Hot Sheet for the week of Sept. 17, 2018

“Music is an outburst of the soul.” ~ Frederick Delius

This week from the stages of UBC Music

Tue Sept 18
Divisional Concert: Keyboard
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Sept 18
The Singer Behind the Song
Renée Fleming guest artist
Music and the Mind
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm, Old Auditorium
Free with reserved seating
Call the UBC Opera Box Office at 604-822-6725 to reserve.
Note: time change. Event was previously scheduled for 1:00 pm.
Presented in partnership with the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. Sponsored by the Vancouver Symphony, The Sonya and Charlotte Wall Arts Fund, the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, UBC Opera and the UBC Faculty of Arts. | More info

Thu Sept 20
Tunes at Noon
Luis Angel Medina (BMus’16) classical guitar
An exciting concert of music from Mexico, Cuba, Argentina, and Spain.
Works by Fuentes, Trigo, Piazzolla, and more.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE
Tunes at Noon features performances in the foyer of the UBC Welcome Centre by UBC School of Music students and alumni. Bring your lunch, listen, and enjoy. Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.
Info & repertoire

Thu Sept 20
Harvest Feastival
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, University Commons (outside the AMS Nest) and Arts & Culture District (various locations)
UBC Opera Ensemble: Big, Bold & Beautiful
A set of best-loved operas are mined to create this sparkling gem of a program that will seduce, delight and inspire you. Thrill to favourite selections from La Traviata, La Bohème, Die Fledermaus and more.
Time TBA, Old Auditorium
UBC Symphony Orchestra: Up-close & Personal  
Want the music insider’s view? Our Juno-nominated, 90-member orchestra is led by conductor Dr. Jonathan Girard and is considered one of the finest university orchestras in Canada. The first 30 patrons sit right onstage and others invited into the intimate choral loft.
8:00 pm, Chan Centre | More info
Harvest Feastival tickets: $10–$50
Full event schedule, info and tickets
Presented by UBC Campus & Community Planning and UBC Arts and Culture District.

Fri Sep 21
Colloquium Series: Trichy Sankaran
Theory and Practice: Music of South India
Tracing the history of rhythmic concepts and issues of the ancient Tala system, this colloquium will focus on the modern practice of rhythmic principles and practice of South Indian drumming in the Carnatic tradition.
3:30 pm, Gessler Hall (Room 116)
FREE

Sun Sept 23     
Winners Concert: Robert and Ellen Silverman Piano Concerto Competition at UBC
Piano soloists: Benjamin Hopkins, Evgenia Rabinovich, Ayunia Saputro and Aydan Con
Mozart Piano Concerto in B-Flat Major, K.595, i. Allegro
    Ayunia Saputro piano
Mozart Piano Concerto in A Major, K.488, ii. Romanze; Adagio
    Aydan Con piano
Beethoven Piano Concerto No.1 in C Major, Op.15, iii. Rondo; Allegro Scherzando
    Evgenia Rabinovich piano
Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4 in G Major Op.58
    Benjamin Hopkins piano
Withthe UBC Symphony Orchestra
Jonathan Girard conductor
7:30 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre, or call 604-822-2697.
More info

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Tue Sept 25
Divisional Concert: Strings
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Student recitals
Visit our student recitals calendar to explore upcoming FREE concerts by our talented students! These events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Video: Ayunia Saputro

Ayunia Saputro (UBC Music student and one of the winners of the Silverman Piano Competition) practices Mozart's Piano Concerto in B-Flat Major for the upcoming performance on Sept. 23 at the Chan Centre. Buy tickets

Concerts & Events Calendar | Monthly calendar view

Hot Sheet for the week of Sept. 10, 2018

“Ah, music," he said, wiping his eyes. "A magic beyond all we do here!” ~ J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

2018–19 Concert Calendar

Our concert calendars are available now! Pick one up in the School of Music lobby. If you're not already on our list, email us and we will send you a printed copy in the mail.

The School of Music concerts and events calendar is available on our website. Look online for new events, updates, and more.

This week from the stages of UBC Music

Tue Sept 11           
Our Canada: Forecasting the Canadian Wind
Ventos Wind Quintet

Works by five Canadian Composers
Emily Doolittle, Carmen Braden, Daniel Janke, Cris Derksen (BMus'07),and Cameron Wilson (BMus'88)
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
$20 Adults | $10 Students
Presented by Fifth Wind in partnership with the UBC School of Music.
More information

Thu Sept 13
Tunes at Noon
The Micki-Lee Trio
Micki-Lee SmithviolinJacques Forest bassJaelem Bhate piano
Playing some of the nation's most beloved fiddle tunes, the Micki-Lee Trio takes audiences on a unique journey through the blending of multiple styles of music, genre-hopping from old-time fiddle, to Celtic, bluegrass, swing, gypsy jazz, folk, and country.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE
Tunes at Noon features performances in the foyer of the UBC Welcome Centre by UBC School of Music students and alumni. Bring your lunch, listen, and enjoy. Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.
Info & Repertoire

Fri Sep 14
Colloquium Series
Iljung Kim
 (PhD student in Ethnomusicology, UBC)
"Investigating the Oral Transmission of Beompae in Contemporary Korea: A Case Study at the Okchun Buddhist Music School"
3:30 pm, Room 400B
4th Floor, Music Building
FREE

Sat Sept 15
Mysterious Barricades
A cross-Canada concert for suicide awareness, prevention and hope
14 continual hours of concerts in 14 cities, including Vancouver.
Prof. Santa J. Ono(UBC president) speaking and playing his cello
Nancy Hermiston, J. Patrick RafteryMark Anderson
Richard EppKatherine EvansJulia NolanShane Hanson
Jose Franch-Ballester, Rebecca Hass, Yenny Lee
Connect with the performers as they share their music, reach out, and listen. This diverse classical performance event includes artists from across the spectrum of the community, including Professor Santa J. Ono, School of Music faculty, students, and UBC campus residents.
Live concert 6:00 pm (PDT), Barnett Hall
Doors open at 5:30 pm
FREE | Register here
Streaming & event info at mysteriousbarricades.org | Watch the Vancouver live webcast
Presented by Mysterious Barricades. Hosted by UBC School of Music.

Tue Sept 18
Divisional Concert: Keyboard
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Sept 18
The Singer Behind the Song
Renée Fleming guest artist
“Music and the Mind”
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm, Old Auditorium
Free with reserved seating
Call the UBC Opera Box Office at 604-822-6725 to reserve.
Note: time change. Event was previously scheduled for 1:00pm.
Presented in partnership with the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. Sponsored by the Vancouver Symphony, The Sonya and Charlotte Wall Arts Fund, the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, UBC Opera and the UBC Faculty of Arts. | More info

UBC Symphony Orchestra: 360 Video

For a 360 degree viewing experience, click on the arrows in the video.
UBC Symphony Orchestra performed live on March 9, 2018 at the Chan Centre, featuring Carter Johnson piano.

On the Horizon

Sun Sept 23      
Winners Concert
Robert and Ellen Silverman Piano Concerto Competition at UBC

Piano soloists: Benjamin Hopkins*, Evgenia Rabinovich, Ayunia Saputro and Aydan Con
UBC Symphony Orchestra

Jonathan Girardconductor
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4*
Plus selected movements of concertos by Beethoven and Mozart
7:30 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre, or call 604-822-2697.
Info & Repertoire

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Kudos

UBC Music alumna and faculty member Jocelyn Morlock(MMus'96, DMA'02) won the Jan V. Matejcek New Classical Music Award. The award for the top composer in contemporary-classical music was handed out on June 18 as part of the 2018 SOCAN Awards. Read article

Recent alumnus Carter Johnson(BMus’18) won the Grand Prize in the 2018 Canimex Canadian Music Stepping Stone Competition. The Grand Prize consists of a $10,000 scholarship. Carter also tied for Best Performance of a Canadian Work ($1,000) with fellow contestant Samuel Blanchette-Gagnon. Carter also competed in the2018 New York International Piano Competition, where he tied for second prize in the One-Piano, Four Hands Ensemble category, performing with Boris Slutsky. Each ensemble received a cash award of $2,500 to be divided between the winning teams. Carter was recently featured as one of CBC Music's"30 hot Canadian classical musicians under 30." Read article

Concerts & Events Calendar | Monthly calendar view

Hot Sheet for the week of June 19, 2018

UBC Music Hot Sheet | Summer Edition | June 19, 2018

"Inspiration is an awakening, a quickening of all man's faculties, and it is manifested in all high artistic achievements.” ~ Giacomo Puccini
 

This week from the stages of UBC Music... Opening night!

June 21 – 24       
Puccini Il Tabarro/Gianni Schicchi  
UBC Opera Ensemble
Members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra
Leslie Dala conductor
Nancy Hermiston director
Sung in Italian with English Surtitles
Thu – Sat 7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
Sun 2:00 pm, Old Auditorium
$45 Adult | $35 Senior | $20 Student | $15 UBC Student  
Available online at ubcoperatickets.com, or call 604-822-6725.
More info

Beyond the Gates

Wed Jun 20
A Concert for Piano and Violin
David Gillham violin, Chiharu Iinuma piano
Works by Vivaldi, Paganini, Respighi, and Vitali.
6:30 pm, Koerner Hall, Vancouver Academy of Music
1270 Chestnut Street, Vancouver
Registration required.
Tickets and registration

Fri Jun 22
VICO Global Soundscapes Festival: Festival Compositions & more with the Araxes Ensemble
The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra’s Araxes Ensemble (Paolo Bortolussi fluteEric Wilson cello, Itamar Erez guitar, Saina Khaledi santur, Brian Nesselroad percussion) gives its debut performance with visiting artist Saeed Mirzazadeh tarand conductor Janna Sailor. Featuring the world premieres of new works commissioned by the festival.
8:00 pm, Waterfront Theatre, Granville Island
Info & tickets

Sat Jun 30
Granville Island Jazz: Hard Rubber Orchestra
Featuring several UBC Music faculty and alumni, plus percussionist Sal Ferreras on the microtonal glass lumiphone. Works include a new Renaissance-inspired composition by bandleader John Korsrud.
8:00 pm, Performance Works, Granville Island
Info & tickets

Kudos

Nicole Linaksita
Pianist and UBC Music alumna Nicole Linaksita(BSc/BMus’16) has recently won a multitude of prizes for outstanding performances at several competitions. At the BC Provincial Music Festival, she won the Tom Cuff Award for Best Performance of a Canadian Work in the Canadian Piano Classes, performing "Five" by Dr. Dorothy Chang. Nicole also won the Linda Stobbe Memorial Award as the winner of the National Piano Class, as well as the Marilyn Wiwcharuk Memorial Scholarship for the Outstanding Performance in the National Concert on June 2nd, as chosen by the adjudicators. Nicole will move on to represent British Columbia in the piano class at the National Music Festival in Sackville, New Brunswick in August.

In addition to Nicole's recent Sixth Place win at the prestigious Shean Piano Competition, she also won First Prize in the Senior Category at the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra’s Clef Concerto Competitionand will be playing with the VMO next season. Most recently, Nicole won the Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra 2018 Concerto Competitionin the 24 Years and Under Division. She will perform as a concerto soloist for the VAM Symphony concert on October 7th, 2018 in the Orpheum Theatre.Nicole is a student of Dr. Corey Hamm.

