Hot Sheet for the week of Sept 19, 2017

“Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious.” ~ Jean Cocteau

Kudos

Standing Wave won the 2017 Western Canadian Music Award for Classical Artist/Ensemble of the Year at BreakOut West for their album New Wave. The ensemble includes UBC Music faculty members Vern Griffiths and Christie Reside, as well as alumni Allen Stiles (BMus'84, MMus'86) and AK Coope (BMus'90). The recording includes contributions from composer Michael Oesterle (BMus'92) and producer Will Howie (BMus'04).

This week from the stages of UBC Music

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

Wed Sept 20   
Wednesday Noon Hours: Celebrating 50 Years
Terence Dawson piano
Eric Wilson, Laine 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 Dr. John Sawyer, who played in the first Wednesday Noon Concert in this recital hall after the Music Building was completed in 1967.
Event Link

Special Offer!
Wednesday Noon Hours 2017–2018 Season Pass
This year is the 50th anniversary of concerts in the music building. To help mark the occasion, 2017–2018 Wednesday Noon Hour season passes are available for $50 (regular price: $70).19 concerts for $50 is a steal! Buy your pass at the door prior to a Wednesday Noon Hour concert.

Thu Sept 21
Tunes at Noon: Blary Pearson Duo
Alec Pearson guitar (MMus’14), Bernard Blary flute
Repertoire includes music by Bozza, Moyse, Machado and Piazzolla's Histoire du Tango.
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.

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
7:00 pm, Fairmont Social Lounge, St. John's College, 2111 Lower Mall
Reception at 6:00 pm | RSVP here
FREE and open to the public

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
$250 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Call 604-822-6725 to order tickets.
More info

Fri Sept 22
Graduate Colloquium Series
Professor Bell Yung, University of Pittsburgh
An Audience of One: The Private Music of the Chinese Literati
11:45 am, Gessler Hall
FREE and open to the public.

Sun Sept 24
WindFest! 2017: Flute and Clarinet
Guest Artists: Amy Porter flute and Jose Franch-Ballester clarinet
Guest lecturer: Michelle Anderson
Masterclasses, Concerts & Workshops
9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Music Building
Registration and schedule

On the Horizon

Tue Sept 26
Divisional Concert: Keyboard
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tues Sept. 26
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Wed Sept 27
Wednesday Noon Hours
Standing Wave

Christie Reside flute, AK Coope clarinet, Rebecca Whitling violin, Olivia Blander* cello, Allen Stiles piano, Vern Griffiths percussion (*Olivia Blander appears instead of Peggy Lee cello)
20th C Remix
Jared Miller (BMus'10) Guilty Pleasures based on John Adams' China Gates, plus works by Debussy, Cameron Wilson (BMus'88), Messiaen, John Korsrud (BMus'89) and Riley.
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door | Full repertoire list

Music on the Point: Lucas Wong piano (BMus'04) 
Fri Sept 29 | 7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
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2017–2018 Concert Calendar Errata List

Sept 21 · UBC Opera Ensemble Gala
Correction to ticket price: $250 (not $200)

Oct 13 · UBC Symphony Orchestra
Repertoire correction:
Respighi Fountains of Rome (not Pines of Rome)
Guest artist addition: Joseph Stepec guest conductor (Respighi)

Oct 25 · Wednesday Noon Hours
Performer replacement: André Lachance replaces bass player Adam Thomas in the Paul Keeling Quintet

Added event:
Nov 18 · Piano Masterclass with Paul Lewis
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Gessler Hall
FREE
Presented by the Vancouver Recital Society in partnership with the UBC School of Music.

Dec 2 · UBC Symphony Orchestra
Repertoire added:
Satie (orch. Debussy) Gymnopédie I & III

Mar 21 · Wednesday Noon Hours
DELETE: Arias by George Frideric Handel
 
Mar 23 · Music on the Point — Röntgen Trio
Repertoire added:
Brahms Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 8

Missing photo credit on page 15
Tuning Fork image photo credit:
Dina MacDougall