AMPD News

November 25, 2022

140 high school students visit AMPD for a day of musical exploration with WAY

On November 22, AMPD Music welcomed 140 high school students to campus for a day of musical exploration and technique workshops for the inaugural We are York! (WAY). The event was a homecoming for three York alumni, now inspiring young minds as teachers in the greater Toronto area, who accompanied their students to campus.


November 7, 2022

Prof. Christina Petrowska Quilico named 2021 Order of Ontario appointee

The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Chancellor of the Order of Ontario, announced AMPD Professor of Musicology and Piano and world-renowned pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico's appointment to the Order of Ontario for 2021.  The Lieutenant Governor will bestow the province's highest honour on Petrowska Quilico at a ceremony to be held on November 21, 2022. 


November 3, 2022

Alum Michelle Peraza wins 2022 Petry Award  

Nancy Petry Foundation and the Joe Plaskett Foundation announced AMPD alum Michelle Peraza (MFA 2022) as the recipient of the 2022 Petry Award. The award recognizes Peraza as an outstanding emerging Canadian artist in the field of painting.