Hot Sheet for the week of Nov. 26, 2018

“The art of music above all the other arts is the expression of the soul of a nation.” ~ Ralph Vaughan Williams

Special event: Start the holiday season with peace

University Singers | UBC Choral Union | UBC Symphony Orchestra
Poulenc Gloria | Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem
Sat Dec 1, 2018 at 7:30 pm | Chan Centre | Tickets

This week from the stages of UBC Music

Tue Nov 27
Divisional Concert: Strings
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall

Tue Nov 27
Guitar Masterclass with Daniel Bolshoy
4:30 pm, Room 302, Music Building
FREE and open for the public to attend.
Presented by the Vancouver Classic Guitar Society and UBC School of Music.

Wed Nov 28   
Concert at the Belkin
UBC Contemporary Players

Celebrating the Belkin Art Gallery’s current exhibition Beginning With the Seventies: Collective Acts.
Works by Rzewski, Stephen Chatman, Kurtág, Somers, Bissell, and Nobles.
2:00 pm, Belkin Art Gallery
FREE | Performers & repertoire

Fri Nov 30
Colloquium Series
Dr. Brandon Konoval (UBC School of Music)
"Music and The Book of Nature: Vincenzo Galilei on the Conundrum of Musical Consonance."
3:30 pm, Room 400B
4th floor, Music Building

Sat Dec 1
Tuba Masterclass with Patrick Sheridan
11:30 am, Barnett Hall

Sat Dec 1
Piano Students of Mark Anderson
Performing three centuries of Piano Music in two hours
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | Info & repertoire

Sat Dec 1
University Singers, UBC Choral Union, UBC Symphony Orchestra
Jonathan Girard conductor
Poulenc Gloria
Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem
Soloists: Sodam Lee soprano and Ian Burns baritone
With special guest UBC President Prof. Santa J. Ono cello
7:30 pm, Chan Centre
$25 Adults | $15 Students
Tickets available in advance at, in person at the Chan Centre Ticket Office, or call 604-822-2697.

Sun Dec 2   
UBC Percussion Ensemble
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall

Student recitals
Visit our student recitals calendar to explore upcoming FREE concerts by our talented students! Note: These events are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Calendar view | Mobile-friendly calendar

Watch video | Watch the UBC Symphony Orchestra performance of slippages by Deborah Carruthers held on Oct. 5, 2018 at the Chan Centre.

High Notes: Improvising the music of glaciers
An interview with Jonathan Girard and artist Deborah Carruthers discusses slippages, an exciting new collaboration that tackles climate change from an unusual angle.

Beyond the Gates

Fri Nov 30
Christmas Carol Sing Along Service
With the Little Mountain Brass Band
Jim Littleford director/conductor
7:00 pm, St. Andrews Wesley Church, 1022 Nelson Street, Vancouver
Admission by donation
More info

On the Horizon

Wed Dec 5
The Singer Behind the Song
Angela Meade guest artist
1:00 pm, Old Auditorium
$28 Adult | $23 Senior | $15 Student
Tickets available at or call 604-822-6725.
Presented in partnership with the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. Sponsored by The Sonya and Charlotte Wall Arts Fund, the Yulanda Faris Opera Coach Fund, UBC Opera, and the UBC Faculty of Arts. Piano generously sponsored by Showcase Pianos.
More info

For further details and complete listings, please visit:
Concerts & Events Calendar | Monthly calendar view

Music Venue Key

Barnett HallRoy Barnett Recital Hall in the Music Building | 6361 Memorial Road | (prior to 2010: Recital Hall) 
Gessler Hall: Room 116 in the Music Building | 6361 Memorial Road
Old AudOld Auditorium — across from the Music Building | 6344 Memorial Road
Chan CentreChan Centre for the Performing Arts | 6265 Crescent Road