School of Music News

Bev Diamond

Congratulations to Dr Beverley Diamond who was publicly recognized as professor emeritus during convocation.

Linking to two articles about research led by School of Music professor, Dr. Jane Gosine.

Dr. Mark Finch has successfully defended his PhD dissertation in the Ethnomusicology graduate program at Memorial University.

Congratulations to Jenny Griffioen who was awarded the F.A. Aldrich Fellowship.

Congratulations to Nancy Dahn and Timothy Steeves who have been elected fellows to the Royal Society of Canada.

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A team led by Dr Vernon Regehr has released their App on iTunes.

Ian Sutherland

Dr Sutherland won Outstanding Article of the Year Award from influential journal.

Negotiated Moments - book cover

Dr. Ellen Waterman talks about her new book and about the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation. 

Researchers explore social, expressive and cultural benefits of community music therapy.

Meghan Forsyth - photo credit: La Voix acadienne

Dr. Meghan Forsyth opened a new exhibition she curated on Acadian dance traditions at the Acadian Museum of Prince Edward Island.

Rebecca Simms

Rebecca Simms and Aiden Hartery both won 2016 Newfoundland & Labrador Arts & Letters Awards.

Josh Penney (photo: Tony Taylor)

Trombonist Joshua Penney joins the Stadacona Band of The Royal Canadian Navy in September.

Dr Ian Sutherland

The School of Music has a new dean, School of Music alumnus Dr. Ian Sutherland.

Two School of Music student composers tie for first prize.

Dr Maureen Volk receives a cheque from Keith Pike, Edsel Bonnell and David Robbins

Cheque for $3,000 received from Jazz East and the Gower Community Band.

Memorial's graduate music programs were well represented at this year's Juno awards.

Composer Andrew Staniland has received a prestigious commission from the National Arts Centre.

Evan Slaney

An essay written by an undergraduate student in the music program, has been accepted for publication in Nota Bene.

Memorial University and the Nunatsiavut Government are collaborating on a five year research initiative.