Congrats to all the 2022 Music at Memorial Graduates! We are so proud of all your hard work and wish you all the best on your future endeavours!
We profiled some of our 2022 Graduates and asked them about their favourite memories, their advice for new students, why they chose to study at Memorial, and what's next in their journey.
Dr. Caroline Schiller honoured with Memorial University’s President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching
School of Music Voice and Opera professor Dr. Caroline Schiller was presented with Memorial University’s 2021 President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching in a ceremony on March 10, 2022 on Signal Hill Campus in St. John’s.
Congratulations, Dr. Schiller! Thank you for all that you do for the Voice and Opera studio here at the School of Music!
Dr. Andrew Staniland is a professor of composition and electronic music here at the School of Music. His newest record, Reddened by Hammer: Earthquakes and Islands Remixed, was released October 15 on Canadian Music Centre's Centrediscs. Reddened by Hammer, an intersection of electroacoustic composition and art song, is streaming now on Apple Music and Spotify. Find out more and pre-order the vinyl at www.andrewstaniland.com.
Nancy Dahn and Timothy Steeves jointly awarded the John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professorship
Congratulations to Music at Memorial faculty Nancy Dahn & Timothy Steeves of Duo Concertante upon being jointly awarded the John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professorship from Memorial University of Newfoundland!
This well-deserved award recognizes faculty who embody the university's mission by demonstrating exceptional teaching, undertaking world-class research and sharing their knowledge and expertise widely.
Congratulations, Tim and Nancy!
Guitarist Ben Diamond has been named one of CBC Music's 30 Canadian classical musicians under 30 for 2021. Diamond graduated from Memorial University with a Bachelor of Music (Performance, Honours) this spring.
Diamond is the co-founder of the Atlantic Guitar Society, which is currently hosting its second annual Virtual Guitar Retreat. He also recently released his debut album Prime. This fall, Diamond will begin the Master of Music program at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University.