Schulich School of Music

Congratulations to Schulich alumni India Gailey (MMus’19), Sarah Dufresne (MMus’19, GDP’20), Wilhelm Magner (BMus’22, GDP’22) along with Elisabeth Saint-Gelais (BMus’21, current MMus) and incoming student Brooklyn Wood who were featured as part of CBC Music’s 2022 edition of "30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30"!  

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Published on: 3 Aug 2022

McGill undergraduates have a unique opportunity to expand their climate science literacy and acquire tools for taking action to reduce the impacts of the unfolding climate crisis.

Registration is now open to students in every program for FSCI 198: Climate Crisis and Climate Actions, a new undergraduate course featuring a team of multi-disciplinary instructors who will present diverse perspectives on the scientific and social dimensions of climate change.

Published on: 14 Jul 2022

Violist Wilhelm Magner has won the Prix d’Europe 2022.

Contralto Rose Naggar-Tremblay and pianists Christopher Knopp and Felix Hong also win awards at the illustrious competition.  

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Published on: 23 Jun 2022

Over the course of more than a century, thousands of Montreal students have passed through the doors of the McGill Conservatory of Music - a community program of the Schulich School of Music that provides musical education through private music lessons to students of all ages. The Schulich School of Music is proud of this rich legacy, and of everyone who contributed their time and talents to advancing the musical educations of Montrealers.

Published on: 20 Jun 2022

Trained as a bassoon player, Francoise Henri (MMus’98) has made it her mission to fill the lives of vulnerable people with music, and the pandemic isn’t slowing her down. Henri is the general and artistic director of the Société pour les arts en milieux de santé, better known as La SAMS. La SAMS was founded in 2009 with the goal of bringing classical music to hospitals, long-term care facilities and nursing homes across Quebec.

Published on: 6 Jun 2022

The 2022 JUNO Award winners have been announced, and Schulich faculty, students, and alumni are among the talented list of nominees and winners! The Schulich community has won accolades in two categories this year: jazz vocal album of the year and classical album of the year

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Published on: 16 May 2022

Congratulations to all who received prizes at the 25th edition of the Conseil québécois de la musique’s Opus Awards! With a number of laureates from the Schulich Community, we couldn't be prouder of our faculty and alumni. The ceremony celebrated the ongoing creativity of the Quebec music scene during the 2020-2021 season.

Published on: 14 Mar 2022

The 2022 JUNO Awards nominees have been announced! There are a number of Schulich Faculty, students and alumni featured, and we're are so proud to see our community’s achievements in the spotlight. From Vocal Jazz Album of the year to numerous Classical accolades, there is so much to celebrate. Congratulations to all our faculty, students and community members that help bring music to life with their accomplishments year after year. 

The 2022 JUNO Awards Ceremony takes place on May 15, 2022 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Published on: 14 Mar 2022

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

The Graham Sommer Competition is proud to announce that Matthew Ricketts is the grand prize winner of the second edition of the  Graham Sommer Competition for Young Composers. The $18,000 first prize for Matthew’s new work for piano trio, “Still There,” was among $54,000 in total prize earnings awarded at the Concert and Prize Gala on Sunday, September 26 at Pollack Hall. This national competition for Canadian composers under the age of 35 was founded by Dr.

Classified as: External, faculty, Graham Sommer Competition, staff, students
Published on: 28 Sep 2021

Congratulations to all who received prizes at the 24th edition of the Conseil québécois de la musique’s Opus Awards! Many of the laureates were from the Schulich Community, and we couldn't be prouder. The ceremony celebrated the inspired resilience of the Quebec music scene during the 2019-2020 season, which included musical projects presented both before and since the pandemic began.

Published on: 16 Feb 2021

Professor Brian Cherney has been appointed a Member of the Order of Canada (OOC)

Being recognized "for his lifelong devotion to Canadian music, as an internationally renowned composer, educator and scholar", the Schulich School of Music congratulates Prof. Brian Cherney for this momentous appointment to the Order of Canada.

About Brian Cherney

Classified as: Music in the News
Published on: 15 Jan 2021

Among this year’s new appointments to the Order of Canada was Schulich School of Music’s Professor alcides lanza. lanza was named as a Member of the Order of Canada for his “decades-long contributions to the contemporary music scene and for championing Canadian music here and abroad”. Renowned composer, conductor and pianist specializing in avant-garde repertoire, lanza was a Professor of Composition at McGill University from 1971 to 2014, as well as the director of the Electronic Music Studio at McGill from 1974 to 2003.

Published on: 30 Jan 2020

Opera McGill is proud to present Kurt Weill’s Street Scene. From January 31 to February 2, you can catch Opera McGill students, accompanied by McGill Symphony Orchestra musicians, at the gorgeous Monument National. Under the direction of Patrick Hansen and lead by conductor Brian DeMaris, our students bring Elmer Rice’s Pulitzer-winning play of the same name to life with true dramatic and musical spectacle. You won’t want to miss Street Scene, and here are 8 reasons why!

Published on: 28 Jan 2020

Congratulations to the many members of the Schulich community who brought home prizes from the twenty-third edition of the Opus Awards! The annual Gala was held this Sunday, January 19, 2020, and once again testified to the many contributions made by Schulich musicians to Quebec’s diverse and vibrant music scene.

Published on: 22 Jan 2020


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