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Anna Peletsis wins the McGill Concerto Competition, Piano Division.

Anna Peletsis, a doctoral piano student of Professor Marina Mdivani, has won the McGill Concerto Competition and will perform next season with the McGIll Symphony Orchestra....

Published: 24 Feb 2016

Brent Proseus, trumpet, winner of the McGill Concerto Competiton.

Brent Proseus, a student of Professor Richard Stoelzel, Brass Area Chair, has been named winner of the 2016 Schulich School of Music Woodwinds, Brass, and Percussion competition.  Brent’s first trumpet teacher was his father, Eric and he  continued his studies with Gregg Good....

Published: 19 Feb 2016

An Interview with Wirth Vocal Prize winner Chelsea Rus

On Feb. 7, Chelsea Rus was named the winner of the inaugural Wirth Vocal Prize. According to the Schulich School of Music’s website, the $25,000 prize is given to “an exceptional voice student… in recognition of outstanding accomplishment as a singer and significant promise for an international career.” Pretty heady stuff for any young singer – but especially so for Rus, who had never even heard an opera until her first year of college in 2009 back home in Abbotsford, B.C.

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Published: 19 Feb 2016

Jean-Willy Kunz : Pipe dreams do come true

If, as Mark Twain said here in 1881, you can’t throw a brick in Montreal without breaking a church window, it must be equally true that you can’t go very far in this once very religious city without stumbling across a pipe organ. And often a damned good one.

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Published: 17 Feb 2016

Elinor Frey wins Opus Prize for the Berlin Sonatas

Cellist Elinor Frey, an alumni of the Schulich School of Music, has won the early-music recording of the year award for her disc Berlin Sonatas on the Passacaille label.   Fascinated with the cello’s origins and the creative process of new music, Elinor Frey plays both period and modern instruments....

Published: 15 Feb 2016

John Grew to be invested into the Order of Canada on Friday, February 12

Professor Emeritus John Grew, former Dean of Music, will be invested into the Order of Canada on Friday, February 12th 2016 in a ceremony at Rideau Hall. The ceremony, which begins at 10:30am EST, will be webcast live from the Governor General of Canada's website. A webcast link will be available on their homepage before 10:30am on Friday.

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Published: 11 Feb 2016

Vidéo de TFO Art : Prodige du violon

 

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Published: 9 Feb 2016

Rémi Bolduc wins Concert of the Year, Jazz and World Music at the 2016 Opus Awards

Rémi Bolduc, Chair of the Jazz Department at the Schulich School of Music, was awarded an Opus Prize in a ceremony held Sunday, February 7 at the Salle Bourgie....

Published: 8 Feb 2016

Chelsea Rus wins the Wirth Vocal Prize

British Columbian soprano Chelsea Rus was named the winner of the 2016 Wirth Vocal Prize in the inaugural edition of the competition held Sunday, February 7 in Tanna Schulich Hall.  Ms....

Published: 8 Feb 2016

Juno Nominations for Schulich Alumni

The nominees for the 2016 JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at a press conference in Toronto yesterday morning.  Schulich alumni and faculty who are up for awards including:  

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Published: 3 Feb 2016

Maîtres en musique: Schulich Percussionists on Canal Savoir

Discover five Quebec universities and their diversified training programs in Maîtres en musique,  a series of 60 minute broadcasts filmed last season with Canal Savoir.  The Schulich School of Music, along with University of Montreal, University of Sherbrooke, Laval  University and University of Quebec at Montreal each participated with Canal Savoir....

Published: 1 Feb 2016

Schulich Chamber Music Competition Winners Announced

The winners of the 2015-2016 Schulich School of Music Chamber Music Competition have been announced.

Exchange visit to the Mozarteum, Saltzburg:  Elizabeth Skinner, violin; Jaewon Ahn, cello; Meagan Milatz, piano

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Published: 11 Dec 2015

Schulich well-represented in Prix Opus Nominations

Finalists for the Conseil Québécois de la musique's Prix Opus were announced last week, and there are many nominated who are  Schulich alumni and/or faculty.   The Prix Opus were established in 1996 to highlight the excellence and diversity of Québec's musical offering, and are awarded in many different categories.  The winners will be announced in a Gala event to be held on February 7, 2016.   Artists with a Schulich connection are highlighted in bold.

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Published: 7 Dec 2015

Profs. William Caplin and Philippe Leroux inducted to the Royal Society of Canada

William Caplin and Philippe Leroux were inducted as fellows of the Royal Society of Canada on November 26th, 2015.  The Royal Society of Canada (RSC): The Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada was established under an Act of Parliament in 1883 as Canada’s National Academy, the senior collegium of distinguished scholars, artists and scientists in the country....

Published: 3 Dec 2015

Vincent Lauzer, BMus'10, MMus'12, receives Fernand Lindsay Award

The winner of the prestigious  2015 Fernand Lindsay Award is recorder player and Schulich graduate Vincent Lauzer,  BMus'10, MMus'12.  Worth $50,000, this award is a springboard to an international career for this extremely talented young musician....

Published: 26 Nov 2015

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