"...They function like a music machine, but above and beyond this they prevail and breathe life into the performance." - Basil Press, Array European Tour
Array Session #28: The Emoti-chair

Saturday November 1, 2014 @8 pm
Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 2nd floor M6J 3W3

The Emoti-Chair is an interactive multimodal entertainment system that enables users to experience tactile interpretations of audio and visual (AV) media content. The system is designed to augment the audio information presented in film with various tactile sensations with the intent of increasing the entertainment experience for all. An array of tactile stimulators, each with different capabilities serve as a lexicon of sensations that can be used to compliment or replace the theme or context of audio or visual media.

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Gerald Barry Returns

Friday November 14, 2014 @ 8pm
Preconcert Talk @ 7:15pm
Gallery 345
345 Sorauren Avenue
Toronto ON M6R 2G5
416 532 3019
$25.00/ $20 students/seniors/arts workers
Advance Tickets $22/$17

On Feb 21, 1993 Sextet by Gerald Barry was premiered in Toronto. At that time artistic director Linda Catlin Smith commissioned the work through the Irish Arts Council (the first time a Canadian Ensemble commissioned a work through this international resource).

The piece was performed on a concert titled Gerald Barry Comes to Town. Now, 21 years later, a new Gerald Barry composition, commissioned by Daniel Cooper, will be premiered on an Array concert titled Gerald Barry Returns. Buy Tickets
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Using Social Media

Tuesday, November 4 @ 6:30pm 
The Array Space
155 Walnut Ave. M6J 3W3
Reception to follow


In conversation with an Arts Council officer recently we learned that everyone these days boasts in their applications that they use FaceBook and Twitter, but what the juries really want to know is: “So…? To what end? What is it social media doing for you?” Artist Carol Gimbel began her popular series in the Artscape Wychwood Cultural Barns, Music in the Barns, in 2011.

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Array/Evergreen Community Gamelan Meetup #3

Sunday, November 16, 2014 1- 4 pm
Array Space 155 Walnut Ave.
Toronto, M6J 3W3

logo-2xArray/Evergreen Community Gamelan Meetup.

Have a seat and immediately join in the music making. These are fun, hands-on Meet Ups that bring people together to play beautiful Indonesian instruments. Along with a huge collection of percussion instruments including gongs, bowls, vibes, marimba, drums, djembe, congas, bells, chimes, shells and more, we also can use the Gamelan Instruments used in the recording of the soundtrack for Life of Pi (music by Mychael Danna).

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Toronto Improvisors Orchestra
The last Sunday of each month. 2 pm - 4:30 pm
155 Walnut Street, Toronto M6J 3W3

The Array Sessions
Check the listings below for dates
Array Space 155 Walnut Ave.
Toronto, M6J 3W3

The Array Ensemble
The Array Space

Somewherethere presents – Audiopollination
Every Second Tuesday of the Month
The Array Space

Dance Barefoot to the eVoid Collective Orchestra
Third or Fourth Friday of each Month

Array/Evergreen Community Gamelan
Join Community Gamelan at Meetup.com for dates
Array Space, 155 Walnut Avenue, Toronto M6J 3W3

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Ambient Ping

November 25, 8pm

THE AMBiENT PiNG is a Toronto based creative community of audio artists, performers, musicians and visual artists. The PiNG presents live multimedia performances featuring ambient, electronic, soundscape, chillout, trip hop, dream pop, downtempo, space, darkwave, drone and experimental artists from around the world.

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Martha Baillie Novel and the Music of Nic Gotham

The book launch of Martha Baillie's novel, The Search for Heinrich Schlögel at the Gladstone Hotel was a wonderful combination of music, visuals, interviews, food and dink. Much to the delight of Arraymusic, Martha has, with the help of Greg Sharp, posted the slide show with Nic's accompanying music.

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How to Write for Orchestra

This seven minute excerpt is a delightful illumination of practical concerns when composing for orchestra. Vancouver composer Rodney Sharman gave this talk as part of a lecture while mentoring for the 2014 Arraymusic Young Composers' Workshop.

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The Ann Southam LP Collection

To Access the searchable and sort-able database of Ann's Collection, you would first go to the Array LP Collection. Follow the procedure below to enjoy this treasure, a rich insight into this brilliant composer's aesthetic and life. Join us on Thursday, November 20th at 7PM when we launch this special collection.
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Two Meetup Videos on YouTube

Here are good examples of the public use of the Array pace band the Evergreen Club Gamelan instruments. Each month people come and within minutes are enjoying the beautiful sounds these bronze instruments can make. Join Meetup.com or keep an eye on the Array Season for Array/Evergreen co-productions of these public outreach events.
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James Tenney's Spectrum 1 added to the Arraymusic Youtube Channel

"...what I want to be understood is just the message itself, the signal itself. It's not about something else. It's simply the basis for an experience." - from an interview with James Tenney by Ciarán Maher, MusicWorks Issue 77 (2000)

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