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An Instrument of Change
posted June 30, 2017
Something as simple as sitting down to discuss the classes Csapó teaches as a renowned professor in the University of Saskatchewan’s Department of Music can quickly blossom into a...

Saskatoon Starphoenix: University of Saskatchewan alums donate $2 million in honour of ‘role model’ David Kaplan
posted June 30, 2017
In honour of their former professor and mentor at the University of Saskatchewan, a pair of graduates have made the largest donation ever by alumni to the College of Arts and Science. Xiaoping (Bob)...

Music alumni duo makes historic gift to U of S to honour legacy of David L. Kaplan
posted June 30, 2017
Xiaoping (Bob) Xu (MA’92) and wife Ling Chen (MA’90) have made another notable contribution to their alma mater. The internationally recognized investor and philanthropist and his wife...

U of S and Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra sign partnership agreement
posted June 30, 2017
Originally posted January 2017 “This partnership will advance the wonderful collaborations between two of the province’s most influential cultural institutions,” said Peter...

Hitting all the right notes
posted June 30, 2017
Originally posted May 2016 Soprano Katya Khartova has been proud to sing O Canada at convocation ceremonies for the past two years. But this year, it will be her turn to be serenaded with the...

Composer to write work in honour of Treaty Commissioner
posted June 30, 2017
Originally posted May 2016 The Redbear Reel was inspired by the intercultural philosophy of the Redbear Centre. Similar to how the Centre is meant to be gathering place of various traditions, this...

Music honours one year-anniversary of David Kaplan’s passing
posted June 30, 2017
Originally posted April 2016   The Department of Music held a short ceremony on Wednesday, April 6 in Quance Theatre to commemorate the one-year anniversary of former professor David...

Alumna takes opera competition title
posted June 30, 2017
Originally posted February 2016 Convocation Hall played host to some of Saskatchewan’s most promising opera singers Feb. 20 and 21, 2016. Organized by the Saskatchewan Music Festival...

Sax student headed to Carnegie Hall
posted June 30, 2017
Originally posted December 2015 Fourth-year music student Megan Bauman (saxophone) was recently named as one of the winners in the 2015 International Woodwinds and Brass Competition organized by...

Susan Aglukark named Aboriginal Fellow in Creativity
posted June 30, 2017
Originally posted November 2015 Juno-winning musician and northern advocate Uuliniq Susan Aglukark knows a thing or two about touring and the rigours of life on the road. Recently named the...

An interview with artist-in-residence David Braid
posted June 30, 2017
Originally posted September 2015 Canadian composer and Juno-winning pianist David Braid has been named an artist-in-residence at the College of Arts & Science. He will be on campus Sept. 30...

Kathleen Solose launches Sonatas and Interludes album
posted June 30, 2017
Originally posted September 2015 Professor Kathleen Solose (Department of Music) has released a CD of a live performance of John Cage's Sonatas and Interludes for prepared piano. This landmark work...

Faculty Retirement: Dr. Walter Kreyszig
posted December 5, 2016
Dear Department of Music Community,    I am writing to let you know that after more than 31 years of service to the Department of Music, and the University of Saskatchewan, Dr. Walter...