Welcome to Dr. Scott Smallwood, the new director of the Sound Studies Institute! Dr. Smallwood is a composer, improviser, and sound artist whose own research combines technology and software with hardware instruments and traditional acoustic instruments. A faculty member of the Department of Music since 2009, Smallwood teaches music composition and technology. He has previously served as the Director of Digital Humanities.
Dr. Smallwood began his three-year term as Director of the Sound Studies Institute on July 1, 2020. ‘
Check out this article in the Edmonton Journal about this weekend’s upcoming Sound Studies Institute Women of Folkways events. Workshop on Friday, February 7 at CKUA Performance Space, 9804 Jasper Avenue, and Concert on Saturday, February 8 at Parkview Community Hall. Also featured in the article is Mark Segger who is presenting a discussion about a music-focused APP in the development entitled Score Exchange, at Sound Studies Institute on February 26, 2020 at Noon.
U of A undergraduate student Bryce Wittrock (left) and linguist Ben Tucker analyze a waveform from a recording for their study comparing dialects among people in southern Alberta, southern Saskatchewan and Edmonton. (Photo: Geoff McMaster)
Vowel pronunciation varies between urban and rural populations, study shows. For more, go online to Folio: