KEITH A. HAMEL


I. BIOGRAPHICAL DATA


II. EDUCATION

III. PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT RECORD

IV. PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

a) Memberships in professional and learned societies:

b) Academic or professional awards and distinctions:

c) Professional service and experience:

Consultancies:
Journal and Grant Proposal Referee:


Juries and Peer Reviews:

Invited Lectureships:

d) Other Public Service:

V. RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONALLY RELATED SCHOLARLY AND CREATIVE ACTIVITIES

Software Development and Research Projects
b) Research or equivalent grants received:

c) Theses supervised:

Completed:
In Progress:

VI. OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION




Publications Record


a) PUBLICATIONS AND ORIGINAL WORKS:

Journal and Conference Articles:
Music Compositions:

Important Public Performances of Compositions:

Radio Broadcasts of Compositions:
  • Thrust - West Coast Performance, C.B.C. Stereo (March, 1990)
  • Thrust - Two New Hours, C.B.C. Stereo (May, 1990)
  • Thrust - Radio Canada (C.B.C. - French Network) (June, 1990)
  • Thrust - Arts National, C.B.C. Stereo (June, 1990)
  • WindoW - Arts National, C.B.C. Stereo (January, 1991)
  • WindoW - West Coast Performance, C.B.C. Stereo (February, 1991)
  • Refraction - Radio Canada (C.B.C. - French Network) (June, 1991)
  • Refraction - Two New Hours, C.B.C. Stereo (July, 1991)
  • WindoW - Two New Hours, C.B.C. Stereo (November, 1991)
  • Paraphrases - Two New Hours, C.B.C. Stereo (April, 1992)
  • Thrust - Two New Hours, C.B.C. Stereo (October, 1992)
  • Crossfade - West Coast Performance, C.B.C. Stereo (November, 1994)
  • Traces - Radio Canada, (C.B.C. - French Network) (October, 1996)

Reference Manuals for Computer Software Developments:

These reference manuals accompany music printing software designed and programmed exclusively by Keith Hamel. The design and implementation of these programmes involved research in the areas of: music representation, graphical editors, user interface (i.e. gestural recognition) and laser printing technology.
  • MusPrint (1986) - Music notation software for the Macintosh computer. (56 pages)
  • MusScribe (1988) - Professional music notation software. (150 pages)
  • NoteWriter (1988) - Upgrade and extension of MusScribe. Licensed to Passport Designs Inc., Half Moon Bay, California for International Distribution. (162 pages)
  • NoteWriter II (1989) - Extension of the NoteWriter software (180 pages).
  • NoteAbility Music Notation Software Manual (1996). Opus 1 Music Inc., Vancouver. On-line reference manual for the NoteAbility Music Notation Software Package. (Approximately 280 pages.)


b) COMPLETED AND UNPUBLISHED MATERIAL

Commission Reports:
  • Hamel, K. Report on the Use of Technology for Music Editing and Printing. Report prepared for the National Office of the Canadian Music Centre, Toronto, Canada, 1986. (76 pages)

Unpublished Conference Presentations:
  • Hamel, K. "Implementation Plans for the C.M.C. Music Printing Network". MIDEM Classique, Cannes, France. 1986.
  • Hamel, K. "The Current State of Music Printing Technology." Joint Conference of the Canadian League of Composers and the Canadian University Music Society. Hamilton, Canada. 1987.
  • Hamel, K. "Design In Music Notation Software: A Defense of the Graphics Approach" MIDEM Classique, Cannes, France. 1988.
  • Hamel, K. "Interaction between Live Performance and Electroacoustic Music" WINDOW: Conference on Women and New Technology, Vancouver, Canada, 1990.
  • Hamel, K. "NoteWriter - A Graphics-Oriented Music Notation System" at the Canadian Music Educator's Association Conference, Vancouver, Canada. 1991
  • Hamel, K. "NeXTWriter - Music Notation for the NeXT Computer." Multimedia Symposium '92 - U.B.C., Vancouver, Canada, 1992
  • Hamel, K. "NoteAbility - Music Notation for the NeXTStep Computers." PowerUp Conference - Robson Media Centre., Vancouver, Canada, 1996


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