Posts Tagged: Don Wright Faculty of Music

Musicians boycotting Spotify and why the effort may be missing the mark: Expert available

February 7, 2022

Streaming giant Spotify has found itself at the centre of public scrutiny in the wake of the Joe Rogan vs….

Piano performance expert available to comment on 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth

December 15, 2020

Leslie Kinton, one of Canada’s best-known and most sought-after chamber musicians, is available to comment on the 250th anniversary of…

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…

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….

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…