Carleton Prof Elaine Keillor Gifts $2M For Canadian Music Studies
The distinguished Research Professor Emerita has also carved a name for herself as a pianist, appearing on 27 recordings released by Conservatory Canada, Gala, and NAXOS.
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Carleton University music professor Elaine Keillor, OC, will give $2 million to the university to bolster research on Canadian music, a topic that she has championed.
The university announced Tuesday that Keillor’s gift, which will include a bequest in her will, will be used to create the Helmut Kallmann Chair for Music in Canada, which will work with undergraduate and graduate students and research topics of Canadian music. The endowed position, named after the former head of the music division at Library Archives Canada, will also be supported by the Koerner Foundation – Peter Hum, Ottawa Citizen
Below: Ms Keillor awarded her degree of Doctor of Music (Carleton University, 149th Convocation) in 2016