Vijay Iyer

DSCN2693Pianist and composer Vijay Iyer was the 2013 Wilma and Clifford Smith Visitor in Music at the University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Over the course of his three-day visit, Vijay presented several Masterclasses and Colloquiums, worked with two jazz ensembles and performed a solo piano recital to a packed house. It is safe to say he left heads spinning with information and inspiration!
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Vijay Iyer

VijayPianist, composer and Director of the Banff Centre’s International Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music, Vijay Iyer will the Wilma and Clifford Smith Visitor to the U of T Faculty of Music this November. He will present a number of sessions and will the be jazz masterclass guest on November 22. Check out his thoughts on jazz and classical music in a recorded interview and print article, both from the Globe & Mail.

Recorded Interview

Article: Classical music at the Banff Centre: It’s a religion, with its own doctrine

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New Music Festival @ U of T

The New Music Festival begins on Sunday, Jan 23, featuring Chen Yi and Mychael Danna.
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