From interpreting contemporary compositions to creating them on the spot, the Department of Music values the study and performance of new music in all forms. Our New Music ensembles endeavour to bridge the gap between past and present to anticipate new sounds, structures, and ideas.
In addition to instrumental and electroacoustic performance opportunities, students can explore sound art, improvisation and composition as part of a collaborative group experience. We encourage students of all musical backgrounds to participate in new music performance as a way to increase the breadth and depth of their studies.
Currently, the Department offers the following New Music Ensembles: