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[Jeu de temps / Times Play 2017]

Events, Concerts and Radio Broadcasts

Winners / Gagnants | Submissions / Soumissions | Events / Événements | Awards / Prix | Jury

For each edition of JTTP the CEC coordinates a number of public presentations of submissions in various contexts across Canada and internationally. JTTP Radio Partners present the 5 Winning Works and Composers in a JTTP-dedicated show, or may programme the entire compilation CD (Cache) of a particular edition. Or selections from all 35 Participants and Submissions to JTTP 2017 can be chosen for a unique, curated presentation of the project.

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Still from Samuel Béland’s videomusic work Naïca (2017), for which he was awarded 4th Prize in JTTP 2017, the 18th edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play. [Click image to enlarge]

In recent years, winners have also been presented in prestigious festival contexts with international Partners. Montréal’s Akousma Festival presents the 1st Prize work on an annual basis in their fall festival, and in April 2018, the top 5 winners of JTTP 2017 have been invited to perform their compositions in a dedicated concert in Edmonton’s Sea of Sound Festival, co-produced by BEAMS — the Boreal Electroacoustic Society (Edmonton, Canada) and the University of Alberta.

The various public presentations of JTTP works are an excellent complement to the extensive prize packages offered to the top 5 placing composers (see the Awards, Project Partners and Support page), and through these presentations, JTTP Partners help the CEC promote the work of young / emerging composers and sound artists living in or from Canada within various national and international contexts.

Past Events

Check out the CEC’s Facebook Events page for a quick overview of all upcoming CEC activities!

In reverse chronological order.

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Xavier Ménard’s work Fragmentation(s) (2017) was awarded 5th Prize in JTTP 2017, the 18th edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play. Image © Noémie St-Laurent Savaria 2017. [Click image to enlarge]

RADIO: GroundSwell Radio with Heidi Ouellette

Mon. 16/23 Apr. 2018 @ 14h00 on CKUW 95.9 FM (Winnipeg MB) 

Closing off a trio of JTTP 2017 broadcasts out of Winnipeg, Heidi Ouellette, host of Winnipeg’s GroundSwell Radio, presents the five winning works from the 18th edition of JTTP over two programmes. Coordinated annually by the CEC, Jeu de temps / Times Play promotes the work of emerging composers and sound artists in Canada. GroundSwell Radio is an initiative of GroundSwell, Manitoba’s only series dedicated to presenting contemporary music.

GroundSwell Radio. People are still writing classical music! Tune into GroundSwell Radio for chamber and orchestral music from the 20th century and beyond. Winnipeg’s only New Music radio broadcast brought to you by Winnipeg’s only New Music concert series. Hosted by Heidi Ouellette, Mondays 14:00–15:00 on CKUW 95.9 FM (Winnipeg MB). GroundSwell on Facebook.

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Pierre-Luc Lecours’ work Éclats | Blanc (2015) was awarded 2nd Prize in JTTP 2017, the 18th edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play. Image © Elias Touil 2015. [Click image to enlarge]

CONCERT: JTTP 2017 Winners in the 3rd Sea of Sound Festival

Thu. 12 Apr. 2018 @ 20h00 at Convocation Hall, University of Alberta (Edmonton AB) 

The winning composers from JTTP 2017 present their works in a concert that is part of the third Sea of Sound Festival (Edmonton, 12–14 April 2018), a co-production of the Boreal Electroacoustic Music Society (BEAMS) and the University of Alberta Department of Music.

The Boreal Electroacoustic Music Society (BEAMS) is a non-profit society dedicated to the promotion and production of sound-oriented musical experimentation. Its Board of Directors consists of professional musicians, composers and media artists from diverse backgrounds driven to create a voice for sound-oriented art in Edmonton, Canada.

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Still from Samuel Béland’s videomusic work Naïca (2017), for which he was awarded 4th Prize in JTTP 2017, the 18th edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play. [Click image to enlarge]

RADIO: Expansive Prairie Skies with Michael Elves

Mon. 02 Apr. 2018 @ 01h00 on UMFM 101.5 FM (Winnipeg MB) 

In the second of three of broadcasts out of Winnipeg, Michael Elves features the 18th edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play, an annual project showcasing the diversity of the emerging generation of electroacoustic artists in Canada. Tune in to hear the five winning works from JTTP 2017 as well as an interview with CEC Admin jef chippewa about the project and other CEC activities.

Expansive Prairie Skies. Hosted by Michael Elves, Monday mornings 01:00–03:00 on UMFM 101.5 FM (Winnipeg MB).

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Pierre-Luc Senécal’s work Urban Gardens (2017) was awarded 3rd Prize in JTTP 2017, the 18th edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play. [Click image to enlarge]

RADIO: Thank God it’s Free Range! with Michael Elves

Fri. 30 Mar. 2018 @ 18h30 on UMFM 101.5 FM (Winnipeg MB) 

In the first of three broadcasts out of Winnipeg in spring 2018, Thank God it’s Free Range! host Michael Elves presents JTTP 2017 1st Prize winner Xavier Madore’s work Les loges de la suite alongside an interview with CEC Admin jef chippewa about this annual project supporting the work of young and emerging electroacoustic composers and sound artists from or living in Canada.