More Wins at the BC Provincial Music Festival
At the BC Provincial Music Festival, Julia Johnstone (BMus student) won in the National Vocal Variety category and was the runner up in the National Classical Voice category. Thomas Law(MMus student) was the runner up in the National Woodwinds category. Braden Eguia(BMus student) won an Honourable Mention in the Senior Piano category.Full list of winners

Jocelyn Morlock
UBC Music faculty member and alumna Jocelyn Morlock earned the Jan V. Matejcek New Classical Music Award from SOCAN (Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada). Read more

On the Horizon

 

JULY

Thu July 5
Colleen O'Connor at The Backstage Lounge
Pianist/singer/songwriter Colleen O'Connor plays alternative piano rock with a sassy jazz vibe.
With Caitlin Goulet and Lane Small.
8:00 pm doors, Backstage Lounge
1585 Johnston St (Granville Island)
$6 at the door | More info

UBC Chamber Orchestra Festival
Concerto Soloists from the Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at Whistler perform with the UBC Chamber Orchestra.

Sat July 7
UBC Chamber Orchestra Festival
With Conducting Fellows leading the UBC Chamber Orchestra
Zane Kistner (USA) [MMus student]
Paul McCusker (Northern Ireland)
Richard Ward (UK)
Dan Whisler (USA)
Works by Mozart, Vaughan-Williams, Rossini, Sibelius, and more.
7:30 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre, or call 604-822-2697.
More info | Buy tickets

Sun July 8
UBC Chamber Orchestra
Jonathan Girard conductor
Prokofiev Symphony No. 1 “Classical"
Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A Major
2:00 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre, or call 604-822-2697.
More info | Buy tickets

Jonathan Girard, Director of UBC Orchestral Activities
In Partnership with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at Whistler
Presented by UBC School of Music and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

Sat July 7
Summer Music Institute: Faculty Recital
Repertoire & performers TBA
6:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | More info

Wed July 11
Little Mountain Brass Band
Jim Littleford music director
6:00 pm, Lynn Valley Square, North Vancouver
More info

Fri July 13
Summer Music Institute Concert: Concert Band III, Jazz Band III, String Orchestra II
1:30 pm, Chan Centre
FREE | More info

Fri July 13
UBC Summer Vocal Workshop Faculty Recital: Fundraiser for the Emily Janzen Memorial Scholarship
Performers include UBC Faculty Rhoslyn JonesJ. Patrick Raftery, and Dale Throness. Guest artists include Sarah BowkerMari HahnStephanie Nakagawa, and more.
7:00 pm, Old Auditorium
Admission by donation to the Emily Janzen Memorial Scholarship.
Presented by UBC Summer Vocal Workshop. | More info

Sun July 15
Summer Music Institute: Faculty Recital
Repertoire and Performers TBA
6:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | More info

Fri July 20
Summer Music Institute Concert: Concert Bands I & II, Jazz Bands I & II, String Orchestra I
1:30 pm, Chan Centre
FREE | More info

Sat July 21
UBC Summer Vocal Workshop Final Recital: A Midsummer Night's Dream
The culmination of the two-week long intensive workshop, students will perform solos and scenes by a range of composers from Britten and Bernstein to Wildhorn and Weill.
11:00 am, Old Auditorium
FREE | More info

July 26–30
Wind Conducting Symposium
Mallory Thompson guest artist (Northwestern University)
Joel Puckett composer
Robert Taylor, Gerard Morris, and Jonathan Girardconductor clinicians
Participants will work with a live ensemble comprised of UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble students.
Various times, Chan Centre | More info 

AUGUST

Wed Aug 1
Early Music Vancouver: Bach Festival — Zimmerman’s Coffeehouse and Garden
Alexander Weimann harpsichord, Soile Stratkauskas flute, Beiliang Zhu cello, Chloe Meyers violin
Music by J.S. Bach, Telemann, C.P.E Bach, and Porpora evokes the atmosphere of the Café Zimmerman in 18th century Leipzig.
7:30 pm, Christ Church Cathedral
Info & tickets

Aug 5–19
Blueridge Chamber Music Festival
Featuring the Borealis String Quartet.
A characteristic blend of beloved chamber music classics and intriguing new music.
Aug 8/9 with Paolo Bortolussi flute  — Clara Schumann Romances
Aug 15/16 with Paolo Bortlussi flute — Schoenberg Chamber Symphony (arr. for quintet)
Concert details TBA. Visit blueridgechamber.orgfor updates
Student Workshop: Registration still open for students (deadline extended)

Tue Aug 7
Early Music Vancouver: Bach Festival
De Profundis: 17th-Century Sacred Music for Solo Bass
Cappella Borealis
Jeremy BerkmanAlex FisherEllen Marple, and Nathan Wilkes early trombone (sackbut)
Sacred music from Renaissance and Baroque Germany.
7:30 pm, Christ Church Cathedral | Info & tickets

Wed Aug 8
Early Music Vancouver: Britten – Abraham and Isaac
Alex Potter counter-tenor, Thomas Hobbs tenor
Alexander Weimann piano
1:00 pm, Christ Church Cathedral | Info & tickets

Fri Aug 10
Early Music Vancouver: Bach Festival
Pacific Baroque Orchestra
Alexander Weimann director
Bach Trauer Ode BWV 198
7:30 pm, Chan Centre | Info & tickets 

Aug 27 & Sept 3
Bard on the Beach
Opera & Arias: Bold and Beautiful
UBC Opera Ensemble
Nancy Hermiston directorLeslie Dala conductor; Christopher Gaze host
Favourite selections from La TraviataLa BohèmeDie Fledermaus, and more. The rising stars of the UBC Opera Ensemble are joined by members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra to bring you these costumed concert performances.
August 27 & September 3 • 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm BMO Mainstage, Vanier Park
Info & tickets

The Hot Sheet takes a pause over the summer months and will return in the fall.

Enjoy your summer!

Visit our online concert calendar for updates and more upcoming events.
Monthly calendar view

Hot Sheet for the week of June 6, 2018

“Art is a harmony parallel with nature.” ~ Paul Cézanne

Meet our newest faculty member!

UBC School of Music is pleased to announce that Dr. Valerie Whitney will join the faculty as Assistant Professor of Horn, starting in the 2018–19 academic year. A graduate of Wheaton College and Northwestern University, Dr. Whitney regularly appears with some of the nation’s most esteemed performing organizations, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Chicago Lyric Opera, and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Read more

Kudos

Pianist Bogdan Dulu (DMA’15) had his debut with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra on June 1, 2018, performing the world première of Bramwell Tovey’s Shalimar Variations for Piano & Orchestra. A sold-out repeat performance took place June 4 at the Centennial Theatre in North Vancouver.
More info

Composer Roydon Tse (BMus'13) was awarded a 2018 Emerging Artist Award by the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Foundation. Emerging Artist awards support and encourage Alberta’s most promising artists at an early stage of their careers. Each Emerging Artist Award recipient receives a medal and $10,000, presented by the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta at Government House in Edmonton. More info

Congratulations to our students and recent alumni who won spots in the National Youth Orchestra of Canada: Eva Toncheva violin (BMus’18), Madelynn Erickson violinNina Weber violaEmily Richardson fluteCarlos Savall-Guardiola clarinet, and Lukas Hildebrandt percussion (BMus’18). This summer, the NYO will go on their largest ever Canada-European tour. They begin with a journey across Eastern Canada, and then cross the sea to Germany and Edinburgh, where they will perform at three prestigious, invitation-only international festivals. The tour runs July 24 to August 14, 2018. More info

Coming soon from the stages of UBC Music

June 21 – 24       
Puccini Il Tabarro/Gianni Schicchi  
UBC Opera Ensemble
Members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra
David Agler conductor
Nancy Hermiston director
Sung in Italian with English Surtitles
Thu – Sat 7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
Sun 2:00 pm, Old Auditorium
$45 Adult | $35 Senior | $20 Student | $15 UBC Student  
Available online at ubcoperatickets.com, or call 604-822-6725.
More info

UBC Opera's upcoming double-bill performance of Il Tabarro/Gianni Schicchi is featured in UBC Events' Top 10 Things to Do in June! In 1904, Puccini first began planning what would become his famous collection of one-act operas: Il Tabarro, Suor Angelica, and Gianni Schicchi. This production will present the first and third operas of the set. The Top 10

Beyond the Gates

June 9 & 11
Britten Peter Grimes
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey conductor
Erin Wall soprano
David Pomeroy tenor
Brett Polegato baritone
Gregory Dahl baritone
Susan Platts mezzo-soprano
Francesca Corrado contralto (BMus'12, MMus'14)
UBC Opera Ensemble
Nancy Hermiston director
8:00 pm, Orpheum
Presented by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
Info & tickets

June 16, 17 & 18
Resurrection: The Season Finale
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Maestro Bramwell Tovey conducts his final concerts as Music Director of the Vancouver Symphony.
Erin Wall soprano
Susan Platts mezzo-soprano
Festival Chorus with members of UBC Choirs
Graeme Langager chorus master
Jocelyn Morlock O Rose (World Première)
Mahler Symphony No. 2 “The Resurrection”
Sat Jun 16: 8:00 pm, Orpheum
Sun Jun 17: 2:00 pm, Orpheum
Mon Jun 18: 8:00 pm, Orpheum
Presented by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
Info & tickets

On the Horizon

UBC Chamber Orchestra Festival · July 7 & 8

Concerto Soloists from the Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at Whistler perform with the UBC Chamber Orchestra.

Sat July 7
UBC Chamber Orchestra Festival
With Conducting Fellows leading the UBC Chamber Orchestra
Zane Kistner (USA) [MMus student]
Paul McCusker (Northern Ireland)
Richard Ward (UK)
Dan Whisler (USA)
Works by Mozart, Vaughan-Williams, Rossini, Sibelius, and more.
7:30 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre, or call 604-822-2697.
More info | Buy tickets

Sun July 8
UBC Chamber Orchestra
Jonathan Girard
conductor
Prokofiev Symphony No. 1 “Classical"
Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A Major
2:00 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre, or call 604-822-2697.
More info | Buy tickets

Jonathan Girard, Director of UBC Orchestral Activities
In Partnership with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at Whistler
Presented by UBC School of Music and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

Hot Sheet Schedule

The Hot Sheet will be sent every other week until the end of June.

Visit our online concert calendar for updates and more upcoming events.
Monthly calendar view

Hot Sheet for the week of May 22, 2018

“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Kudos

2018 Shean Piano Competition Results

UBC Music alumna Nicole Linaksita(BSc/BMus'16) performed in the prestigious Shean Piano Competition this past weekend in Edmonton, Alberta. Nicole won Sixth Place and a $2,000 prize! More info


A new album

Simone Osborne (DMPS'09) recently released her debut album Simone Osborne: Live in Concert with Anne Larlee. The album was recorded live in concert this past fall. More info

Kudos and Concert

Fri Jun 1
An Evening with John Stetch
The Canadian Music Centre in BC presents an evening with composer and pianist John Stetch (MMus composition student), inaugural winner ofCMC BC’s Pentland Prize, a $1,000 scholarship awarded annually to a graduate composition student at UBC, SFU, or UVIC. John will perform a selection of his own solo piano compositions, speak about his work, and receive the award. Light refreshments will be served.
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Murray Adaskin Salon, Canadian Music Centre
837 Davie Street, Vancouver
FREE
Reservations & info

This week from the stages of UBC Music

Wed May 23
Baccalaureate Concert
Featuring UBC's graduating students
Special guest appearance by UBC President Prof. Santa J. Onoperforming cello in a chamber ensemble with UBC School of Music students.Repertoire includes works by Koshinski, Arensky, Villa-Lobos, Mozart, Douglas, Jacob, Debussy, and Rossini.
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
FREE
General seating. Tickets available on concert day, in person only, at the Chan Centre Ticket Office. (Note: Ticket Office opens at 7:30 am during graduation week.)
Repertoire & performers

Student Recital Season!

