery, Toronto ON
March 12, 2017 –  The Casbah, Hamilton ON
March 13, 2017 – University of Windsor, Windsor ON
March 15, 2017 – University of Guelph, Guelph ON
March 16, 2017 – Wilfred Laurier University, Kitchener-Waterloo ON
March 17, 2017 – Cluster Festival, Winnipeg MB
March 18, 2017 - Village Guitar & Amp Co, Saskatoon SK
March 21, 2017  Music on Main, Vancouver, BC
Many Visions is a concert of creative arrangements of Grimes’ entire Visions album, with works by:  Carmen Vanderveken, Veronica Charnley, Isaiah Ceccarelli, Giorgio Magnanensi, Eliot Britton, Nicole Lizée, Marielle Groven, Jennifer Bachynsky, Emilie LeBel, Fjóla Evans, Tawnie Olson, Monica Pierce and Stephanie Moore.
http://www.clusterfestival.com

March 20, 2017
Joana Boechat, piano
Performance of:  Breaker
Conservatório da UFMG, Escola de Música, Brazil
https://www.ufmg.br/conservatorio/paginas/PerformareReleaseJoanaBoechatSentidosConcertoMultimidia.pdf

March 14, 2017
La Société de Musique de Chambre de Marseille, with the Cecilia String Quartet
Performance of:  Taxonomy of paper wings
Works by Mozart, LeBel and Schubert
Auditorium de la Faculté de Médecine, Marseille France
www.ceciliastringquartet.com

March 11, 2017
Kulturamt der Stadt Korbach, with the Cecilia String Quartet
Performance of:  Taxonomy of paper wings
Works by Mozart, LeBel and Schubert
Bürgerhaus Korbach 
Kirschstraße, Korbach Germany
www.ceciliastringquartet.com

March 10, 2017
Bruchsaler Schlosskonzerte, with the Cecilia String Quartet
Performance of:  Taxonomy of paper wings
Works by Mozart, LeBel and Schubert
Kammermusiksaal, Schloss Bruchsal, Bruchsal Germany
www.ceciliastringquartet.com

March 9, 2017 
Luciane Cardassi, piano
Works by Emilie LeBel, Jeff Morton, Darren Miller, Paulo Guicheney & Nova Pon
Recital Hall, School of Music, University of Montana, Missoula MT USA
http://www.umt.edu/music

February 3, 2017
Forms of Sound Festival, with Land’s End Ensemble
Premiere of:  Navigational view of South Foreland Point and the Kent Coast, 1840
Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary AB Canada
http://www.landsendensemble.ca/home/

February 2, 2017
Winnipeg Symphony New Music Festival, with the Cecilia String Quartet
Performance of:  Taxonomy of paper wings
Works by Nicole Lizée and Emilie LeBel
Winnipeg MB Canada
www.ceciliastringquartet.com
http://wnmf.ca

January 29, 2017 at 7:30pm
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Performance of:  monograph of bird’s eye views
Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver BC Canada
http://www.vancouversymphony.ca
http://www.vancouversymphony.ca/festivals/16NMF/

 

2016 Events

October 14-23, 2016
Awea Duo Tour
Premiere & performances of:  Intaglio
10/14 – University of Western Ontario
10/17 – Michigan State University
10/18 – Guelph Connections Chamber Series Recital
10/19 – University of Waterloo
10/20 – University of Guelph
10/21 – Mansfield University
10/24 – The College of New Jersey
http://www.awea-duo.com

October 7, 2016 at 7:30pm
Faculty Guest Artist Series: Fern Glass Boyd, Cello
Performance of:  Oranda
Recital Hall, School of Music, University of Montana, Missoula MT USA
http://www.umt.edu/music

September 25, 2016 at 1pm
Mooredale Concerts, with the Cecilia String Quartet
Performance of:  Taxonomy of paper wings
Works by Haydn, LeBel and Mendelssohn
Walter Hall, University of Toronto, Faculty of Music, Toronto ON Canada
www.ceciliastringquartet.com
www.mooredaleconcerts.com

August 5, 2016 at 8pm
Hornby Festival, with the Cecilia String Quartet
Performance of:  Taxonomy of paper wings
Works by Haydn, LeBel and Mendelssohn
Hornby Community Hall, Hornby Island BC Canada
www.ceciliastringquartet.com

