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.
Music Professor Michael Coghlan shares the stage with soprano Leslie Fagan, pianist Lorin Shalanko, the Elgin String Quartet, the Red Zone Percolators and dancer Danielle Wake in a showcase concert featuring a selection of his original compositions.
Music Professor and internationally acclaimed jazz percussionist Barry Elmes headlines the Faculty Concert Series with the Barry Elmes Quintet.
The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design is participating in the Lifeline Syria Challenge in response to the current refugee crisis resulting from war in Syria. In the team AMPD For Syria, staff, students and faculty are coming together to sponsor a family of four to resettle in GTA.
From expanding options for working with images in Moodle to managing information flow for a fully online film course with 800 students, faculty members in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design have creative approaches to adapting eLearning for the arts.
The York Dance Ensemble joins Toronto's Pax Christi Chorale under the baton of York Music Professor Stephanie Martin in a fresh interpretation of Berlioz' compelling oratorio "L,Enfance du Christ".