Faculty of Music

2010 News Archive

LFP = London Free Press   |   Gazette = Western's Student Newspaper


Dec. 4 (LFP) - Song such an intrinsic part of life

Dec. 3 (LFP) - Delightful Amahl to pay us a visit

Nov. 26 (LFP) - "All about the rhythm"

Nov. 25 - Changing of the guard changes outlook

Nov. 25 (LFP) - Janis Wallace sends rawkin Don Wright faculty news

Nov. 22 - Around the world in four days

Nov. 19 (LFP) - UWOpera on eclectic journey

Nov. 9 - Moccio returns to play Western

Nov. 5 (LFP) - Choral music program's founder saluted

Nov. 4 - Music educators hold annual conference in London

Nov. 2 (LFP) - Chamber orchestra opens with heaping plate of Dvorak

Oct. 14 - Rom-com with singing is a Friday lunch treat

Oct. 14 (LFP) - The Boor delivers funny side of opera

Oct. 8 (LFP) - Jazz age inspires classical ensemble

Oct 6 - London-born conductor takes the baton for UWO Symphony

Sept. 30 (LFP) - UWOpera goes Into The Woods

Sept. 29 (The Gazette) - Into the Woods makes fairy tales come alive

Sept. 28 (LFP) - Quintet fans in for rare treat

Sept. 23 (LFP) - A master class in drumming

Sept. 20 (LFP) - Festival ends on a good noise

Sept. 17 (LFP) - Musica Quinta opens signature series

Sept. 17 (LFP) - LOLA show wild side

Sept. 13 - Brass quintet kicks of series with fanfare

Sept. 10 - Campus Digest

Sept. 6 (Ashgate Publishing) - Sociology and Music Education by Ruth Wright

Aug. 31 - Audition for large ensembles Sept. 8-11

Aug. 27 (LFP) - Angelic voices prelude to big show tonight

Aug. 19 - Ontario Youth Choir at Western Aug. 20

Aug. 17 - High cost of instruments, students get loan from String Bank

Aug. 16 (LFP) - Ranaldo's Irish flight path lands him at LOLA's closing

July 29 - Alumna hits high note with donation to music

July 19 - NYOC to perform at Alumni Hall

July 15 - National Youth Choir of Canada on demand

July 8 (LFP) - Quartet showcases youth orchestra

June 29 (National Post) - Louise Pitre wins Dora Mavor Moore award

June 28 - Hear the National Youth Orchestra of Canada perform

June 24 - Piano technology graduates key to Florida program

June 24 (Bennington Banner) - Annual June Arts Harpsichord Concert planned at the Bennington Museum

June 18 (LFP) - Choir's sights on Newfoundland fest

June 15 (LFP) - Six bridges wide range of lyrics, sounds

June 10 - Satisfying the musician within

June 4 (LFP) - Cesare rules opera stage

June 2 (LFP) - A&E day of joy: Sophie Roland, Drew Minter, RCCO, food

June 1 (LFP) - Giulio Cesare not your average opera

May 21 (LFP) - Opera singers learn latest dance moves

May 13 - Academy focuses on creation of opera, not finale

May 13 (Article Ant) - University partners in edgy opera production

May 8 (LFP) - Making piano magic

May 6 (LFP) - Rajaton jumping to make noise for Kaleid fest

May 4 (LFP) - It's all Bach as Vernon concludes Cathedral series

Apr. 30 (LFP) - Kiwanis fest finalists on road to China

Apr. 27 (LFP) - Fest features sensational Finns

Apr. 27 (LFP) - Cantin's voice wows judges, wins top prize

Apr. 24 (LFP) - 'All-Smallman' recital a high note in songful weekend

Apr. 19 - Music alumnae earn Juno awards

Apr. 13 (LFP) - Lanza to play Mendelssohn

Apr. 10 (LFP) - Eclectic sounds will fill the air next seven days

Apr. 10 (LFP) - Piano concert postponed

Apr. 8 - Life lessons: Hunter Valentine now sets its own goals and objectives

Apr. 7 (LFP) - Happy 50th Kiwanis

Apr. 6 - In Memoriam - Deral Johnson

Apr. 5 - Thesis sets Socrates Trial to music

April 1 - New legacy project to inspire young musicians

Mar. 30 (LFP) - Piano duo Anagnoson & Kinton: New Don Wright music faculty artist-in-residence program rawks