August 3, 2016 at  7:30pm
Victoria Summer Music Festival, with the Cecilia String Quartet
Performance of:  Taxonomy of paper wings
Works by Haydn, LeBel, and Schumann’s Piano Quintet in E Flat Major Op. 44 with pianist Arthur Rowe.
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria School of Music, Victoria BC Canada
www.ceciliastringquartet.com

August 2-7, 2016
nu:nord, with Mira Benjamin & Blue Moss Ensemble
2-5 August: workshops, Huddersfield UK
5 August:  Concert, St. Paul’s Hall, Huddersfield UK
7 August: Summer Exhibition, Union Chapel, London UK
Performances of:  Further Migration
www.nunord.net

July 29, 2016 at 3pm
Ottawa International Chamber Festival, with the Cecilia String Quartet
Premiere of:  Taxonomy of paper wings
National Gallery, Ottawa ON Canada
www.ceciliastringquartet.com
www.chamberfest.com/concerts/2016-0729-02/

June 18-26, 2016
Blue Moss Ensemble, with Mira Benjamin
June 19-22, residency at ArtSpring Centre,  Salt Spring Island BC Canada
June 22, concert at ArtSpring Centre, Salt Spring Island BC Canada
June 24, concert at David Pay Studio, Vancouver BC Canada
June 25, concert at Open Space Gallery, Victoria BC Canada
Performances of:  Further Migration
www.bluemossensemble.ca
http://nunord.net/wp/mira-benjamin-blue-moss-ensemble-vancouver/

June 17, 2016 at 6:30pm
Salon 21, Soundstreams Canada, with Jumblies & The Ground Floor Choir
Presentation of:  Take This Card
The Gardiner Museum
111 Queen’s Park, Toronto ON Canada
www.soundstreams.ca

June 16, 2016 at 7pm
Iftar nights, with Mabelle Arts & The Ground Floor Choir
Presentation of:  Take This Card
Enjoy art-making, musical performances, story-telling & treats at sundown
In the Mabelle Park, across from 49 Mabelle Avenue, Toronto ON Canada
http://www.mabellearts.ca

June 10, 2016 at 7:30pm
SaskNewMusic presents the Strata Festival, with Luciane Cardassi & Tommy Davis
Performance of:  Losing Home
Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra rehearsall hall (408 20th St. West), Saskatoon SK Canada
http://sasknewmusic.com/schedule/#1930-jun-10

June 9, 2016 at 4pm
June in Buffalo, with the Arditti Quartet
The Robert and Carol Morris Center for 21st Century Music
Performance of:  gather
Buffalo NY USA
http://music21c.buffalo.edu/june-in-buffalo

May 13, 2016 at 6:30pm
The Park Songbook
RPSM students will be presenting works by Aaron Gervais, Brian Current, Dean Burry, Emilie LeBel, Jeffrey Ryan, Juliet Palmer, Omar Daniel, Pouya Hamidi, Saman Shahi, and more!
Presented by:  Salon 21, Soundstreams Canada & the Canadian Music Centre
The Gardiner Museum
111 Queen’s Park, Toronto ON Canada
https://www.soundstreams.ca/performances/salon-21/the-regent-park-songbook/

April 27, 2016 at 7:30pm
Cecilia String Quartet, at the Canadian Music Centre
The quartet perform and discuss an excerpt of my work-in-progress, and perform new works by Kati Agocs, Nicole Lizee, and Katarina Curcin
Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph Street, Toronto ON Canada
www.musiccentre.ca

April 22, 2016 at 8pm
Piano Moderna, with Stephanie Chua & Adam Sherkin
Three solo sets showcasing works by:  Zane Merritt, Elliott Carter, Adam Scime, Brian Harman, Emilie LeBel, Anna Hostman & Chris Thornborrow
Performance of:  Breaker for piano & electronics
Bunker Lane Press
1001 Bloor Street West, Toronto ON Canada
www.pianomoderna.com

March 28-31, 2016
Jumblies Theatre
Workshops with the Ground Floor Choir
Toronto ON Canada
http://www.jumbliestheatre.org

March 6, 2016 at 7:30pm
Land’s End Ensemble
Performance of: Oranda
Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary AB Canada
www.landsendensemble.ca

 

