Eleanor Stubley

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Eleanor Stubley (1960 – 2017) as a versatile conductor and an accomplished scholar, is constantly reaching beyond the given to renew and revitalise music as a performing art. She seeks not only to bridge the gap between theory and practice but also to erase the gap altogether through an unswerving focus on the transformative relationship between body and music. As a conductor, she has received awards for innovative inter-arts programming and appeared in the 2005 CBC film production The Pines of Emily Carr (Director, Donald Winkler). As a scholar, she interweaves the archival interests of a musicologist and the formal curiosity of a theorist with the memory of her conducting hands to renew our sense of time, space, and place in musical experience. She is Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at the Schulich School of Music, McGill University, and was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013.

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McGill University, Montreal, CA


Maintenant: Seeing the Untouchable, Touching the Unseen
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: Cinema 1, Michel Serres, music performance, sculpture, voice