York doctoral student in music Heidi Chan has been chosen to participate in the highly competitive International Doctoral Workshop in Ethnomusicology, held at the Center for World Music at the University of Hildesheim and Hanover University of Music, Drama & Media in Germany.
AMPD Faculty & Alumni recognized with Dora nominations for their contributions to the top shows of 2018-19
Now celebrating it's 40th anniversary, The Dora Mavor Moore Awards are Canada's longest-running professional theatre, dance and opera awards. The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts rolls out the red carpet Tuesday, June 25 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts and many alumni from the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to the hottest shows in Toronto last year.
A northern light will shine through the performance of Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, May 25.
York University music Professor Lisette Canton will conduct the New England Symphonic Ensemble; vocal soloists Danielle Talamantes, soprano, and Rob McGinness, baritone; and a choir, more than 165 voices, including The York University Singers, the Philharmonic Choir of the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, Coro Vivo Ottawa, and the Grand Choeur du Conservatoire de Musique de Gatineau.
Following an extensive national and international search, which attracted outstanding candidates, the search committee recommended the appointment of Professor Sarah Bay-Cheng to the position of dean. York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton is very pleased to announce that Professor Bay-Cheng has accepted our invitation to take up a five-year term as dean, commencing July 1.
Jackie Shane: Any Other Way is recognized in the Best Historical Album category. This is Professor Bowman’s sixth Grammy nomination and second as producer.
In 2017-18 AMPD students received over 2.4 million dollars in scholarships, awards and bursaries.
The award is in recognition of his teaching contributions to the Digital Media Program and the Department of Music.
"As my degree at York is coming to an end, I see opportunity to reflect on how much I have changed in the years I have been studying here."