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Humber College Celebrates Faculty Member

2015 Innovator of the Year Awards 2015 Distinguished Faculty Award 25 Year Long Service Award This past year has seen Humber College celebrate Catherine Mitro with several prestigious awards.  In the spring Mitro was awarded one of the college’s Innovation of the Year Awards for her work with the Community Music School, in the summer […]

Kirk MacDonald Wins SOCAN’s 2015 Hagood Hardy Award

SOCAN Awards were presented to members whose complete repertoire of creative works achieved the highest number of performances in their respective categories during 2014: Kirk MacDonald won this year’s award for excellence in the genre of jazz – The Hagood Hardy Award.

Mitro Nominated for Ontario Premier’s Award

In 1980, Catherine Mitro founded Humber’s Community Music School, the first program of its kind in Canada. She has worked closely with leading musicians and educators to build its current national and international reputation for innovative jazz education. Graduates of the program have received more than 200 Gold Awards at MusicFest Canada and over $2 […]

Vista Obscura Wins Juno Award

Youth Jazz Canada congratulates Artistic Director Kirk MacDonald on his recent Juno Award for his CD Vista Obscura! Congrats also to Summer Workshop faculty Neil Swainson & André White, along with 2014 Artist-in-Residence Harold Mabern and friend/frequent guest to YJC, Pat LaBarbera! Visit Kirk MacDonald’s Web Site