Hot Sheet for the week of Feb. 11, 2019

"The stories we love best live in us forever." ~ J.K. Rowling

This week from the stages of UBC Music

Tue Feb 12
Divisional Concert: Strings
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall

Wed Feb 13
Wednesday Noon Hours
David Jalbert piano
Works by Bach, Fauré, Liszt and Prokofiev.
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall | Info & repertoire
$5 at the door (cash only)

Thu Feb 14   
UBC Jazz Ensemble I
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall

Thu Feb 14
Tunes at Noon
Genesis Trio
Jonathan López clarinetNina Weber viola, Markus Masaites piano (UBC Music students)
Works by Mozart, Beethoven and Schickele.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
6163 University Blvd, UBC
 | Info & repertoire
Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.

Thu Feb 14
Piano Masterclass with David Jalbert
Works by Beethoven, Grieg, Chopin and Rachmaninoff
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Room 113, Music Building
FREE | Repertoire & performers

Fri Feb 15
Colloquium Series
Anne Danielsen (University of Oslo)
"The impact of digitization on rhythm and groove in African-American popular music"
3:30 pm, Room 400B (4th Floor), Music Building
FREE | Info & abstract

Fri Feb 15
UBC Choirs: Stories
University Singers Chamber Choir | UBC Choral Union
Graeme Langager conductor 
Demi Chao, Tiffany Chen & Andrea Ciona graduate student conductors
Eric Whitacre Five Hebrew Love Songs (featuring UBC Music students Eleanor Yu violin Edward Park piano)
Graeme Langager I Will Lift Mine Eyes
Jen McMillan Don't Be Afraid (an anti-bullying anthem dedicated to Scott Jones)
...and much more!
7:30 pm, Chan Centre | Info & repertoire
$8 available at or in person at the Chan Centre

Sun Feb 17
Kids Takeover UBC
Family Day Weekend Events at UBC
Kids Takeover UBC is a full day festival celebrating children and the arts.
10:00 am Fairytale characters, stage tours and dress up — Old Auditorium
11:00 am Instrument Petting Zoo: Session 1 — Start in Barnett Hall
12:45 pm Concert with Thunderbird Brass Quintet — Barnett Hall
1:30 pm Instrument Petting Zoo: Session 2 — Start in Barnett Hall
Family Pass: $40 | Full day schedule & pass purchase:
Petting Zoo presented in partnership with Tom Lee Music.

Sun Feb 17
Chan Centre Presents
Bobby McFerrin: Circlesongs
Voice virtuoso Bobby McFerrin leads fellow musicians and the audience on an improvisational journey exploring the full spectrum of the human voice. Also featuring Gimme5 and local ensemble musica intima. 

  • Arrive early to hear the newest ChanFare in the lobby. The ChanFare for Feb 17 is composed by UBC Music student Ivan Salazar and performed by Thunderbird Brass (UBC Music students Matheus Moraes trumpet, Silas Friesen trumpet, Kristin Ranshaw horn, Kevin Jackson trombone, Takami Hayashi tuba). 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
More info | Sold out!
Presented by Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Tue Feb 19
The Singer Behind the Song
Eric Owens
1:00 pm, Old Auditorium
$28 Adult | $23 Senior | $15 Student
For tickets visit 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.

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

Kids Takeover UBC

Step aside, grown-ups – the kids are back in business at UBC on Sunday Feb. 17th!  They’ll be taking over social media, leading museum tours and teaching hands-on workshops! It's guaranteed to be a fun-filled day for the entire family. What’s new this year? You get to touch, try and sound some real musical instruments. Learn more

For further details and complete listings:
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