Brian Cherney

Canadian composer Brian Cherney has been Professor of Music Composition at McGill University since 1972. He has cultivated a distinctive body of work and an enduring legacy as a composition teacher and scholar of Canadian music.​


Conference program

We're accepting proposals for paper presentations, performances and lecture-recitals.

Deadline to submit your abstract: May 15, 2017

Free events, open to the public!

You can no longer register for lunch or the reception, but you can still join us at the symposium!

All presentations and concerts are free and open to the public.

About the conference

From October 27-28, 2017, people from many disciplines will come together to develop and disseminate research on Brian Cherney's work and musical world.


There are four conference organizers, all performers and/or composers who have studied with Brian Cherney or performed his works.

Conference director Aiyun Huang is a professor at McGill University's Schulich School of Music.

Getting to Montreal

All events will take place on McGill's downtown Montreal campus, at the Schulich School of Music.

Follow us on:

Back to top