Sundar Viswanathan’s Avataar wins 2022 Juno Award

Prof. Sundar Viswanathan’s Avataar wins 2022 Juno Award Music Professor Sundar Viswanathan’s world jazz group Avataar took home the 2022 Juno for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year – Group with their latest album WORLDVIEW at the 2022 Juno Opening Night Ceremony. Conceived and created during the pandemic lockdown, WORLDVIEW is a reflective look on […]

PODIUM 2022 unites Canada with help from Professor Karen Burke and Stephanie Martin

PODIUM 2022 unites Canada with help from Professor Karen Burke and Stephanie Martin From May 19 to 23, the PODIUM 2022 national biennial bilingual choral conference will be held online and in person in Toronto, Ontario. Planned by Choral Canada and Choirs Ontario, including AMPD’s own Professor Karen Burke and Stephanie Martin, PODIUM 2022 brings […]

Black History Month At AMPD: Message from the Dean

  Message on Black History Month – February 2022 Sarah Bay-Cheng Every February, York University joins in the celebration of Black History month. In 2022, Canada highlights this month as “February and Forever: Celebrating Black History today and every day.” This year’s call to action is clear, especially for those of us working across the […]

AMPD’s top 10 moments of 2021

AMPD’s Top 10 Moments of 2021 2021 had its challenges. From adapting to online learning to navigating being back on campus for the first time in our new normal. Still, it was a year of excitement, progress and resilience. As we enter 2022, let’s reflect on just some of the many moments that made 2021 […]