NEWS


 

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Darren Hamilton is featured in an interview with CBC Here and Now highlighting his nomination for the 2022 MusiCounts Teacher of the Year JUNO Award.

Watch the interview here:

https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2032935491995

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Darren Hamilton is featured in an interview with Rudy Blair Entertainment Media highlighting his nomination for the 2022 MusiCounts Teacher of the Year JUNO Award.

Watch the interview here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVvMhM4Lkjo&t=10s

Friday, April 22, 2022

Darren Hamilton is featured in a MusiCounts article highlighting the 2022 MusiCounts Teacher of the Year Nominees.

Read the article here:

https://musicounts.ca/en/posts/get-to-know-the-2022-musicounts-teacher-of-the-year-nominees/

Sunday, April 10, 2022

Darren Hamilton is featured in a City News Kitchener article highlighting his nomination for the 2022 MusiCounts Teacher of the Year JUNO Award.

Read the article here:

https://kitchener.citynews.ca/local-news/local-musician-and-educator-nominated-for-teacher-of-the-year-award-5251700

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Darren Hamilton is featured in a Global News Weekend interview and article highlighting his nomination for the 2022 MusiCounts Teacher of the Year JUNO Award.

Watch and read the news report here:

https://globalnews.ca/video/8696142/ontario-music-educator-nominated-for-teacher-of-the-year-juno-award/

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Darren Hamilton is featured in a SiriusXM interview with Dahlia Kurtz highlighting his nomination for the 2022 MusiCounts Teacher of the Year JUNO Award.

Listen to the interview here:

https://soundcloud.com/canadatalks/one-of-canadas-top-teachers-meet-darren-hamilton-he-uses-music-to-teach-social-justice-issues

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Darren Hamilton is featured in a Harlton Empire article highlighting his nomination for the 2022 MusiCounts Teacher of the Year JUNO Award.

Read the article here:

https://harltonempire.com/2022/03/15/musicounts-teacher-of-the-year-award-nominee-darren-hamilton-on-why-music-education-should-be-diverse-inclusive/

Sunday, March 6, 2022

Darren Hamilton is featured in a Brampton Guardian  article highlighting his nomination for the 2022 MusiCounts Teacher of the Year JUNO Award.

Read the article here:

https://www.bramptonguardian.com/community-story/10581796--a-complete-honour-brampton-teacher-nominated-for-musicounts-teacher-of-the-year-award/

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Darren Hamilton has been selected as a nominee for the prestigious 2022 MusiCounts Teacher of the Year Award.

The winner of the award will be announced at the 2022 JUNO Awards on May 15, 2022.

Read the full press release here:

https://musicounts.ca/en/posts/musicounts-announces-five-nominees-for-prestigious-teacher-of-the-year-award/

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

MusiCounts launches new resource for Black History Month called #BlackMusicMatters: Hip-Hop & Social Justice in Canada. This free resource was co-written by Darren Hamilton and inspired by his recent publications in the Canadian Music Educator's journal.

To access the resource, visit:

https://musicounts.ca/en/programs/musicounts-learn/custom-resources/blackmusicmatters-hip-hop-social-justice-in-canada/

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Darren Hamilton is featured in a recent article highlighting the judges for the 2021 CBC Canadian Music Class Challenge.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Darren Hamilton is featured in a recent article highlighting panelists at MusiCounts' town hall events in Fall 2020. The article is titled "Improving, Engaging & Growing: Music Education Through Covid-19" and is published in the Canadian Musician magazine.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Darren Hamilton is featured in a recent news article highlighting a gospel music workshop he conducted at Conrad Grebel University College - University of Waterloo.

Article Link:

https://uwaterloo.ca/music/news/learning-unique-music-traditions

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Darren Hamilton and Waterloo Region Mass Choir are featured in a recent news article highlighting their upcoming performance with the KW Symphony at Yuletide Spectacular.

 

Article Link:

https://observerxtra.com/2019/12/12/christmas-is-definitely-a-spectacle-in-this-show/

 

Friday, March 22, 2019

Darren Hamilton and Waterloo Region Mass Choir was mentioned in a CBC News article highlighting their involvement in the Hymn To Freedom live recording project.

Article Link:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/hymn-to-freedom-oscar-peterson-waterloo-1.5065866

Darren Hamilton appears as Conductor of the PowerUp Chorale on the newly released PowerUp Gospel Live album, a celebration of the 15th anniversary of the PowerUp Gospel Music Workshop

Visit the PowerUp online store to order your copy today!