2015 Events

November 14, 2015 at 8 pm
Blue Moss Ensemble and Montreal’s Quatuor Bozzini join forces to present Pine Mushrooms, featuring three new works by Toronto/Victoria composers Anna Höstman, Emilie LeBel and Mitch Renaud. The evening also offers a performance of Governor General award-winning media artist John Oswald’s preLieu, a piece originally composed for the Kronos Quartet.
The Music Gallery, 197 John Street, Toronto ON Canada
www.musicgallery.org/blue-moss-ensemble-quatuor-bozzini-pine-mushrooms

November 6 to 8, 2015
Northwestern University New Music Conference (NUNC!)
Performance of:  Annette
http://www.music.northwestern.edu/academics/new-music/index.html

October 1 to 2, 2015
Symposium:  John P.L. Roberts, the CBC and music in Canada
University of Calgary, Calgary AB Canada
Presentation of my research:  Hearing Art Music Across Ten Provinces & Three Territories:  CBC Radio & Contemporary Canadian Art Music Composers
http://scpa.ucalgary.ca/events/symposium

August 9, 2015 at 7:30 pm
National Youth Orchestra of Canada
Performance of:  monograph of bird’s eye views
Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary AB Canada
http://www.nyoc.org/2015-tour

July 29, 2015 at 7 pm
National Youth Orchestra of Canada
Performance of:  monograph of bird’s eye views
National Arts Centre, Ottawa ON Canada
http://www.nyoc.org/2015-tour

July 27, 2015 at 7:30 pm
National Youth Orchestra of Canada
Premiere of:  monograph of bird’s eye views
Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto ON Canada
http://www.nyoc.org/2015-tour
tickets:  http://performance.rcmusic.ca/event/nyo-canada_55

Friday July 24, 2015 at 6pm
Regent Park Songbook Premiere
Students and faculty of the Regent Park School of Music premiere new vocal works developed as part of the Park SongBook, featuring lyrics written by Regent Park community members, set to music by an amazing line-up of Canadian composers: Aaron Gervais, Pouya Hamidi, Emilie LeBel, and Omar Daniel.
National Performance Space, Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph Street., Toronto ON Canada
Admission is free!
http://www.musiccentre.ca/node/132476

Friday June 12, 2015 at 7:30 pm
Montréal Contemporary Music Lab & the Black House Collective 2015 Exchange Project Concert
Centre culturel Georges-Vanier, 2450 rue Workman, Montreal QC Canada
https://www.facebook.com/events/478187792340137/

June 9 to 12, 2015
Montréal Contemporary Music Lab & the Black House Collective 2015 Exchange Project
Workshops in Montréal
http://www.blackhousecollective.org/blackhouse/the-kansas-city-montreal-musical-exchange.html

June 3 to 5, 2015 at 4:30 pm
Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2015 / MusCan 2015 Conference
University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON Canada
Presentation of:  Still life for dust, with birds (2014)

Friday May 22, 2015 at 7 pm
Closing concert of the Concordia Creative Music Institute, by Quatuor Bozzini
Works by Jason Doell, Emilie LeBel, Nick Hyatt, Isaiah Ceccarelli, Nicole Lizée, Linda Smith, Jurg Frey, and Chritstopher Butterfield
Jeunesses Musicales Canada, Montreal QC Canada
https://www.facebook.com/events/1615457758711267/

Thursday April 30, 2015 at 7:30 pm
Montréal Contemporary Music Lab & the Black House Collective 2015 Exchange Project Concert
Kansas City Ballet
http://www.blackhousecollective.org/blackhouse/the-kansas-city-montreal-musical-exchange.html

April 26 to May 1, 2015
Montréal Contemporary Music Lab & the Black House Collective 2015 Exchange Project
Workshops in Kansas City

Sunday April 12th, 2015 at 8pm
April is the Cruelest Month
A concert program exploring the concept of “cut poetry” in musical form, featuring works by Lucas Foss, Laurie Radford, Stephen Gardner, Tawnie Olsen and Emilie LeBel
Thin Edge New Music Collective
Gallery 345 (345 Sorauren Ave), Toronto ON Canada
www.thethinedgenewmusiccollective.com

 

2014 Events and News

Fall 2014
a bloom of one’s own:  Emilie LeBel’s Field Notes
Article about my current project, field notes, in Musicworks issue #120
Available on newsstands!
www.musicworks.ca

