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Interplay workshop offers opportunity for composers to hear scores come to life

Interplay workshop offers opportunity for composers to hear scores come to life

Three CMU students and one alumnus recently had a unique opportunity to receive professional feedback on their scores from the Vancouver Chamber Choir and conductor Jon Washburn. At the Interplay workshop on February 20, CMU students Mark Holmes a Court,… [More]

It is God who makes the music

It is God who makes the music

A lifelong love of music and a fascination with worship led Anneli Loepp Thiessen to pursue a Bachelor of Music at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU). Loepp Thiessen says her studies offer opportunities to explore questions such as: why do we… [More]

Community invited to celebrate 15th annual Christmas at CMU

Community invited to celebrate 15th annual Christmas at CMU

Annual create-your-own-concert event features more than 100 musicians Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) invites the community to celebrate the start of Advent at its 15th annual Christmas at CMU concert event. Christmas at CMU takes place on Saturday, November 28 at… [More]

CMU announces the 10th annual Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition

CMU announces the 10th annual Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition

The 10th annual Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition at Canadian Mennonite University will feature six finalists: three vocalists, two pianists, and one cellist. The competition will take place on January 28, 2015 at 7:30PM in CMU’s Laudamus Auditorium, 500 Shaftesbury… [More]

CMU School of Music in Partnership with Professor Bach Project Present Bachtoberfest: An Evening in Leipzig

CMU School of Music in Partnership with Professor Bach Project Present Bachtoberfest: An Evening in Leipzig

For the fifth annual Professor Bach Project, co-artistic directors Rosemarie van der Hooft and Mel Braun have teamed up with Dr. Dietrich Bartel, Musicology Professor and Dr. Janet Brenneman, conductor and Dean of Canadian Mennonite University’s School of Music, to… [More]

Royal Canoe guitarist talks about how CMU has shaped his life

Royal Canoe guitarist talks about how CMU has shaped his life

August 22, 2013 – With its forward-thinking blend of pop, rock, hip hop, dance, soul, and electronic music, as well as its energetic live shows, Royal Canoe has made a name for itself as one of Winnipeg’s most exciting bands…. [More]

Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition Features Record Number of Competitors

Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition Features Record Number of Competitors

Winnipeg, April 3, 2013 – The eighth annual Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition at Canadian Mennonite University featured 24 competitors at its preliminary round of competition—the competition’s biggest year yet. “It is incredibly exciting to see students’ strong musical abilities and the… [More]

Dietrich Bartel – Music as a Relational Encounter

Dietrich Bartel – Music as a Relational Encounter

Dietrich Bartel Dean of Music (2011) Interview Date: September 18, 2011 In this two-part interview, Dietrich Bartel speaks with David Balzer – host of Sunday@CMU Radio, about music in human relationships and encounters with the Divine, and the practice of… [More]

Alumni Profiles – Rebecca Reesor (CMU ’11)

Alumni Profiles – Rebecca Reesor (CMU ’11)

This video features Rebecca Reesor (CMU ’11) at In Gratitude, April 16, 2011, a CMU graduation weekend event at which class members share their experiences through spoken word or musical performance. The event brings together family members, graduates, students, faculty,… [More]

Alumni Profiles – Chelsea Froese (CMU ’11)

Alumni Profiles – Chelsea Froese (CMU ’11)

  This video features Chelsea Froese at In Gratitude, April 16, 2011, a graduation weekend event that celebrates CMU graduates by inviting class members to share their experiences through spoken word or musical performance.  The event brings together family members,… [More]