Student recital season is winding down. Visit our student recitals calendar to explore upcoming FREE concerts by our talented students. These concerts are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Video: Student paths to the Baccalaureate Concert stage

Watch video: Highlights from a Baccalaureate Concert

Beyond the Gates

May 25 & 26
Fireside Quintet
Paul Hung flute(BMus'13, MMus'15, DMA student)
Kristen Cooke oboe(DMA student)
Sydney Tetarenkoclarinet (MMus’16)
Ingrid Chiangbassoon
Nick Anderson horn(BMus’07, MMus’09)
Júlio Medaglia Belle Époque en Sud-America
Carl Nielsen Quintet
Rodney Sharman LEVE
John Estacio(MMus’91) Sinfonietta for Woodwind Quintet
Fri May 25: 7:00 pm, Canadian Music Centre, 837 Davie Street, Vancouver
Sat May 26: 7:30 pm, Old Barn Community Centre, 6308 Thunderbird Blvd, UBC
Presented by Müzewest.
Tickets & info

Sat May 26
Phoenix Chamber Choir: This House of Peace
This concert centers around the 2008 Ralph Johnson work This House of Peace.
Graeme Langager director
7:30 pm, Shaughnessy Heights United Church
1550 – 33 Ave West, Vancouver
Tickets & info

Tue May 29
Music on Main
Robert Silverman: 80th Birthday Celebration
Robert Silverman piano
Works by Chopin:
Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 45
Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 35 (Funeral March)

Polonaise-Fantaisie, Op. 61
3 Waltzes, Op. 64
Ballade No. 4, Op. 52
8:00 pm, ANNEX, 823 Seymour St, Vancouver
$39 regular / $15 student
General Admission seating. All ages welcome.
Tickets & info

Sat Jun 2
Little Mountain Brass Band
Ladner Bandfest
Jim Littleford music director
12:20 pm – 1:00 pm, Memorial Park, Ladner
5010–47 Ave, Delta
More info

On the Horizon

Jun 21 – 24       
Puccini Il Tabarro/Gianni Schicchi  
UBC Opera Ensemble
Members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra
David Agler conductor
Nancy Hermistondirector
Sung in Italian with English Surtitles
Thu – Sat 7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
Sun 2:00 pm, Old Auditorium
$45 Adult | $35 Senior | $20 Student | $15 UBC Student  
Available online at ubcoperatickets.com, or call 604-822-6725.
More info

Hot Sheet Schedule

The Hot Sheet will be sent every other week until the end of June.

Visit our online concert calendar for updates and more upcoming events.
Monthly calendar view

Hot Sheet for the week of May 14, 2018

“Without music, life would be a blank to me.” ~ Jane Austen

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Fri May 18
45th Avenue Jazz Band
Coast to Coast
Celebrating Canadian Jazz from the Atlantic to the Pacific

Jaelem Bhate conductor (MMus student)
With Eli Bennett saxophone
Symonds Fair Wind
Jaelem Bhate You will be ok
Jaelem Bhate When I was loved
Fred Stride The Cool Ones
Jaelem Bhate The Pacific Suite (World première) — i. Straits and Narrows ii. Weeping Skies iii. Uninhabitation iv. Sea of Glass
Nimmons The Atlantic Suite
8:00 pm, Telus Studio Theatre at the Chan Centre
$20 Adults I $15 Students/Seniors
Presented by the 45th Avenue Jazz Band. 
More info | Buy tickets

Sun May 20
Diemahler Ensemble & The High Notes Flute Choir
A Romantic Concert

Pablo Diemecke music director
Featuring works by Mozart, Debussy, Porter, Ponce, and Greever.
2:30 pm, Barnett Hall
$15 General admission
Presented by the Mexican Consulate. Supported by UBC School of Music.
Tickets & info

Student Recital Season! 

Student recital season continues! Visit our student recitals calendar to explore upcoming FREE concerts by our talented students. These events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Beyond the Gates

Wed May 16
Standing Wave
VAM Composition Department Concert

Christie Reside flute,A-K Coope clarinet(BMus'90)
Rebecca Whitling violin, Peggy Lee cello
Allen Stiles piano (BMus'84, MMus'86),Vern Griffiths percussion
Vancouver’s cutting-edge chamber ensemble Standing Wave performs music by VAM composition students in the final installment of three collaborative events.
7:00 pm, Koerner Recital Hall, Vancouver Academy of Music
Free admission
Presented by Vancouver Academy of Music.
More info

In Pictures: UBC Opera's 2017–18 season

The 2017–18 season has been a busy one for UBC Opera, with ambitious productions of Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice and Rossini's La Cenerentola, as well the annual Opera Ball fundraisers. Link to view slideshow

On the Horizon

Wed May 23
Baccalaureate Concert
Featuring UBC's graduating students
Special guest appearance by UBC President Prof. Santa J. Onoperforming cello in a chamber ensemble with UBC School of Music students.
Works by Koshinski, Arensky, Villa-Lobos, Mozart, Douglas, Jacob, Debussy, and Rossini.
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
FREE
General seating. Tickets available on concert day, in person only, at the Chan Centre Ticket Office. Note: Ticket Office opens at 7:30 am during graduation week.
Repertoire & performers | Watch video

Jun 21 – 24       
Puccini Il Tabarro/Gianni Schicchi  
UBC Opera Ensemble
Members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra
David Agler conductor
Nancy Hermistondirector
Sung in Italian with English Surtitles
Thu – Sat 7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
Sun 2:00 pm, Old Auditorium
$45 Adult | $35 Senior | $20 Student | $15 UBC Student  
Available online at ubcoperatickets.com, or call 604-822-6725.
More info

Attention: string quartets and composers!

Fifty for the Future is a string quartet commissioning, performance, and education project launched by the Kronos Quartet. Kronos is commissioning a library of fifty works designed to guide young amateur and early-career professional string quartets in developing and honing the skills required for the performance of 21st-century repertoire, including works by Canadian composers Tanya Tagaq and Nicole Lizée. Digital versions of the scores and parts, recordings, and rehearsal notes can be accessed on Kronos Quartet's website free of charge. More info

Visit our online concert calendar for updates and more upcoming events.
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Hot Sheet for the week of May 7, 2018

"To be an artist is to believe in life.”  ~ Henry Moore

Kudos

2018 Western Canadian Music Award Nominations

Classical Artist/Ensemble of the Year:
Gwen Hoebig & Karl Stobbe(BMus'94)

Classical Composition of the Year:
Jocelyn Morlock(MMus'96, DMA'02)
Keith Hamel
Stephen Chatman

Congratulations to our faculty and alumni!

Full list of nominees

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Student Recital Season!

Student recital season continues! Visit our student recitals calendar to explore upcoming FREE concerts by our talented students. These events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Beyond the Gates

Sat May 12
Kantatefeier! A Cantata Celebration
Vancouver Cantata Singers
VCS celebrates 60 years with J.S. Bach
Paula Kremer(BMus’94) artistic director
Various favourite Bach cantatas and motets
Plus a special anniversary commission by Jocelyn Morlock
7:30 pm, Christ Church Cathedral, 690 Burrard St., Vancouver
Tickets and info
Presented by Vancouver Cantata Singers.

Video: Baccalaureate Concert

Watch video:  Curious about the upcoming Baccalaureate Concert?
Watch excerpts from previous concerts here.

On the Horizon

Wed May 23
Baccalaureate Concert
Featuring UBC's graduating students
Special guest appearance by UBC President Prof. Santa J. Onoperforming cello in a chamber ensemble with UBC School of Music students.
Works by Koshinski, Arensky, Villa-Lobos, Mozart, Douglas, Jacob, Debussy, and Rossini.
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
FREE
General seating. Tickets available on concert day, in person only, at the Chan Centre Ticket Office. Note: Ticket Office opens at 7:30 am during graduation week.
Repertoire & performers

Jun 21 – 24       
Puccini Il Tabarro/Gianni Schicchi  
UBC Opera Ensemble
Members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra
David Agler conductor
Nancy Hermistondirector
Sung in Italian with English Surtitles
Thu – Sat 7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
Sun 2:00 pm, Old Auditorium
$45 Adult | $35 Senior | $20 Student | $15 UBC Student  
Available online at ubcoperatickets.com, or call 604-822-6725.
More info

Hot Sheet for the week of Apr. 23, 2018

"Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable." ~ Leonard Bernstein

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Student Recital Season!

Student recital season has kicked into high gear! Visit our student recitals calendar to explore upcoming FREE concerts by our talented students. These events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Thu Apr 26
Saxophone Masterclass with Michael Duke
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE
Sponsored by The Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust. Presented by UBC School of Music.
More info

Thu Apr 26
Concert: HD Duo
Michael Duke saxophone and David Howie piano
World tour featuring exciting new pieces for saxophone and piano by composers of the Commonwealth.
Brenton Broadstock Hammerblow *
Stephen McNeff The Man in the Wind and the West Moon *
Matthew Orlovich Hurly Burly † 
Ruben Zahra Boiling Clouds *
Stephen Chatman Moonlit Night * and Silence *
Aris Antoniades Nostos *
World Première *
Canadian Première † 
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | More info
Sponsored by The Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust. Presented by UBC School of Music.

Sat Apr 28
Chan Centre Presents
CIRCA: Opus

From Australia comes a bold new vision of contemporary circus: a place where breathtakingly beautiful acrobatics and fiercely virtuosic music-making meld into a seamless whole in a celebration of the expressive possibilities of the human body at its extremes. 14 acrobats and the esteemed Debussy String Quartet celebrate the music of 20th century Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich.
Arrive early to hear the newest ChanFare in the lobby! The ChanFare for April 28 is composed by MMus composition student Robert Humber and performed by Azura Quartet (Eric Toombs soprano saxophoneMo Miaoalto saxophoneHaley Heinricks tenor saxophoneMia Gazley baritone saxophone). ChanFares are commissioned by the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. They are written and performed by students from the UBC School of Music.
Main concert: 8:00 pm, Chan Centre
Tickets & info
Presented by the Chan Centre for Performing Arts.

Beyond the Gates

Sun Apr 29
Standing Wave: Leviathan
A musical exploration of our interaction with different environments; the natural, social and political.
Christie Reside flute, A-K Coope clarinet
Rebecca Whitling violin, Peggy Lee cello
Allen Stiles piano,Vern Griffithspercussion
Jared Miller(BMus'10) Leviathan(Première)
Keith Hamel Dreamer
Plus works by Patrick Giguere, Harry Stafylakis, Bent Sorensen, and Christopher Mayo.
7:30 pm, The Annex, 2nd Floor, 823 Seymour St, Vancouver
$25 /$15 available online or at the door
Presented by The Standing Wave Society.
Tickets & info

High Notes: Spring 2018 Edition

Extra, extra! High Notes is hot off the presses. Read all about it:

Pioneering sound ecologist Hildegard Westerkamp (BMus’72) and up-and-coming media artist Kiran Bhumber (BMus’14) on tech, gender & “trusting your inner voice”

A new project by UBC alumni & faculty that is shining a light on important and overlooked women composers

Catching up with our students | Alumni Making Waves | New recordings | ...and more

Watch video: The Gift of Music

Watch video: Wednesday Noon Hours: The Gift of Music
Chloe Meyers violin, Natalie Mackie viola da gamba, Alexander Weimann harpsichord
Schmelzer's Sonata in A minor "Il Cucu" · Mar 21, 2018

On the Horizon

Wed May 23
Baccalaureate Concert
Featuring UBC's graduating students
Special guest appearance by UBC President Prof. Santa J. Onoperforming cello in a chamber ensemble with UBC School of Music students.
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
FREE | More info
General seating. Tickets available on concert day, in person only, at the Chan Centre Ticket Office. Note: Ticket Office opens at 7:30 am during graduation week.

