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McGill Concerto Competition Piano Winners Announced

Geoffrey Conquer, student of Marina Mdivani and Zhenni Li, student of Stéphane Lemelin, were declared joint winners of the Schulich Concerto Competition, piano.  Conquer, who performed the Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor and Li who performed the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, will both play with the McGill Symphony Orchestra in the 2015-2016 season. 

Published: 23Feb2015

Bachelor's Recital: Alexandru Szasz, trumpet

24Apr201519:30
Redpath Hall 3461 rue McTavish (McTavish Gates), Montreal, QC, H3A 2K6, CA

Class of Russ DeVuyst & Andrew Dunn

Les Petits Violons : Concert "Hommage à Jean Cousineau"

22Mar201516:00
Redpath Hall 3461 rue McTavish (McTavish Gates), Montreal, QC, H3A 2K6, CA

LES DIMANCHES EN MUSIQUE

Hommage à Jean Cousineau
Yukari Cousineau, violin & Jean Saulnier, piano

Advanced Jazz Composition Class Concert - F. Lozano, coordinator

1Apr201520:00
Tanna Schulich Hall 555 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, CA

Violist Marina Thibeault wins McGill Concerto Competition for Strings.

The String Area Winner of the McGill concerto competition is violist Marina Thibault, a student of André Roy.  In the competition she performed the Schnittke Viola Concerto. The other finalists were Veronika Cherniak, student of Andrew Wan; Elizabeth Skinner, student of Axel Strauss; Maïthéna Thibault, student of Andrew Wan.  Congratulations to all who participated.

Published: 17Feb2015

Renowned violist Steven Dann appointed to Schulich String Faculty

The Schulich School of Music is delighted to announce the appointment of internationally-renowned violist Steven Dann as Catherine Thornhill Steele Chair in Viola starting September 2015, for a period of three years. Steven Dann's career has covered a wealth of violistic possibilities. As principal viola of some of the world's leading orchestras, as a veteran of the string quartet and chamber music world, as soloist and recitalist and as a dedicated teacher.

Published: 13Feb2015

Thierry Tidrow, BMus 09 awarded Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music

The Composition Area of the Schulich School of Music is pleased to announce that one of its former students, Thierry Tidrow (BMus, Honours Composition and Major Music Theory, 2009) is the recipient of the 2014 Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music. During his bachelor's program, Mr. Tidrow studied composition with Professors Christoph Neidhöfer and Brian Cherney.

An interview with Thierry Tidrow about his winning work may be found on the website of the Canada Council for the Arts (see sidebar)

Published: 12Feb2015

Grammy Awards for Professor Richard King.


Professor Richard King received two Grammy awards this past weekend in the categories of Best Contemporary Instrumental Album ("Bass & Mandolin"  Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer) and Best Orchestral Performance (John Adams: "City Noir"  David Robertson, conductor, St. Louis Symphony)  both on the Nonesuch label.  With these two latest awards, Prof. King now has a total of 14 Grammy awards. 

Published: 11Feb2015

CBC/McGill Series: CBC Next! Young Artists Series

25Feb201519:30
Redpath Hall 3461 rue McTavish (McTavish Gates), Montreal, QC, H3A 2K6, CA

Come and hear four young classical artists, including the winner of the Golden Violin Competition in 2014.

Presented as part of the Festival Montréal en lumières.

For more information please consult: cbcmusic.ca/mcgill

 

CBC/McGill Series: CBC Next! Young Artists Series

23Feb201519:30
Redpath Hall 3461 rue McTavish (McTavish Gates), Montreal, QC, H3A 2K6, CA

Come and hear four young classical artists, including the winner of the Golden Violin Competition in 2014.

Presented as part of the Festival Montréal en lumières.

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