Schulich Faculty and Alumni in the 2022 GRAMMY Nominations


Published: 26Nov2021

The 2022 GRAMMY Awards Nominees have been announced, and we’re thrilled to see Schulich faculty and alumni among those named! Presented by the Recording Academy since 1958, the GRAMMYs are peer-based and represent a significant achievement in the music industry. Celebrating performances, engineering, visuals, album liner notes and more from the past year, it remains an incredible recognition of one's work. We are so proud of the numerous accomplishments of the Schulich Community and extend our biggest congratulations to all.  

The 64th GRAMMY Awards ceremony takes place January 31, 2022. 

Here are this year’s categories featuring Schulich Faculty, alumni, and community members : 

Best Historical Album 

Beyond the Music: Her Complete RCA Victor Recordings
Robert Russ, compilation producer; Nancy Conforti (MMus'19), Andreas K. Meyer and Jennifer Nulsen (MMus'18), mastering engineers (Marion Anderson)

Best Immersive Audio Album 

Prof. George Massenburg and Eric Schilling, immersive mix engineers; Michael Romanowski, immersive mastering engineer; Ann Mincieli, immersive producer (Alicia Keys)

Producer of the Year, Classical 

Prof. Steven Epstein 

Bach And Brahms Re-Imagined (Jens Lindemann, James Ehnes & Jon Kimura Parker) (Album) |This album was recorded in our newly-renovated Music Multimedia Room (MMR) 
Bartók: Quartet No. 3; Beethoven: Op. 59, No. 2; Dvořák: American Quartet (Juilliard String Quartet) (Album) 
Beethoven: Cello Sonatas - Hope Amid Tears (Yo-Yo Ma & Emanuel Ax) (Album) 
Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 9 & 17, Arr. For Piano, String Quartet And Double Bass (Alon Goldstein, Alexander Bickard & Fine Arts Quartet) (Album) 
Songs Of Comfort And Hope (Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott) (Album) 

David Frost  

Mon Ami, Mon Amour (Prof. Matt Haimovitz & Mari Kodama) (Album) 
Primavera I - The Wind (Prof. Matt Haimovitz) (Album) 

Best Classical Instrumental Solo 

Beethoven & Brahms: Violin Concertos 
Gil Shaham; Eric Jacobsen, conductor (The Knights), Brian Losch (MMus'10) and Gintas Norvila (MMus'16), sound engineers; Prof. Martha de Francisco, recording producer

Best Engineered Album, Classical 

Beethoven: Cello Sonatas - Hope Amid Tears
Prof. Richard King, engineer (Yo-Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax) 

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance 

Beethoven: Cello Sonatas - Hope Amid Tears
Yo-Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax; Prof. Richard King, engineer and Prof. Steven Epstein, producer 

Best Choral Performance 

The Singing Guitar 
Craig Hella Johnson, conductor (Estelí Gomez (MMus'10); Austin Guitar Quartet, Douglas Harvey, Los Angeles Guitar Quartet & Texas Guitar Quartet; Conspirare) 

Best Orchestral Performance 

Muhly: Throughline 
Nico Muhly, conductor (San Francisco Symphony); Jason O’Connell (MMus '03), producer

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Unexpected Shadows
Jamie Barton; Jake Heggie, pianist (Prof. Matt Haimovitz, cellist)

Best Classical Compendium 

Berg: Violin Concerto; Seven Early Songs and Three Pieces for Orchestra 
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Jack Vad, producer. Jason O’Connell (MMus'03), engineer 

Did we miss anyone? Let us know!  

Email us at [at] with your nomination and degree information to be included. 


See the complete list of 2022 Grammy nominations online here. 

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