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Julia Dokter awarded the 2013 Noah Greenberg prize by the American Musicological Society

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).

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Published: 12 Nov 2013

14 pieces that will turn you on to classical music for life

CBC Music features 14 student musicians from the McGill Symphony Orchestra.

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Published: 29 Oct 2013

Taking their music to the next level

McGill Symphony Orchestra to perform at the Maison Symphonique on Sunday, November 3, 2013.

Concert information - HERE

Published: 29 Oct 2013

Angel Heart Review in the NYT - continuing coverage

Angel Heart Review in the NYT

Read about it here

"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.'"

Published: 21 Oct 2013

Research-Creation, the practice of combining creative and academic approaches to research

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

Published: 2 Oct 2013

Patrick Hansen at the Segal Centre this weekend

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.  

Published: 26 Sep 2013

A Schulich Grad explores Gypsy Jazz in New York

Singer-songwriter adapts creative roots in Montreal to New York showbusiness.

Read more in The McGill Tribune

Published: 24 Sep 2013

From Crane to Schulich: A profile of Master's clarinet student Christine Hoerning

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

Published: 24 Sep 2013

Singer Rebecca Dowd named finalist in the 5th Principe Francesco Maria Ruspoli Competition

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

Published: 23 Sep 2013

First Play: Hank Knox, J.S. Bach: Keyboard Works

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.

Published: 23 Sep 2013

CBC Names McGill Symphony one of 20 Outstanding Orchestras

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)

Published: 17 Sep 2013