The 2020 Juno Award Nominees have been announced, and we are thrilled to see so many Schulich faculty, students, and alumni represented! From Vocal Jazz Album of the year to various Classical Albums of the Year, the Schulich community has appeared in six different award categories. Congratulations to all, and we are so proud of all of the achievements our faculty, students, and alumni continue to accomplish each year.
Below, you will find a list of nominees that feature Schulich.
2020 Juno Nominees
Vocal Jazz Album of the Year:
- Elizabeth Shepherd (BMus ’04)
Jazz Album of the Year: Solo
- Joel Miller (BMus ’93, MMus ’18, Faculty)
Classical Album of the Year: Solo or Chamber
- Marina Thibeault (MMus ‘16, current DMus) & Marie-Ève Scarfone (Faculty)
- Ensemble Paramaribo, features Jeffrey Stonehouse (MMus ‘11), David Therrien (Current PhD)
Album: Alone & Unalone (works by James O’Callaghan, MMus ‘14)
- Quatuor Molinari, features Frederic Lambert (Faculty, DMus ‘11)
Album: John Zorn: Car O’Nine Tails, The Dead Man, memento Mori & Kol Nidre
Classical Album of the Year: large ensemble
- National Arts Centre Orchestra, where 13.5% of the orchestra is composed of Schulich alum
Album: The Bounds of Our Dreams
- Orchestre Metropolitain*, Yannick Nezet-Seguin (Honorary Doctorate ’17)
Album: Sibelius 1
- Orchestre symphonique de Montréal*, Kent Nagano (Honorary Doctorate ‘04), Charles Richard-Hamelin (BMus ‘04)
Album: Chopin: Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
- Orchestre symphonique de Montréal*, Kent Nagano (Honorary Doctorate ‘04)
Album: The John Adams Album
*The Orchestre Metropolitain and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal also feature many Schulich faculty and alumni.
Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral
- Le Chimera Project, with Philippe Sly (BMus ‘11)
Classical Composition of the Year:
- Jared Miller; though not an alumnus of the Schulich School of Music, Jared is a finalist of the Graham Sommer Competition for Young Composers that will be held at Schulich in September 2020. His Juno-nominated composition was performed by the National Youth Orchestra of Canada and was produced by Associate Professor Martha de Francisco with a team of Sound Recording students led by Ephraim Hahn (MMus '19) and Kseniya Degtyareva (MMus '19).
Composition: Under Sea, Above Sky
Did we miss a nomination? Please let us know by emailing publicity.music [at] mcgill.ca.