Thank God it’s Free Range! Start the weekend off with a rundown on upcoming shows, interviews with local, national and international artists, and all sorts of good music. Hosted by Michael Elves, Fridays 18:30–20:00 on UMFM 101.5 FM (Winnipeg MB).

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Xavier Madore’s work Les loges de la suite (2017) was awarded 1st Prize in JTTP 2017, the 18th edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play. Image © Vincent Biron-Chalifour. [Click image to enlarge]

RADIO: Electric Sense with James Bailey

Wed. 21 Mar. 2018 @ 23h00 on CIUT 89.5 FM (Toronto ON) 

Tune in to James Bailey’s eclectic show out of Toronto to check out the crop of winning works from the 18th edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play (JTTP). Coordinated by the CEC since 2000, JTTP is an annual project supporting the work of young and emerging composers / sound artists in Canada.

Electric Sense is a programme devoted to all that is new and creative in the exploration of sound. From the tightly composed to the wildly improvised and whatever may be found in between. Traditional instruments to new inventions. Acoustic, electroacoustic, purely electronic, field recordings and found sounds. Melodic to abrasive to totally indescribable. If you’ve heard it before, you probably won’t hear it here. Hosted by James Bailey, Wednesdays 23:00–00:00 on CIUT 89.5 FM (Toronto ON). Electric Sense on Facebook.

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Samuel Béland’s videomusic work Naïca (2017) was awarded 4th Prize in JTTP 2017, the 18th edition of Jeu de temps / Times Play. [Click image to enlarge]

RADIO: Foldover with Tom Lopez

Thu. 8 Mar. 2018 @ 17h00 on WOBC 91.5 FM (Oberlin OH) 

The JTTP 2017 broadcasts continue this week with composer Tom Lopez down in Oberlin, Ohio. Tom presents the five winning works from the 2017 edition of Jeu de Temps / Times Play (JTTP) on Foldover, his weekly foray into experimental and electroacoustic musics.

Foldover sends out strange textures, flavours and scents of electroacoustic music. Artists vary from esoteric academics to under-the-radar mavericks. Guaranteed to be something you’ve never heard before! Hosted by Tom Lopez, Thursdays 17:00–18:00 on WOBC 91.5 FM Alternative Radio (Oberlin OH).

RADIO: Acoustic Frontiers with Ralph Hopper

Mon. 12 Mar. 2018 @ 12h30 on CKCU 93.1 FM (Ottawa ON) 

Ralph Hopper has always been a staunch supporter of all things CEC, and he is one of our most dedicated JTTP Partners. Tune into his engaging radio show on CKCU out of our nation’s capital to hear the winning works of the 18th edition of Jeu de Temps / Times Play (JTTP).

Acoustic Frontiers. For a very different radio experience, tune in and have a listen to electroacoustic and computer-processed sounds that cutting-edge composers have been creating since the mid-1900s. Music that varies from musical to not even close. Unzip your ears! Hosted by Ralph Hopper, Mondays 12:30–14:00 on CKCU 93.1 FM (Ottawa ON).

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RADIO: UNDÆ! Radio

11 Dec. 2017 @ 22h00 on UNDÆ! Radio / Radio Círculo (Madrid, Spain) 

UNDÆ! launches the season of broadcasts and events celebrating works submitted to JTTP 2017. Tune in to Radio Círculo to hear the five winning works from the 18th edition of the CEC’s annual project for young composers/sound artists, accompanied by engaging commentary and discussion of various themes related to electroacoustic practices.

UNDÆ! Radio is a space on Radio Círculo dedicated to electroacoustic music and æsthetics, to all tendencies in sound art and to innovative music realized with modern technologies. Hosted by Antonio Sánchez, Hertz Volta and Antony Maubert, Mondays 22:00–23:00 on UNDÆ! Radio / Radio Círculo (Madrid, Spain). UNDÆ! Radio on Facebook.

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Xavier Madore diffusing his JTTP 2017 1st Prize work Les loges de la suite (2017) in the “Ondes lumineuses” concert during Akousma XIV at Usine C in Montréal on 25 October 2017. Image © Caroline Campeau. [Click image to enlarge]

CONCERT: “Ondes lumineuses” — Xavier Madore dans Akousma XIV

Wed. 25 Oct. 2017 @ 20h00 at Usine C (Montréal QC) 

[F] Joignez-vous à nous lors de la soirée d’ouverture de la 14e édition du festival AKOUSMA pour découvrir Les loges de la suite (2017), de Xavier Madore, une œuvre grâce à laquelle il a remporté le 1er prix au concours de composition Jeu de temps / Times Play 2017. Le festival annuel des musiques numériques immersives AKOUSMA est un partenaire de JTTP depuis 2014, présentant chaque année l’œuvre lauréate.

[E] Come out and join us on the opening night of the 14th edition of the Akousma festival (19–22 Oct.) to hear Xavier Madore’s Les loges de la suite (2017), for which he was awarded 1st Prize in Jeu de temps / Times Play 2017. Montréal’s annual festival of immersive digital music, Akousma, is a JTTP Project Partner since 2014, presenting the JTTP 1st Prize winner each year.

Media Partners

Akousma BEAMS UAlberta Music
Acoustic Frontiers Foldover GroundSwell Perdidos en el espacio Undae CIUT CKCU CKUW Radio Chile Radio Circulo UMFM WOBC

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