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Julia Dokter received the 2013 Noah Greenberg award for outstanding research/performance projects for her
research/performance project into 17th-century tactus and tempo and the application of this research to the music of Matthias Weckmann. She is a doctoral candidate in organ performance (D.Mus., 2014) studying under Hans-Ola Ericsson. She holds a Bachelor of Music (McMaster University, Canada), a Masters of Arts in Music Theory (McGill University, Canada), and a Masters of Organ Performance (McGill University).
CBC Music features 14 student musicians from the McGill Symphony Orchestra.
McGill Symphony Orchestra to perform at the Maison Symphonique on Sunday, November 3, 2013.
Angel Heart Review in the NYT
"And we were very inspired by that and also by Matt and his ensemble. Uccello is an ensemble of his best students at McGill. Their ideas of mentoring these students is not just to deliver them classical music and say this is what you should know about — they're saying, 'Come with me and be a part of this and come on stage and perform with me.'"
Research-Creation, the practice of combining creative and academic approaches to research, celebrated in an unusual conference held recently at the Schulich School of Music. Read more
In advance of the season-opening production of Ain’t Misbehavin’, the musical’s co-creator, Murray Horwitz, will take part in the traditional Sunday @ the Segal on September 29 at 11 a.m. He will be joined by director of opera at McGill University, Patrick Hansen.
Singer-songwriter adapts creative roots in Montreal to New York showbusiness.
Read more in The McGill Tribune
This is Christine’s second year at McGill. She is working towards her Masters in Music in Orchestral Performance and studying with Robert Crowley, who was the principal clarinet of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal. Alongside that, she is a member of the Orchestre Philharmonique Musiciens Etudiants de Montreal, she did work with the Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal, and she’s preparing for an audition with The Albany Symphony in October. Read more
Rebecca Dowd, student of Annamaria Popescu, has been selected as one of six finalists for the "V International Competition Principe Francesco Maria Ruspoli", which is a competition featuring baroque vocal music. The finals take place October 4-7, 2013. Read more
Schulich School of Music's harpsichordist Hank Knox is on fire this month. He releases an all-J.S. Bach album on the early-music.com label, and then on Sept. 17 he takes his harpsichord on the road for a two-week Home Routes concert tour of northern Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. This, in addition to teaching harpsichord and continuo at McGill University's Schulich School of Music, where he also conducts the McGill Baroque Orchestra.
Graduate Matthew Ricketts is among this year’s recipients of the 2013 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Award.
CBC music named McGill Symphony opening concert as one of 20 outstanding Canadian orchestral concerts to look for in 2013-14 season. It is the only student orchestra to be included, and joins a who's who of top Canadian professional ensembles. Read more (CBC Music website)
Read about it in this New York Times article.