Jun 21 – 24       
Puccini Il Tabarro/Gianni Schicchi  
UBC Opera Ensemble
Members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra
David Agler conductor
Nancy Hermistondirector
Sung in Italian with English Surtitles
Thu – Sat 7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
Sun 2:00 pm, Old Auditorium
$45 Adult | $35 Senior | $20 Student | $15 UBC Student  
Available online at ubcoperatickets.com, or call 604-822-6725.
More info

Visit our online concert calendar for updates and more upcoming events.
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Hot Sheet for the week of Apr. 16, 2018

"The world is a strange and wonderful place.” ~ Laurie Anderson

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Student Recital Season!

Student recital season has kicked into high gear! Visit our student recitals calendar to explore upcoming FREE concerts by our talented students. These events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Wed Apr 18   
Bang! Festival      
Interactive Computer Music
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
Bang! Festival Concert & Capstones
Interactive Music and Dance

7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | More info
Note: the Capstones Presentation originally scheduled for 2:00 pm has been cancelled.

Thu Apr 19
Tunes at Noon
Liel Amdour guitar (graduating BMus student)
Works by Albeniz, Rodrigo, Moreno-Torroba, Akiva, Dyens, and Erez.
Tunes at Noon features performances in the foyer of the UBC Welcome Centre by UBC School of Music students and alumni. Bring your lunch, listen, and enjoy.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE
Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.
More info

In case you missed it: JUNOFest Classical Showcase

Watch video David Gillham violin and Corey Hamm piano performed in the JUNOfest Classical Showcase on March 25, 2018. The performance occurs at 1:32:15 of the video.

Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa piano (DMA'07), and Mark McGregor (BMus’95, DMA’12) flute performed a work by Jocelyn Morlock (MMus'96, DMA'02). (at the 37:10 mark)

On the Horizon

Thu Apr 26
Saxophone Masterclass with Michael Duke
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE

Thu Apr 26
Concert: HD Duo
Michael Duke saxophone and David Howie piano
World tour featuring exciting new pieces for saxophone and piano by composers of the Commonwealth.
Premiering a new work by Stephen Chatman.
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE

Wed May 23
Baccalaureate Concert
Featuring UBC's graduating students
Special guest appearance by UBC President Prof. Santa J. Ono performing cello in a chamber ensemble with UBC School of Music students.
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
FREE | Save the date

Jun 21 – 24       
Puccini Il Tabarro/Gianni Schicchi  
UBC Opera Ensemble
Members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra
David Agler conductor
Nancy Hermiston director
Sung in Italian with English Surtitles
Thu – Sat 7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
Sun 2:00 pm, Old Auditorium
$45 Adult | $35 Senior | $20 Student | $15 UBC Student  
Available online at ubcoperatickets.com, or call 604-822-6725.
More info

Visit our online concert calendar for updates and more upcoming events.
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Hot Sheet for the week of Apr. 9, 2018

"Music is the shorthand of emotion.” ~ Tolstoy

Kudos

Congratulations are in order for several UBC Music students who won prizes in the 2018 Friends of Chamber Music Competition!

First Place (Senior Division)
Matthew Yep violin
Eva Toncheva violin
Nina Weber viola
Susie Jiwon Yoo cello
Piazzolla Tango Ballet for String Quartet (1956)
This ensemble also won the "Audience Prize" (Senior Division), decided by ballot of those in attendance.

Second Place (Senior Division)
Matthew Yep violin
Jessica Tovey violin
Wennie Wei viola
Susie Jiwon Yoo cello
Charlotte Tyhurst cello
Schubert String Quintet in C Major, Op. 163, D. 956, 4th mvt.

The competition was adjudicated by Andrew Dawes.

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Mon Apr 9
UBC Composers’ Concerts
Works by UBC Music students Ivan Salazar Gonzàlez, Michael Kirchmayer, Riley Koenig, Carolyn Quick, Roan Shankaruk, Jon Bogert, and Robert Humber.
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall  
FREE

Thu Apr 12
Tunes at Noon
Alec Pearson guitar (MMus'14)
UBC Music alumnus and instructor Alec Pearson performs repertoire TBA.
Tunes at Noon features performances in the foyer of the UBC Welcome Centre by UBC School of Music students and alumni. Bring your lunch, listen, and enjoy.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE | Info & Repertoire
Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.

Sun Apr 15
Opera Tea Series
UBC Opera Ensemble
2:00 pm, UBC Botanical Garden
$28 Adult | $23 Senior | $15 Student
Reservations required. Visit ubcoperatickets.com or call 604-822-6725.

Sun Apr 15
Chan Presents: Daymé Arocena and Roberto Fonseca
Arrive early to hear the newest ChanFare in the lobby! The ChanFare for April 15 is composed by UBC Music student Mariah Meenie, and performed by Azura Quartet (Eric Toombs soprano sax, Mo Miao alto sax, Haley Heinricks tenor sax, Mia Gazley baritone sax). ChanFares are commissioned by the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. They are written and performed by students from the UBC School of Music.
Main concert: 7:00 pm, Chan Centre
Info & tickets

Student Recital Season!

Student recital season has kicked into high gear! Visit our student recitals calendar to explore upcoming FREE concerts by our talented students. These events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Seize the Moment: UBC Bands Webcast

Watch video: In case you missed it, UBC Bands (featuring J. Patrick Raftery tenor) performed on April 6, 2018 at the Chan Centre. Watch the full concert here.

Beyond the Gates

Apr 11, 12 & 15
VSO Chamber Players: Tombeau, Trio & "2"
Christie Reside flute, Beth Orson oboe
Michelle Goddard clarinet, Sophie Dansereau bassoon
Russell Rybicki horn, Karen Gerbrecht violin
Aaron McDonald percussion, Yi Zhou violin
Luke Kim cello, Chiharu Iinuma piano
Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin
Keeril Makan "2"
Chausson Piano Trio in G minor
Apr 11 & 12 at 7:30 pm, Pyatt Hall
Apr 15 at 2:00 pm, Pyatt Hall
843 Seymour St, Vancouver
Info & Tickets

Fri Apr 13
Saxophilia CD Release Concert
Julia Nolan soprano saxophone, Kris Covlin alto saxophone
David Branter tenor saxophone, Colin MacDonald baritone saxophone
Music by Peter Hannan, John Burke, Dorothy Chang, and Colin MacDonald (BMus'93).
8:00 pm, Murray Adaskin Salon, CMC Vancouver Creative Hub
837 Davie Street, Vancouver
$20 concert and CD / $10 concert only
Info & Tickets

Sat Apr 14
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Crepuscular, Luminous
PEP (Piano and Erhu Project)
William Rowson conductor
Nicole Ge Li erhu, Corey Hamm piano
Crepuscular, Luminous highlights cool, nocturnal, and glistening sounds, including a brilliant world premiere concerto for the Piano and Erhu Project by Dorothy Chang and HK Gruber’s Zeitfluren, a piece that's both creepily macabre and scintillating.
Helen Grime A Cold Spring
Dorothy Chang Gateways: Concerto for piano and erhu soloists (World Première)
Kevin Lau Nocturne and Toccata
HK Gruber Zeitfluren (Vancouver Première)
7:30 pm, Annex, 823 Seymour St
Info & Tickets

Sat Apr 14
Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem
Amabilis Singers — Ramona Luengen (BMus’83, MMus’86) artistic director
Featuring pianist Jane Coop
Jennifer Driscoll-Holmes soprano
George Roberts baritone (BMus'85)
8:00 pm, New Westminster Christian Reformed Church
8255 13th Ave, Burnaby
Info & Tickets

On the Horizon

Wed Apr 18   
Bang! Festival      
Interactive Computer Music
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
Bang! Festival Concert & Capstones
Interactive Music and Dance

7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE

Visit our online concert calendar for updates and more upcoming events.
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Hot Sheet for the week of Mar. 26, 2018

“Bach is the beginning and end of all music.” ~ Max Reger

A special concert for Easter weekend

UBC Choirs and UBC Symphony Orchestra perform Bach's religious masterwork St John Passion on Saturday March 31 at 8:00 pm in the Chan Centre for Performing Arts.

Kudos

Jocelyn Morlock (MMus'96, DMA'02) won the Juno Award for Classical Composition of the Year for "My Name is Amanda Todd". Congratulations, Jocelyn! Read more

Watch video: Jocelyn Morlock accepts her Juno award for Classical Composition of the Year for "My Name is Amanda Todd". Carol Todd speaks about the legacy of her daughter, Amanda.

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Tue Mar 27
Divisional Concert: Keyboard
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Mar 27
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Wed Mar 28   
UBC Early Music Ensembles
Featuring the Baroque Mentorship Orchestra
Alexander Weimann director
A Tribute to Telemann: Overtures and Concertos for Strings and Winds
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | More info

Thu Mar 29
UBC Jazz Ensemble I
Fred Stride director
A re-imagining of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE | Event link

Thu Mar 29
Tunes at Noon
Nicole Linaksita piano
Kristen Cooke oboe
Paul Hung flute
Works by Damase, Schocker, and Dring.
Tunes at Noon features performances in the foyer of the UBC Welcome Centre by UBC School of Music students and alumni. Bring your lunch, listen, and enjoy.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE | More info
Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.

Thu Mar 29
MOA Visual and Material Culture Research Seminar Series
Dr. Hedy Law
“Materiality and Material Traces of Gesture in the French Enlightenment: A History of Musical Pantomime”
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Room 213, Museum of Anthropology
FREE and open to the public | More info

Sat Mar 31
University Singers
UBC Choral Union
UBC Symphony Orchestra

Graeme Langager conductor
Derek Chester Evangelist
Stephen Duncan Jesus; Luka Kawabata Pilate
Sydney Frelick soprano; Yenny Lee mezzo soprano
Thomas Lamont tenor; Antony Knight bass
Bach St John Passion, BWV 245
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
$25 Adults | $15 Students
Available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre, or call 604-822-2697.

Tue Apr 3
Divisional Concert: Winds, Brass and Percussion
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Apr 3
UBC Percussion Ensemble
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Apr 3
The Chan Turns 20
Celebrating 20 years of UBC Opera at the Chan Centre
UBC Opera Ensemble
7:30 pm, Chan Centre
$35 Adult | $25 Senior | $15 Student
Tickets available at ubcoperatickets.com or in person at the Chan Centre. Call 604-822-6725 for info.

Student Recital Season!

Visit our student recitals calendar to explore this week's FREE concerts by our extremely talented students. Student recitals are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

On the Horizon

Wed Apr 4
Dr. George Tzanetakis (University of Victoria)
Rhythm Research Cluster: Workshop
“Extracting Rhythmic Information from Audio Recordings”
10:30 am –11:30 am, Room X704, ICICS
Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems, 2366 Main Mall
FREE | More info
Presented by UBC School of Music with support from the VP Research & Innovation Research Excellence Clusters Initiative.

