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Cathy Martin receives a 2020 McGill Library Excellence Award

A huge congratulations are in order for Cathy Martin, Coordinator and Liaison Librarian at the Marvin Duchow Music Library, on being awarded McGill’s 2020 Librarian Excellence Award! This annual award recognizes outstanding contributions to the Library, its users, and its mandate.

Published: 27 Apr 2020

In memoriam of Professor Kenneth Gilbert

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Professor Kenneth Gilbert on April 16, 2020.

A world-famous harpsichordist and scholar – and the founder of the Early Music Program at McGill – Prof. Gilbert maintained a long and distinguished association with our faculty as a professor from 1964 to 1972 and then again as an Adjunct Professor from 1999 to 2015; he was awarded an honorary doctorate from McGill in 1981.

Published: 27 Apr 2020

Eleanor Stubley Recording Prize 2019-20: Martin Daigle and Omar Miranda

The Schulich School of Music is pleased to announce that this year’s Eleanor Stubley Recording Prize will go to Martin Daigle (MMus '20) and Omar Miranda (M.Mus. '21) for their project “Mossy Cobblestone”.

Published: 22 Apr 2020

Launch of the Hearing Care Platform

On the occasion of World Hearing Day, the Schulich School of Music of McGill University and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT) are pleased to announce the launch of their Hearing Care Platform (HCP). Conceived in partnership with the NSERC-EERS Industrial Research Chair in In-Ear Technologies (CRITIAS) at the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), this project is designed to assess the noise exposure experienced by McGill music students.

Published: 3 Mar 2020

Article from Vox Humana: John Grew and French Organ Music

Vox Humana, an affiliate publication of the American Guild of Organists, featured Professor Emeritus in Organ and Church Music John Grew in an interview about French Classical performance practice in Canada. In this interview, Prof. Grew discusses how his passion for French art and music first developed out of his affinity for the Normandy area of France, as well as how French Classical organs faciliate the production of true characteristic sound.

Published: 26 Feb 2020

Schulich's represented in this year's Juno Award Nominees and Winners

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.

Published: 26 Feb 2020

Jenny Ivanovna wins the 2019-20 Wirth Vocal Prize

This Sunday, February 9, three Schulich vocalists gave outstanding performances to a packed house for the final round of the Wirth Vocal Prize in Pollack Hall. Deliberations took place immediately afterwards, and at the end of the afternoon, judges announced Jenny Ivanovna as the competition winner.

Published: 9 Feb 2020

In conversation with 2018-19 Wirth Vocal Prize winner: Marcel d'Entremont

In anticipation of the fifth edition of the Wirth Vocal Prize, we caught up with previous winners. In this article, we speak with Marcel d'Entremont, winner of the 2018-2019 edition of the Wirth Vocal Prize, to hear about what life has been like since winning the Prize.

Where are you currently based?

I am currently still based in Montreal!

Published: 7 Feb 2020

In conversation with 2017-18 Wirth Vocal Prize winner: Anna-Sophie Neher

In anticipation of the fifth edition of the Wirth Vocal Prize, we caught up with previous winners. In this article, we speak with Anna-Sophie Neher, winner of the 2017-2018 edition of the Wirth Vocal Prize, to hear about what life has been like since winning the Prize. 

Where do you call home right now?

I’m lucky enough to have two places I call home: Toronto and Montréal!

Published: 6 Feb 2020

In conversation with 2016-17 Wirth Vocal Prize winner: Simone McIntosh

Mezzo-soprano Simone McIntosh (MMus ‘17) won the second annual  Wirth Vocal Prize in 2017. Born in Vancouver, McIntosh first received her Bachelor of Music in Opera from the University of British Columbia, and later completed her Master of Music here at Schulich with Dominique Labelle.

Published: 6 Feb 2020

In conversation with 2015-16 Wirth Vocal Prize winner: Chelsea Rus

Soprano Chelsea Rus (MMus ‘16) was the winner of the inaugural Wirth Vocal Prize in 2016. After putting together a unique program that showcased her singing prowess and expertise, Rus impressed the jury with masterful works by Puccini, Massenet, Gounod, and Strauss.

Published: 6 Feb 2020

alcides lanza appointed as Member of the Order of Canada

Among this year’s new appointments to the Order of Canada was Schulich School of Music’s Professor alcides lanza. lanza was named as a Member of the Order of Canada for his “decades-long contributions to the contemporary music scene and for championing Canadian music here and abroad”.

Published: 30 Jan 2020


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