Brian Cherney

Canadian composer Brian Cherney has been Professor of Music Composition at McGill University since 1972. He has cultivated a distinctive body of work and an enduring legacy as a composition teacher and scholar of Canadian music.​


Conference program

The conference program is now online.

You can download a PDF of the complete program with abstracts (or view it online).


The conference is free, but you need to register online.

You'll also need to confirm your registration in person the morning of October 27, 2017, day 1 of the conference.

About the conference

From October 27-28, 2017, people from many disciplines will come together to develop and disseminate research on Brian Cherney's work and musical world.


There are four conference organizers, all performers and/or composers who have studied with Brian Cherney or performed his works.

Conference director Aiyun Huang is a professor at McGill University's Schulich School of Music.

Getting to Montreal

All events will take place on McGill's downtown Montreal campus, at the Schulich School of Music.

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