Wed Apr 4   
UBC Korean Percussion Ensemble
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
or on the plaza if sunny
FREE

Wed Apr 4
UBC Chamber Choir
UBC graduate student conductors
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE

Thu Apr 5
UBC African Music and Dance Ensemble
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall (or on the plaza if sunny)
FREE

Thu Apr 5
UBC Men’s and Women’s Choirs
UBC graduate student conductors
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE

Fri Apr 6
UBC Gamelan Ensemble
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall (or on the plaza if sunny)
FREE | More info

Fri Apr 6
Concert at the Belkin
UBC Contemporary Players

Works by Mariah Mennie (BMus student)
2:00 pm, Belkin Art Gallery, 1825 Main Mall
FREE | More info

Fri Apr 6   
UBC Bands: MOMENTmusic
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble
UBC Concert Winds

Music by Ticheli, Sousa, Hearshen, Maslanka, Copland, and Husa.
Featuring J. Patrick Raftery voice
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca or in person at the Chan Centre.
More info

Visit our online concert calendar for updates and more upcoming events.
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Hot Sheet for the week of Mar. 19, 2018

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” ~ Edgar Degas

Kudos

Kurt Ward-Theiss baritone (4th year BMus student) and Jonathan Lopez clarinet (first year BMus student) received bursaries from the Vancouver Welsh Men's Choir. Kurt and Jonathan recently performed in the Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir Celtic concerts for St. Patrick's Day weekend in Maple Ridge and at Christ Church Cathedral. The bursaries are awarded in order to advance the ensemble's mission of collaborating with and supporting youth choirs and soloists in the community.

Nicole Linaksita (BMus/BSc ‘16 dual degree) was named as a finalist in the 2018 Shean Piano Competition. The finals will take place May 17–19, 2018 in Muttart Hall, Alberta College in Edmonton. Read more

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Early Music Month continues! Check out our program of exciting Early Music concerts and recitals — featuring some of Vancouver's best Early Music musicians and up-and-coming performers. Read more

Mon Mar 19
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Tue Mar 20
Divisional Concert: Strings
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Mar 20
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Tue Mar 20
Chamber Music Gamut
Some of the world’s most beautiful chamber music presented by fabulous young artists of UBC.
Works by Beethoven, Brahms, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, and more.
8:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE
More info

Wed Mar 21
Wednesday Noon Hours
The Gift of Music
Chloe Meyers violin
Natalie Mackie viola da gamba
Alexander Weimann harpsichord
Works by Buxtehude, Muffat, Schmelzer, and Bach.
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door (cash only)
A concert celebrating the restoration of UBC’s double-manual harpsichord made possible by a generous gift.
Info & repertoire | Watch video | The Gift of Music story

Thu Mar 22
Tunes at Noon: The Sidewalk Cellist
Clara Shandler (BMus'12) "The Sidewalk Cellist" plays Bach's Suite No. 3and a selection of her original works.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE | More info
Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.

Thu Mar 22
Garrett Rubin guest speaker
"Beyond the Stage: International Engagement and the Challenge of Making Music in Service to Others"
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm, Room 113, Music Building
FREE | More info

Fri Mar 23
Colloquium Series
Daniel Grimley, Professor of Music, Oxford University
"Delius and the Politics of Cosmopolitanism" 
12:00 noon, Room 116, Music Building
FREE | More info

Fri Mar 23
Music on the Point: Concerts with Personality
Röntgen Trio
Antoine van Dongen violin, Eric Gaenslen celloMark Anderson piano
Beethoven Trio in E-flat major, Op. 1, No. 1
Röntgen Trio in C minor, Op. 50
Brahms Trio in B major, Op. 8, No. 1
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
$20/10
Tickets available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre Ticket Office or call 604-822-2697. Tickets will also be available at the door starting one hour before the concert (cash only).
More info
A UTown@UBC Community Concert in partnership with the UBC School of Music. 

Mon Mar 26
UBC Early Music Ensembles
Featuring the Baroque Mentorship Orchestra
Alexander Weimann director
A Tribute to Telemann: Overtures and Concertos for Strings and Winds
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Student Recital Season!

Visit our student recitals calendar to explore this week's FREE concerts by our extremely talented students. Student recitals are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Beyond the Gates

March 22–25, 2018
2018 Sonic Boom Festival

Held every spring, the Sonic Boom Festival is a multi-day celebration of music by B.C. composers. Every year the festival features talented musical ensembles, and dozens of new works by emerging and established B.C. composers. The Ensemble-in-Residence for 2018 is The Nu:BC Collective.

Thu Mar 22
Mixed Ensembles Concert No. 1
Performers include faculty members Jeremy Berkman trombone/piano, Corey Hamm piano plus several UBC Music alumni. Works by alumni Duncan Maunders and Thomas Beckman, and more.
7:30 pm, Pyatt Hall, 843 Seymour St
Info & repertoire

Fri Mar 23
Mixed Ensembles Concert No. 2
Performers include BMus student Adrian Pang, and several alumni.
Works by Top, O’Neill, and more.
7:30 pm, Pyatt Hall, 843 Seymour St
Info & Repertoire

Sat Mar 24
Featured Artist & Mixed Ensembles Concert
Performers include featured artist Michael Park piano (DMA’15) and several UBC Music students and alumni. Works by Aaron Graham (MMus’16, DMA student); Carolyn Quick and Walker Williams (MMus students); and alumni Angelique Po and Mark Armanini
7:30 pm, Pyatt Hall, 843 Seymour St
Info & repertoire

Sun Mar 25
The Nu:BC Collective
Ensemble-in-Residence Concert

Paolo Bortolussi flutes, alto; Eric Wilson cello; Corey Hamm piano
Joined for the Sonic Boom Festival by: Liam Hockley clarinet, bass clarinet (MMus’13, DMA student)
David Gillham violin; Tawnya Popoff viola (BMus’97); Mark Beaty bass (MMus’05)
Works by Adam Zolty and Danny Choi (BMus students); Ramsey Sadaka (DMA student); Michael Ducharme (MMus’16, DMA student); David Storen(MMus’16) and more.
7:30 pm, Orpheum Annex, 823 Seymour Street
Info & repertoire

Tickets: $20 General, $15 Students/Seniors/Artists
Festival Pass (entrance to all 4 concerts): $50

Thu Mar 22
Colleen O'Connor at the KGB Jazz Lounge
Pianist and singer/songwriter Colleen O'Connor plays originals and jazz standards with her own twist.
8:00 pm, KGB Jazz Lounge, The Flamingo
10768 King George Blvd, Surrey
Entry by contribution | More info

Fri Mar 23
Jazz@ThePat: Vancouver Legacy Jazz Orchestra plays the music of Bob Brookmeyer
Performers include Fred StrideSharman King, Mia Gazley (BMus student), and several UBC Music alumni.
$15 / $12
7:00 pm doors, 8:00 pm Show, Pat’s Pub, 403 East Hastings St
Info & full list of performers

Pop-Up Concert with President Santa J. Ono

Watch video: UBC Music students play Mozart at the Skytrain station with UBC President Santa J. Ono! Prof. Ono cello is joined by Matthew Yep and Eva Toncheva violin; and Amanda Pang viola.

On the Horizon

Mon Mar 26 & Wed Mar 28   
UBC Early Music Ensembles
Featuring the Baroque Mentorship Orchestra
Alexander Weimann director
A Tribute to Telemann: Overtures and Concertos for Strings and Winds
Mon Mar 26: 12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
Wed Mar 28: 7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Mar 27
Divisional Concert: Keyboard
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Mar 27
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Thu Mar 29   
UBC Jazz Ensemble I
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Sat Mar 31
University Singers
UBC Choral Union
UBC Symphony Orchestra

Graeme Langager conductor
Derek Chester Evangelist
Soloists TBA
Bach St John Passion, BWV 245
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
$25 Adults | $15 Students
Available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre, or call 604-822-2697.

Visit our online concert calendar for updates and more upcoming events.
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Hot Sheet for the week of Mar. 12, 2018

"Words symbolize the body, and jubilant music reveals the spirit.” ~ Hildegard von Bingen

Early Music Month: From Medieval to Baroque

Early Music Month continues! Check out our program of exciting Early Music concerts and recitals — featuring some of Vancouver's best Early Music musicians and up-and-coming performers. Read more

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Tue Mar 13
Divisional Concert: Winds, Brass & Percussion
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Wed Mar 14  
Wednesday Noon Hours
Enrico Elisi piano
Works by Chopin, Mendelssohn, Park, Liszt, and more.
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door (cash only)
Full list of repertoire

Wed Mar 14   
Piano Masterclass with Enrico Elisi
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Room 113, Music Building
FREE | Repertoire and performers

Thu Mar 15   
UBC Jazz Ensemble II  
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Thu Mar 15
Tunes at Noon
Luis Medina guitar (BMus'16)
Works by Sor, Tedesco, and more.
Tunes at Noon features performances in the foyer of the UBC Welcome Centre by UBC School of Music students and alumni. Bring your lunch, listen, and enjoy.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE | More info

Thu Mar 15
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Bon Voyage
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble presents a preview of their upcoming featured performance at the College Band Directors' National Association Regional Conference in California!
Robert Taylor conductor  
J. Patrick Raftery voice *
David Maslanka Traveler
Aaron Copland Old American Songs *
Karel Husa Music for Prague 1968
2:00 pm, Chan Centre
FREE | Event link

Fri Mar 16
Violin Masterclass with Augustin Hadelich
12:00 noon – 2:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | Event link
Presented by the Vancouver Symphony in partnership with the UBC School of Music.

Fri Mar 16
Colloquium Series
Eshantha Peiris (PhD Candidate, UBC)
"Theory and Performance Practice: How Ideas about Meter Have Influenced the Way We Play Rhythms"
12:00 noon, Room 116, Music Building
FREE

Fri Mar 16
Opera Ball Fundraiser   
UBC Opera Ensemble

Members of the Dal Richards Orchestra   
Dinner, entertainment and dancing on stage
6:30 pm Cocktails, 7:00 pm Dinner & Program, Chan Centre
$200.00 Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Call 604-822-6725 for tickets and information.

Sat Mar 17
UBC Chamber Strings
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE

Sun Mar 18 [New Date!]
Piano Premieres
Piano students of Corey Hamm
World premieres of new works by UBC composers.
7:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | More info
Note: This concert was originally scheduled for Fri Mar 16.

Mon Mar 19
UBC Composers’ Concerts
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Mon Mar 19
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Student Recital Season!

Visit our student recitals calendar to explore this week's FREE concerts by our extremely talented students. Student recitals are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Alexander Weimann plays newly refurbished "Zell" harpsichord

Watch video: The UBC School of Music will unveil a newly renovated double-manual harpsichord at a special concert with renowned Early Music trio Alexander Weimann harpsichord, Chloe Meyers violin, and Natalie Mackie viola da gamba.

March 21: Wednesday Noon Hours: The Gift of Music

Beyond the Gates

Sat Mar 17
UBC Jazz Ensembles I & II
15th Annual Moberly Big Band Festival
UBC Jazz Ensemble II: 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
UBC Jazz Ensemble I: 8:45 pm – 9:45 pm
12:00 noon – 10:00 pm, Moberly Arts & Cultural Centre, 7646 Prince Albert St, Vancouver
$10 at the door | More info

Sat Mar 17
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: Carmina Burana
Maestro Bramwell Tovey conductor
University Singers | Choral Union
Graeme Langager Director of Choral Activities
Orff Carmina Burana
Bernstein Chichester Psalms
8:00 pm, Orpheum Theatre
Presented by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
Tickets and info

On the Horizon

Tue Mar 20
Divisional Concert: Strings
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Mar 20
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Tue Mar 20
Chamber Music Gamut
Some of the world’s most beautiful chamber music presented by fabulous young artists of UBC.
Works by Beethoven, Brahms, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, and more.
8:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | More info

Wed Mar 21
Wednesday Noon Hours
The Gift of Music
Chloe Meyers violin, Natalie Mackie viola da gamba
Alexander Weimann harpsichord
Works by Buxtehude, Muffat, Schmelzer, and Bach.
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door (cash only)
A concert celebrating the restoration of UBC’s double-manual harpsichord made possible by a generous gift.
Info & repertoire

Thu Mar 22
Garrett Rubin guest speaker
"Beyond the Stage: International Engagement and the Challenge of Making Music in Service to Others"
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm, Room 113, Music Building
FREE | More info

Fri Mar 23
Music on the Point: Concerts with Personality
Röntgen Trio
Antoine van Dongen violin, Eric Gaenslen cello, Mark Anderson piano
Works by Beethoven, Röntgen, and Brahms
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
$20/10 Buy advance tickets | More info
A UTown@UBC Community Concert in partnership with the UBC School of Music.

