Music News

November 22, 2016

YorkU announces game-changing $2M gift for music education partnership

York University and the Regent Park School of Music (RPSM) are celebrating a $2-million gift from York Professor Emeritus Allan Carswell and the Carswell Family Foundation to support research and programming to help children succeed through music and the arts.

October 21, 2016

AMPD welcomes two new faculty members

Joel Ong has joined the Department of Computational Arts as assistant professor of Information Design and Data Visualization, and Randolph Peters has been appointed assistant professor of Composition and Sound Design for Cinema, Games and Motion Media in the Department of Music.

Karen Burke. Photo by Judy Karacs.
April 26, 2016

York U City Youth Gospel Project inspires young singers

Music Professor Karen Burke leads the third annual City Youth Gospel Project, a participatory performance workshop bringing hundreds of elementary and high school students to York to experience whole-body singing in a mass choir.