MacDonald mentioned that many of his activities didn’t even seem related to music at the time, from being a 101 Week guide to running his fraternity. But he clarified that the soft skills he learned from his university days are universal and invaluable in any field.
As the winner of the university’s annual Concerto Competition, Nicholas Richard, a originally from Fredericton, New Brunswick, will get a chance to showcase not only his talents, but also the sound of the bassoon—an often neglected instrument in the orchestra.
The band played in Ottawa in March 2016 in support of their second long-player, Hold On, and commenced a blitz tour through Canada and many parts of the United States. They write about the constant touring on their upcoming album.
Hidden in the corners of Ottawa are passionate and talented musicians and crowds, and it doesn’t take much digging to find great music.
Women have only received nine nominations for producer of the year over the past ten years, and no nominations at all for engineer of the year. Men won 53 and 55 respectively.
This student-run organization was founded in 2012, and specializes in playing a wider variety of music than your typical classical music program.
The University of Ottawa’s School of Music is abuzz with its revamped Corus Artist Mentorship program, which features prolific musicians aiding students in perfecting their techniques through sessions called master classes.
The attention to detail and the variety in instrumentation that Ocean curates on the album is unparalleled, and his maturity shines bright in his songwriting, experimentation, vocal performance, and overall artistry.
KÄSE is a three-piece jazz-fusion rock band, but Cam Buie, fourth-year piano performance student and the group’s pianist, says that he would describe their sound more as “punk rock for sissies.”