Class of Aiyun Huang and Fabrice Marandola
First Prize – Jason Noble, Ph.D. Composition
Ensemble Festina Lente
Mark Fewer & Pascale Giguère, violins
Karine Rousseau, viola
Blair Lofgren, violoncello
Ali Kian Yazdanfar, double bass
String Quintets of George Onslow (1784-1853)
The Schulich School of Music announces the appointment of Soprano Dominique Labelle to the Voice Faculty effective August 1st 2014
With a career that includes numerous appearances on stages in Europe, Asia and North America, Dominique Labelle’s return to Québec as voice professor at Schulich is both a joyous homecoming and marks the turn of a page. Ms. Labelle has consistently received great acclaim for her performances and has made numerous recordings of opera and concert repertoire. She can be heard on record labels including Virgin Veritas, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, Denon, New World, RCA Victor Red Seal and more.
Graduates of the Schulich School of Music posted a clean sweep of the jazz category at Saturday’s Juno Awards in Winnipeg.
Program alumni Christine Jensen, Mike Downes and Mike Rud took home the hardware for Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year,Traditional Jazz Album of the Year and Vocal Jazz Album of the Year respectively.
WEBLINKS: CBC Article about Jazz Sweep: http://bit.ly/1pG9uu8
Christine Jensen's Album Habitat: http://bit.ly/1js1yNm
Schulich School of Music presents the Winner of the Golden Violin Prize : Victor Fournelle-Blain, viola and violin
The Golden Violin itself, made of pewter and gold plate is on permanent display in Schulich’s Marvin Duchow Music Library and was a gift in 2006 from businessman and philanthropist Seymour Schulich. The seven past winners include Emmanuel Vukovitch, Lambert Chen, Chloé Dominguez, Aaron Schwebel, Ewald Cheung, Isaac Chalk and Baptiste Rodrigues.