Workshops

2017


    Workshop on SIMSSA XIII

    Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, 2017-09-22

    Held at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, adjacent to the Tenth Annual Conference of the Atlantic Mediaevalist Association, SIMSSA Workshop XIII featured updates on the Cantus Ultimus project, OMR Correction and the MEI Neumes Module Schema.

    Guests included:

    • Ichiro Fujinaga, McGill University
    • Jennifer Bain, Dalhousie
    • Sarah Long, Michigan State University
    • Alessandra Ignesti, McGill University
    • Inga Behrendt, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
    • Elsa De Luca, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

    Workshop on SIMSSA XII

    CIRMMT, 2017-08-07

    Featuring presentations on recent work in the SIMSSA Project, including Pixel.js, the Interactive Classifier, Neon.js, and our latest OMR developments. Craig Sapp was our featured Keynote Speaker. This workshop was co-organized by CIRMMT Research Axis 2 (Music information research) and SIMSSA. It took place on Aug. 7, 2017, in the A832 in the Wirth Music Building at McGill University.

    Guests included:

    • Claire Arthur, McGill University
    • Alex Daigle, McGill University
    • Ichiro Fujinaga, CIRMMT, McGill University
    • David Garfinkle, McGill University
    • Andrew Hankinson, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford
    • Yaolong Ju, CIRMMT, McGill University
    • Cory McKay, CIRMMT, Marianapolis College
    • Zoé McLennan, McGill University
    • Alex Morgan, L’université libre de Bruxelles
    • Sacha Perry-Fagant, McGill University
    • Zeyad Saleh, McGill University
    • Craig Sapp, CCARH, Stanford University
    • Martha Thomae, CIRMMT, McGill University
    • Andrew Tran, McGill University
    • Gabriel Vigliensoni, CIRMMT, McGill University
    • Jorge Calvo-Zaragoza, McGill University
    • Ké Zhang, McGill University


2016


    Workshop on SIMSSA XI

    Vancouver, 2016-11-06

    The eleventh SIMSSA Workshop, highlighting recent developments in the SIMSSA project, took place at the joint AMS/SMT meeting in Vancouver on Thursday, November 6, 2016.

    Guests included:

    • Anna Zayaruznaya, Yale University
    • Michael Alan Anderson, Eastman School of Music
    • Jessie Ann Owens, UC Davis Arts
    • Anna Maria Busse Berger, UC Davis Arts
    • Karol Berger, Stanford University
    • Ross Duffin, Case Western Reserve University
    • Dana Marsh, Indiana University Bloomington
    • David Huron, Ohio State University
    • Benjamin Albritton, Stanford University Libraries
    • Kate Chapman, Indiana University Bloomington
    • David Headlam, Eastman School of Music
    • Rob Wegman, Princeton University
    • J. Peter Burkholder, Indiana University Bloomington
    • Richard Freedman, Haverford College
    • Peter Jeffery, University of Notre Dame
    • Margot Fassler, University of Notre Dame
    • Eleanor Selfridge-Field, Stanford University
    • Ian Quinn, Yale University
    • Megan Long, Oberlin College and Conservatory
    • Christopher Brody, Eastman School of Music
    • Ben Duane, Washington University in St. Louis
    • Eric Isaacson, Indiana University Bloomington
    • Daniel Shanahan, Louisiana State University
    • Susan Forscher Weiss, Peabody Institute (Johns Hopkins University)
    • Christopher White, University of Masachusetts Amherst
    • Kirill Zikanov, Yale University
    • Yolanda Plumley, University of Exeter
    • Charles Atkinson, Ohio State University
    • Thomas Forest Kelly, Harvard University
    • Barbara Haggh-Huglo, University of Maryland
    • Honey Meconi, Eastman School of Music
    • Kate van Orden, Harvard University
    • Robert Gjerdingen, Northwestern University
    • Christopher Reynolds, UC Davis Arts
    • Alexis Luko, Carleton University
    • Jeanice Brooks, University of Southampton
    • Matthew Peattie, University of Cincinnati
    • David Rothenberg, Case Western Reserve University
    • André Avorio, Alexander Street Press
    • Deborah Lawrence, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
    • Jennifer Bain, Dalhousie University
    • Karen Desmond, Brandeis University
    • Jane Hatter, University of Utah
    • Rebecca Maloy, University of Colorado Boulder
    • Laurent Pugin, RISM
    • Julie Cumming, McGill University
    • Debra Lacoste, University of Waterloo
    • Catherine Motuz
    • Andrew Hankinson, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford
    • Alex Morgan, L’université libre de Bruxelles
    • Reiner Krämer, McGill University

