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 congratula

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Published on: 26 Nov 2021

During the Fall 2021 Convocation ceremonies, exceptional educators at McGill are awarded the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching. The award recognizes the commitment of outstanding teachers who create the renowned academic experience McGill provides to students year after year. Donny Kennedy, a dedicated educator in the Schulich Jazz Area, takes home the Principal’s Prize in the Course Lecturer category.

Published on: 26 Nov 2021

Opera McGill takes First Place in Division III of the National Opera Association (NOA) Opera Production Competition 2021-2022 for their production of The Turn of the Screw by Benjamin Britten (libretto by Myfanwy Piper)! 

Published on: 19 Nov 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Professor Dennis Miller on October 31, 2021.  

Published on: 5 Nov 2021

To mark Truth and Reconciliation Day, the Schulich School of Music would like to highlight the work of one of our graduate students in musicology, Linda Pearse. This video explores the performance she developed in collaboration with Wolastoq and Mi’kmaq musicians, as a way of finding bridges between different cultures, different ways of listening and making music.

Published on: 30 Sep 2021

We are delighted that Prof. Johann Buis from Wheaton College, IL, will be here for the duration of the 2021/22 academic year as a Schulich Distinguished Visiting Chair in Music. The Dean’s Chairs have a broad impact on the School, help the School progress in directions that have been identified as important, and interact with the community — and Prof. Buis is sure to do just that.  

Published on: 31 Aug 2021
Camille Thurman, Ira Coleman, and Darrell Green join the Jazz Area and we can't wait to hear the impact these dynamic musicians have on our community. We invite you to get to know a bit more about each of them in our signature Q & A.

Camille Thurman, Assistant Professor of Jazz, is a composer, vocalist and instrumentalist whose talent will help shape the next generation of jazz musicians. Read her Q&A here

Published on: 30 Aug 2021

Celebrating McGill University’s impact on Quebec society and the Lower St-Lawrence and Gaspesie regions, Reford Gardens will be hosting a two-part special event on the Bicentennial Special Stage on August 21, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.

Published on: 18 Aug 2021

Digital technology has radically changed the way music is enjoyed, performed, composed, produced and shared with the world. From streaming services to innovations in musical instruments, modern technology has created new styles and genres to explore.

Published on: 10 Aug 2021

The Schulich School of Music congratulates Justin Almazan (GrDipPerf'18, GrArtDip'20, MMus’21) and Samuel Hanna (MMus’21), winners of the 2020-2021 Eleanor Stubley Recording Prize for their project “Love Notes”!  

Published on: 5 Aug 2021

Percussionist Charles Chiavato Rambaldo (current BMus) wins First Prize in Marimba as well as the Second Prize in Snare at the International Percussion Youth Competition Belgium 2021 (IPYCB).

The third edition of the IPYCB took place simultaneously with the prestigious Universal Marimba Competition Belgium 2021 and received the High Patronage of Her Majesty Queen Paola — the first royal honour to be presented to a Percussion Competition abroad.  

Published on: 4 Aug 2021

Congratulations to former students Elisabeth Boudreault, Marie Nadeau-Tremblay (BMus'14, LMus'17, MMus'19), Gabrielle Gaudreault (BMus'14, DMus'20), Brandyn Lewis (BMus'17), Alexander Soloway (MMus'15), William Broverman (BMus'16), Charlotte Siegel (MMus'19, GrDipPerf'20), Ryan Davis (BMus'14), and incoming MMus student Ben Diamond who were all featured as part of the 2021 edition of CBC Music's annual list of "30 hot Canadian classical musicians under 30". The list includes musicians who have caught the CBC's attention over the past 12 months by winning competitions and awards, graduating

Published on: 28 Jul 2021

Congratulations to Zhuosheng Jin (current DMus), winner of the 2020-2021 Luba Zuk Piano Duo Composition Prize! Zhuosheng’s composition is slated to premiere at the Schulich School of Music in 2022.  

Studying composition with Philippe Leroux, he reflects the kind of creativity and exploration that fuels the composition area. 

Published on: 23 Jul 2021

Congratulations to Chelsea Komschlies (current PhD), winner of the 2020-2021 recipient of the Andrew Svoboda Prize for Orchestral Composition! Chelsea’s orchestral piece is slated to be premiered by the McGill Symphony Orchestra during the 2022-2023 season.  

Studying composition with Jean Lesage, she is an ambassador for the kind of creativity and exploration that fuels the composition area.  

Published on: 23 Jul 2021

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