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Lydia Ainsworth: Growing and Afterglowing

(Article in the Portland Mercury)

Once she was in college, studying music and composition at both Montreal’s McGill University and New York University, Lydia Ainsworth brought her voice back into the equation.


Published: 26 May 2017

Les Rêves jazzés du Trio Jonathan Turgeon

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Published: 26 May 2017

Olivier Laquerre sera du concert 'Portraits d'Angleterre'

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Published: 26 May 2017

Purdy passes the vocal torch to Smith Bessette

By McGill Reporter Staff

First there’s the skirl of the pipes, then Winston Purdy’s rich baritone rolls across the audience as he sings the University anthem, Hail, Alma Mater, to  mark the beginning of almost every Convocation ceremony since 1999. That musical accompaniment has been a feature of decades of processions of students, faculty and families as they walk into the Convocation tent.

Published: 26 May 2017

The Milton Quartet wins the Gold Medal & Grand Prize at the 2017 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.

The Milton String Quartet, composed of Schulich School of Music students Roman Fraser, Maithéna Gireault, Evan Robinson and Joshua Morris, has won the Grand Prize and Senior String Division Gold Medal at the 44th Annual Fischoff Competition at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. 

Published: 15 May 2017

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