Posts Tagged: Don Wright Faculty of Music

Immigrant and refugee youth turn to Western Music to cross borders

May 30, 2018

Six months ago, some of them had never picked up a musical instrument. Now, a multicultural, seven-member music ensemble composed of immigrant and refugee youth will perform a concert as…

New music research project uses big data to create an electronic monk

May 19, 2016

A new Canadian research project is collecting big data from medieval melodies chanted by monks more than 1,000 years ago. And it’s all searchable. But to what end? Kate Helsen,…

Commissioned piece by Western professor to make world première at Toronto Symphony Orchestra

March 7, 2016

An innovative collaboration featuring the music of award-winning composer and Western University professor Paul Frehner will make its world première at Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO)’s New Creations Festival. Frehner, an…