Music News

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.


March 8, 2016

Composer Michael Coghlan headlines Faculty Concert Series

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.


Photo courtesy of Lifeline Syria
December 16, 2015

AMPD for Syria initiative will welcome a refugee family to our community

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.


Matt Vander Woude's Rock and Popular Music Moodle Banner
December 15, 2015

Adapting eLearning for the Arts

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.