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Taylor Brook named Banting Fellow in Fine Arts

Taylor Brook named Banting Fellow in Fine Arts

School of Music composer Taylor Brook is one of four UVic recipients of the prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. The federal program is designed to build world-class research capacity by recruiting top-tier…

Congratulations Class of 2021

Congratulations Class of 2021

Congratulations, Class of 2021—you made it! You are now one of over 9000 Fine Arts alumni worldwide who studied at UVic—and have the distinction of graduating during the most difficult year in our history…

Patrick Boyle’s new album designed to lull you to sleep

Patrick Boyle’s new album designed to lull you to sleep

School of Music professor, Patrick Boyle’s, latest album, LULL: Sounds for Sleep, is brought to you by the letter Z. Created in and around his Esquimalt, BC home during the COVID-19 lockdown, Boyle’s intention behind this solo 6-CD set

2021 Concerto Competition winners announced

2021 Concerto Competition winners announced

The School of Music congratulates this year’s 2021 Concerto Competition winners: pianist Johnathan Devey with Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54, and UVic’s first graduate student in accordion performance, Nikolay Ovchinnikov…

Pianist Bruce Vogt adds new sounds to silent films

Pianist Bruce Vogt adds new sounds to silent films

School of Music piano instructor, Bruce Vogt, has been performing live improvised music to silent films for a number of years but none of those performances had even been recorded. In the absence of live concerts, this year seemed like the perfect…

Anna Höstman nominated for Juno

Anna Höstman nominated for Juno

School of Music alumna and composition instructor Anna Höstman has been nominated for a 2021 Juno award for Classical Composition of the Year for her piano solo, Harbour.