The Chan Centre at 20

In the 20 years since it opened, in 1997, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts has inspired generations of talented young musicians to achieve their professional goals as musicians. Many dozens of UBC Music students have parlayed their experiences at the Chan into successful national and international careers. Explore UBC School of Music's long and vibrant relationship with the Chan Centre in the slideshow above.

Mozart – Requiem & Chatman – A Song of Joys

In honour of the 20th anniversary of the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, UBC Choirs and Symphony Orchestra perform Mozart's Requiem and Stephen Chatman's A Song of Joys on April 8th, 2017. With Drs. Graeme Langager and Jonathan Girard, conductors. Full event details here

Note: The performance begins at the 30:30 mark.

Arts on Air: An opera classic and teaching Indigenous texts

Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin was actually written for students, according to Hermiston, and not only demonstrates the lead characters’ singing strengths but also that of the chorus. Arts on Air spoke with some students about their characters, how they came to opera, and what it feels like to use their bodies as their instruments.

UBC Opera Thanks David Spencer Trustees

Kallie Clayton (Master's Student), Sheldon Baxter (BMus'14, MMus'15), and Alireza Mojibian (BMus'15, Master's Student) describe the amazing opportunities afforded to students in the UBC Opera Program, all thanks to the generous contribution from the David Spencer Endowment Encouragement Foundation.