Visit our online concert calendar for updates and more upcoming events.
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Hot Sheet for the week of Mar. 5, 2018

“There are still so many beautiful things to be said in C major.” ~ Sergei Prokofiev

Kudos

Congratulations to Jonathan Girard, who has been selected as a Peter Wall Institute Wall Scholar! The Wall Scholars Research Award is available to UBC Faculty members to spend one year in residence at the Institute in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment. Read more

The Robert and Ellen Silverman Piano Concerto Competition winners:

Grand prize: Benjamin Hopkins    
2nd prize: Evgenia Rabinovich
3rd prize: Ayunia Saputro
4th prize: Aydan Con

Congratulations! All four pianists will perform with the UBC Symphony Orchestra this fall at the Chan Centre. Read more

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Student Recital Season!

Visit our student recitals calendar to explore this week's FREE concerts by our extremely talented students. Student recitals are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

March 5–28
Early Music Month
From Medieval to Baroque
The UBC School of Music presents a month-long program of exciting Early Music concerts and recitals — featuring some of Vancouver's best Early Music musicians and up-and-coming performers.
Read more

Mon Mar 5
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Tue Mar 6
Divisional Concert: Keyboard
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Mar 6
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Mar 6–9
UBC Rhythm Research Cluster Symposium
Exploring Musical Time: Microtiming and Musical Motion


This symposium explores aspects of musical motion arising from small-scale rhythmic patterns that can be measured in milliseconds. Topics include groove and flow in popular music, new technologies for the analysis of musical performance, and compositional applications of these technologies.

Richard Beaudoin, Dartmouth College
Mitch Ohriner, University of Denver
Olivier Senn, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences & Arts

Events are free and open to the public. | Full symposium details

Wed Mar 7   
Wednesday Noon Hours
The Last Rose of Summer
Debi Wong voice (BMus'08)
Otto Tolonen guitar
Mikko Ikäheimo lute
Texts by William Shakespeare with contemporary music of Hans Werner Henze and historical music of Dowland, Campion, and Johnson.
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door (cash only) | Full list of repertoire

Wed Mar 7
Lecture: The Flower Princess and the Imaginations of Hong Kong
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Room 120, C. K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall
Reception at 6:00 pm | Live performance of excerpts in full costumes at 6:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Registration is strongly encouraged.
Sponsored by UBC School of Music.
Registration & info

Thu Mar 8
Tunes at Noon: Basilissa
Christina Gaspar (BMus’06), Sara Ciantar (BA’06), Robin Layne
Fado: Traditional Portuguese folk music
Tunes at Noon features performances in the foyer of the UBC Welcome Centre by UBC School of Music students and alumni. Bring your lunch, listen, and enjoy.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE | More info

Thu Mar 8
Recital: Two Works by Richard Beaudoin
Paolo Bortolussi flute
Réa Beaumont piano
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Piano Lounge, Green College
FREE | Event details
This event is part of the Exploring Musical Time Symposium.

Fri Mar 9
UBC Contemporary Players
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE
Note: NEW DATE! Originally scheduled for Mar 12 at 12:00 noon.

Fri Mar 9
Colloquium Series
Exploring Musical Time Symposium
Panel session: "Microtiming and Musical Motion"

Richard Beaudoin, Alan Dodson, Mitch Ohriner, Olivier Senn
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Room 116, Music Building
Reception to follow.
FREE | Event details

Fri Mar 9
UBC Symphony Orchestra: Winner of the 2018 UBC Concerto Competition
Carter Johnson piano *
Jonathan Girard conductor
Jaelem Bhate graduate assistant conductor
Bernstein Overture to Candide
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26 *
Nielsen Symphony No. 4 ‘The Inextinguishable’, Op. 29
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre or call 604-822-2697.
Event link | Buy tickets

Sun Mar 11
Opera Tea Series
UBC Opera Ensemble

2:00 pm, Old Auditorium
Tickets: $15–28. Reservations required. Visit ubcoperatickets.com or call 604.822.6725 to reserve.

Beyond the Gates

Fri Mar 9
Vancouver Chamber Choir
Moods and Modes: Emotion in Music
Music of Dowland, Josquin, Bach, Dvořák, Bernstein, Chatman, and more!
8:00 pm, Dunbar Ryerson United Church, 2205 West 45th Avenue
Tickets available through Ticketmaster | More info

Explore: Vancouver or Vang-couver? Is there an Okanagan accent?

 

Watch video Dr. Robert Pritchard speaks to Global News about the DRAWL linguistics study. Read article

On the Horizon

Tue Mar 13
Divisional Concert: Winds, Brass & Percussion
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Wed Mar 14   
Wednesday Noon Hours
Enrico Elisi piano
Works by Chopin, Mendelssohn, Park, Liszt, and more.
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door (cash only)
Full list of repertoire

Wed Mar 14   
Piano Masterclass with Enrico Elisi
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Room 113
FREE | Repertoire and performers

Thu Mar 15   
UBC Jazz Ensemble II  
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Thu Mar 15
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Bon Voyage
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble presents a preview of their upcoming featured performance at the College Band Directors' National Association Regional Conference in California!
Robert Taylor conductor  
J. Patrick Raftery voice *
David Maslanka Traveler
Aaron Copland Old American Songs *
Karel Husa Music for Prague
2:00 pm, Chan Centre
FREE | Save the date

Hot Sheet for the week of Feb. 27, 2018

“Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.” ~ W.A. Mozart

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Tue Feb 27
Songs of Shakespeare
Suzie LeBlanc soprano and Alex Weimann harpsichord
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm, Coach House, Green College, UBC
Info & registration
Sponsored by Early Music Vancouver at Green College.

Wed Feb 28   
Wednesday Noon Hours
Robert Silverman
piano
Chopin Scherzos, Nos. 1 – 4
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door
This concert is a re-imagining of a Wednesday Noon Hour recital that Robert Silverman performed in the 1970s.
Event link | Watch video: interview with Robert Silverman

Thu Mar 1
Tunes at Noon: The Micki-Lee Trio
Micki-Lee Smith fiddle
Jaelem Bhate piano
Jacques Forest bass
Jazzy tunes with fiddle flair!
Tunes at Noon features performances in the foyer of the UBC Welcome Centre by UBC School of Music students and alumni. Bring your lunch, listen, and enjoy.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE | Info & repertoire
Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.

Thu Mar 1
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Fri Mar 2
Colloquium Series
Grant Sawatzky (Ph.D. Candidate, University of British Columbia)
"Harmonic Phrase Rhythm and Metric Particularity in Stravinsky"
12:00 noon, Room 116, Music Building
FREE

Fri Mar 2
The Robert and Ellen Silverman Piano Concerto Competition at UBC
Witness the incredible talent of our top piano students as they compete for a coveted spot performing with the UBC Symphony Orchestra!
Concertos by Beethoven, Mozart, Schumann, and Mendelssohn
Featuring UBC Music Students:
Shirley Cha, Aydan Con
Benjamin Hopkins, Thomas Pantea
Evgenia Rabinovich, Ayunia Saputro
Irene Setiawan, Sarah Tang

6:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE
Full list of repertoire | Learn more about the competition | Watch videos

Mon Mar 5
UBC Early Music Ensembles
A Festival of Baroque Chamber Music
Music by Purcell, Handel, Telemann, and more
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE | Event link
 

Mon Mar 5
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Tue Mar 6
Divisional Concert: Keyboard
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Mar 6
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Student Recitals Season!

Visit our student recitals calendar to explore upcoming FREE concerts by our extremely talented students. Student recitals are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

"An opportunity that pianists don't get every day"

Watch video: DMA student Benjamin Hopkins discusses his excitement to perform in the first ever Robert and Ellen Silverman Piano Concerto Competition this Friday.

 Witness a new generation of stars in the making!
The Robert and Ellen Silverman Piano Concerto Competition
Fri Mar 2, 6:00 pm, Barnett Hall

On the Horizon

March 5–28
Early Music Month
From Medieval to Baroque
The UBC School of Music presents a month-long program of exciting Early Music concerts and recitals — featuring some of Vancouver's best Early Music musicians and up-and-coming performers.
Read more

Wed Mar 7   
Wednesday Noon Hours
The Last Rose of Summer
Debi Wong voice (BMus'08)
Otto Tolonen guitar
Mikko Ikäheimo lute
Texts by William Shakespeare with contemporary music of Hans Werner Henze and historical music of Dowland, Campion, and Johnson.
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door

Fri Mar 9
UBC Contemporary Players
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE
Note: NEW DATE! Originally scheduled for Mon Mar 12 at 12:00 noon.

Fri Mar 9
UBC Symphony Orchestra
Winner of the 2018 UBC Concerto Competition
Carter Johnson piano *
Jonathan Girard conductor
Jaelem Bhate graduate assistant conductor
Bernstein Overture to Candide
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26 *
Nielsen Symphony No. 4 ‘The Inextinguishable’, Op. 29
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre or call 604-822-2697.
Save the date | Buy tickets

Visit our online concert calendar for updates and more upcoming events.
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Hot Sheet for the week of Feb. 20, 2018

“Distance doesn't exist, in fact, and neither does time. Vibrations from love or music can be felt everywhere, at all times.” ~ Yoko Ono

Kudos

Congratulations to DMA student Emily Logan and Faculty of Medicine student Danielle Olmstead whose abstract titled "Injury Management and Health Care Access in University-level Musicians and Athletes: A Comparative Study" was accepted as a Student Research Showcase Poster presentation at the 2018 PAMA (Performing Arts Medicine Association) International Symposium at Chapman University, Orange, California, USA, taking place June 30 – July 3, 2018. The project and research supervisor is Dr. Larry Frisch in the UBC School of Population and Public Health; Emily Logan is a student of Dr. Terence Dawson.

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Student Recitals Season!

Visit our student recitals calendar to explore upcoming FREE concerts by our extremely talented students. Student recitals are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Sun Feb 25
Cello Masterclass with Daniel Müller-Schott
Works by Messiaen, Bach, Franck, and Chopin.
Laine Longton, Sandra Espínola, Susie Jiwon Yoo, Judy Lou cello
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE
Presented by the Vancouver Symphony in partnership with the UBC School of Music.
Full list of repertoire and performers

Mon Feb 26
UBC Composers’ Concerts - CANCELLED
Please note the concert scheduled for Feb 26 has been cancelled.

Beyond the Gates

Wed Feb 21
Music@Midweek: Friends in Low Places
Jeremy Berkman trombone & David Brown bass
Owen Underhill Trombone Walking
Edward Elgar Duett for trombone and double bass
Frederick Schipizky Six Vignettes (excerpts)
Luciano Berio Psy                                                     
Bill Evans Interplay
Edward Top Together
Carla Bley Lawns
Brent Chauvin B n’ B Hotel
12:00 noon, KPU Langley Auditorium
FREE | More info

Warm Up for the Piano Concerto Competition with our Future Greats

Watch video: DMA student Evgenia Rabinovich helps us warm up for
The Robert & Ellen Silverman Piano Concerto Competition on March 2nd.