    Workshop on SIMSSA X

    CIRMMT, 2016-09-24

    This is the tenth in the series of SIMSSA Workshops, highlighting recent developments in the SIMSSA Projects. This workshop is organized by CIRMMT Research Axis 2 (Music information research). It took place on Saturday, September 24, 2016, in A832 (New Music Building), hosted at McGill University.

    Guests included:

    • Cory McKay, Marianopolis College
    • Ichiro Fujinaga, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Emily Hopkins, SIMSSA Project Manager, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Samuel Howes, McGill University
    • Reiner Krämer, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Alexandre Parmentier, McGill University
    • Alexander Morgan, McGill University
    • Claire Arthur, McGill University
    • Malcolm Sailor, McGill University
    • David Garfinkle, McGill University
    • Martha Thomae, McGill University
    • Justin Bell, McGill University

    Workshop on SIMSSA VIII

    CIRMMT, 2016-05-21

    This is the eighth in the series of SIMSSA Workshops, highlighting recent developments in the SIMSSA and Cantus Ultimus Projects. The workshop took place after the Music Encoding Conference, hosted at McGill University.

    Guests included:

    • Ryan Bannon, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Marina Borsodi-Benson, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Jorge Calvo-Zaragoza, University of Alicante (visiting PhD researcher)
    • Karen Desmond, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Andrew Fogarty, McGill University
    • Ichiro Fujinaga, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Andrew Hankinson, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Emily Hopkins, SIMSSA Project Manager, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Reiner Krämer, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Ian Lorenz, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Alexandre Parmentier, McGill University


2015


    Workshop on SIMSSA VI

    New York, 2015-06-27

    Workshop on SIMSSA VI took place at the IAML/IMS Congress, “Music Research in the Digital Age.”

    Guests included:

    • Sarah Jane Adams, Harvard University
    • André Avorio, Alexander Street Press
    • Richard Chesser, Richard, British Library
    • Tim Crawford, University of London, Goldsmiths
    • Julie Cumming, McGill Unversity
    • Jürgen Diet, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
    • Barbara Dobbs Mackenzie, RILM
    • Ichiro Fujinaga, McGill University
    • Jane Gottlieb, The Juilliard School
    • Andrew Hankinson, McGill University
    • Johannes Kepper, University of Paderborn
    • Audrey Laplante, Université de Montréal
    • Laurent Pugin, RISM
    • Kristina Richts, University of Paderborn
    • Perry Roland, University of Virginia
    • Craig Sapp, Stanford University
    • Michael Schutz, McMaster University
    • Judy S. Tsou, University of Washington
    • Sonia Wronkowska, Adam Mickiewicz University

    Workshop on SIMSSA VII

    MedRen, 2015-07-08

    SIMSSA Workshop VII took place at MedRen in Brussels. Ichiro Fujinaga introduced the workshop and gave some recent updates. Julie Cumming and Andrew Hankinson gave updates on the Analysis and Content axes, and Laurent Pugin discussed Verovio.

