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Gender place and emotion

January 21, 2015

Performing gender, place and emotion in music

York music Professor Louise Wrazen is the co-editor and contributor to the first book-length study of gender, place and emotion in music performance from a cross-cultural perspective Read more

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November 05, 2014

Al Henderson Quintet headlines Faculty Concert Series

Jazz bassist, composer, arranger, Juno nominee and York music Professor Al Henderson leads an ensemble of colleagues and friends in a signature performance as part of the Faculty Concert Series on Nov.... Read more


October 17, 2014

Violinist Jacques Israelievitch and pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico launch the 2014-2015 Faculty Concert Series

Renowned Canadian virtuosi, violinist Jacques Israelievitch and pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico, are teaming up to launch the Department of Music’s 2014-15 Faculty Concert Series on Oct. 23 with a... Read more


October 14, 2014

York musicology graduate student presents Canadian premiere of Dvorak’s opera “Jakobin”

Musicology student John Holland presents the Canadian premiere of Antonin Dvorak’s opera "Jakobin". Read more

Photo: Sundar Viswanathan

February 21, 2014

Sundar Viswanathan headlines the Faculty Concert Series

Versatile performer, composer, international touring artist and York music Professor Sundar Viswanathan takes centre stage with his ensemble Avataar in a signature concert Feb. 27. Read more


January 15, 2014

Edgy interdisciplinary production of “The Beggar’s Opera” rocks York U

Crime. Corruption. Social inequality. And a very messy love triangle. Theatre, music, dance and digital media converge in this bold new take on an 18th century stage sensation. Read more


December 06, 2013

Music student composes award-winning mass

York music student Jared Tomlinson is the winner of an international choral composition competition for a new setting for the mass, mounted by Toronto's historic Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Read more


November 07, 2013

Pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico performs virtuosic Canadian works for York U Faculty Concert Series

York University music Professor Christina Petrowska Quilico, a longstanding champion of contemporary and Canadian music, headlines York’s Faculty Concert Series November 14 with a program of solo piano... Read more


October 30, 2013

The Marcus Roberts Trio headlines the Oscar Peterson Scholarship Gala at York U

The Marcus Roberts Trio headlines the inaugural Oscar Peterson Scholarship Gala November 8 in the Tribute Communities Recital Hall at York University. Read more

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October 25, 2013

York's Faculty of Fine Arts to establish two new Canada Research Chairs in interdisciplinary digital media

The Faculty of Fine Arts invites applications for new Canada Research Chairs in digital performance and interactive information visualization. Read more