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Community Music Symposium: “Inclusive Music Making and Creative Ensembles”

Community Music Symposium: “Inclusive Music Making and Creative Ensembles”

The Helen Carswell Chair in Community Engaged Research in the Arts presents, Community Music Symposium: “Inclusive Music Making and Creative Ensembles” with members of the Helen Carswell Research Team and keynote speaker, Phil Mullen. Thursday, February 17 – Friday, February 18, 2022 Feb. 17: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 18: 10:30 a.m. to 5 […]

York University R&B Ensemble

York University R&B Ensemble

The York University Rhythm and Blues Ensemble, “Soul Collective,” features 18 students from the York University Music Program ranging from first to fourth-year undergraduates. Performing in this ensemble has exposed students to the rich and diverse literature associated with the genre, and has aided these young professionals to develop crucial musicianship skills. “Soul Collective” performs […]

York University Symphony Orchestra

York University Symphony Orchestra

The York University Symphony Orchestra directed by Professor Mark Chambers presents a concert featuring music by Wagner, Price, Glinka and York University music student Daniele Monticelli. Thursday, December 2, 2021 7:30 PM TICKETS

York University Wind Symphony

York University Wind Symphony

The York University Wind Symphony will be featuring Omar Thomas’ composition Of Our New Day Begun as well as Arturo Marquez’s Danzon No.2 . They will also be playing music by, Copland, McDougall, Bjork, LaPlante, Yashuhide, Giroux, and Thomas. Sunday, December 5, 2021 3:00 PM TICKETS

York University Gospel Choir

York University Gospel Choir

Join the York University Gospel Choir and the newly established York University Gospel Ensemble (Instrumental) for a lively concert of great gospel music by your favourites, including Hezekiah Walker and Kirk Franklin. YUGC is directed by Karen Burke and YUGE is directed by Corey Butler. York University Gospel Choir Saturday, November 27, 2021 7:30 PM […]

Jazz Festival: Small Ensembles

Jazz Festival: Small Ensembles

The York University Jazz Festival, running November 23-25, showcases rising young talent directed by acclaimed musicians of the Canadian jazz scene. Small Ensembles directed by Lorne Lofsky, Kelly Jefferson, Kevin Turcotte and Noam Lemish. SMALL ENSEMBLES THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2021 7:30 PM TICKETS

Jazz Festival: Small Ensembles

Jazz Festival: Small Ensembles

The York University Jazz Festival, running November 23-25, showcases rising young talent directed by acclaimed musicians of the Canadian jazz scene. Small Ensembles directed by Roy Patterson, Anthony Michelli, Artie Roth and Sundar Viswanathan. SMALL ENSEMBLES WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2021 7:30 PM TICKETS

Jazz Festival: Jazz Orchestra

Jazz Festival: Jazz Orchestra

The York University Jazz Festival, running November 23-25, showcases rising young talent directed by acclaimed musicians of the Canadian jazz scene. The York University Jazz Orchestra directed by Mike Cado performs an eclectic mix of jazz standards and new jazz renditions of modern pieces. JAZZ ORCHESTRA TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2021 8:00 PM TICKETS

Online Sessions with Oscar Peterson Jazz Artist-in-Residence, Tony Suggs

Online Sessions with Oscar Peterson Jazz Artist-in-Residence, Tony Suggs

TONY SUGGS: OSCAR PETERSON JAZZ ARTIST- IN-RESIDENCE The Department of Music’s is proud to feature award winning pianist, Tony Suggs, as part of their 2021-2022 Oscar Peterson Jazz Artist-in-Residency. During his residency, he will deliver masterclasses, workshops and seminars for vocalists and instrumentalists. Two of these sessions will be free and open to the public. […]

York University Department of Music: Jazz Composer Series featuring John Fedchock

York University Department of Music: Jazz Composer Series featuring John Fedchock

JOHN FEDCHOCK www.johnfedchock.com TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30 6:30PM – 8:30PM VIRTUAL EVENT REGISTER HERE John Fedchock’s illustrious career in jazz has spanned four decades. Since his emergence on the scene in 1980, Fedchock has established himself as a world-class trombone soloist, a heralded bandleader, and a Grammy-nominated arranger. An in-demand performer and writer in New York […]