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Desautels Faculty of Music News Archive


Dr. Edward Jurkowski has been appointed Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Music

January 14, 2019 — 
A strong leader and passionate advocate for music and the arts, he has been appointed Dean, effective January 1, 2019.

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Camryn Dewar

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The love of music leads Camryn Dewar to her sixth gold medal

November 14, 2018 — 
Camryn Dewar, first year voice major student in the Desautels Faculty of Music, has received a 2018 Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) Gold medal in Level 8 Voice for Manitoba

Q&A with Laura Loewen, acting dean of the Desautels Faculty of Music

November 9, 2018 — 
Loewen, a member of the Royal Society of Canada, accepted the role of acting dean of the Desautels Faculty of Music for what could be the briefest stint in U of M history: six months.

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Mightier than the Sword

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Art as an instrument for peace

November 6, 2018 — 
In a collaboration of multi-faculty arts at the University of Manitoba, …Mightier than the Sword marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War


The turtle sculpture where sacred fires are lit is located in front of the NCTR.

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Indigenous Intersections: A Transformative Dialogue

October 23, 2018 — 
Join the Desautels Faculty of Music for a week-long series addressing the intersections between Indigenous artists and music, and Western art music


drummer from Desautels Faculty of Music

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Fall into music

October 3, 2018 — 
Join the Desautels Faculty of Music as they kick-off their fall performance schedule with a variety of concerts that are sure to entertain, inform and delight.

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Musician joins Royal Society of Canada’s prestigious ranks

September 11, 2018 — 
Composer Gordon Fitzell elected to Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, President David Barnard named a Specially Elected Fellow

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Canadian Chamber Choir.

U of M Singers performing with Canadian Chamber Choir

September 10, 2018 — 
The University of Manitoba Singer will perform with the Juno-nominated Canadian Chamber Choir later on Sept. 26

Desautels Faculty of Music Wind Ensemble Performance

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Homecoming Concert: The joy of making music together – September 26

September 6, 2018 — 
As part of the Homecoming festivities, the Desautels Faculty of Music will be hosting their annual Homecoming Concert.

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(L-R) Gail Asper, David Asper and Leonard Asper.

35 years of doing ‘something useful’; for U of M, for the world

August 27, 2018 — 
At the U of M, the Asper family has collectively contributed over $17.5 million which continues to directly impact students, staff and faculty in nine faculties and all three colleges

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