Hot Sheet for the week of Oct. 2, 2017

“Music comes to me more readily than words.”  ~ Beethoven

Kudos

Morna Edmunson (BMus’81) has received an Alumni Builder Award from alumni UBC. The award was given “for her leadership and dedication to the choral music community in British Columbia, Canada, and internationally.” More info about UBC Alumni Builder Awards

UBC Music in the News

A basketball symphony? Meet the Canadian composer who's created a basketball symphony for the TSO.  "[...] I had this flashback to fourth grade gym class," Miller said.  "It was of my gym teacher telling us that Canadian James Naismith invented basketball." ~ Jared Miller (BMus'10) 
Read the CBC News article

This week from the stages of UBC Music

Mon Oct 2
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Tue Oct 3
Divisional Concert: Strings
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Oct 3
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Wed Oct 4
Wednesday Noon Hours: Anna Magdalena Kokits piano
Coast to Coast Tour: Celebrating Austrian and Canadian Music
Beethoven 32 Variationen in C-moll, WoO 80
Kerer Dla Rajun
Zemlinsky Fantasien über Gedichte von Richard Dehmel, Op. 9
Vivian Fung Kotekan from Glimpses
Toch Capriccetti, Op. 36
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door
Event Link | Read Ottawa Citizen article
Presented in partnership with the Austrian Cultural Forum and the Embassy of Austria and with support from Alexander Zemlinsky Fonds.

Vivian Fung's Glimpses: Kotekan will be performed by Anna Magdalena Kokits
at the Wednesday Noon Hour concert on Oct. 4, 2017

Thu Oct 5
Tunes at Noon
Jacob Seyer (MMus’17) and Deavyn West Seyer (current MA student)guitar and steel tongue drum
Original music written and improvised for guitar and steel tongue drum.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE | Event Link
Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.

Fri Oct 6
Graduate Colloquium Series
Dr. Brandon Konoval
The Disenchanted Flute? Max Weber and the Genealogy of Music
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm, Room 400B, Music Building
FREE

Fri Oct 6
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble & UBC Concert Winds
any MOMENT now
Robert Taylor conductor
Christin Reardon MacLellan conductor, UBC Concert Winds
Music (inspired) by Gabrieli, Sweelinck, Bach, Susato, Grainger, Léonin, Pérotin, and Nelson
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca or in person at the Chan Centre

Oct 6–8
Vancouver International Music Competition
The VIMC offers a worldwide platform for musical and cultural exchange and an opportunity for young musicians from around the world to perform. Jury members include Corey Hamm, Andrew Dawes, Nancy Hermiston, and Jocelyn Morlock.
Final Round · Oct 6–7
Oct 6, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Barnett Hall
Oct 7, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm, Barnett Hall
Info | Tickets
Gala Concert · Oct 8
The gala concert for the 2017 VIMC will feature performances by the talented competition winners, as well as a special guest performance by renowned pianist and VIMC jury member Sasha Starcevich.
Oct 8, 2:00 pm, Chan Centre Tickets
Organized by the Canada International Arts & Music Society and supported by the Canadian Music Centre.

Tue Oct 10
Divisional Concert: Winds, Brass and Percussion
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

On the Horizon

Wed Oct 11
Wednesday Noon Hours: "Sanglots" Chansons of Love and Loss
J. Patrick Raftery tenor
Terence Dawson piano
Featuring works of Bizet, Fauré, Duparc, Barber and Poulenc
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door
Full repertoire list

Thu Oct 12   
UBC Symphony Orchestra
Jonathan Girard conductor
Benjamin Hopkins piano (winner of the 2017 UBC Concerto Competition)
Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15
12:00 noon, Chan Centre
FREE

Fri Oct 13
UBC Symphony Orchestra
Jonathan Girard conductor
Joseph Stepec guest conductor (Respighi)
Benjamin Hopkins piano (winner of the 2017 UBC Concerto Competition)
Estacio Frenergy
Respighi Fountains of Rome
Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca or in person at the Chan Centre

In Our Community

Tue Oct 10
Vancouver International Film Festival: The Green Fog
This multi-experiential, visual and sound collage by award-winning filmmaker and cultural iconoclast Guy Maddin in collaboration with brothers Evan and Galen Johnson (The Forbidden RoomSeances) re-imagines Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo. Originally commissioned by SFFILM with support from Nion McEvoy and Stanford Live, this must-attend event features the world-renowned Kronos Quartet performing live the score composed by Jacob Garchik.
8:00 pm, The Centre for the Performing Arts (off-campus), 777 Homer Street (at Robson)
Tickets & info