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.
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.
Winters College, the university community affiliated with AMPD, honours exceptional student leaders for their contributions to the student experience.
"Making art is an act of courage" said Jillian Keiley, artistic director of English Theatre at Canada's National Arts Centre, in her stirring convocation address to graduating students.
Cinespace family gift opens doors to extraordinary experiential learning opportunities in motion media technology
The AMPD Motion Media Studio @ Cinespace will give students the opportunity to explore the creation, convergence and application of next-generation arts and entertainment media technologies, focusing on moving image production.
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.
York Jazz instructor, trumpeter Kevin Turcotte performs the sounds of Chet Baker in "Born to Be Blue", the new Baker biopic starring Ethan Hawke.
Theatre Professor Michael Greyeyes directs creative talent from four departments in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design in Yvette Nolan’s play, bringing 21st century audiences inside colonization from an Indigenous point of view.