On the Horizon

Wed Feb 28   
Wednesday Noon Hours
Robert Silverman
piano
Chopin Scherzos, Nos. 1 – 4
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door
This concert is a re-imagining of a Wednesday Noon Hour recital Robert Silverman performed in the 1970s.
Save the date

Fri Mar 2
The Robert and Ellen Silverman Piano Concerto Competition at UBC
Witness the raw talent of our top piano students as they compete for a coveted spot performing with the UBC Symphony Orchestra!
Concertos by Beethoven, Mozart, Schumann, and Mendelssohn
Featuring UBC Music Students:
Shirley Cha, Aydan Con, Benjamin Hopkins, Thomas Pantea
Evgenia Rabinovich, Ayunia Saputro, Irene Setiawan, Sarah Tang

6:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE
Full list of repertoire


March 5–28
Early Music Month
From Medieval to Baroque
The UBC School of Music presents a month-long program of exciting Early Music concerts and recitals — featuring some of Vancouver's best Early Music musicians and up-and-coming performers.
Read more

Fri Mar 9
UBC Symphony Orchestra
Winner of the 2018 UBC Concerto Competition
Carter Johnson piano *
Jonathan Girard conductor
Jaelem Bhate graduate assistant conductor
Bernstein Overture to Candide
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26 *
Nielsen Symphony No. 4 ‘The Inextinguishable’, Op. 29
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre or call 604-822-2697.
Save the date

Visit our online concert calendar for updates and more upcoming events.
Monthly calendar view

Hot Sheet for the week of Feb. 13, 2018

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness?” ~ John Steinbeck

Kudos

Three School of Music personnel received Juno Award nominations: Alexander Weimann (Lecturer and Director of the Baroque Mentorship Program at UBC), alumna Jocelyn Morlock (MMus’96, DMA’02), and alumnus Fraser Walters (BMus’03)! Read more

Liel Amdour guitar (5th year BMus student) was awarded the 2018 Ben Steinberg Musical Legacy Award, presented annually by the Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto to a promising young Jewish artist. The award includes a cash prize of $2,500 as well as the opportunity to perform in recital.

Mia Gazley saxophone (5th-year BMus student) was awarded a 2018 Faces of Today Award from the UBC Student Leadership Conference. She was recognized for her outstanding leadership, and for her contribution to society on and off campus. Read more

Congratulations to everyone!

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Wed Feb 14
Wednesday Noon Hours
David Gillham violin, Eric Wilson cello, Richard Mingus horn
Julia Chien percussion, Corey Hamm piano
Amram Three Songs for Marlboro for Horn and Cello
Golijov Mariel (for cello and marimba)
Stephen Chatman Pender Harbour Suite for Violin, Cello and Piano
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door

Wed Feb 14
UBC Contemporary Players
2:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE
More info
Please note: New date and time! This concert was rescheduled from Fri Feb 16 at 12:00 noon.

Thu Feb 15
Tunes at Noon: The Jeff Groh Trio
Jeff Groh pianoJacques Forest bass, Jaelem Bhate drums
The trio will perform original compositions, as well as a selection of jazz standards, including Wayne Shorter's Footprints, and Miles Davis' Nardis.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE | Info & repertoire

Thu Feb 15
Colloquium Series
Michael Friedmann (Yale University)
“An Analytic Survey of Schoenberg's Piano Music: Interactions Between Performance and Analysis”
3:00 pm, Gessler Hall
FREE | Info & Abstract
Note: this event occurs on Thursday (rather than Friday).

Thu Feb 15
UBC Choirs: Unicornis Captivatur
University Singers, UBC Choral Union, UBC Chamber Choir
Graeme Langager conductor
Winnie Ho, Graduate Conducting Recital
Cathrie Yuen, Graduate Conducting Recital
Works by Mendelssohn, Mozart, Gabrieli, and more.
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre or call 604-822-2697.
Info & repertoire

Fri Feb 16   
Revenge of Bride of Son of Night of the Piano Concerto
Piano students of Corey Hamm
Concertos by Beethoven, Grieg, Ravel, and more
7:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE
Full list of repertoire & performers

Student Recitals Calendar
Visit our student recitals calendar for a list of upcoming FREE concerts by our extremely talented students! New events are posted online no sooner than two weeks before the date of performance. Student recitals are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Explore: Have you met "TRAVIS"?

 

Watch video: TRAVIS (Touch Responsive Augmented Violin Interface System) was created by UBC Music student Chantelle Ko as part of her minor in Music Tech under the supervision of Prof. Bob Pritchard.

Beyond the Gates

Sat Feb 17
Maestro! The Annual Conductors’ Concert
Vancouver Chamber Choir
Stephen Chatman Skidegate Love Song
Stephen Chatman Seattle Red  
Plus works by Duruflé, Bruckner, Mozart, and more.
8:00 pm, Dunbar Ryerson United Church
2195 W 45th Ave, Vancouver                      
Tickets & Info

Sun Feb 18
PEP (Piano and Erhu Project)
Nicole Ge Li erhu and Corey Hamm piano play a variety of pieces in preparation for their upcoming concert in Rotterdam.
Lukas Oickle Firewall
Stephen Chatman Remember Me, Forever
Roydon Tse Blues n’ Grooves
Plus works by Ye Xiaogang, Gao Ping, and Somei Satoh.
4:00 pm, St. Philip’s Anglican Church
3737 West 27th Ave, Vancouver
Tickets & info

Sun Feb 18
Chan Centre Presents
The Jazz Epistles: Abdullah Ibrahim with guest Terence Blanchard

Named “South Africa’s Mozart” by Nelson Mandela, pianist Abdullah Ibrahim was a pioneer of modern jazz, and remains a tireless initiator of new artistic projects. Arrive early to hear the newest ChanFare in the lobby! The ChanFare for Feb 18 is written by MMus composition student Carolyn Quick, and performed by Azura Quartet (comprised of UBC Music students Eric Toombs, Mo Miao, Haley Heinricks and Mia Gazley). ChanFares are commissioned by the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. They are written and performed by students from the UBC School of Music.
Main concert: 7:00 pm, Chan Centre | Tickets and info
Presented by the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Mon Feb 19
Jean Coulthard Readings
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
With Composer-in-Residence Jocelyn Morlock (MMus’96, DMA’02)
Named in honour of one of BC’s most beloved composers, the Jean Coulthard Readings give emerging BC composers the opportunity to have their work read by a professional orchestra.
D.I. Danny Choi A Battle Story (BMus student)
Matthieu Foresi The Hall of Fear
Jaelem Bhate (BMus’17, MMus student) Aura
Thomas Beckman (MMus’16) Parade of War
Carolyn Quick (MMus student) Through the Haze
Ramsey Sadaka (DMA student) Andromeda Fantasy
10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Orpheum Theatre (Smithe Street Entrance)
Free admission | More info
Presented by Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

On the Horizon

Wed Feb 28   
Wednesday Noon Hours
Robert Silverman
piano
Chopin Scherzos Nos. 1 - 4
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door
More info

 

Visit our online concert calendar for updates and more upcoming events.
Monthly calendar view

Hot Sheet for the week of Feb. 5, 2018

“I apologize, but I cannot help you with words. I am a composer and express myself with sounds.” ~ Arvo Pärt

Blog: Music & Entrepreneurship

“You don’t have to fit in a box!”

For the latest in the Music & Entrepreneurship series of our High Notes Blog, Debi Wong (BMus'08) speaks about opera’s potential to create spaces for underrepresented voices. Read more

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Student Recitals Calendar
Visit our student recitals calendar for a list of upcoming FREE concerts by our extremely talented students! New events are posted online no sooner than two weeks before the date of performance. Student recitals are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Tue Feb 6
Divisional Concert: Strings
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Wed Feb 7
Wednesday Noon Hours: Robert Cohen cello and Patricia Tao piano
Bloch From Jewish Life
Pärt Fratres for cello and piano
Shostakovich Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door
Event link

Wed Feb 7
Chamber Music Masterclass with Pianist Patricia Tao
Eva Toncheva violin, Susie Jiwon Yoo cello, Serina Mui piano
Samantha Kung violin and Derek Stanyer piano
Nellicia Klop violin and Noah Ha piano
Works by Mendelssohn, Brahms, and Grieg
1:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | Full list of repertoire

Wed Feb 7
Cello Masterclass with Robert Cohen
Oskar Falta cello, Charlotte Tyhurst cello
Matthew Yep violin, Eva Toncheva violin, Nina Weber viola, Susie Jiwon Yoo cello
Works by Rachmaninoff, Bach, and Piazzolla
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Room 113, Music Building
FREE | Full list of repertoire

Thu Feb 8
Tunes at Noon: Jaelem Bhate Trio
Jaelem Bhate pianoJacques Forest bass, Silas Friesen trumpet
An eclectic mix of old and new. Standards from the great American songbook alongside original compositions by Jaelem and Silas presented in an intimate trio setting.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE | More info

Fri Feb 9
Colloquium Series: Dr. Susan Lewis
Dean of Fine Arts and Professor of Musicology, University of Victoria
“A Feast for the Senses: The Use of Culinary Rhetoric in Music Books of the 17th Century”
12:00 noon, Gessler Hall
FREE | More info

Fri Feb 9
MOMENTous
UBC Symphony Orchestra and UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Music by David Maslanka & Richard Wagner
Featuring Jose Franch-Ballester clarinet and John Hines bass
Robert Taylor conductor
Jonathan Girard conductor
Narration by Sylvia L’Écuyer
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca in person at the Chan Centre or call 604–822–2697.
Full list of repertoire | Buy tickets

Feb 9 – 10
Cancelled: Piano Masterclasses and Lecture with Nelita True
Nelita True is unable to travel to Vancouver for the Dal Grauer Memorial Lecture Series due to health reasons. The masterclasses and lecture are cancelled.

Sat Feb 10
Lukas Mikolajczyk Piano Recital
2017 Vancouver International Music Competition Overall Prize Winner, Piano Category
Music by Chopin, Rachmaninoff, and Ravel
7:00 pm, Barnett Hall
Pre-concert talk at 6:15 pm
Presented by Canada International Arts & Music Society. Supported by UBC School of Music.
Info & tickets

Sun Feb 11
Kids Take Over UBC
It’s time for kids to rule at this fun-filled UBC arts festival for kids and families. With one all-access pass your family can attend Family Weekend activities at the Old Auditorium, Frederic Wood Theatre, MOA and Belkin Art Gallery all day!
11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Various locations
All-access passes: $15 – $60
Meet Cinderella and Friends
Members of the UBC Opera Ensemble
A performance is followed by stage tours, dress-up and make-up play for young audience members.
11:00 am – 12:00 noon, Old Auditorium
Watch video | View full schedule | Buy family or individual passes

Explore: Valentine's Day Warm-up with “Sanglots”: Chansons of Love and Loss

 

Watch videos from "Sanglots": Chansons of Love and Loss
J. Patrick Raftery tenor and Terence Dawson piano
Wednesday Noon Hours concert performed on Jan 10 2018.

Beyond the Gates

Thu Feb 8
Tea and Trumpets: Musical Legends and Fairy Tales
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
William Rowson conductor
Christopher Gaze host
Singers from the UBC Opera Ensemble
Rossini La Cenerentola: Overture
Plus works by Ravel, Mendelssohn, and more
2:00 pm, Orpheum Theatre
Presented by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. | Info & tickets

Fri Feb 9
Standing Wave Composition Workshop
Vancouver’s cutting edge chamber ensemble and advocate of Canadian music, Standing Wave workshops music by VAM composition students in the first of three collaborative events.
3:00 pm, Koerner Recital Hall, Vancouver Academy of Music
1270 Chestnut St, Vancouver
FREE | More info

On the Horizon

Tue Feb 13
Divisional Concert: Winds, Brass and Percussion
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Wed Feb 14
Wednesday Noon Hours
David Gillham violin, Eric Wilson cello, Richard Mingus horn
Julia Chien percussion, Corey Hamm piano
Stephen Chatman Pender Harbour Suite for Violin, Cello and Piano
Plus works by Amram and Golijov
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door
Full list of repertoire

Wed Feb 14
UBC Contemporary Players [New date and Time!]
2:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | Save the date
Please note: This concert was rescheduled from Friday Feb 16 at 12:00 noon.

