Bicentennial Day: Highlights and bonus content


Did you celebrate 200 with us?

Celebrate 200 was a live interactive event hosted by two McGillians – famed NFL player and frontline healthcare worker, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, MD’18, and student reporter and head of the Black Students Network at McGill, Heleena De Oliveira, BA’21.

Access clips from the event and bonus content from our contributors below.


Sounds of the celebration.

Beatrice Deer

Acclaimed Inuk/Mohawk artist, Beatrice Deer, performs for McGill’s Bicentennial Day celebrations.


Schulich School of Music

McGill musicians, composers and sound recording students join forces.


McGill Contemporary Music Ensemble, performs “Qui croire de soi?” by composer-in-residence, Marilou Buron, at the Music Multimedia Room in the Schulich School of Music as part of the Live@CIRMMT series.


McGill Symphony Orchestra (MGSO) performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony no2 in D major, Op. 36, 4 Allegro Molto. Dinal Gilbert conducting.


Christine Jensen Small Ensemble performs Caity Gyorgy’s I Feel Foolish. Recorded in Tanna Schulich Hall by sound recording students at the Schulich School of Music.


Chilly Gonzalez

McGill / Montreal Medley

Chilly Gonzales (aka Jason Beck) is a Grammy-winning performer, based in Germany. He graduated from the Schulich School of Music in 1994, where he already set his own path, combining classical music theory with jazz performance. Here, he performs an improvisational “McGill/Montreal medley”.


200-second workout challenge


NFL star Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, MDCM’18, and Black Student Network of McGill President Heleena De Oliveira put us through our paces with their 200-second workout challenge.