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May 8, 2017. Scheduled exam recitals will take place. Classes and exams cancelled.

A message from Eleanor Stubley, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Schulich School of Music:  

Published: 8 May 2017

Sarah Nemetallah, GrDipMusic'10, making a difference in her community

Each year the McGill Alumni Association recognizes alumni, friends, students, faculty and staff whose commitment has had a significant impact on alumni life, the University and/or the community. This year, one of our graduates, Sarah Nematallah, has received the 2017 James G....

Published: 5 May 2017

Audible Reality wins First Prize at Dobson Cup

Two Schulich PhD students, Bryan Martin and Mathew Boerum, received first prize and $11,000 in the category of Innovation Driven Enterprise at the McGill Dobson Cup awards ceremony held March 30, 2017.  Audible Reality develops revolutionary 3D au...

Published: 4 May 2017

New Book of interviews with Schulich School of Music and Shepherd School of Music professors released.

A new publication highlighting fascinating insights gained through interviews with many Schulich professors has recently been released by the Rice University Gateway Study of Leadership program....

Published: 3 May 2017

Yolanda Bruno, BMus'11, wins First Prize of the Isabel Oeverton Bader Canadiian Violin Competition

Violinist Yolanda Bruno, BMus'11, was awarded the First Prize and the Audience Choice Prize at the inaugural Isabel Overton Bader Canadian Violin Competition, organized by the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts at Queen’s University. This national competition was open to Canadian violinists from the age of 18 to 29. While studying at the Schulich School of Music, she was a violin student of Jonathan Crow....

Published: 3 May 2017

Schulich School of Music Teaching Awards announced

The Schulich School of Music Teaching Awards are a public recognition of the  excellence, commitment and innovation of our faculty, part-time instructors, and graduate teaching assistants.  They serve to acknowledge  the importance of these qualities in the academic experience of students at McGill....

Published: 28 Apr 2017

The phenomenon of artistic migration to Paris: Schulich School of Music hosts International conference

The international conference Artistic Migration & Identity: Paris 1870-1940 takes place April 27-29 at the Schulich School of Music. 

Published: 26 Apr 2017

Yannick Nézet-Séguin to get honorary doctorate

By McGill Reporter Staff

McGill will present Montreal-born conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin with an honorary degree. The University’s highest honour will be presented to Maestro Nézet-Séguin on May 14, at 3 p.m., at the Maison symphonique de Montréal, 1600 rue Saint-Urbain.

Published: 19 Apr 2017

New book by Steven Huebner explains Verdi's craft

Despite being the most-performed operatic composer in the world, there’s a surprising lack of studies written on the style of Giuseppe Verdi’s works — a problem that Prof. Steven Huebner is addressing head-on. Recently, Huebner put out the first book in any language that offers an in-depth analysis of the composer’s musical style in the context of his 23 Italian operas, from Aida to Ernani....

Published: 18 Apr 2017

Prof. Julie Cumming honoured for graduate teaching excellence

Professor Julie Cumming, Associate Professor of Music History and Musicology, Interim Dean of the Schulich School of Music, has received the Graduate Faculty Teaching Award (Doctoral-level) 2016-2017  from the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools (NAGS)....

Published: 13 Apr 2017

Success for two Schulich Vocal Students.

Two Schulich School of Music voice students were winners at the Concours de Musique du Choeur de la Montagne, which took place on April 8, 2017.  Baritone William Reed Copeland, BMus'17/MMus'19 received first prize, and  soprano Elizabeth Mary Jane Egan BMus'18 received second prize.  Both were accompanied by Schulich School of Music Rehearsal coach, pianist  Louise Pelletier.  

Published: 11 Apr 2017

Quand Bolduc s’acoquine avec Oscar Peterson

(Revue du nouveau disque de Rémi Bolduc, du 8 avril,  Le Devoir, Serge Truffaut) 

Ce «Swingin’ avec Oscar» distille en huit pièces du pur bonheur   

Published: 10 Apr 2017

Joan Patenaude-Yarnell, recalling the early days of the McGill Opera Studio

Following her debut with the Canadian Opera Company as Micaela in Carmen in 1964, Joan Patenaude-Yarnell went on to perform many of the lyric-coloratura soprano roles throughout North America (New York City Opera and San Francisco Opera, among others) and with many leading conductors of our time (Charles Mackerras, Seiji Ozawa, Julius Rudel). Her roles have included Violetta in La Traviata, Alice Ford in Falstaff, Gilda in Rigoletto, Nedda i...

Published: 3 Apr 2017

Santé auditive des musiciens: la musique qui fait mal

Acouphènes, hypersensibilité au bruit et perte d'audition : si la musique adoucit les moeurs, elle peut aussi blesser ceux qui la jouent. En raison de l'art qu'ils pratiquent, les musiciens sont fréquemment exposés à de hauts niveaux sonores, notamment au sein des orchestres. Sans protection, les blessures sont parfois permanentes. 

Published: 3 Apr 2017