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Desautels Faculty of Music News Archive

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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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Kira Fondse, 4th year student, voice, Desautels Scholar 2013 – 2016.

Learning a universal language

July 20, 2018 — 
Donor support opened the door to unique opportunities for 4th-year vocal student

Stuart Sladden [MMus/12], Desautels Scholar 2010 & 2011 Doctoral Candidate, Choral Conducting, University of Alberta.

‘The advantage here is the community itself’

July 13, 2018 — 
Desautels Scholar reflects on how U of M rejuvenated his passion for music


Colleen Zwarych, first-year student, trumpet, Desautels Scholar 2017.

‘They truly care about us and our success’

July 6, 2018 — 
Desautels Scholar reflects on first year in the U of M’s music faculty

Grand piano in Taché Arts Complex

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New Appointment in Musicology

July 4, 2018 — 
Dr. Colette Simonot joins the Desautels Faculty of Music as the new Assistant Professor in Musicology


Matthew Packer [BMus(Perf)/13, BSc/13, BSc(Med)/17, MD/17], Desautels Scholar 2009 – 2012, first-year resident.

The saxophonist will see you now

June 29, 2018 — 
Desautels scholar won music trophy only hours after successful medical school interview

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