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2021-2022 Golden Violin Award Finalists Announced 

We are pleased to announce that the three finalists for the 2021-2022 Golden Violin Award are violinists Samuele Parrini, Julia Mirzoev, and Astrid Nakamura.

Published: 18 Dec 2021

The 2021-2022 Golden Violin Award is coming soon, with new prizes!

The Golden Violin Award was established in 2006 by businessman and philanthropist Seymour Schulich, a year after he donated $20 million to McGill’s Schulich School of Music. His unflagging support of our musicians has, through this award, seen nearly $400,000 given to top Schulich string playe

Published: 13 Dec 2021

Schulich Faculty and Alumni Featured on CBC’s “Canada’s top 21 classical albums of 2021”

Congratulations to Schulich faculty and alumni who have created beautiful, critically acclaimed works of music this past year. In a year-end round-up, the CBC singled-out a number of albums featuring Schulich community members. With stunning duets, solo albums, and choral recordings we’re loving CBC’s "Canada's top 21 classical albums of 2021," and we couldn’t be more excited to scroll through (and listen to!) all the offerings.

Published: 7 Dec 2021

Rose Naggar-Tremblay and Simone McIntosh Win First and Second Place in 2021 OSM Vocal Competition

Congratulations to mezzo-sopranos Rose Naggar-Tremblay (BMus’17) and Simone McIntosh (MMus'17, Wirth Vocal Prize Winner 2016-2017), who received first and second place respectively at the 82nd OSM Competition! The 2021 edition, held between September 13 and November 27, took place online enabling the public from coast to coast to access contestants’ performances.

Published: 7 Dec 2021

Schulich Faculty and Alumni in the 2022 GRAMMY Nominations

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 r

Published: 26 Nov 2021

Donny Kennedy wins Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching: Course Lecturer 

During the Fall 2021 Convocation ceremonies, exceptional educators at McGill are awarded the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching. The award recognizes the commitment of outstanding teachers who create the renowned academic experience McGill provides to students year after year.

Published: 26 Nov 2021

Gohar Manvelyan receives the Hnatyshyn Foundation – Christa and Franz-Paul Decker Fellowship in Conducting 

Gohar Manvelyan (MMus'14, DMus'19, current MMus in conducting) has been awarded the fourth annual Hnatyshyn Foundation – Christa and Franz-Paul Decker Fellowship in Conducting!

Published: 23 Nov 2021

Opera McGill Wins NOA Opera Production Competition 2021-2022

Opera McGill takes First Place in Division III of the National Opera Association (NOA) Opera Production Competition 2021-2022 for their production of The Turn of the Screw by Benjamin Britten (libretto by Myfanwy Piper)! 

Published: 19 Nov 2021

In Memoriam | Professor Dennis Miller

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Professor Dennis Miller on October 31, 2021.  

Published: 5 Nov 2021

National Day of Truth and Reconciliation Statement | September 30, 2021

To mark Truth and Reconciliation Day, the Schulich School of Music would like to highlight the work of one of our graduate students in musicology, Linda Pearse. This video explores the performance she developed in collaboration with Wolastoq and Mi’kmaq musicians, as a way of finding bridges between different cultures, different ways of listening and making music.

Published: 30 Sep 2021

Johann Buis: Schulich Distinguished Visiting Chair in Music

We are delighted that Prof. Johann Buis from Wheaton College, IL, will be here for the duration of the 2021/22 academic year as a Schulich Distinguished Visiting Chair in Music.

Published: 31 Aug 2021

Meet the newest faculty members of Schulich: Camille Thurman, Ira Coleman, and Darrell Green

Camille Thurman, Ira Coleman, and Darrell Green join the Jazz Area and we can't wait to hear the impact these dynamic musicians have on our community.
Published: 30 Aug 2021

Reford Gardens hosting event on Bicentennial Special Stage

Celebrating McGill University’s impact on Quebec society and the Lower St-Lawrence and Gaspesie regions, Reford Gardens will be hosting a two-part special event on the Bicentennial Special Stage on August 21, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.

Published: 18 Aug 2021

Bicentennial Mini-Science 2021 Explores the Future of Music with Professor Marcelo M. Wanderley

Digital technology has radically changed the way music is enjoyed, performed, composed, produced and shared with the world. From streaming services to innovations in musical instruments, modern technology has created new styles and genres to explore.

Published: 10 Aug 2021


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