graduated from the Applied Music program at
graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of
Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Music with a minor in Psychology.
has her Royal Conservatory of Music
(A.R.C.T.) diploma in organ
Henry maintains a music studio in Dundas where she teaches piano,
and history. She is on the Board of Examiners - Theory for the Royal
Conservatory of Music and is Music Director at Hopedale Presbyterian
Shona Moiny is currently working on her Master of Arts in Music Criticism at McMaster University. Having received her Bachelor of Arts Honours degree from York University in Liberal Studies, she is eager to concentrate solely on researching and writing about music. Gender and race issues within popular music are her primary interests.
Professor William Renwick completed Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees at the University of British Columbia. He continued his education with Master of Philosophy and PhD degrees in Music Theory at the City University of New York, where he specialized in Schenkerian studies under Carl Schachter, Joel Lester, and Charles Burkhart. His research interests encompass studies in tonal counterpoint and analysis, as well as computer applications in music research. His publications include Analyzing Fugue: A Schenkerian Approach (Pendragon, 1995), and The Langloz Manuscript: Improvising Fugue from Thoroughbass (Oxford, 2001), as well as articles in Music Theory Spectrum, Music Analysis, Bach Perspectives, Music Theory Online, Theoria, Computers in Music Research, Canadian University Music Review, Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy, and other journals. William Renwick is also an organist, composer, and choral director. He holds the Associate degree of the American Guild of Organists and the Fellow of the Royal Canadian College of Organists. He is Music Director at Saint John the Evangelist Anglican Church in Hamilton Ontario. You can view William Renwick’s homepage at http://www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~renwick/wr.htm.
Sheridan completed his
Bachelor of Music in 2003 at McMaster University, focusing on Music
History/Theory. Sheridan's major interest is in studying music as a
practice, covering such topics as gender, reception, the body and
contexts, within the genres of 19th century and popular music. Sheridan
to pursue a thesis on conducting and the connection between bodily
musical expression, in which he will explore such issues as the
and attitudes about gender, class and race with regards to the body as
issues regarding virtuosity. After completing his Master of Arts,
hopes to continue with PhD studies in Musicology.
Timothy Smith began studying the classical guitar at age nine with Dr. Alvin Tung. While completing his undergraduate degree in Music Performance at the University of Toronto, he also focused on Music Theory, studying with Professor Mark Sallmen. Aside from being an active performer, Smith is also a prolific teacher. His current studio features students who perform and compete regularly throughout the greater Toronto area. His students have also successfully auditioned for specialized arts programs at elementary and secondary schools.
Jennifer Taylor graduated from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Music degree and a Minor in Sociology. She is currently enrolled in her first year of the Master of Arts in Music Criticism at McMaster University. Her research interests include the consumption of popular music and the construction of identity in popular music.
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