Preparations are well underway for ContinuuCon 2023, the fifth international Haken Continuum conference taking place on May 17–19 in Palmela, Portugal. Everyone who plays, aspires to play, or wants to learn more about the Haken Continuum Fingerboard, ContinuuMini, or EaganMatrix Eurorack module--as well as the Expressive E Osmose synthesizer, which also incorporates the EaganMatrix sound engine--is invited to attend. Here's the details direct from the organisers...
Featured presenters this year will include University of Illinois Professor Lippold Haken and Canadian composer Edmund Eagan, who co-developed the Continuum Fingerboard, the ContinuuMini, and the EaganMatrix. They will discuss the future of specialized DSP, EaganMatrix sound design, and the relationship between the Continuum and the Osmose. Additional speakers include Expressive E's Guillaume Bonneau on learning the EaganMatrix, master player Rob Schwimmer sharing his performance tips, La Voix du Luthier's Christophe Duquesne on the EaganMatrix's additive synthesis, and PolyChromatic composer Dolores Catherino on synesthesia and the Continuum. Deep Forest's Eric Mouquet, Benedict Slotte, Daniel Grabois, Julia Ann Scott, and Russell Hoffman will also give presentations.
The conference will begin on Wednesday evening with a reception and dinner, followed by a jam session for all willing participants. To close out the conference, Friday night's ContinuuConcert will be open to the public.
About Haken Audio's Instruments
The Continuum Fingerboard is a polyphonic electronic instrument offering continuous multidimensional performance control that responds to each finger independently, enabling unparalleled expressivity and nuance. The ContinuuMini is a smaller, more affordable duotactic model based on the same technology. Inside is the EaganMatrix, a programmable digital modular synthesizer that takes full advantage of the supple playing surface's myriad performance possibilities.
Pricing and Availability:
Purchasing a ticket before April 17 entitles you to a €50 early-bird discount, with conference tickets priced at €250 until that date and €300 after.
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