Hot Sheet for the week of Jan. 22, 2018

“Ever up and onward.” ~ Billy Strayhorn


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

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


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

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   
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

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

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
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   
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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