When McGill University announced that Fall 2020 activities will be offered predominantly through remote delivery, Schulich’s professors went to work preparing innovative new courses that would temporarily replace most large and small ensembles. In this article, we highlight Prof. Jean-Sébastien Vallée’s plans for McGill Choral Studies, including the launch of ReVoice.
Carissa Klopoushak (MMus'08, DMus'13) has been appointed Interim Artistic Director of the Ottawa Chamberfest!
Kelly Lin receives the Hnatyshyn Foundation – Christa and Franz-Paul Decker Fellowship in Conducting
Kelly Lin (BMus '18, MMus '20, MMus '22) has been awarded the third annual Hnatyshyn Foundation – Christa and Franz-Paul Decker Fellowship in Conducting!
A large congratulations to Bo-rum Hammond (current MMus) and Jarred Dunn (current DMus), who have won first and second prize respectively in the “University Graduate” category of the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers’ Association (CFMTA)’s annual National Essay Competition! This competition invites submissions of essays on topics related to music teaching, pedagogy, or performance practice.
Congratulations to Aaron Chan (BMus'20), Francis Choinière (BMus'19, current MMus and featured in this article's image), Marcel d’Entremont (ADip '18, GDip '19), Spencer Klymyshyn (current BMus), Bryn Lutek (BMus ’16), Hillary Simms (BMus'16), Elizabeth Skinner (MMus'15, DMus'20), and Tyler Song (current BMus), who were featured in the 2020 edition of CBC Music's annual "30 hot Canadian classical musicians under 30" roundup.
Members of Schulich’s community were recently interviewed to discuss their perspectives on how COVID-19 is influencing music, performance, and education.
Making Do: Student Perspectives on Remote Learning
Conductor Simon Rivard (MMus '17) has been named Associate Conductor of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir!
Twenty-six-year-old bassist, composer, and arranger Carl Mayotte (MMus ’19) has been named this year’s Révélation Radio-Canada in the jazz category! Performing at various events and bars since the age of 16, Carl has travelled with his art through Quebec and France as a solo artist, as well as alongside other musicians and bands of all kinds.
The results of JM Canada Foundation’s Do Mi Si La Do Ré (Home Sweet Home) Contest are in and we are pleased to see members of the Schulich alumni represented among the list of winners! Congratulations to:
Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Concert Music, 1960–2000 by Laurel Parsons and Dean Brenda Ravenscroft has won the 2017 Pauline Alderman Award for Outstanding Scholarship on Women in Music in the book category!
This year’s Virtual Convocations took place June 17-18. As is customary in McGill’s traditional graduation ceremonies, these virtual convocations featured short musical performances including a recording of McGill’s Hail, Alma Mater, a song that has been sung by the late Prof. Winston Purdy, Prof.
Congratulations to Claire McLeish, winner of Schulich’s 2019-20 Teaching Award in the graduate instructor award!
Congratulations to Dr. Hannah Darroch, winner of Schulich’s 2019-20 Teaching Award in the graduate instructor category!
Congratulations to Dr. Jerry M. Cain, winner of Schulich’s 2019-20 Teaching Award in the part-time category!
Congratulations to Professor Patrick Hansen, winner of Schulich’s 2019-20 Teaching Award in the full-time category!