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2024 Dean’s Student Leadership Award Recipient Announced

2024 Dean’s Student Leadership Award Recipient Announced

Dulce Martinez, a fourth-year Music student at York University, has recently been honoured with two distinguished awards: the Dean’s Leadership Award and the 2024 Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award. These accolades recognize Dulce's exemplary leadership, dedication, and contributions to both the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD) and the broader university […]

2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject: AMPD Performing Arts Among Top 150 Globally

2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject: AMPD Performing Arts Among Top 150 Globally

Every year, the QS World University Rankings by Subject identifies the world's strongest universities in 55 individual subject areas, grouped into five subject areas: Arts and Humanities; Engineering and Technology; Life Sciences and Medicine; Natural Sciences; and Social Sciences and Management. In the 2024 publication of the rankings, York University experienced notable changes in its […]

York University's Noam Lemish Nominated for 2024 JUNO Award in Jazz Category

York University's Noam Lemish Nominated for 2024 JUNO Award in Jazz Category

York University's Noam Lemish, a Professor of Jazz Studies, has earned a nomination for the upcoming 2024 JUNO Awards in the Jazz Album of the Year (Solo) category for his most recent album. The announcement was made on February 6 at CBC Studios in Toronto, marking a significant achievement for both Lemish and the Department of Music. Lemish's […]

AMPD Professor Karen Burke's Influence on Black Gospel Music Education in Canadian Academia

AMPD Professor Karen Burke's Influence on Black Gospel Music Education in Canadian Academia

Over the years, Karen Burke - Chair of the Department of Music at York University and artistic director and co-founder of the Juno award-winning Toronto Mass Choir, has played a crucial role in shaping the landscape of Black gospel music education. Her efforts have played a significant role in creating a more inclusive and enriching […]