Funded Projects and Collaborations

Numerous federal and provincial grants currently support the work of our Schulich School of Music professors. Below are some examples of recent projects that have received funding from federal and provincial agencies.

While only the Principal Investigator is listed in each case, many of these grants involve collaborations amongst our professors, with other faculties at McGill University and with Quebec, Canadian and international institutions.

Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF)

Prof. Isabelle Cossette (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Education Area: HBHL - The hearing-care platform: A dedicated ecosystem for personalized assessment of noise-exposure & the promotion of hearing health.  Sponsor Program: HBHL - Knowledge Mobilization

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

Prof. Marcelo Wanderley (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Live Expression "in situ": Musical and Audiovisual Performance and Reception. Sponsor Program: CFI (Innovation Fund)

Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (FRQ-NT)

Prof. Isabelle Cossette (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Education Area: Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music, Media and Technology. Sponsor Program: FRQ-NT, FRQ-SC (Regroupements stratégiques)

Fonds de recherche du Québec - Société et culture (FRQ-SC)

Prof. Isabelle Cossette (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Education Area: Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music, Media and Technology. Sponsor Program: FRQ-NT, FRQ-SC (Regroupements stratégiques)

Prof. Ichiro Fujinaga (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: D'information musicale, de la recherche, et de l'infrastructure: Construction de la bibliothèque musicale mondiale du 21e siècle. Sponsor Program: FRQ-SC (Soutien aux équipes de recherche)

Prof. Ichiro Fujinaga (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Recherche d'information dans les collections de musique notée. Sponsor Program: FRQ-SC (Projets de recherche franco-québécois)

Prof. Edward Klorman (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Theory Area: Les six suites pour violoncelle seul de J. S. Bach: analyse, interprétation et contexte Sponsor Program: FRQ-SC (Soutien à la recherche pour la relève professorale)

Prof. Stephen McAdams (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Approches analytiques, perceptives et technologiques de l'orchestration musicale et sa pédagogie. Sponsor Program: FRQ-SC (Soutien aux équipes de recherche)

Prof. Jean-Michel Pilc (P.I.), Department of Performance, Jazz Area: "Atelier d’improvisation": une vue intérieure de la créativité du musicien de jazz en orchestre de chambre. Sponsor Program: FRQ-SC (Appui à la recherche-création)

MITACS Inc

Prof. Gary Scavone (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Physically-Informed Vinyl Record Model for Real-Time Guitar Effect Processing (Intern: Mark Bennett). Sponsor Program: Accelerate Program

Prof. Marcelo Wanderley (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Designing Soft+Stiff Haptic Interactions with an Opensource Toolkit and Framework Sponsor Program: Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Prof. Philippe Depalle (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Sound analysis, sound synthesis, and sound processing for audio and musical applications. Sponsor Program: Discovery Grants Program - Individual

Prof. Stephen McAdams (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: ANR Multimodal analysis and knowledge inference for musical orchestration (MAKIMOno). Sponsor Program: Strategic Projects

Prof. Stephen McAdams (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Perception and cognition of musical timbre. Sponsor Program: Discovery Grants Program - Individual

Prof. Gary Scavone (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Vibrational and Perceptual Analyses of Musical Instruments. Sponsor Program: Discovery Grants Program - Individual

Prof. Marcelo Wanderley (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Fast and accurate prototyping of input devices for expert interaction. Sponsor Program: Discovery Grants Program - Individual

Prof. Marcelo Wanderley (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Responsive Devices and Systems for Expert Music Interaction. Sponsor Program: Discovery Grants Program - Individual

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Prof. Lisa Barg (P.I.),Department of Music Research, Music History/Musicology: Collaborative Creativity: Sound Recording and Music Making. Sponsor Program: Insight Grants

Prof. David Brackett (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Musicology Area: Popular Music: The Modernist Turn. Sponsor Program: Insight Grants

Prof. Julie Emelyn Cumming (P.I.),Department of Music Research, Music History/Musicology: Mapping the Musical Landscape of the Sixteenth Century. Sponsor Program: Insight Grants

Prof. Ichiro Fujinaga (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Cantus ultimus: Building the ideal online plainchant research environment. Sponsor Program: Insight Grants

Prof. Ichiro Fujinaga (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Single interface for music score searching and analysis (SIMSSA). Sponsor Program: Partnership Grants

Prof. Robert Hasegawa (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Theory Area: Composing timbre in contemporary music. Sponsor Program: Insight Grants

Prof. Robert Hasegawa (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Theory Area: International Conference on Mixed Music Pedagogy 2018 (ICOMMP-2018). Sponsor Program: Connection Grants

Prof. Robert Hasegawa (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Theory Area: Spatialization, Orchestration, Perception: IRCAM Forum hors les murs, Montreal 2020. Sponsor Program: Connection Grants

Huang, Yai-Yun (P.I.), Department of Performance, Percussion Area: Illuminations: Brian Cherney at 75. Sponsor Program: SSHRC (Connection)

Prof. Steven Huebner (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Musicology Area: Artistic Migration and Identity, Paris 1870-1940 / Migration artistique et identité, Paris 1870-1940. Sponsor Program: Connection Grants

Prof. Steven Huebner (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Musicology Area: Uncovering classical currents in French music, 1830-1918. Sponsor Program: Insight Grants

Prof. Richard King (P.I.), Department of Performance, Percussion Area: Towards an immersive interactive music listening experience: auditory design, techniques and methods for recreating the three-dimensional immersive presence of recorded musical performances Sponsor Program: Insight Grants

Prof. Stephen McAdams (P.I.),Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Analysis, Creation and Teaching of Orchestration (ACTOR). Sponsor Program: Partnership Grants

Prof. Stephen McAdams (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Timbre 2018: Timbre Is A Many-Splendored Thing. Sponsor Program: Connection Grants

Prof. Christoph Neidhofer (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Theory Area: Developing a Theory of Form for Post-1945 Serial Music. Sponsor Program: Insight Grants

Prof. Gary Scavone (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: Resurrecting the Messiah: Development, evaluation, and performance of a virtual acoustic replica of Stradivari's Messiah violin. Sponsor Program: Insight Grants

Prof. Gary Scavone (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Music Technology Area: The 2017 International Symposium on Musical Acoustics. Sponsor Program: Connection Grants

Prof. Richard Stoelzel (P.I.), Department of Performance, Brass Area: The Inaugural World Trumpet Society Seminar. Sponsor Program: Connection Grants

Prof. Lloyd Whitesell (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Musicology Area: Towards a Theory of Queer Aesthetics in Music. Sponsor Program: Insight Grants

Prof. Wieslaw Woszczyk (P.I.), Department of Music Research, Sound Recording Area: Virtual acoustics at the service of musical performance. Sponsor Program: Insight Grants