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Chair of Music Performance Stéphane Lemelin releases 2-CD set of Fauré's complete Nocturnes and Barcarolles

'The Whole Note'   praises Lemelin  for his interpretive expressiveness, and technical prowess  for his recent release on the Atma label of Fauré's complete Nocturnes and Barcarolles. 

Web Link: http://bit.ly/1juDeKS

Published: 5 May 2014

Congratulations to this year's winners of the Dean's Essay and Graduate Sound Recording Prizes.

First Prize – Jason Noble, Ph.D. Composition...

Published: 15 Apr 2014

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....

Published: 11 Apr 2014

This year Schulich Grads Sweep Jazz at the Junos

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

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Published: 31 Mar 2014

Victor Fournelle-Blain winner of the Golden Violin Competition

Following an exciting public recital competition held on Saturday, March 15th in Tanna Schulich Hall, and approximately 15 minutes of deliberation, Jury chair  Prof. Douglas McNabney announced Victor Fournelle-Blain  as winner of the Golden Violin Competition....

Published: 18 Mar 2014

Professor Andrew Dunn, Brass Area Chair, has been elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM)

This honour is conferred on past students of the Academy who have distinguished themselves in the music profession and have made a significant contribution to it in their particular field.

Link to: Royal Academy of Music website

Published: 4 Mar 2014

Lara Deutsch wins the woodwinds, brass and percussion category of the McGill Concerto Competition.

A past winner of the McGill Classical Concerto Competition, hear her perform  the Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto  with harpist Emily Belvedere this Thursday, February 27 and Friday , February 28 with the McGill Symphony Orchestra....

Published: 26 Feb 2014

Professor Peter Schubert and his award winning ensemble VivaVoce have released a new CD- Scenes from the Gospels: Motets from Josquin to Palestrina

The disc features  Renaissance motets based on texts from the Gospels. These pieces  were composed between 1500 and 1564 by the "lost generation" of composers - Willaert, Jachet, Manchicourt and Gombert, and depict various events in the life of Jesus, from birth to crucifixion. VivaVoce was founded in Montreal in 1998 by Peter Schubert....

Published: 26 Feb 2014

Announcing the appointment of pianist Stéphane Lemelin as Chair of Music Performance

Well-known to audiences across Canada as a soloist, chamber musician and recording artist, Stéphane Lemelin is equally reputed as a skilled university administrator, most recently as the Director of the School of Music at the University of Ottawa. He is also a dedicated pedagogue who has been teaching at university-level for 28 years and has given masterclasses around the world....

Published: 20 Feb 2014

Violinist Victor Fournelle-Blain wins the string category of the McGill Concerto Competition

Violinist Victor Fournelle-Blain is the strings category  winner of the 2014 McGillConcerto Competition.  On Sunday, Victor performed  his winning rendition of the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, Op. 64 and will perform with the McGill Symphony Orchestra in the 2014-2015 season. The award comes with the recently established Mary Feher Prize, a substantial cash award given for the first time this competition....

Published: 17 Feb 2014

Noted Violinist and string pedagogue Felicia Moye to join the Schulich School of Music string faculty.

The Schulich School of Music announces the appointment of Violin Professor Felicia Moye beginning August 1st, 2014.

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Published: 27 Jan 2014

Zihua Tan (student of John Rea - DMus program) wins composition prize in Thailand

Mahidol University's College of Music (Bangkok), in collaboration with Goethe-Institut (Thailand), recently hosted the "Young Composers in Southeast Asia Competition & Festival 2013". The event invited composers from Southeast Asia to present their compositions. Ten composers were selected by international jury members to attend a workshop to present their credentials and discuss on their outstanding pieces.

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Published: 23 Jan 2014

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