Alumni Profile: Aria Umezawa

10 Feb 2021

Aria Umezawa (BMus’15) is a director/consultant focused on changing the culture of opera and opera creation. Since 2019, Aria has been on the coaching staff at Opera McGill as their Opera...

Alumni Profile: Ric'key Pageot

21 Dec 2020

Ric’key Pageot (BMus'03) is a Montreal-born pianist, accordionist, producer, composer and music director. Ric’key began to work with Cirque Du Soleil in 2005 as a musical director, keyboardist and...

Alumni Profile: François Lamoureux

4 Nov 2020

There has been so much talk about the pandemic that another piece related to it is likely to draw out an “enough already” reaction. I get it. But there has never really been anything like this in...

Alumni Profile: Haley Marie

22 Oct 2020

Haley Marie (BMus '06) is a classical musician with three Carnegie Hall performances under her belt, a pianist, a Governor General’s award winner, a storyteller, and more. She has quickly...

Alumni Profile: Jaclyn Grossman

17 Sep 2020

Jaclyn Grossman is a soprano, arts administrator, founder of The Phoenix Leadership Project, and developer and facilitator of’s new Emerging Artist Fellowship, a program for fifteen select...

Alumni Profile: Nina Penner

4 Aug 2020

Nina Penner, an Assistant Professor of Music at Brock University, is set to release her first book in October 2020. Storytelling in Opera and Musical Theater is the first systematic exploration of...

Alumni Profile: Harry Stafylakis

6 Dec 2019

New York City-based composer Harry Stafylakis (b. 1982) is originally from Montreal, and completed his Bachelor of Music in composition here at the Schulich School of Music in 2010....

Alumni Profile: Sandi Curtis

6 Nov 2019

As a music therapy practitioner, educator, and researcher, Sandi Curtis’ career has included working with survivors of violence, people with disabilities, and people in palliative care. She is...

Alumni Profile: Stewart Grant

11 Sep 2019

After graduating from McGill University in 1971, Stewart Grant taught oboe and theory at the school, before joining the National Arts Centre Orchestra and the orchestras of both the Canadian Opera...


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