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The Socrates Project Launch

We hope you can join us for The Socrates Project’s 2018-19 season launch on Wednesday, September 12th.

Ensemble Auditions 2018

Ensemble Auditions for the 2018-2019 academic year will be taking place in early September.

The Spirit of Singing

Talent, energy, dedication — for 46 years, each new collection of bright young singers called the Ontario Youth Choir has been pushing the boundaries of choral excellence and amazing crowds with the quality of their performances.

Regional performance arts blogger Ken Stephen (Large Stage Live!) was in the audience when Cheng² Duo performed in March. He had some nice things to say about the new Concert Hall and performers (article).

McMaster welcomed 30 new Canadians in its first-ever citizenship ceremony on Wednesday, June 27th. Featured: music program graduate Caitlyn Breukelman, who sang the national anthem.

This project uses the voices of people in Hamilton often marginalized in public debate – those who may have experienced homelessness, or those who are being left behind or pushed aside as the city grows and gentrifies.

2018 Bedford Winner

This year’s Bedford Piano scholarship went to Cordell Lewis, student of Judy Hunter. Cordell receives a $1,000 award, and will be performing at next year’s Humanities Awards Assembly at which he will be presented a medal.

McMaster piano instructor Leon Karan mentors winners. At this year’s Hamilton Music Festival, two of his students garnered scholarships and recommendations to compete in the provincials.

Cable 14’s City Matters host Doug Farraway sat down with Associate Professor Judy Major-Girardin, and graduates Chantelle Stringle and Clara Laratta, to discuss the FLUX exhibition, this year’s showcase of Honours BFA graduates.