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Desautels Faculty of Music News Archive

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Alumni

UM alumni among 2024 Order of Manitoba recipients

May 14, 2024 — 
On Manitoba Day, May 12, the Province of Manitoba announced that 12 highly-accomplished Manitobans will be invested in the Order of Manitoba, the province’s highest honour.

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St. John's College

An afternoon filled with music and art: Winners announced!

March 25, 2024 — 
It was a lively Friday afternoon for the St John's College and Desautels Faculty of Music, 2nd Annual Music and Art Competition.

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Putting a bow on a historical mystery

March 25, 2024 — 
Violinist and UM grad, Gregory Lewis, takes charge of a rare Gagliano violin with ties to an interesting musical past

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St. John's College

Creativity shines bright as UM students look to showcase artistic talents

March 15, 2024 — 
In collaboration with the Desautels Faculty of Music, St John's College is proud to host the second annual Music and Art competition on March 22, 2024.

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Tori Sparks and Catherine Wood look at a pile of mallets and clarinets.

Desautels Faculty of Music

Classic 107: Von um vorið – a celebration of Icelandic culture and song

March 8, 2024 — 
The Desautels Faculty of Music and the Department of Icelandic Language and Literature at the University of Manitoba have partnered together to present two concerts celebrating Icelandic music and culture.  

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Desautels Faculty of Music

Classic 107: “Forward Unto Dawn”: UMSO performs music of Mendelssohn, Schumann alongside a world premiere

February 20, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba Symphony Orchestra dives headfirst into a program of fiery, forceful and exciting German repertoire paired alongside a brand-new work by a student composer.  

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UM Knowledge Exchange panel.

Research and International

Next Steps with Generative AI

February 12, 2024 — 
On January 31 more than 200 people gathered for the Next Steps with Generative AI, the second installment in the seven-part UM Knowledge Exchange.

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Illustration of an older man sitting at a piano.

Desautels Faculty of Music

Samuel Weiner Distinguished Visitors, Dr. Linda Hutcheon and Dr. Michael Hutcheon, to deliver lectures on Collaborative Research and Aging and Creativity

February 7, 2024 — 
This year, the Desautels Faculty of Music is honoured to host Linda and Michael Hutcheon as the Samuel Weiner Distinguished Visitors. The purpose of this fund is to bring renowned scientists or scholars to the University of Manitoba to stimulate and encourage research at the University.

Desautels Faculty of Music

CBC Manitoba: Using artificial intelligence to enhance music

January 19, 2024 — 
CBC Manitoba: Using artificial intelligence to enhance music

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AI generated graphic of robot and human handshake.

Research and International

Exploring the ethics and future of generative AI

January 15, 2024 — 
Experts in generative AI technology will share their insights at the UM Knowledge Exchange presentation Next Steps with Generative AI.

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