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Schulich in CBC Music's 2020 edition of "30 hot Canadian classical musicians under 30"

Congratulations to Aaron Chan (BMus'20), Francis Choinière (BMus'19, current MMus and featured in this article's image), Marcel d’Entremont (ADip '18, GDip '19), Spencer Klymyshyn (current BMus), Bryn Lutek (BMus ’16), Hillary Simms (BMus'16), Elizabeth Skinner (MMus'15, DMus'20), and Tyler Song (current BMus), who were featured in the 2020 edition of CBC Music's annual "30 hot Canadian classical musicians under 30" roundup.

Published: 5 Aug 2020

Graham Sommer Competition Postponed to 2021

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, July 31, 2020 - In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and with the health and well-being of the composers, musicians, jury, and audience in mind, the 2020 edition of the Graham Sommer Competition for Young Composers (GSC) has been postponed until September 2021.   

Published: 31 Jul 2020

Schulich community discusses COVID-19 and music with La Scena Musicale

Members of Schulich’s community were recently interviewed to discuss their perspectives on how COVID-19 is influencing music, performance, and education.

Making Do: Student Perspectives on Remote Learning

Published: 27 Jul 2020

Simon Rivard named new Associate Conductor of Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Conductor Simon Rivard (MMus '17) has been named Associate Conductor of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir! 

Published: 23 Jul 2020

Carl Mayotte named Révélation Radio-Canada Jazz!

Twenty-six-year-old bassist, composer, and arranger Carl Mayotte (MMus ’19) has been named this year’s Révélation Radio-Canada in the jazz category! Performing at various events and bars since the age of 16, Carl has travelled with his art through Quebec and France as a solo artist, as well as alongside other musicians and bands of all kinds.

Published: 22 Jul 2020

Schulich community among winners of JM Canada Contest

The results of JM Canada Foundation’s Do Mi Si La Do Ré (Home Sweet Home) Contest are in and we are pleased to see members of the Schulich alumni represented among the list of winners! Congratulations to:

Published: 21 Jul 2020

Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers wins Pauline Alderman Award

Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Concert Music, 1960–2000 by Laurel Parsons and Dean Brenda Ravenscroft has won the 2017 Pauline Alderman Award for Outstanding Scholarship on Women in Music in the book category!

Published: 30 Jun 2020

Spring Convocation 2020 featured a virtual choral rendition of Hail, Alma Mater

This year’s Virtual Convocations took place June 17-18. As is customary in McGill’s traditional graduation ceremonies, these virtual convocations featured short musical performances including a recording of McGill’s Hail, Alma Mater, a song that has been sung by the late Prof. Winston Purdy, Prof.

Published: 18 Jun 2020

2019-20 Teaching Award Winner: Hannah Darroch

Congratulations to Dr. Hannah Darroch, winner of Schulich’s 2019-20 Teaching Award in the graduate instructor category!

Published: 17 Jun 2020


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