Thu Feb 15
UBC Choirs: Unicornis Captivator
University Singers, UBC Choral Union, UBC Chamber Choir
Graeme Langager conductor
Winnie Ho, Graduate Conducting Recital
Cathrie Yuen, Graduate Conducting Recital
Works by Mendelssohn, Sisask, Mozart, Gabrieli, and more.
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre or call 604–822–2697.
Info & repertoire

 

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Hot Sheet for the week of Jan. 29, 2018

“Every kind of music is good, except the boring kind. ” ~ Gioachino Rossini

Kudos

Congratulations are in order for several of our talented students and alumni!

Two UBC Music alumni have been named to the shortlist for artistic director of the Vancouver Chamber Choir: Kathleen Allan (BMus'11) and John William Trotter (BMus'98). Read article

5th-year BMus student and saxophonist Mia Gazley won the Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble's Youth Soloist Competition! Mia will perform with PSWE at Evergreen Cultural Centre on June 9.

PhD candidate Antares Boyle won the Society for Music Theory's prestigious 2018 Dissertation Fellowship for her project “Formation and Process in Repetitive Post-Tonal Music.”

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Tue Jan 30
Divisional Concert: Keyboard
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Wed Jan 31   
Wednesday Noon Hours
Music for clarinet and whimsical sounds
Jose Franch-Ballester clarinet, Keith Hamel electronics
Keith Hamel Traces for Bb Clarinet and Interactive Electronics
Gómez-Soler Apocryphos for clarinet and tape (World Première)
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door
Event link

Wed Jan 31  
UBC Concert Winds: MEMENTOs
Christin Reardon MacLellan conductor
With Langley Fine Arts (guest ensemble)
Music from the British Isles
Grainger Ye Banks and Braes O’Bonnie Doon – Jacob Pope conductor
Plus works by Works by Vaughan Williams, Wood and Arnold
8:00 pm, Old Auditorium  
FREE | Info & repertoire

Thu Feb 1
Tunes at Noon
Jacob Seyer guitar (MMus'17)
Original compositions and arrangements by Jacob Seyer.
Tunes at Noon features performances in the foyer of the UBC Welcome Centre by UBC School of Music students and alumni.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE | More info

Thu Feb 1   
UBC Jazz Ensemble I
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Feb 1– 4      
Rossini La Cenerentola 
UBC Opera Ensemble    
Vancouver Opera Orchestra
Gordon Gerrard conductor, Nancy Hermiston director
Thu – Sat 7:30 pm, Chan Centre
Sun 2:00 pm, Chan Centre
$15–$45 | More info | Buy tickets

Fri Feb 2
Colloquium Series: Daniel Callahan (Boston College)
"Bernstein Conducting Himself"
11:30 am, Gessler Hall
FREE | Info & abstract

Fri Feb 2
UBC Goes to ITC: Fundraising Concert
Help the UBC Trumpet Ensemble travel to San Antonio, Texas to perform at the 43rd Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference.
7:30 doors (8:00 pm show), Barnett Hall
$10 | Info & tickets
Reception to follow

Sat Feb 3   
Harp Masterclass and Concert with Sasha Boldachev
Sasha Boldachev is a virtuoso harpist, composer and teacher from Russia.
Masterclass: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Barnett Hall
Concert: 7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
Masterclass Tickets: $10 general audience | More info
Concert Tickets: $25/$20 | More info
Presented in partnership with the West Coast Harp Society.

Sun Feb 4
Guitar Masterclass with the Beijing Guitar Duo
Yameng Wang and Meng Su guitar
10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Gessler Hall and Room 113, Music Building
Free to audit and open to the general public
More info


Student Recitals Calendar

Visit our student recitals calendar for a list of upcoming FREE recitals by our extremely talented students! Events are posted online no sooner than two weeks before the date of performance. Note: Student recitals are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Beyond the Gates

Mon Jan 29
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: Fantastique!
Bramwell Tovey conductor
Roger Cole oboe
Palmer Secret Arnold
Strauss Oboe Concerto in D Major
Berlioz Symphonie fantastique
8:00 pm, Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver
Presented by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
Tickets & info | Read Vancouver Sun article

Wed Jan 31
Music in the Morning: Tuning In With Robert Silverman
Eric Friesen speaks with the multi-talented pianist and raconteur Robert Silverman.
10:00 am, Vancouver Academy of Music
1270 Chestnut St, Vancouver
More info

Fri Feb 2
Colleen O'Connor Live at Trees
Pianist/singer/songwriter Colleen O'Connor plays an intimate set at one of Vancouver's treasured listening rooms.
8:00 pm, Trees Organic Coffee, 450 Granville St (at Pender)
Entry by contribution | More info

Explore: UBC Music Podcast — "On That Note"

 

Episode 2: "How 'situated' is your ear?"  Listen in browser
What does the music from Battlestar Galactica have in common with Balinese Gamelan? Host Graham MacDonald and ethnomusicologist Michael Tenzer discuss the different ways we hear, play, and define music.

On the Horizon

Tue Feb 6
Divisional Concert: Strings
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Wed Feb 7
Wednesday Noon Hours: Robert Cohen cello and Patricia Tao piano
Bloch From Jewish Life
Pärt Fratres for cello and piano
Shostakovich Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door | Event link

Wed Feb 7
Chamber Music Masterclass with Pianist Patricia Tao
1:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | More info

Wed Feb 7
Cello Masterclass with Robert Cohen
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Room 113, Music Building
FREE | More info

Cancelled: Piano Masterclasses with Nelita True (scheduled for Feb 9–10). Nelita True is unable to travel to Vancouver for health reasons. The masterclasses and lecture have been cancelled.

 

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Hot Sheet for the week of Jan. 22, 2018

“Ever up and onward.” ~ Billy Strayhorn

Kudos

Carlos Savall-Guardiola clarinet, Mia Gazley saxophone and Charlotte Tyhurst cello performed in the Royal Over-Seas League Scholarship Auditions in Barnett Hall on Saturday, Jan. 20.

Scholarship winner: Carlos Savall-Guardiola

This summer, Carlos will go to the UK to perform in London and in Edinburgh at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. He will also attend a UK Summer Music School, where he will receive lessons from prominent teachers from the UK. More info

Congratulations to Carlos, Mia, and Charlotte for their excellent performances!

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Tue Jan 23
Divisional Concert: Winds, Brass & Percussion
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Jan 23–26 | Rhythm Research Cluster Symposium

Exploring Musical Time Series
Modeling Rhythmic Complexity
Workshops and lectures by Dr. Ève Poudrier and guests (Dr. Peter Vuust and Dr. Nori Jacoby.) Info, abstracts & full schedule


PUBLIC EVENTS

Tue Jan 23
Lecture: Dr. Peter Vuust
Groove on the Brain: The Neuroscience of Rhythm
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Coach House, Green College
FREE

Thu Jan 25
The Jeff Groh Trio & Jaelem Bhate, with Dr. Nori Jacoby
Conversing Music: Rhythmic Coordination in Jazz Improvisation
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Piano Lounge, Graham House, Green College
FREE | Reception to follow

Fri Jan 26
Colloquium Series: Roundtable Discussion
Modeling Rhythmic Complexity: Challenges and Prospects
Nori Jacobi, Daniel Shanahan, Peter Vuust. Moderated by Ève Poudrier
12:00 noon – 12:50 pm, Gessler Hall, Music Building
FREE | Reception to follow

More info

Wed Jan 24
Wednesday Noon Hours
Beth Orson oboe, Alex Morris clarinet
Julia Lockhart bassoon, Andrew Mee horn
Bogdan Dulu (DMA'15) piano
Douglas Trio for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon
Mozart Quintet in E flat major for Piano and Winds, K. 452
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door
Event link

Thu Jan 25
Tunes at Noon
Ubuntu String Quartet

Folk tunes and popular songs
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE | Info & repertoire

Thu Jan 25
Guest Lecturer: Zsolt Bognár
Pianist and host of the internationally-popular "Living the Classical Life" series, Zsolt Bognár talks about his experiences giving in-depth interviews with some of the world’s most famous classical musicians.
12:00 noon – 1:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE and open to the public | More info

Fri Jan 26
Music on the Point: Concerts with Personality
Alan Matheson Trio
Alan Matheson piano, cornet, flugelhorn
Bruce Meikle bass, Craig Scott drums
Original compositions and jazz classics by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Stan Kenton, Milt Jackson and Jerome Kern plus arrangements of works by Irving Berlin, Igor Stravinsky and Jean Sibelius.
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
$20/$10 | More info | Buy advance tickets
A UTown@UBC Community Concert in partnership with the UBC School of Music.

Sun Jan 28   
BrassFest!
Masterclasses and performances for brass enthusiasts of all ages
Featuring Brass Legend, Virtuoso Soloist and World-Renowned Teacher Roger Bobo
Introducing BRAZZ: Derry Byrne, Brad Turner, Henry Christian, Tom Shorthouse, Jim Littleford trumpet
Rod Murray, Jeremy Berkman, Ellen Marple, Sharman King trombone
Nick Anderson, Laurel Spencer, Holly Bryan horn
Drew Dumas euphonium, David Sabourin tuba
Fred Stride, Paul Rushka, Bernie Arai, Martin Fisk rhythm section
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Registration and schedule details at music.ubc.ca/brassfest

Tue Jan 30
Divisional Concert: Keyboard
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Beyond the Gates

Wed Jan 24
KPU Music@Midweek concert series
Borealis String Quartet with Julia Nolan saxophone
Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla, Chick Corea, and more
12:00 noon, KPU Langley Auditorium, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
FREE | Event info

Jan 27 & 29
Fantastique!
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra (Jan 27 only)
Bramwell Tovey conductor
Roger Cole oboe
Berlioz Rakoczy March
Palmer Secret Arnold
Strauss Oboe Concerto in D Major
Berlioz Symphonie fantastique
Jan 27, 8:00 pm, Orpheum Theatre
Jan 29, 8:00 pm, Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver
Presented by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. | Tickets & info

Explore: Chamber Music Magic

Watch UBC Music students Nina Weber viola and Shirley Cha piano perform Rebecca Clarke’s Sonata for Viola and Piano

On the Horizon

Wed Jan 31   
Wednesday Noon Hours
Music for clarinet and whimsical sounds

Jose Franch-Ballester clarinetKeith Hamel electronics
Keith Hamel Traces for Bb Clarinet and Interactive Electronics
Saül Gómez-Soler Apocryphos for clarinet and (fantastical) sounds (World Première)
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door | Event link

Wed Jan 31   
MEMENTOs
UBC Concert Winds

Christin Reardon MacLellan conductor
With Langley Fine Arts (guest ensemble)
Music from the British Isles
Vaughan Williams Sea Songs
Grainger Ye Banks and Braes O’Bonnie Doon – Jacob Pope conductor
Wood Mannin Veen
Arnold Prelude, Siciliano and Rondo
8:00 pm, Old Auditorium  
FREE | Event link

Student Recitals Calendar

Our student recitals calendar has a list of upcoming FREE student recitals! Events are posted online no sooner than two weeks before the date of performance. Student recitals are subject to change/cancellation without notice.

 

Visit our online concert calendar for updates and more upcoming events.
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