Mar. 30 (LFP) - From tuxes to tie-dye they play as one

Mar. 26 (LFP) - Mahler, McKay, cast of 250 set to say one big goodbye

Mar. 26 (LFP) - Johnson 'teacher of our lifetime'

Mar. 25 - Legendary Western music prof dies

Mar. 25 (LFP) - Hot, sexy, Cleopatra, Caesar, kiss me deadly opera

Mar. 18 - Take in a show or two

Mar. 18 - Western to participate in Project Hero scholarship initiative

Mar. 18 - Music award nominees

Mar. 18 (Western Star) - Rotarians get high praise in music festival

Mar. 17 (LFP) - A little Ligeti goes a long way

Mar. 17 (LFP) - UWO Don Wright music faculty opera workshop students rawk Reaney's Pick with a little Ligeti

Mar. 16 (LFP) - Legendary artist talks shop, improvises at UWO

Mar. 12 - Conductor and season end with climactic Mahler symphony

Mar. 12 (LFP) - Gryphon Trio offers up some Omar Daniel

Mar. 9 - Congratulations to many Don Wright Faculty students and faculty who have been nominated for Jack Richardson Music Awards. These awards honour local musicians through a not-for-profit organization. It is named after acclaimed producer Jack RIchardson. For more details visit www.jrma.ca. Also, please go to that site to vote for your colleagues! Voting begins Thursday, March 11 and closes March 25. Classical Group: UWO Symphony Orchestra, UWO Wind Ensemble. Classical Choir/Choral category: UWO Singers, Thames Scholars. Classical Instrument category: Ralph Aldrich, Ron George, John Hess, Joseph Lanza, Robert Riseling, Thomas Wiebe.

Mar. 8 (LFP) - From Canadiana to Motown-- Orchestra London at the DWFOM

Mar. 7 - LMSF 2010 Results

Mar. 4 - Campus to play musical buildings

Mar. 2 - New University Students' Council President a Music Administrative Studies Student

Mar. 1 - Concerto Competition winners announced

Feb. 27 (LFP) - London's Amabile Choirs celebrate 25 years with help from DWFOM alumni

Feb. 26 (LFP) - Piano channels 19th century Vienna

Feb. 17 (LFP) - Alumnus Shane Cook returns to London

Feb. 12 - Student conductor takes on Mozart’s masterful Requiem

Feb. 11 - Tithecott new student president

Feb. 11 - Faculty form new brass quintet

Feb. 3 - Rare 1846 fortepiano receives debut solo performance at Western

Jan. 29 - Baritone Russell Braun comes to Western

Jan. 29 - Community challenged to help Haiti

Jan. 29 (LFP) - Amabile choirs join friends for Men Aloud

Jan. 28 (LFP) - Music community helps raise money for charities

Jan. 27 - New brass quintet sets the bar high

Jan. 27 (LFP) - Touch of Heaven in Don Giovanni

Jan. 26 (CTV) - Alumnus Stephan Moccio's composition honoured as the 2010 Olympic Theme Song

Jan. 26 - Concerto Competition semi-finalists announced

Jan. 22 - Pianist Ingrid Gan wins first place in the 2010 Fred Pattison Piano Competition

Jan. 19 - Haiti earthquake hits home

Jan. 19 - Relief support for Haiti earthquake

Jan. 7 - Congratulations to the 2010 Fred Pattison Piano Competition finalists: Vlad Soloviev, Ingrid Gan, and Kevin Yoon. All will participate in the final round of competition on Friday, January 22 at 8 p.m. in von Kuster Hall. Adjudicating this year is Jean-Paul Sévilla who will also be presenting a masterclass Saturday, January 23, 2010 at 10 a.m. in von Kuster Hall.