Events

Media Music Concert – MMC:VII @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, York University
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Media Music Concert – MMC:VII @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, York University
7:30 pm
The Media Music Concert (MMC:VII) is a showcase of film, television and video game music arranged and performed by York music students. This year’s arrangements include music from Zelda, Harry Potter, Star Trek, Superman, Pirates... View Article
World @ Midday: Bonita Lawrence and Zainab Amadahy @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
Jan 25 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
World @ Midday: Bonita Lawrence and Zainab Amadahy @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
12:30 pm
First Nations singers, Bonita Lawrence and Zainab Amadahy, perform a program of profound music deeply rooted in cultural tradition. Admission is free. Everyone welcome. Bonita Lawrence is of Mi’kmaq heritage, and is a professor in... View Article
Music Colloquium with Dr. Philip Alperson @ 237 Accolade East Building - 83 York Boulevard
Jan 25 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Music Colloquium with Dr. Philip Alperson @ 237 Accolade East Building - 83 York Boulevard
2:30 pm
Dr. Philip Alperson discusses Musical expression – which he understands as the myriad of connections between music and the affective life – is at once one of the most familiar and one of the most... View Article
Music @ Midday: Aria with Me @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall
Jan 26 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Music @ Midday: Aria with Me @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall
1:30 pm
Young singers from the classical vocal performance studios of faculty members Stephanie Bogle, Norma Burrowes, Lawrence Wiliford  and Karen Rymal perform arias by Mozart, Handel, Puccini and more. Admission is free. Everyone welcome.  
Music @ Midday: Classical Instrumental Concert @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, 112 Accolade East Building, York University
Jan 29 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Music @ Midday: Classical Instrumental Concert @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, 112 Accolade East Building, York University
12:30 pm
The Music at Midday series presents a recital featuring student soloists in the classical performance program. Admission is free. Everyone welcome. Maps & Directions
Jazz @ Midday: Barry Elmes Quintet @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
Feb 1 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Jazz @ Midday: Barry Elmes Quintet @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
12:30 pm
JAZZ @ MIDDAY: Barry Elmes Quintet Barry Elmes: Drums Mike Murley: Tenor Saxophone Brian O’Kane: Trumpet and Flugelhorn Lorne Lofsky: Guitar Steve Wallace: Bass The quintet will perform selections from their recently released CD “Dog’s... View Article
Faculty Spotlight: Christina Petrowska Quilico, piano @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, 112 Accolade East Building, York University
Feb 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Faculty Spotlight: Christina Petrowska Quilico, piano @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, 112 Accolade East Building, York University
12:30 pm
GLOBAL SIRENS York Music Professor and one of Canada’s foremost pianists, Christina Petrowska Quilico performs an eclectic program featuring female composers from around the world. Admission is free. CHRISTINA PETROWSKA QUILICO, Pianist Possessing passion and... View Article
Jazz @ Midday: Adrean Farrugia Quartet @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
Feb 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Jazz @ Midday: Adrean Farrugia Quartet @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
1:30 pm
JAZZ @ MIDDAY: ADREAN FARRUGIA QUARTET Adrean Farrugia – piano Brad Goode – trumpet Jim Vivian – bass Adam Nussbaum – drums Free Admission. Award winning pianist and composer Adrean Farrugia is one of Canada’s... View Article
Jazz Masterclass and Drum Clinic with Adam Nausbaum @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
Feb 8 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Jazz Masterclass and Drum Clinic with Adam Nausbaum @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
2:30 pm
JAZZ MASTERCLASS and DRUM CLINIC with ADAM NAUSBAUM  A very versatile drummer who generally plays in advanced settings, Adam Nussbaum is considered a major asset no matter where he appears and one of the finest... View Article
Feb 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Concerto Competition Winners in Concert with the York University Symphony Orchestra @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall
7:30 pm
Professor Mark Chambers conducts the York University Symphony Orchestra in a concert featuring  2017 Concerto Competition winners. Kira Braun (soprano) will be featured singing Porgi Amor from Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro Isabel Santos( flute) will be features in... View Article
Improv Soirée @ Sterling Beckwith Studio
Feb 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Improv Soirée @ Sterling Beckwith Studio
8:00 pm
An evening of improvisation in a participatory “open mic” set-up, hosted by the improve studios of Music Professor Casey Sokol. Performers and observers welcome. Admission is free.
Music @ Midday: Student Showcase @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
Feb 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Music @ Midday: Student Showcase @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
12:30 pm
York University music students showcase their talent. Free admission. Everyone welcome. Maps & Directions   
World @ Midday: KatzTollar @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
Feb 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
World @ Midday: KatzTollar @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
12:30 pm
KatzTollar (Brian Katz, guitar/piano/vocals; Ernie Tollar, sax/bansuri flute/ney) The Duo will perform original compositions in the “world jazz” genre. Their music is rooted in the modern jazz tradition and extends outwards to embrace elements of... View Article
Music @ Midday: Classical Instrumental Concert @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, 112 Accolade East Building, York University
Feb 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Music @ Midday: Classical Instrumental Concert @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, 112 Accolade East Building, York University
12:30 pm
The Music at Midday series presents a recital featuring student soloists in the classical performance program. Admission is free. Everyone welcome. Maps & Directions
Jazz @ Midday: Faculty Jam Session with guest artist Mike LeDonne @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
Mar 1 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Jazz @ Midday: Faculty Jam Session with guest artist Mike LeDonne @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University
12:30 pm
Mike LeDonne: JAZZ ARTIST- IN-RESIDENCE World-class jazz pianist and organist, Mike LeDonne is the Department of Music’s 2018 Jazz Artist-in-Residence. During his residency, he will deliver masterclasses on jazz piano and composition, conduct a rehearsal with the... View Article