    Guests included:

    • Jennifer Bain, Dalhousie University
    • Ashley Burgoyne, University of Amsterdam
    • Julia Craig-McFeely, Oxford University
    • Julie Cumming, McGill University
    • Karen Desmond, McGill University
    • Dan Donnelly, University of Toronto
    • Ichiro Fujinaga, McGill University
    • Andrew Hankinson, McGill University
    • Jane Hatter, University of Utah
    • Kate Helsen, Western University
    • Alessandra Ignesti, McGill University
    • Jan Koláček, Charles University, Prague
    • Debra Lacoste, Conrad Grebel University College
    • Elsa de Luca, Bristol University
    • Sarah Ann Long, Michigan State University
    • Cory McKay, Marianapolis College
    • Alex Morgan, McGill University
    • Catherine Motuz, McGill University
    • Laurent Pugin, RISM
    • Peter Schubert, McGill University
    • Masako Tanzawa


2014


    Workshop on SIMSSA IV: ONRP and Cantus Ultimus

    CIRMMT, 2014-09-29

    Workshop on SIMSSA (Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis) IV Highlighted recent development in the SIMSSA project and the ELVIS (Electronic Locator of Vertical Interval Successions) project. Included presentations by guests from two other SSHRC projects: Optical Neume Recognition project and Cantus Ultimus project. Guests included:

    • Christopher Antila, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Jennifer Bain, Dalhousie University
    • Ryan Bannon, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Inga Behrendt, University of Tübingen
    • Ruth Berkow, Faculty of Engineering, McGill University
    • Julie Cumming, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Douglas Eck, Google, USA
    • Andrew Fogarty, Faculty of Science, McGill University
    • Ichiro Fujinaga, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Andrew Hankinson, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Kate Helsen, Western University
    • Andrew Horwitz, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Debra Lacoste, University of Waterloo
    • Evan Magoni Faculty of Arts, McGill University
    • Lillio Mok, Faculty of Science, McGill University
    • Alexander Morgan, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Alan Sexton, University of Birmingham
    • Andie Sigler, CIRMMT, School of Computer Science,, McGill University
    • Barbara Swanson, Dalhousie University
    • Jon Wild, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Timothy Wilfong, Schulich School of Music, McGill University

    SIMSSA Luncheon at the AMS/SMT

    AMS/SMT Milwaukee, 2014-11-07

    Informational luncheon and discussions on SIMSSA: Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis. Included presentations by Ichiro Fujinaga, Julie Cumming, and Jennifer Bain.

    Guests included:

    • Barbara H. Haggh-Huglo
    • Barbara Swanson
    • Carla Zecher
    • Catherine Motuz
    • Clare Bokulich
    • Cory Mckay
    • Daniel Thomas Shanahan
    • Darwin F. Scott
    • Debra Lacoste
    • Dolores Pesce
    • Eleanor Selfridge-Field
    • Eric J. Isaacson
    • Fran Barulich
    • Ian Quinn
    • Ichiro Fujinaga
    • Jane Hatter
    • Jennifer Bain
    • Jesse Rodin
    • Johanna Devaney
    • Julie Cumming
    • Karen Desmond
    • Laurent Pugin
    • Margot Fassler
    • Micah Walter
    • Michael Anderson
    • Remi Chiu
    • Susan Weiss

    AMS/SMT Working Group

    AMS/SMT Milwaukee, 2014-11-06

    Working group and discussion of SIMSSA at the AMS/SMT in Milwaukee.

    Guests included:

    • Barbara Swanson
    • Jon Wild
    • Peter Schubert
    • Barbara Mackenzie
    • Catherine Motuz
    • Christopher Antila
    • Clare Bokulich
    • Cory Mckay
    • Dan Donnelly
    • Ichiro Fujinaga
    • Jacob Sagrans
    • Jane Hatter
    • Jennifer Bain
    • Jesse Rodin
    • Julie Cumming
    • Karen Desmond
    • Laurent Pugin
    • Mauro Calcagno
    • Mitch Brodsky
    • René Rusch
    • Rory O’Connor


2013


    CIRMMT Workshop: ELVIS Hack Day

    CIRMMT, 2013-05-11

    Searching symbolic musical data for repeated patterns: The ELVIS project. For a summary of this event and photos see the related blog post.

