Hot Sheet for the week of Mar. 4, 2019

"He who makes songs without feeling spoils both his words and his music." ~ Guillaume de Machaut

Early Music Month
March is Early Music Month at UBC! The UBC School of Music presents a month-long 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

Mon Mar 4  
UBC Early Music Ensembles
A concert of vocal and instrumental chamber music.
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
This concert is part of Early Music Month at UBC.

Tue Mar 5
Divisional Concert: Winds, Brass & Percussion
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall

Tue Mar 5 - NEW EVENT!
Brass Masterclass with Oto Carrillo
Utility Horn, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Room 113, Music Building
FREE | More info

Wed Mar 6
Wednesday Noon Hours

Vancouver’s new large brass jazz ensemble
Derry Byrne, Brad Turner, Henry Christian, Tom Shorthouse, James Littleford trumpets | Rod Murray, Jeremy BerkmanEllen Marple (BMus’08, MMus’10)trombones | Sharman King bass trombone | Laurel Spencer, Nick Anderson (BMus’07, MMus’09), Holly Bryan (MMus’14) French horns Justin Chiang euphonium (BMus'14) David Sabourin tuba (BMus'79) | Fred Stride piano | Paul Rushka bass | Bernie Arai drums | Martin Fisk (BMus’02) percussion
New arrangements of works by Fred Stride, Fats Waller, Bernice Petkere, and more.
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door (cash only) | Info & repertoire

Thu Mar 7
Tunes at Noon: Jaelem Bhate Trio
Howard Chi pianoJacques Forest bassSilas Friesen trumpet
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.

Fri Mar 8
Colloquium Series
Will Cheng (Associate Professor, Dartmouth College)
3:30 pm, Room 400B (4th Floor), Music Building
FREE | More info

Fri Mar 8   
Students of Jose Franch-Ballester & Corey Hamm
New works for clarinet and piano written by UBC composers
7:00 pm, Barnett Hall

Sun Mar 10   
Opera Tea Series
UBC Opera Ensemble
2:00 pm, Old Auditorium
$28 Adult | $23 Senior | $15 Student
Reservations required. Visit or call 604-822-6725.

Tue Mar 12
Divisional Concert: Keyboard
12:00 noon, 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

Beyond the Gates

Mar 7, 8 & 10
Vetta Chamber Music: Horn of Plenty
Jane Coop piano, Joan Blackman violin, Oto Carrillo horn
Harbison Twilight Music for Violin, Horn & Piano
Beethoven Violin Sonata in A major, Op. 12, No. 2
Brahms Horn Trio in E flat major, Op. 40
Mar 7 at 2:00 pm, West Point Grey United Church
Mar 8 at 7:30 pm, West Point Grey United Church
Mar 10 at 2:30 pm, Art Spring, 100 Jackson Ave, Salt Spring Island
Presented by Vetta Chamber Music.
Tickets & info at

Fri Mar 8
Early Music Vancouver
Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri
Alexander Weimann music director
Buxtehude Membra Jesu Nostri, plus works by Schütz and Hammerschimidt.
The Keio University Ensemble from Tokyo, directed by Nozomi Sato, joins local soloists, members of EMV and UBC’s Baroque Mentorship Orchestra, and Cappella Borealis, an early brass music ensemble with faculty members Alex Fisher and Jeremy Berkman, and alumni Ellen Marple (BMus’08, MMus’10) and Nathan Wilkes (DMA’97) performing sackbuts. The concert also features Jane Long (BMus’10), Debi Wong (BMus’08), Jacob Gramit (BMus’12), and Thomas Lamont (BMus student).
7:30 pm (Pre-concert talk at 6:45 pm), Christ Church Cathedral
Admission by donation. | Tickets & info
This event is part of Early Music Month.

Mar 9 & 10
Turning Point Ensemble: Words & Music
The program includes a new collaboration between poet Renée Saklikar and Owen Underhill, a new theatrical work by Rita Ueda based on Hemingway’s Old Man and the Sea with a libretto by Rod Robertson, and some witty and brilliant songs by the Mexican composer Silvestre Revueltas.
7:30 pm, Orpheum Annex
$20–$33 | Tickets & info

Thank you!

Thank you to all the talented musicians who auditioned at the UBC School of Music this weekend! There is a bright future ahead for the next generation of musicians and we're excited to be a part of it. Visit our Admissions Blog to learn more.

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