Milestones & Annual Report
Piano Lab raised $9, 025 within 30 days for the project: “Helping improve musicians’ health” via USEED fundraising program.
10th anniversary of the Piano Laboratory.
Funding from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
Robert Taylor’s Musician Health Fund was established.
Piano Pedagogy Research Laboratory Dedicates Room to Ann Southam.
Piano Pedagogy Research Laboratory organises an event for the memory of Ann Southam, Canadian composer and philanthrope, who sustained the Laboratory with generous donations.
5th anniversary of the Piano Laboratory
The University of Ottawa held les Journées francophones de recherche en éducation musicale (JFREM).
Graduate and Undergraduate Certificate programs become available via audio-video-internet technology, extending the Lab’s reach outside Ottawa to students across the country.
The University of Ottawa commit to raise a $2 million Piano Pedagogy Endowment Fund to enable the lab to build on its world-class research program.
Madame Aline Chrétien and internationally acclaimed concert pianist Jon Kimura Parker honorary co-chair of the Friends of the Piano Pedagogy Research Laboratory.
Routledge accepts to publish Piano Pedagogy: A Research and Information Guide, a compilation of annotated bibliographical entries from diverse sources in the field of piano pedagogy. This will be the first bibliographical reference book of its kind within the discipline.
In its first year of operation, over 350 guests visit the research facility.
Official Opening of the Piano Pedagogy Research Laboratory.
The Undergraduate Certificate in Piano Pedagogy is approved by the University Senate.
The Graduate Diploma in Piano Pedagogy Research is approved by the University Senate.
Ontario Innovation Trust (OIT) matches the grant from Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for the creation of the Piano Pedagogy Research Laboratory.
Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) announces its grant for the creation of the Piano Pedagogy Research Laboratory.