These string players were selected following an incredible semifinal round held on Friday, December 9, 2022 at Pollack Hall where seven semifinalists each performed a 30-minute program of music before only three were selected by a jury
In anticipation of three prize winning premieres, we thought we should mark the occasion in a celebration of our composition student successes.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Wayne Riddell, CM on November 6, 2022.
Christopher Ducasse is the Fall 2022 recipient of the Program to Support Graduate Conducting Students in the Study and Performance of Music by Composers from Underrepresented Groups. This 3-year pilot initiative is a collaboration between the Schulich School of Music, the Marvin Duchow Music Library and its Gertrude Whitley Performance Library.
On September 24, 2022, Prof. Alexis Hauser was honoured by his home country of Austria. Maestro Hauser received the Decoration of Honour in Gold for services to the Republic of Austria (Das grosse Ehrenzeichen in Gold fuer Verdienste um die Republik Oesterreich), presented by the Austrian Ambassador, Her Excellency, Magister Sylvia Meyer-Kajbic.
Congratulations to Early Music graduates Guillaume Villeneuve (Gr.
Professor of Music Theory and former Dean of the Schulich School of Music, Brenda Ravenscroft has recently published a new book entitled Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Concert Music, 1900–1960
Prof. Stephen McAdams awarded Lifetime Achievement Award from Society for Music Perception and Cognition
Congratulations to Prof. Stephen McAdams, who was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC) on August 4, 2022. The Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates outstanding contributions from a researcher to the field of music perception and cognition, carrying with it a lifetime membership in the SMPC.
The Schulich School of Music welcomes Dr. Liliana S. Araújo, Dr. Ellen Bakulina and Dr. Isabelle Demers to the Faculty this Fall 2022. We look forward to the impact these three accomplished scholars and performers will make on the Schulich community in research and performance. Find out more about each of them when we were In Conversation.
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"!
Congratulations to Prof. Stephen Hargreaves, winner of Schulich's 2021-2022 Teaching Award in the full-time category.
Congratulations to Brian Manker, winner of Schulich's 2021-2021 Teaching Award in the Part-time category.
Congratulations to Kiersten van Vliet, winner of Schulich's 2021-2022 Teaching Award in the MUAR Teaching Assistant/Graduate Instructor Category.
Congratulations to Tommy Davis, winner of Schulich's 2021-2022 Teaching Award in the Teaching Assistant/Graduate Instructor Category.
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.