June 26 2014
The Department of Music's Regula Qureshi has been nominated for the prestigious Mellon Visiting Professorship, an interdisciplinary initiative that brings distinguished visiting scholars to the University of Chicago to enhance and expand the study of Islam.
June 05 2014
The Faculty of Arts newsroom catches up with classical music grad and fiddle champion Daniel Gervais.
June 02 2014
When Dana Wylie crosses the Jubilee stage to receive her BA music honours degree at the University of Alberta’s 2014 convocation ceremony this week, it will be one of the few times this past decade that the Edmonton-based singer songwriter has set foot on stage without an instrument in hand.
May 21 2014
Brendan Lord (DMus Choral Conducting) was awarded the National Choral Award for Best Dissertation, presented by Choral Canada at its biennial Podium 2014 conference in Halifax on May 19, for his dissertation, "Jonathan Dove's The Passing of the Year, and Other Works for Chorus and Keyboard".
May 13 2014
The academic term is ending on a high note for Rob Curtis, conductor of the University of Alberta Concert Choir. Hot on the heels of Concert Choir’s very successful tour to the West coast, Rob was honoured at the Faculty of Arts awards night on May 6, 2014 with a Graduate Student Teaching Award. Curious Arts writer Salena Kitteringham spent a few minutes in Rob’s rehearsal hall this spring, before Concert Choir headed out on the road to Vancouver, and his superior command of choral subject matter, his extraordinary ability to spark enthusiasm in his students, and his genuinely constructive feedback, vividly rang true. Rob loves teaching and it shows.