    CIRMMT Workshop: The ELVIS Project

    CIRMMT, 2013-05-10

    Searching Symbolic Musical Data for Repeated Patterns: The ELVIS project. Speakers:

    • Frauke Jürgensen (U. Aberdeen);
    • Ian Knopke (BBC, London);
    • Michael Scott Cuthbert (MIT);
    • Christopher White (Yale),
    • Kirill Zikanov (Yale);
    • Julie Cumming (McGill),
    • Christopher Antila (McGill),
    • Catherine Motuz (McGill). For a summary of this event see the related blog post.


2012


    Cantus Ultimus Workshop

    CIRMMT, 2012-09-08

    Cantus Ultimus Workshop: Building the ideal digital music library for plainchant. Explored the potential applications of SIMSSA (Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis) technologies developed at CIRMMT for enhancing the Cantus database, especially towards implementing full-music search of plainchant manuscripts.

    Guests included:

    • Jennifer Bain, Dalhousie University
    • Gregory Burlet, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Julie Cumming, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Ichiro Fujinaga, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Andrew Hankinson, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Kate Helsen, Independent scholar
    • Debra Lacoste, University of Waterloo
    • Saining Li, School of Computer Science, McGill University
    • Wendy Liu, School of Computer Science, McGill University

    CIRMMT Workshop: Processing Large Amounts of Musical Information

    CIRMMT, 2012-02-17

    Workshop on processing large amounts of musical information organized by CIRMMT Research Axis 3.

    Speakers including:

    • Thierry Bertin-Mahieux, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University
    • John Ashley Burgoyne, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Julie Cumming, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Michael Cuthbert, Music Program, MIT
    • J. Stephen Downie, GSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • Ichiro Fujinaga, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Frauke Jurgenson, Music, University of Aberdeen
    • Ian Quinn, Music Department, Yale University
    • George Tzanetakis, Computer Science Department, University of Victoria
    • Christopher White, Music Department, Yale University

    Workshop on SIMSSA II

    CIRMMT, 2012-07-28

    "Workshop on SIMSSA: Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis II" organized by CIRMMT Research Axis 3.

    Keynote speaker:

    • Eleanor Selfridge-Field, Stanford University

    Other guests included:

    • Christopher Antila, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Gregory Burlet, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Julie Cumming, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Jürgen Diet, Bavarian State Library, Germany
    • Andrew Hankinson, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Anton Khelou, School of Computer Science, McGill University
    • Wendy Liu, School of Computer Science, McGill University
    • Alastair Porter, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
    • Laurent Pugin, RISM Switzerland
    • Brian Stern, School of Computer Science, McGill University
    • Gabriel Vigliensoni, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University


2011


SIMSSA Luncheon: International Association if Music Libraries 2011

Dublin, Ireland, 2011-07-29

SIMSSA Luncheon at the International Association if Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres at Trinity College in Dublin Ireland.

Attended by:

  • Barbara Mackenzie
  • Julia Craig-McFeely
  • Richard Chesser
  • Sarah Adams
  • Massimo Gentili-Tedeschi
  • Erin Mayhood
  • Brian McMillan
  • Laurent Pugin
  • Andrew Hankinson
  • Jane Gottlieb
  • Sandra Tuppen

Workshop in SIMSSA I: AMS 2011

Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, Ca, 2011-11-11

The first SIMSSA Workshop at the Annual American Musicological Society meeting in San Francisco on 11 November 2011.

Participants included:

  • Michael Scott Cuthbert
  • Mary Lewis
  • Eleanor Selfridge-Field
  • Jennifer Thomas
  • Sarah Long
  • Daniel Donnelly
  • Ross W. Duffin
  • Jane Daphne Hatter
  • Philippe Vendrix
  • David Crook
  • Daniel Boomhower
  • Susan Weiss
  • Mauro Calcagno
  • Craig Sapp
  • Don Randel
  • Julie Cumming
  • Ichiro Fujinaga