Construction begins for new Herzliah high school

A groundbreaking ceremony was held last week for the new Herzliah high school, which will be located at the corner of Westbury Avenue and Édouard-Montpetit, on the existing parking pad of the YM-YWHA Jewish Community Centre.

New Herzliah a ‘Vote of Confidence’ In Montreal Community’s Future

The groundbreaking for the new Herzliah High School was celebrated as a concrete expression of the Jewish community’s confidence in its future in Montreal.

Prof Named to Prestigious Research Network, Will Study Machine Learning

A University of Guelph engineering professor working to get computers to “think” like humans has been named to a prestigious new network created by the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) for researchers “pursuing answers to the most difficult challenges facing the world today.”

A Conversation with Ana Sokolovic

Renowned Canadian composer Ana Sokolovic discusses the importance of cultural and personal expression for new music composers.

A Conversation with Boris Brott

In our ongoing series, Maestro Boris Brott answers questions about Jewish music and the importance of philanthropy in the orchestral world

A Conversation with Sharon Azrieli

A renowned soprano, Sharon Azrieli Perez has performed in Europe, Israel and throughout Canada and the United States.

The Azrieli Music Project Launches Two $50 000 prizes for New Music

For Immediate Release, January 21, 2015 … The Azrieli Music Project (AMP), established to celebrate, foster and create opportunities for the performance of high quality new orchestral music on a Jewish theme or subject, is delighted to launch two important new prizes: The Azrieli Prize in Jewish Music, an international prize for a recently composed or performed work by a living composer; and The Azrieli Commissioning Competition, for a Canadian composer of any age.

McGill Chamber Orchestra Pays Tribute to Its Founder

When the McGill Chamber Orchestra next plays for the public on May 6 at the Bourgie Hall (1380 Sherbrooke St. E.), it will perform several pieces from different composers, including one near and dear to its own history.