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Jeremy Chaulk awarded 2nd prize at International Piano Competition

Jeremy Chaulk, doctoral student (Prof. Kyoko Hashimoto), was awarded 2nd prize at the International Alkan-Zimmerman Piano Competition in Athens, Greece. Congratulations!

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Published on : 10 Apr 2012

Juno Win for McGill Violin Professor Mark Fewer

McGill violin professor Mark Fewer has won the Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year at this weekend's Juno Awards for his album titled Changing Seasons, recorded with the Phil Dwyer Orchestra. CHANGING SEASONS is inspired by John Coltrane as much as Vivaldi, and the combination of a large band with horns and a massed string section integrates these diverse musical elements ...

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Published on : 02 Apr 2012

Elinor Frey wins Emerging Artist competition

Doctor of Music candidate Elinor Frey (student of Susie Napper and Matt Haimovitz) is the winner of Ensemble Transmission's Emerging Artist competition. Congratulations!

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Published on : 14 Mar 2012

Alex Read appointed to Sydney Symphony

Alex Read, a student of Denise Lupien in the GPPD (and former undergrad student of Tom Williams) has just been appointed Asst Principal 2nd Violin in the Sydney Symphony. The Sydney Symphony is a world-renowned orchestra in residence at Australia's iconic Sydney Opera House. Congratulations to Alex!

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Published on : 09 Mar 2012

Schulich Student Beavan Flanagan Nominated for the Gaudeamus Prize 2012

Beavan Flanagan, a MMus student in composition (supervisor John Rea), is one of thirteen young composers from around the world who have been nominated for the Gaudeamus Prize 2012 in the Netherlands.

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Published on : 08 Mar 2012

Isaac Chalk wins Golden Violin Award

Violist Isaac Chalk has been named the 2011-2012 recipient of the Schulich School of Music’s coveted Golden Violin Award. Chalk becomes the sixth winner of the $20,000 award, the largest of its kind for a music student in Canada.

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Published on : 07 Mar 2012

Chelsea Mahan is the first place winner of the 2012 Gordon Wallis Competition

Congratulations to Chelsea Mahan, student of Joanne Kolomyjec, the first place winner of the 2012 Gordon Wallis Competition held this weekend in Saskatoon. She won a $5,000.00 scholarship as well as two concert performances with the Saskatoon Symphony and the Regina Symphony.

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Published on : 27 Feb 2012

Eric Abramovitz is the winner of the McGill Concerto Competition

Congratulations to Eric Abramovitz, clarinettist-winner of the Brass/Woodwind/Percussion Competition last evening by a unanimous vote. He's a student of Alain Desgagné and performed the Copland Concerto.

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Published on : 13 Feb 2012

Juno Award nomination- Prof. Mark Fewer

Schulich School of Music's violin professor Mark Fewer has been nominated along with the Phil Dwyer Orchestra for his participation on the recording "Changing Seasons". Mark thanks Professors Kevin Dean, Gordon Foote, Douglas McNabney and all the students and alumni who premiered the work at McGill in November 2010.

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Published on : 09 Feb 2012

Vincent Lauzer wins the title of Breakthrought Artist of the Year at the Opus Awards 2012

Vincent Lauzer a 23 ans. Ses amis, ses confrères de l’Université McGill et les nombreux acteurs du milieu de la musique ancienne sont unanimes : il est l’un des jeunes musiciens les plus brillants de sa génération.

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Published on : 31 Jan 2012

Schulich School of Music scholars among winners of Digging into Data Challenge

An international team of scholars led by Julie Cumming, Associate Dean of McGill’s Schulich School of Music, is among the winners of the second Digging into Data Challenge, a competition to promote innovative humanities and social-science research using large-scale data analysis.

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Published on : 03 Jan 2012

Gordon Bintner sings his way to the top prize at the 72nd edition of the OSM Standard Life competition

Gordon Bintner (a student of Sanford Sylvan), a bass-baritone, sang his way to the top prize at the 72nd edition of the OSM Standard Life competition which earned him a $10,000 scholarship when he won the voice category. As the grand-prize winner, he receives another $10,000 scholarship. He is also to receive several opportunities to perform and showcase his winning talents.

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Published on : 12 Dec 2011

McGill M.Music Grad wins International Guitar Competition

Congratulations to McGill M.Mus guitar graduate Tariq Harb, who won the prestigious Barrios International Competition in Paraguay on December 4th.

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Published on : 08 Dec 2011

Schulich's King Earns Another Grammy Nomination

McGill Professor Richard King has been nominated in the 54th Annual Grammy Awards for his work on GLAZUNOV:COMPLETE CONCERTOS (Richard King, engineer (José Serebrier, Alexey Serov, Wen-Sinn Yang, Alexander Romanovsky, Rachel Barton Pine, Marc Chisson & Russian National Orchestra) [Warner Classics]. The Award Ceremony will be held on February 8, 2012.

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Published on : 08 Dec 2011

Charting the Future at McGill - Research Meets Real World

... At the same time, the Schulich School of Music has made a determined effort to attract recording industry professionals of the highest order to serve on the faculty. Mix spoke with a few of them, including Richard King, who won a Best Engineered Classical Album Grammy for Bernstein: West Side Story Suite and another for contributions to Yo-Yo Ma’s Obrigado Brazil.

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Published on : 15 Nov 2011