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Matthew Ricketts to compose a new opera for the OSM’s 85 season opening

To open the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal’s 85th season, composer Matthew Ricketts (BMus ’09) has been commissioned to write a new chamber opera. Titled “Chaakapesh, The Trickster’s Quest,” this work showcases two singers, narrator, and orchestra, in three scenes....

Published: 18 Apr 2018

Kit Soden, winner of the 2017-18 Andrew Svoboda Memorial Prize for Orchestral Composition

Congratulations to current PhD candidate Kit Soden, winner of the 2017-18 Andrew Svoboda Memorial Prize for Orchestral Composition. 

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Published: 12 Apr 2018

Hannah Darroch: Vagues se brisant contre le vent

Flutist Hannah Darroch (DMus '19) is set to perform Canat de Chizy's Vagues se brisant contre le vent, for Flute and Ensemble with the McGill Contemporary Ensemble Friday, April 13, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Pollack Hall....

Published: 11 Apr 2018

Gavin Goodwin: Rhapsody for Orchestra and Saxophone

Saxophonist Gavin Goodwin (GDip '18) will be performing Debussy's Rhapsody for Orchestra and Saxophone with the McGill Contemporary Ensemble Friday, April 13, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Pollack Hall. We caught up with Gavin in a recent email exchange to learn more about his upcoming performance.

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Published: 10 Apr 2018

David Braid performs at Schulich this week

(Blog post by Nick Walshe and Chris Maskell)

Recent Juno-award winning jazz composer and pianist David Braid will be visiting the Schulich School of Music this week to collaborate with jazz faculty and student improvisers in concert. Chris Maskell caught up with him in this recent interview to learn more about his music and his approach to improvisation.

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Published: 26 Mar 2018

Professor David Brackett wins the Irving Lowens Book Award for his book Categorizing Sound: Genre and Twentieth-Century Popular Music

We are proud to announce that Professor David Brackett recently won the Irving Lowens Book Award, for his book Categorizing Sound: Genre and Twentieth-Century Popular Music (University of California Press)....

Published: 19 Mar 2018

Alumn Eric Abramovitz appointed associate principal clarinet of Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Congratulations to Eric Abramovitz (B.Mus 2016), who was recently appointed as the associate principal/Eb clarinet of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO). We spoke to him in a recent email exchange about how studying at Schulich prepared him for this position.

How did the Schulich School of Music prepare you for life as a professional musician?

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Published: 13 Mar 2018

Critically acclaimed violinist Jinjoo Cho to join the Schulich School of Music string faculty

The Schulich School of Music is pleased to announce that violinist Jinjoo Cho will be joining the string faculty as Assistant Professor, beginning August 1st, 2018.

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Published: 4 Mar 2018

Launch of a pilot project assessing noise exposure experienced by Schulich School of Music students

On the occasion of the World Hearing Day, the Schulich School of Music of McGill University, in collaboration with the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT), announces the launch of a pilot project assessing noise exposure experienced by Schulich School of Music students.

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Published: 3 Mar 2018

Students & Guest Artists from four continents convene at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University for Musical Chairs 2018

The Schulich School of Music at McGill University welcomes an international array of guest artists and student ensembles for the Musical Chairs Chamber Music Festival, two packed weeks of workshops, masterclasses, and performances – all open to the public....

Published: 23 Feb 2018

Dean Brenda Ravenscroft on women, diversity and accessibility in music

In November 2017, Dean Brenda Ravenscroft won the the Society for Music Theory's 2017 Outstanding Multi-Authored Publication Award for the first volume of A

Published: 19 Feb 2018

Schulich's Brazilian Jazz Workshop Unites the Montreal Music Community

Every week, the Schulich School of Music sees musicians from all over Montreal come together to learn about the music of Brazil....

Published: 16 Feb 2018

Simone McIntosh to appear in Vancouver Opera lead role

Simone McIntosh (M.Mus 2017) continues her streak of successes with an upcoming appearance singing the title role in Rossini's "La Cenerentola." The production, which will be put on by Vancouver Opera in the spring, will be McIntosh's first mainstage appearance in a lead role.

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Published: 14 Feb 2018

Maestro Kent Nagano to conduct McGill Symphony Orchestra

Article from the McGill Reporter

It’s a first and only for one night: The Schulich School of Music’s McGill Symphony Orchestra (MGSO) will perform under the baton of Orchestre symphonique de Montréal Music Director Maestro Kent Nagano on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Maison symphonique.

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Published: 9 Feb 2018

Schulich Winners for the 21e Prix Opus

The winners of the Conseil québécois de la musique's 21e Prix Opus have been announced and many faculty members and alumni took home awards this year! 

Read here for a list of artists that have a connection with Schulich. Not listed are the many faculty members and alumni who perform in the many nominated orchestras.

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Published: 8 Feb 2018

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