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Research Update!

Well, it’s been a long time between posts! One of my New Years resolutions was to try and be more consistent with posting here, as it’s a great link between the volunteers who contribute their time and efforts into doing … Continue reading

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Melbourne International Jazz Festival

The Melbourne International Jazz Festival has some really interesting stuff this year. First of all, the Cave late nightclub venue this year is the KELVIN CLUB. The Kelvin Club is presumably named after Lord Kelvin, who devised a reference-free scale for temperature … Continue reading

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One week to go!

A few updates on INTERIOR DESIGN: Music for the Bionic Ear. 1) BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW! There are two shows next Sunday, and the early one has actually selling quite fast over the last few days. Tickets are $25/$15 concession, … Continue reading

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Why do we hate modern music?

In The Age A2 section thismorning there’s a really interesting article by Alex Ross (he wrote a great book called “The Rest is Noise in 2007) called “The schock of the dissonant.” I couldn’t find a link on The Age’s site, … Continue reading

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TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Very exciting: tickets for “INTERIOR DESIGN: Music for the Bionic Ear” are on sale NOW, through the Arts Centre website.  Tickets are $25/$15 concession, and there are two performances, at 5:30PM and 8PM on Sunday the 13th of Feb 2011. … Continue reading

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More meetings between composers and CI recipients.

This Monday we had the second round of meetings between the group of composers working on the “INTERIOR DESIGN” project and a group of cochlear implant recipients who are “road-testing” musical material. The aim of these meetings is basically to … Continue reading

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Update

Alot of things have been happening since the last update. The ICA conference in Sydney went well. Jeremy and I both gave talks (links to PDFs of mine and Jeremy’s), and people seemed to be interested. It ended up being … Continue reading

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Concert Project on ABC Melbourne Radio

A few weeks ago Hugh McDermott (our newly appointed second Deputy Director at the Bionic Ear Institute) was interviewed by Alan Brough on ABC Melbourne radio. It’s a really interesting interview – he spoke about how music can affect the … Continue reading

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INTERIOR DESIGN: Music for the Bionic Ear

One of the projects we’re working on at the BEI is concerned with making new music, specifically designed for people using cochlear implants and hearing aids. We’ve recently had a bit of success with funding this project. In March we … Continue reading

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