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2020-2021 Teaching Award Winner: Jennifer Messelink

Congratulations to Jennifer Messelink, winner of Schulich's 2020-2021 Teaching Award in the MUAR Teaching Assistant/Graduate Instructor Category.

Published: 10 Jun 2021

Schulich community recognized among the 2021 Juno Award Nominees and Winners

The 2021 Juno Award winners have been announced, and Schulich faculty, students, and alumni can be found on the list of nominees and winners.  From Vocal Jazz Album of the year to various Classical Albums of the Year, the Schulich community has appeared in a number of different award categories.

Published: 7 Jun 2021

Jennifer Stephenson featured as an Unsung Hero of McGill

One of the Signature projects of the McGill Bicentennial office is to celebrate and recognize the contributions of staff (academic and faculty) of the University, past and present. 

Published: 1 Jun 2021

Jean-Sébastien Vallée named new Artistic Director of Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Chair of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir (TMC) Board of Directors, Denny Young,  announced that Jean-Sébastien Vallée has been appointed as the TMC’s eighth Artistic Director

The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir is one of Canada’s oldest, largest, and best-known choral ensembles. Founded in 1894 by Augustus Vogt, the Choir presented its first concert in Massey Hall, as part of the hall’s inaugural season, on January 15, 1895.

Published: 1 Jun 2021

Ranee Lee has a scholarship named in her honour at MusicFest Canada

MusicFest Canada began in 1972 with a handful of Canadian musicians who created the country’s first jazz band festival.

Published: 21 May 2021

2020-2021 Golden Violin Award Winner Announced

Congratulations to violinist Russell Iceberg, winner of the 2020-2021 Golden Violin Award!

The Golden Violin Award final on Sunday, May 16, 2021, was an evening of outstanding music performed by three exceptional Schulich string players: violinist Alicia Choi 

Published: 17 May 2021

2020-2021 Wirth Vocal Prize Winner Announced

Congratulations to soprano Emily Richter, winner of the 2020-2021 Wirth Vocal Prize! 

On Sunday, May 16, three finalists filled Pollack Hall with songs and arias spanning three centuries of music. Soprano Jacqueline Woodley wi

Published: 17 May 2021

2020-2021 Golden Violin Award Finalists Announced

We are pleased to announce that the three finalists chosen to compete for the 2020-2021 Golden Violin Award are violinists Russell Iceberg, Alicia Choi, and Astrid Nakamura.

Published: 16 May 2021

2020-2021 Wirth Vocal Prize Finalists Announced

We are pleased to announce that the three finalists chosen to compete for the 2020-2021 Wirth Vocal Prize (in performance order) are soprano Jacqueline Woodley, tenor Wesley Harrison, and soprano Emily Richter.

Published: 15 May 2021

In Conversation with Golden Violin Award Winners

The 2020-2021 Golden Violin Award will be given out to one extraordinary string player this weekend. Semi-Final: Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.
Published: 12 May 2021

In Conversation with Wirth Vocal Prize Winners

The 2020-2021 Wirth Vocal Prize competition takes place this weekend and will forever change the life of one young singer from the Schulich School of Music of McGill University.  Semi-Final Round: Friday, May 14, 2021, 7:00 PM (Webcast from Pollack Hall) Final Round:
Published: 12 May 2021

In memoriam — Joel Chadabe

CIRMMT's former Directors Marcelo Wanderley and Isabelle Cossette, pay hommage to an unforgettable man. 

Joel Chadabe, CIRMMT's lifetime member and member of the Centre's International Advisory Board, passed away on Sunday, May 02. He was 82. 

Published: 6 May 2021

The Schulich School of Music is recreating the feeling of being on stage

Writer Sarah Lebeau explores how technology is transforming musical practice at the Schulich School of Music. 

In January 2021 a new Performance Laboratory got up and running at the Schulich School of Music.

Published: 5 May 2021


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