Early music maestro Hank Knox is visited at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University during the 2013 production of Handel's Rinaldo, composed more than 300 years earlier in 1711. Knox reaches well beyond his harpsichord with ease, to conduct the large ensemble, and he speaks to the unique rewards of conducting students in the semi-professional work.
Hank Knox, Early Music professor at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University bridges the gap between the study of historic music and instruments and the vibrant, contemporary cultural life that makes Montreal such a wonderful city for performers, students and residents. Schulich students in Early Music succeed on a global stage thanks in part to the in-depth performance and historical training they receive at the School.
Baritone and voice Professor Sanford Sylvan discusses his philosophy of vocal pedagogy and shares his passion for training young voices, which is evidenced in his onscreen coaching of voice student Katherine Maysek, U3 undergrad.