Don Wright Faculty of Music
Read. Watch. Listen. with Jonathan De Souza

Read. Watch. Listen. with Jonathan De Souza

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.

Musicologist Grier named Guggenheim Fellow

Musicologist Grier named Guggenheim Fellow

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.

El Naggar, MacDermid earn top scholar honours

El Naggar, MacDermid earn top scholar honours

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.

Pandemic has led to global outbreak of music

Pandemic has led to global outbreak of music

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.

Sassy, satirical and sensitive ‘Mikado’ takes stage

Sassy, satirical and sensitive ‘Mikado’ takes stage

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.

Album marks end of ‘quite a ride’ for ensemble

Album marks end of ‘quite a ride’ for ensemble

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.