We are delighted to see that Mom (Daisy Peterson Sweeney) is being recognized, once again, for her amazing contribution to the musical vibrancy of Montreal through her kind and generous teaching of music literacy, understanding, appreciation and performance. Daisy’s daughter, Tina, shared the above photo which was recently taken by her friend. Thank you Tina’s … Read more
Alison Griffith and Naomi Norquay, of York University, offer a synopsis of Dr. Arlene Campbell’s 2012 doctoral dissertation entitled, “Life notations of Daisy Sweeney : reflections of othermothering, musicianship and Montreal.” The authors write, “Daisy Sweeney fulfilled a life-long dream and taught hundreds of children the canon of classical piano for over 50 years. She … Read more
Today, May 7th, 2023, we celebrate the 103rd anniversary of the birth of Daisy Peterson Sweeney! Over the last year, visitors to this Web site have come from across the globe, including: Canada, United States, Poland, United Kingdom, Colombia, France, Mexico, Sweden, Brazil, Russia, Germany, Switzerland, India, South Korea and more. We appreciate the continued … Read more
We are delighted that a Canadian dollar coin has been minted, for circulation, in honour of Oscar Peterson. Thank you to all who made this wonderful tribute possible.
Today, we celebrate the 102nd anniversary of the birth of Daisy Peterson Sweeney, who was recently included in an online interactive map of remarkable women of Quebec, created by the Québec Commission de toponymie. The interactive map highlights more than 500 place names of 100 local women who have had an outstanding career, whether in … Read more
The Daisy Peterson Sweeney Park was officially inaugurated on September 12, 2021. Click here to read about the delightful ceremony held and the heartfelt tribute made by Tina Sweeney, daughter of the famed piano and music teacher and mother.
A new link was added to the Daisy Peterson Sweeney website Resources page. “Célébrations – La nouvelle vie du canal de Lachine” is an article, written by Solange Lévesque and published in Le Devoir in August, 2005, that discusses the 180th anniversary celebration of the Lachine Canal that included four gospel concerts held in Daisy … Read more
Daisy Peterson Sweeney was a member of the Quebec Music Teachers’ Association, an organization composed of mainly private music teachers many of whom teach at colleges, conservatories, and universities. The Association’s aim is to “encourage and provide the highest calibre of music education possible and to promote high standards of music in each community of … Read more
May 7th is Daisy Peterson Sweeney’s Birthday 101 years ago our mother, Daisy Peterson Sweeney (Mom), was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on May 7th. You can view Montreal historical events of the 1920’s on this website’s Resources page. Please feel free to browse this website which honours Mom and shares the story of her … Read more
New Spring 2021 photographs of the Daisy Peterson Sweeney Park, named to honour this Montreal piano and music teacher legend known for her generosity of spirit and kindness, can now be found on the Official Daisy Peterson Sweeney website.