The Juilliard-trained pianist is also an accomplished academic administrator.
New artwork symbolizes how Western music students have persevered and blossomed throughout a trying pandemic year.
The Complex Adaptive Systems lab is an interdisciplinary network encouraging cross-campus collaboration.
From chamber music to chart-topping global sensations, five Western community members are up for awards in upcoming 50th anniversary celebration of Canadian music.
Nineteen Western students recently participated in a global, experiential learning program where they developed solutions for real-world sustainability problems.
More than half the recipients have Western connections
Every faculty at Western brought some new research insight to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The prolific Canadian opera director starts his appointment next summer.
For some Music faculty, the considerable challenges of conducting research during a pandemic have also been accompanied by unexpected opportunities.
Soprano Adriana Orozco Burbano practises an aria while wearing her facemask – one of many health precautions adopted at Western’s Don Wright Faculty of Music this fall.
Carolyn Tran has found balance in the beauty of science and music.
The first class to graduate with Bachelor of Music (Honors)/Honors Business Administration dual degrees is first class in every respect.
Don Wright Faculty of Music professor emeritus Victoria Meredith and fourth-year Voice student Leslie Higgins recently received National Choral Awards, presented by Choral Canada.
Tiny sandwiches, tiny noodles, tiny cakes … and so much more when Don Wright Faculty of Music professor Jonathan De Souza takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Western musicologist James Grier has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship – one of just seven Canadians among a prestigious recipient list of 173 global scholars, writers and artists.
A pair of Western scholars – Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Hesham El Naggar and Physical Therapy professor Joy MacDermid – have been honoured with Distinguished University Professorships.
The COVID-19 epidemic has forced millions around the world to remain in their homes. While safeguarding their health, it has also led to social isolation and loss of community. Music-making and -sharing has helped fill that gap.
When he listens closely, Don Wright Faculty of Music professor Robert Toft can hear the 16th century singing to him.
Fun. Funny. More than a bit satirical. That’s how the director of The Mikado describes his adaptation of the iconic Gilbert & Sullivan comic opera, which hits the Opera at Western stage for five performances starting this week.
Many months and thousands of kilometres since they started their cross-country project to bring new Canadian classical music across cultures and languages, Ensemble Made in Canada is showcasing its work in a special concert at Western on Jan. 21.