November 22, 2014 at 7pm
Open Space and the Blue Moss Ensemble present the Onyx Trio
This concert will include new works by Emilie LeBel, Mitch Renaud, Anna Höstman and Giorgio Manganese
Open Space Gallery, Victoria BC Canada
Info: http://www.openspace.ca/The_Onyx_Trio

Saturday November 1, 2014 at 8 pm
Array Session #28:  The Emoti-chair
The Array Space, 155 Walnut Street. second floor, Toronto ON Canada
Info:  http://www.arraymusic.com/array-session-28/

September 23 to 26, 2014
VibraFusionLab
Visiting Artist
VibraFusionLab, London ON Canada

August 18 to 23, 2014
Sound Travels Intensive
Instructor for New Adventures in Sound Art’s week long workshop
Info: http://naisa.ca/education/intensives/

Friday August 15, 2014 at 8pm
JunctQín Keyboard Collective at the Sound Travels Festival
Artscape Whychwood Art Barns, Toronto ON Canada
Premiere of Kindness in the Ashes for melodicas, air mattress pumps, playback, and live electronics for 16-channels
Info: http://www.junctqin.com
Info:  http://naisa.ca/festivals/sound-travels/performances/

August 13 to 17, 2014
Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium
TIES is a co-production of New Adventures in Sound Art & the Canadian Electroacoustic Community, with the Canadian Music Centre
Artscape Wychwood Art Barns, Toronto ON Canada
Info: http://cec.sonus.ca/events/TIES/call.html

July 9 & 10, 2014
National Youth Orchestra of Canada
New Music Reading Session
Thistle, for brass ensemble, with harp, piano, percussion and double bass
Wilfred Laurier University, Faculty of Music, Waterloo ON Canada

Saturday June 14, 2014 at 8pm
Pint-Sized Miniatures Sask New Music – 2014 Festival
Gerard Weber performs Annette for solo saxophone
Paved Arts, 424 20th St West, Saskatoon SK Canada
Info: http://www.sasknewmusic.com

Friday June 13, 2014 1:30pm
Composer Chat: Composition Today with Ana Sokolović
Join us at the Canadian Music Centre for a discussion on composition in the modern world, featuring Anna Höstman, Emilie LeBel, Juliet Palmer and special guest Ana Sokolović.
Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph Street, Toronto ON Canada
Admission is free

Saturday May 10, 2014 at 1:15pm
Morgan O’Leary Percussion Recital
Walter Hall, University of Toronto, Faculty of Music, Toronto ON Canada
fern, thicket, for percussion trio is on the programme
tickets are free!

Friday May 9, 2014 at 8pm
hornworts & liverworts
The Blue Moss Ensemble presents contemporary works written for period instruments by composers Chedo Barone, Christopher Butterfield, Graham Flett, Anna Höstman, Emilie LeBel, Christopher Reiche & Mitch Renaud. With Edwin Huizinga (Baroque Violin), Evan Buttar (Baroque cello), Roseen Giles (traverso) & Wesley Shen (harpsichord)
Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph Street, Toronto ON Canada
Info: http://www.bluemossensemble.ca

April 2014
Musical adventures in Victoria BC!

Saturday April 5, 2014 at 1:15pm
Nathan Petitpas Percussion Recital
Walter Hall, University of Toronto, Faculty of Music, Toronto ON Canada
Premiere of fern, thicket, for percussion trio
tickets are free!

Saturday April 5, 2014, 10am to 1pm
Gaudeamus: Deconstructed and Reconstructed
Trio 7090 Emerging Composer Workshop Hosted by Continuum, and the Music Gallery
The Music Gallery, 197 John Street, Toronto ON Canada
Info: https://www.musicgallery.org/gaudeaemus-deconstructed-and-reconstructed
Info: http://continuummusic.org/news/emerging-composer-workshop-with-7090

March 2014
Musical adventures in the UK!

Wednesday March 5, 2014 at 7:15pm
New Creations Festival Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Soundstreams Canada
The Gryphon Trio premiere new piano trios by Canadian composers
Premiere of Oranda for piano trio
Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto ON Canada
Info: http://www.tso.ca/en-ca/new-creations-festival/pre-and-post-concert-events.aspx

Friday February 21, 2014 at 7pm
Salon 21: Composing Today Soundstreams Canada
Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen’s Park, Toronto ON Canada
tickets are free!
Info: http://soundstreams.ca/performance-tickets/2013/salon-21/salon-21-composing-today