The Heritage Minute dives deep into Peterson’s roots in the Montreal working-class Black neighbourhood of Little Burgundy.
Along with education, art and design have been integral within Black histories, both in the US and in Canada. This message is just one part in an ongoing conversation among many throughout AMPD and beyond.
A gospel anthem written by Temeka Williams and performed by a socially distanced orchestra.
This year Professor Christina Petrowska Quilico was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada (C.M.). The award recognizes "her celebrated career as a classical and contemporary pianist, and for championing Canadian music", and it comes as a well-deserved recognition of her outstanding contributions to Canadian musical heritage and her impactful career.
On Thursday December 10 our dean, Sarah Bay-Cheng, appeared as a guest on 88.9 RED FM to discuss the challenges facing art schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gursharan Kaur moved to Canada with her family at eight years old. Her family has a rich history of music and teaching, and Kaur is bringing that tradition to her studies at York University. Today, she is a member of the York University Gospel Choir Leadership Team. We talked to her about her experiences.
I hope this message finds you healthy and safe as we all continue to endure the challenges of COVID-19. If you’re reading this, you’ve already achieved more than many thought possible.
I hope this message finds you and your families and communities in good health and spirits during the current circumstances. I know that the conditions necessitated by COVID-19 have lasted much longer than expected and I am grateful for your continued resilience and widespread generosity shown by people throughout AMPD over the past six months.