Hot Sheet for the week of Sept 12 2017

“Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you're passionate about something, then you're more willing to take risks.” ~ Yo-Yo Ma

The UBC Music 2017–2018 concert season begins!

Read about how we are celebrating new faces, milestones, and special guests throughout the season.

Our printed concert calendars are available now! If you're not already on our list to receive a concert calendar in the mail, please send an email to with your full postal address.

Be sure to check out the School of Music online events calendar for the latest updates.

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

Sept 14–15 Thu & Fri · Conference on Rhythm: Entrainment and the Human-Technology Interface

Mediation of Tempo
Roger Mathew Grant, Wesleyan University
Thursday, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Dodson Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre

Who Grooves to What?
Differences in Guitarists’ & Drummers’ Metric Entrainment

Brad Osborn, University of Kansas
Friday, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Gessler Hall
This event is also part of the Graduate Colloquium Series.

Lecture-Demonstration: DJ Miss M
Friday, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Barnett Hall
Conference on Rhythm organized by Nathan Hesselink and the UBC Rhythm Research Cluster.

Sun Sept 17
Opera Tea Series
UBC Opera Ensemble
2:00 pm, UBC Botanical Garden
$28 Adult | $23 Senior | $15 Student
Reservations required. Tickets available online, or call 604-822-6725.

Tue Sept 19
Divisional Concert: Winds, Brass and Percussion
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall

On the Horizon

Wed Sept 20    
Wednesday Noon Hours
Celebrating 50 Years of Wednesday Noon Hour concerts in the Music Building

Terence Dawson piano
Eric WilsonLaine Longton, Oskar Falta cello
Popper Requiem for Three Cellos and Piano, Op. 66
Poulenc Aubade*
*with chamber orchestra conducted by Jonathan Girard
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door
This concert is dedicated to the memory of John Sawyer, who played in the first Wednesday Noon Concert in this recital hall after the Music Building was completed in 1967.
Event Link

Thu Sept 21
Graduate Colloquium Series: Prof. Bell Yung, University of Pittsburgh
Hong Kong's Folk Music and Local Culture: The Art of a Cantonese Blind Singer
Reception @ 6:00 pm
7:00 pm, Fairmont Social Lounge, St. John's College, 2111 Lower Mall
FREE and open to the public.
RSVP here

Thu Sept 21
UBC Opera Ensemble Gala
A benefit gala to support the UBC Opera Ensemble
James Westman baritone; Michael Colvin tenor
6:30 pm Reception | 7:00 pm Concert | 8:00 pm Dinner
The Westin Wall Centre, Richmond Airport Hotel
3099 Corvette Way, Richmond, BC
$200.00 Tickets must be purchased in advance. For info, or to order tickets, call 604-822-6725.
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Fri Sept 22
Graduate Colloquium Series: Prof. Bell Yung, University of Pittsburgh
An Audience of One: The Private Music of the Chinese Literati
Professor Bell Yung, University of Pittsburgh
11:45 am, Gessler Hall
FREE and open to the public.