Daniel Oore is a Postdoctoral Fellow with the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation (IICSI), at the Memorial University of Newfoundland and the University of Guelph, and a Visiting Scholar-Artist at the University of Toronto, where he has been conducting research since 2012.
His publications and presentations explore sound through multiple ears. Dr. Oore’s presentations are hosted internationally by institutions such as Stanford’s Center for Computer Research in Acoustics and Music (CCRMA) and by faculties of music, media, journalism, music education, and research in sound and culture studies.
Dani’s projects have been funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council, the Canada Council for the Arts, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Ontario Graduate Scholarships, NS Dept. of Culture and numerous awards. He received a University Medal and a Most Outstanding Student distinction from Dalhousie University, and at the University of Toronto was a nationally top-ranked Bombardier SSHRC Doctoral Fellow and a recipient of the Faculty of Music’s Graduating Award.
Embodied and multimodal musical experience is a theme in Oore’s research (e.g. the music of motion, the music of speech).
Current research includes:
- Improvisation research through the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation (IICSI)
- AI-music collaborations with Sageev Oore (Google Brain, Vector, Dalhousie)
- Genocide (Holocaust) research collaborations with Irene Oore (Dalhousie)
- Pedagogy of spontaneous and interdisciplinary improvisation (ongoing longitudinal study)
- Media studies collaborations with Carol Vernallis (Stanford)
- Rhythmic, temporal, auditory-musical, visual, and movement analyses of sound, music videos, DIY videos, and film trailers
- Donald Trump
- Snap, twang, blue note, and temporal deviation