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Alex Soloway announced winner of the McGill Classical Concerto Competition

Doctoral Piano Student Alex Soloway has been announced as the winner of this year's Classical Concerto Competition. He is a student of Prof. Ilya Poletaev and was also a winner in 2014 of the McGill Chamber Music Competition as a member of the Aeolus Trio.  Soloway has already performed in Canada, Europe, and the United States, including concerts at the Canadian Opera Company’s Four Seasons Centre in Toronto, the Mozarteum University in Salzburg, and Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall in New York.

Published: 6Dec2016

Grammy Nominations for Schulich Professors and Alumni

The Recording Academy has announced the nominees for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Included in this list were several nominees from Schulich.  

Darcy James Argue's group Secret Society is nominated for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Real Enemies.  Performers include Darcy James Argue, BMus'97 piano and Mike Fahie, BMus'98 trombone.

Published: 6Dec2016

McGill Conservatory: Student Soloist Concerts

Strathcona Music Building Clara Lichtenstein Hall, 555 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1E3, CA

Concerts at 2pm, 4pm and 7pm

A Glowing Review for Pianist Ilya Poletaev

Pianist Ilya Polataev

(Review by Peter Dobrin)

How long will it be before the pianist hits that last note? You might have held your breath, as I did, waiting for Ilya Poletaev to strike the final note of the Bach "Sarabande" encore Wednesday night at the end of his Philadelphia Chamber Music Society recital debut at the American Philosophical Society.

Published: 2Dec2016

Master's Recital: Masashi Usui, jazz saxophone

Elizabeth Wirth Music Building Tanna Schulich Hall, 527 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QC, CA

Class of Allan McLean

CIRMMT - Distinguished Lecture Series

Elizabeth Wirth Music Building Tanna Schulich Hall, 527 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QC, CA

Laetitia Sonami, sound artist and performer: Your presence is required - Performance, Control and Magnetism


Doctoral Recital: Catherine Bahn, viola da gamba

Redpath Hall 3461 rue McTavish (McTavish Gates), Montreal, QC, H3A 2K6, CA

Class of Mark Fewer

Day of Percussion 2017 - Quebec Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society

Strathcona Music Building 555 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1E3, CA

Free admission - Numerous door prizes!

9:00- General Assembly, Clara Lichtenstein Hall

First and third prizes to Rashaan Allwood and Joel Peters in OSM Manulife Competition

Rashaan Allwood, first prize winner of the OSM Manulife Competition, organ category

The 2016 edition of the OSM Manulife Competition took place last week.  This year's categories were strings and organ, for which the semi-final string rounds took place in Tanna Schulich Hall at the Schulich School of Music.  The semifinals for organ took place in the Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste and the finals in the Maison symphonique de Montréal at the Grand-Orgue-Pierre-Béique.

Published: 30Nov2016

Ladies Morning Musical Club: Doric String Quartet

Strathcona Music Building Pollack Hall, 555 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1E3, CA

For the most up to date information, see the Ladies Morning Musical Club website.