Joensuu Soundscape Composition Contest 2011

The deadline for soundscape compositions has been extended from June 3 to June 5, 2011. Website: www.ilosaarirock.fi/popkatu/2011/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=16&Itemid=24 Facebook page: www.facebook.com/pages/Joensuu-Soundscape-Composition-Contest/134542189950523 The theme of this year’s contest is “Transforming Localities”. Learn about about other events, new calls for submissions, festivals, and share your own with a global community by subscribing to the World Listening Project’s Yahoo Group.  

Within a Grain of Sand: Our Sonic Environment and Some of Its Shapers

The new post on the Sounding Out! blog on sound studies features a series of brief interviews by Maile Colbert with people active in the effort to define and explore the notion of soundscape. Among them, Jez Riley French, Rui Costa, Catherine Clover Hildegard Westerkamp, and World Listening Project director, Eric Leonardson on the 2011 World Listening Day. Please check …

Indiana Dunes Soundwalk, May 21

Please join us on Saturday afternoon, May 21 when the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology and World Listening Project lead a soundwalk in Miller Woods, at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Date/Time: Saturday, May 21 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Location: Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education 20 N Lake Street, Gary, Indiana 46403 Tel: 219-395-1772 Itinerary, if traveling from …