Hot Sheet for the week of Mar 27, 2017

UBC Music Hot Sheet | March 27, 2017

“I don't like confrontation; I just like to sing.” ~ Sondra Radvanovsky

Student Recitals...

Witness the emerging talent at UBC Music as we wait for spring flower buds to bloom! Student recital season continues with solo and chamber music recitals presented by our performance majors as part of their degree requirements. Admission is FREE! New recitals are posted on our online events calendar every other week. Student recitals are subject to change / cancellation without notice.

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music...

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

Tue Mar 28
Divisional Concert: Wind, Brass and Percussion
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Mar 28 & Mar 29
UBC Early Music Ensembles: Fandango!
Music from Baroque Spain, Italy, and France
Featuring the Baroque Mentorship Orchestra
Alexander Weimann director
Tue Mar 28, 8:00 pm, Barnett Hall
Wed Mar 29, 12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Wed Mar 29
The Singer Behind the Song: Opera and Conversation
Sondra Radvanovsky guest artist
UBC Opera Ensemble
12:00 noon – 4:00 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE but registration required. Call 604-822-6725 to register.
Presented in partnership with the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies.
Please note: DATE CHANGED from Sat April 1. TIME CHANGED from 1pm. LOCATION CHANGE from Peter Wall Mansion.
Schedule & info

Wed Mar 29
Concert at the Belkin: UBC Contemporary Players
Paolo Bortolussi
and Corey Hamm directors
Inspired by the exhibitions To refuse/To wait/To sleep and M&A, the concert will showcase original compositions written specifically for the ensemble by UBC Music composers, as well as a new improvised work developed through workshops with visiting artist Douglas Finch.
2:00 pm, Belkin Art Gallery
FREE
More info

Thu Mar 30
Jazz Ensemble I
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Thu Mar 30
Tunes at Noon
Marissa Ng piano
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.

Fri Mar 31
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble  
(Un)Plugged

Works by Bates, Bryant, Mackey and Whitacre.
12:00 noon, Chan Centre
FREE
Info and repertoire

Fri Mar 31
Graduate Colloquium Series: Alexander Weimann
Prescriptive or Descriptive? Exploring the Relationship Between Score and Performance
3:30 pm, Gessler Hall
FREE
Note: Location change from Room 400B to Gessler Hall.
Presented by Pacific Baroque Orchestra.

Fri Mar 31
UBC Choirs: Spring Concert
University Singers, Chamber Choir, UBC Women’s Choir, and UBC Men’s Choir
Graeme Langager Director of Choral Activities
Featuring UBC’s graduate student conductors
Andrew Bortz Requiem (World Première)
Plus repertoire by University Singers for their upcoming tour of England and Ireland.
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca or in person at the Chan Centre.  UBC Music faculty, staff, and students: Use your promo code! (Student Number or Faculty Staff ID Number).
More info

Sat Apr 1
UBC Bands: (Un)Plugged
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble
UBC Concert Winds
Robert Taylor
Director of Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Christin Reardon MacLellan Director of Concert Winds
Works by Bates, Bryant, Mackey, Newman, Shapiro, and Whitacre.
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca or in person at the Chan Centre. UBC Music faculty, staff, and students: Use your promo code! (Student Number or Faculty Staff ID Number).
More info

Mon Apr 3
Contemporary Players
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Mon Apr 3
Divisional Concert: Voice
Please note this concert has been cancelled.

Mon Apr 3
Violin Masterclass with Henning Kraggerud
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Gessler Hall
FREE
Presented by the Vancouver Symphony in partnership with the UBC School of Music.

Tue Apr 4
Divisional Concert: Strings
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Apr 4     
Woodwind and Brass Chamber Ensemble Showcase Concert
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE

Beyond the Gates...

Sun Apr 2
Little Mountain Brass Band
James Littleford director
Brass Blast: Celebrating 150 years of British Music for Brass Band
2:30 pm, Mount Seymour United Church
1200 Parkgate Ave, North Vancouver
Admission by donation
More info

On the Horizon...

Sat Apr 8
A Song of Joys: Celebrating The Chan Centre at 20
UBC Symphony Orchestra
University Singers
UBC Choral Union       
Jonathan Girard conductor*
Graeme Langager conductor^
Liz Harris soprano^, Ben Shaw countertenor^, Ian Bannerman tenor^, Stephen Duncan bass^, Julia Chien timpani*, Aaron Graham percussion*
A special event to mark the 20th anniversary of the Chan Centre opening concert
Mozart Requiem^
Chatman A Song of Joys*
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.