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Un jalon du patrimoine musical canadien signé R. Murray Schafer

Article provenant du Devoir.

"Après un orchestre constitué des meilleurs éléments des Conservatoires de toutes les régions rejoints par quelques glorieux diplômés (le 12 octobre à la Maison symphonique) et après l’Orchestre de l’Université de Montréal, samedi 14 octobre, il était tentant d’aller entendre une semaine plus tard l’Orchestre symphonique de McGill.

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Published: 23 Oct 2017

Montreal: a vital classical-guitar center

Original article from Classical Guitar Magazine.

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Published: 20 Oct 2017

Patricia Abbott: "Choral Music Brings People Together"

Next Wednesday, October 25, a joint choir concert will feature two generations of musicians performing music that combines new and old elements.

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Published: 19 Oct 2017

Capturing the spirit of tango and vibrato

Excerpt from CBC Radio Ideas with Paul Kennedy.

"There's a purity to music. It takes us into its own world, far removed from frustrations and challenges of daily life. But hidden within those innocent-sounding musical flourishes, there often lies a history of passionate disagreement.

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Published: 17 Oct 2017

Principal Suzanne Fortier on OSM's selection committee for new music director

Excerpt from the Montreal Gazette.

"The OSM has unveiled a 13-member selection committee to find a replacement for Kent Nagano, who leaves as music director in 2020. McGill principal Suzanne Fortier is chairperson. Former OSM managing director Zarin Mehta is titled senior adviser, which means writers will be relieved of the need to call him an éminence grise." 

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Published: 16 Oct 2017

Antoine Malette-Chénier talks Schafer

Blog post by Chris Maskell. Photo by Kristan Toczko.

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Published: 16 Oct 2017

The 10th anniversary of an organ competition founded by John Grew

An excerpt from a McGill Reporter article.

"“It was my crazy idea,” John Grew observed at the start of a conversation about what is now the only North American-based international pipe organ competition. “In North America, we are unique.”

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Published: 6 Oct 2017

Paul Johnston in MacEwan University's new recording studios

Excerpt from an article from the Edmonton Journal.

"Chances are you don’t think about the microphone stands used to record your favourite tunes. It’s part of Johnston’s role to make sure that you can just sit back and enjoy the music, and to train others to reach for those same high standards.

The work is all tied to a recording diploma and hopefully — subject to government approval — the first full-scale, four-year recording degree in Canada."

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Published: 3 Oct 2017

Montreal alto saxophonist Benjamin Deschamps to play three Ontario concerts

An excerpt from an Ottawa Citizen article.

"Montreal alto saxophonist Benjamin Deschamps ventures across the border later this week to play three Ontario concerts — Sept. 29 at the Jazz Room in Waterloo, Sept. 30 at Record Runner Rehearsal Studio in Ottawa and Oct. 1 at the Emmet Ray in Toronto.

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Published: 2 Oct 2017

Prof. Marcelo Wanderley to teach masterclass series on culture and technology at Numediart Research Institute of Mons University

An excerpt from CUTE 2017: Numediart Masterclass on Culture and Technology:

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Published: 28 Sep 2017

End of an era for county music festival

An excerpt from an article by the County Weekly News:

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Published: 28 Sep 2017

Upstairs & Schulich: 20 years running

Blog post by Chris Maskell

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Published: 25 Sep 2017

Alex Francoeur: Missing Element

Blog post by Chris Maskell

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Published: 22 Sep 2017

3D audio boosts sound enjoyment with artificial intelligence

This article was published in the Financial Post on September 8, 2017.

"Matthew Boerum is co-founder and CEO of Audible Reality, Inc., a developer of a 3D software solution that creates an immersive experience for anyone using headphones. With Audible Reality, users can experience another person’s voice or music as if they were in the same room.

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Published: 11 Sep 2017

CBC/McGill Internship: a great opportunity for Schulich students!

(Blog post by Chris Maskell)

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Published: 11 Sep 2017

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