Schulich community discusses COVID-19 and music with La Scena Musicale


Published: 27Jul2020

Members of Schulich’s community were recently interviewed to discuss their perspectives on how COVID-19 is influencing music, performance, and education.

Making Do: Student Perspectives on Remote Learning

In the first, Sarah Dufresne, Jonah Spungin, and Ian Sabourin give their perspectives on how the pandemic has resulted in major changes for schools and young artist programs. Though initially shocked by the sudden closures and uneasy on how to continue, all three have been impressed with the digital alternatives available to young singers and look forward to seeing how musicians, organizations, and schools will evolve over time. Read the complete article to learn more.

What’s Next? Music Educators Weight in on the Future of Teaching

This article switches gears to capture the perspective of music educators and features insight from Professors Tracy Smith Bessette, Stéphane Lemelin, and Patrick Hansen on what next year at Schulich will look like. Read the complete article for full details.

(Photo from the article Making Do: Student Perspectives on Remote Learning.)

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