Hot Sheet for the week of Mar. 25, 2019

"My idea is that there is music in the air, music all around us; the world is full of it, and you simply take as much as you require." ~ Edward Elgar

Early Music Month
It's the final week of Early Music Month! The UBC School of Music presents a program of exciting Early Music concerts and recitals — featuring some of Vancouver's best Early Music musicians and up-and-coming performers. Read more

This week from the stages of UBC Music

Tue Mar 26
Divisional Concert: Winds, Brass & Percussion
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Mar 26
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Wed Mar 27
Wednesday Noon Hours: Friends in Low Places
David Brown bass & Jeremy Berkman trombone
with Christina Hutten harpsichord
Elgar’s wedding gift duet to a friend, and more.
Elgar Duett for Trombone and Double Bass 
Edward Top Together (2015)
Frescobaldi Selections from Arie Musicali, Book 1
Carmyn Slater (BMus student) The Encounter *
Carla Bley Lawns
Robert Humber (MMus student) The Ground Beneath Us *
Taylor Hall (BMus student) Night Tides *
Frederick Schipizky (BMus'74) Selections from Six Vignettes
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door (cash only) | Program info
*World Première
Note: Last Wednesday Noon Hours concert of the 2018–19 season!

Wed Mar 27   
UBC Early Music Ensembles
Bach Cantata Burlesque BWV 212
With soloists Jacob Gramit baritone (BMus'12) and Lucy Smith soprano(BMus'07)
Plus chamber music by Haydn, Leo, and others.
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | More info

Wed Mar 27
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Thu Mar 28   
UBC Jazz Ensemble I
With guest soloist Chad Makela baritone saxophone
Thad Jones Tiptoe
Cole Porter (arr. Rob McConnell) Easy To Love
Bob Brookmeyer Celebration Suite: Jig, Slow Dance, Remembering, Two And
Eero Koivistoinen Cuckoo’s Nest
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Thu Mar 28
Tunes at Noon: Micki Lee’s Trio
Micki-Lee Smith violin (BMus'18), Jacques Forest bass (BMus'18), James Dekker piano
Beloved fiddle tunes including celtic, bluegrass, swing, gypsy jazz, folk, country, and more.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
6163 University Blvd, UBC
FREE
 | More info
Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.

Thu Mar 28   
UBC Men’s and Women’s Choirs: Celebration
Demi ChaoTiffany ChenAndrea Ciona & Steven Hamilton graduate student conductors
Works by Veljo Tormis, The Arrogant Worms, Byron Smith, and more.
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | Info & repertoire

Fri Mar 29
UBC Early Music Ensembles
Bach Cantata Burlesque BWV 212
Performances by several chamber music groups.
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE | More info

Fri Mar 29
Art Song: Poetry, Sung and Played
Informal concert with short interactive commentaries. Graduate Song Interpretation students from UBC Opera, Voice, and Piano, facilitated by Prof. Rena Sharon.
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Gessler Hall
FREE

Fri Mar 29
Colloquium Series: Michael Tenzer
"Narrowing the Aperture: Focus on Cyclic Music"
3:30 pm, Room 400B (4th floor), Music Building
FREE

Fri Mar 29
UBC Bands: Scenes VI
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble
UBC Concert Winds

Robert Taylor conductor
Featuring Valerie Whitney hornLarry Knopp trumpetJeremy Berkman trombone
Norman Dello Joio Scenes from the Louvre
Michael Markowski City Trees
Bruce Carlson Toledo
Clifton Williams Symphonic Dance No. 3 “Fiesta”
John Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Michael Martin Hereafter Calls
H. Owen Reed La Fiesta Mexicana (includes a Mariachi band led by UBC Music students Jonathan López and Matheus Moraes)
7:30 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca or in person at the Chan Centre.

Fri Mar 29
Chamber Music Gamut
Some of the world’s most beautiful chamber music presented by fabulous young artists from the UBC School of Music Strings, Piano, Voice and Opera programs.
Music by Beethoven, Clarke, Brahms, Elgar, and more.
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | Info & repertoire

Sun Mar 31
Mark Anderson Studio Recital
Works from Bach to Bill Evans, including Bartok, Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Mozart and Rachmaninoff.
2:00 pm, Room 113, Music Building
FREE | More info

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

World Music Week

April 1–4
World Music Week
From West Africa to East Asia
Experience vibrant music from the School of Music’s African Dance, Korean Percussion, and Gamelan ensembles every day at noon, April 1st to 4th, 2019. All events are free and take place at Roy Barnett Recital Hall and/or the plaza outside the School of Music building. More info

Beyond the Gates

Fri Mar 29
Tour Send-Off Concert
University Singers

Graeme Langager conductor
Choir of Wellesley College
Bon voyage! The University Singers embark on a 10-day performance tour through Italy (April 26–May 6). Highlights include feature performances at St. Peter’s in the Vatican, St. Mark’s in Venice, and the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.
7:30 pm, St James Anglican Church (downtown)
Free admission (donations gratefully accepted to help offset tour costs)
More info

Sat Mar 30
Mozart for Myasthenia: A Benefit Concert
Andrew Dawes violin, Isabel Vila violin
Jason Ho (BMus'05) viola, Eric Wilson cello, Jane Coop piano
Mozart Sonata for violin and piano
Mozart String Quartet "Dissonant", K. 465
Mozart Piano Quartet in G Minor
7:30 pm, Koerner Recital Hall, Vancouver Academy of Music
$18–$40
Info & tickets
Prof. Emeritus Andrew Dawes is on the board of directors of Myasthenia Gravis Association of BC.

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