Hot Sheet for the week of Apr. 9, 2018

"Music is the shorthand of emotion.” ~ Tolstoy


Congratulations are in order for several UBC Music students who won prizes in the 2018 Friends of Chamber Music Competition!

First Place (Senior Division)
Matthew Yep violin
Eva Toncheva violin
Nina Weber viola
Susie Jiwon Yoo cello
Piazzolla Tango Ballet for String Quartet (1956)
This ensemble also won the "Audience Prize" (Senior Division), decided by ballot of those in attendance.

Second Place (Senior Division)
Matthew Yep violin
Jessica Tovey violin
Wennie Wei viola
Susie Jiwon Yoo cello
Charlotte Tyhurst cello
Schubert String Quintet in C Major, Op. 163, D. 956, 4th mvt.

The competition was adjudicated by Andrew Dawes.

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Mon Apr 9
UBC Composers’ Concerts
Works by UBC Music students Ivan Salazar Gonzàlez, Michael Kirchmayer, Riley Koenig, Carolyn Quick, Roan Shankaruk, Jon Bogert, and Robert Humber.
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall  

Thu Apr 12
Tunes at Noon
Alec Pearson guitar (MMus'14)
UBC Music alumnus and instructor Alec Pearson performs repertoire TBA.
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 | Info & Repertoire
Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.

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

Sun Apr 15
Chan Presents: Daymé Arocena and Roberto Fonseca
Arrive early to hear the newest ChanFare in the lobby! The ChanFare for April 15 is composed by UBC Music student Mariah Meenie, and performed by Azura Quartet (Eric Toombs soprano sax, Mo Miao alto sax, Haley Heinricks tenor sax, Mia Gazley baritone sax). ChanFares are commissioned by the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. They are written and performed by students from the UBC School of Music.
Main concert: 7:00 pm, Chan Centre
Info & tickets

Student Recital Season!

Student recital season has kicked into high gear! Visit our student recitals calendar to explore upcoming FREE concerts by our talented students. These events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Seize the Moment: UBC Bands Webcast

Watch video: In case you missed it, UBC Bands (featuring J. Patrick Raftery tenor) performed on April 6, 2018 at the Chan Centre. Watch the full concert here.

Beyond the Gates

Apr 11, 12 & 15
VSO Chamber Players: Tombeau, Trio & "2"
Christie Reside flute, Beth Orson oboe
Michelle Goddard clarinet, Sophie Dansereau bassoon
Russell Rybicki horn, Karen Gerbrecht violin
Aaron McDonald percussion, Yi Zhou violin
Luke Kim cello, Chiharu Iinuma piano
Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin
Keeril Makan "2"
Chausson Piano Trio in G minor
Apr 11 & 12 at 7:30 pm, Pyatt Hall
Apr 15 at 2:00 pm, Pyatt Hall
843 Seymour St, Vancouver
Info & Tickets

Fri Apr 13
Saxophilia CD Release Concert
Julia Nolan soprano saxophone, Kris Covlin alto saxophone
David Branter tenor saxophone, Colin MacDonald baritone saxophone
Music by Peter Hannan, John Burke, Dorothy Chang, and Colin MacDonald (BMus'93).
8:00 pm, Murray Adaskin Salon, CMC Vancouver Creative Hub
837 Davie Street, Vancouver
$20 concert and CD / $10 concert only
Info & Tickets

Sat Apr 14
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Crepuscular, Luminous
PEP (Piano and Erhu Project)
William Rowson conductor
Nicole Ge Li erhu, Corey Hamm piano
Crepuscular, Luminous highlights cool, nocturnal, and glistening sounds, including a brilliant world premiere concerto for the Piano and Erhu Project by Dorothy Chang and HK Gruber’s Zeitfluren, a piece that's both creepily macabre and scintillating.
Helen Grime A Cold Spring
Dorothy Chang Gateways: Concerto for piano and erhu soloists (World Première)
Kevin Lau Nocturne and Toccata
HK Gruber Zeitfluren (Vancouver Première)
7:30 pm, Annex, 823 Seymour St
Info & Tickets

Sat Apr 14
Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem
Amabilis Singers — Ramona Luengen (BMus’83, MMus’86) artistic director
Featuring pianist Jane Coop
Jennifer Driscoll-Holmes soprano
George Roberts baritone (BMus'85)
8:00 pm, New Westminster Christian Reformed Church
8255 13th Ave, Burnaby
Info & Tickets

On the Horizon

Wed Apr 18   
Bang! Festival      
Interactive Computer Music
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
Bang! Festival Concert & Capstones
Interactive Music and Dance

7:30 pm, Barnett Hall

Visit our online concert calendar for updates and more upcoming events.
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