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CMU alum recontextualizes art song through queer, ecological lens

Monday, January 23, 2023 @ 1:18 PM

At first glance, it may not seem like music, climate justice, and queerness would cross career paths. But Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) alum Anna Bigland-Pritchard has built a life that weaves together these strands.

The 30-year-old soprano lives in Victoria, BC, where she divides her time between studying under renowned soprano Nancy Argenta, managing marketing at Vancouver Bach Choirs, directing music ministry at Oak Bay United Church, and teaching through her small business, ABP Music Studio. She also dedicates time to advocating for climate justice and facilitating workshops on eco-mindfulness, which she has done for institutions like KAIROS, University of Toronto, and CMU.

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CMU’s Anna Schwartz wins Canada Music Week’s Student Composer Competition for Manitoba

Friday, June 19, 2020 @ 9:02 AM

Anna Schwartz is drinking in the opportunities CMU's vibrant musical community provides. Following her provincial win last month, her original work "Prairie Sunrise" now goes to compete at the national level.

CMU's Anna Schwartz has taken first place at the provincial level of this year's Canada Music Week Student Composer Competition, hosted by the Manitoba Registered Music Teachers' Association. Schwartz's original composition for orchestra, "Prairie Sunrise," earned $200 in prize money and will now go on to be entered in the nation-wide summer competition. Schwartz also entered an original piece for choir that garnered honourable mention.

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Business students’ project yields invaluable workplace experience at a critical time

Friday, May 29, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

"My favourite part of being a student in the Redekop School of Business is opportunity like this, where we can apply what we're learning. This is something I can carry with me long after CMU."

Toward the end of the 2020 winter semester, just ahead of the global COVID-19 pandemic, senior students in CMU's BA Business program were working with member companies in CMU's associated Centre for Resilience, as part of their term project for BUSI-4020: Business and Organizational Policy.

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CMU welcomes new biology professor for three-year term

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 @ 9:19 AM

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is welcoming another faculty member to its growing science program.

Dr. Nicolas Malagon, the new Assistant Professor of Biology, will begin teaching in September 2019 for a three-year term.

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Bachelor of Science degree at CMU: Fall 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

Starting in Fall 2018, Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will offer four new Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree options as part of its academic programming—General (three-year), Mathematics (three-year), Biology (four-year), and Mathematics (four-year).

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