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Valerie Tryon, past associate professor of music, McMaster’s first artist-in-residence and honorary doctorate recipient, has been appointed to the Order of Canada.

Art Portfolio Interviews

Thinking of studying Studio Art at McMaster? Applicants must meet general entrance requirements to Humanities and pass our portfolio interview. You will have the opportunity to meet faculty and students, see our facilities, and have your questions and concerns answered, so that you can make an informed choice about your future studies.


Music Auditions for entry to the Music Program in September 2018

Hamilton: A View From Here

Hamilton: A View From Here is a mixed-media trip through the city’s history and streetscapes, combining work from two courses taught by associate professor Judy Major-Girardin.

The steel pan, drums, guitar and keyboard make up The Joy Lapps Project, an Afro and Latin-Carbbean Jazz, R&B and Soul group. In the new Concert Hall on Friday, Feb. 2nd, 8 pm.

…Of Time and Place. Music director: Joseph Resendes. Performed in the Concert Hall of the new L.R. Wilson building. December 3rd, 3-5 pm.

A Season to Celebrate

Showcasing the McMaster University and McMaster Women’s Choirs. Conductor: Glenda Crawford. Pianist: Larisa Gulenco. Dec. 2nd, 7:30 pm in the new Concert Hall!

David is at peace

David Gerry, our beloved teacher, friend and colleague, went peacefully and without pain on December 4, 2017.