June 2020: COSMOS at Colloquium Polaris in Lille

Re-scheduled for Thursday, 16 Aug 2020. Originally scheduled for Thursday, 26 Mar 2020; postponed due to covid19 actions. Thanks to Mathieu Giraud of the Algomus Team (members include Louis Bigo, Florence Levé, Richard Groult, and Ken Déguernel) at the University of Lille, Elaine Chew has been invited to present the Cosmos project at the Colloquium […]


A Little Ditty for ISMIR 20

Seventeen years ago, I was invited by Michel Fingerhut to attend the 3rd ISMIR (International Conference on Music Information Retrieval) at IRCAM. It was my first introduction to the institution. I also met my first postdoc, Anja Volk, now a prominent member of the ISMIR community at this ISMIR. In an email to senior members […]

Events Lectures

Elaine Chew gives Public Lecture @ MIT’s Music and Theater Arts

Musical Structures, Performances, and Arrhythmias Date/Time: Thursday, 21 November 2019, 5:30pmLocation: MIT Room 4-270Street address: 182 Memorial Drive, Cambridge MA 02139, USA AbstractMusical performance is widely regarded to be one of the most breathtaking feats of human intelligence, but the nature of this creative act remains illusive and studies on expressive performance still lag behind […]