Rémi Bolduc, Chair of the Jazz Department at the Schulich School of Music, was awarded an Opus Prize in a ceremony held Sunday, February 7 at the Salle Bourgie. His concert performance of "L'Hommage à Dave Brubeck" which featured performances by Dave Laing, Fraser Hollins and François Bourassa also involved students Andrew Boudreau, Mathieu McConnell-Enright and Louis-Vincent Hamel.
British Columbian soprano Chelsea Rus was named the winner of the 2016 Wirth Vocal Prize in the inaugural edition of the competition held Sunday, February 7 in Tanna Schulich Hall. Ms. Rus performed a program that included works by Puccini, Massenet, and Strauss. She is a master's student in the studio of Joanne Kolomyjec. The other three finalists were Nicholas Burns (countertenor), Bruno Roy (baritone) and Lauren Woods (soprano).
The nominees for the 2016 JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at a press conference in Toronto yesterday morning. Schulich alumni and faculty who are up for awards including:
INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR Legacy LiveJens Lindeman, BMus'88 (Independent)