UBC Bands: Hearts on Fire

Chan Centre for the Performing Arts 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver, British Columbia

Symphonic Wind Ensemble Robert Taylor conductor Concert Winds Jaelem Bhate conductor Join the Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Robert Taylor, conductor) and Concert Winds (Jaelem Bhate, conductor) for the UBC Bands season opener, featuring music by Cait Nishimura, Chris Pilsner, Viet Cuong, Julie Giroux, Percy Grainger and Freddie Mercury! PROGRAMME Cait Nishimura Intrinsic Light Chris Pilsner Dum […]

Free

UBC Bands: Ascent!

Chan Centre for the Performing Arts 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver, British Columbia

Symphonic Wind Ensemble Robert Taylor conductor Concert Winds Jaelem Bhate conductor Josh Rauw, Benjamin Vanderkruk, Maggie Whiteman Graduate Assistant Conductors PROGRAMME Florence Price/trans. Bocook Juba Dance Rosanno Galante Mount Everest Danielle Fisher Pathways Maurice Ravel/trans. Bocook Bolero Alex Shapiro Ascent Alex Shapiro Airborne from “Suspended” Joseph Schwantner …and the mountains rising nowhere Ottorino Respighi/trans. Kimura […]

Free – $20

Expanding the Early Cello Repertoire: Elinor Frey’s Performances and Research

Green College 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver, British Columbia

Early Music Vancouver at Green College Elinor Frey, Cellist, with special guest Natalie Mackie Coach House, Green College, UBC, and livestreamed Monday, December 12, 5-6:30 pm Join us for the third Early Music Vancouver event at Green College this academic year. Early Music Vancouver presents music in ways that are attentive to and inspired by styles, […]

Wednesday Noon Hours: Saxophilia Quartet

Roy Barnett Recital Hall (Music Building) 6361 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia

Julia Nolan, soprano saxophone, Kris Covlin, alto saxophone, David Branter, tenor saxophone, and Colin MacDonald, baritone saxophone, perform music from standard repertoire of classical saxophone quartet, to contemporary music, to jazz arrangements and lighter fare. The quartet’s appreciation of a diversity of music informs their choice of repertoire, which ranges from the standard repertoire of classical saxophone quartet, to […]

Free – $12

UBC Concerto Competition

Roy Barnett Recital Hall (Music Building) 6361 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia

Open to all UBC School of Music students, the annual Concerto Competition is an opportunity for young musicians to earn a coveted spot as a soloist with the UBC Symphony Orchestra. Competitors select virtuosic works that highlight their exceptional technical and expressive abilities as musicians.

Free

UBC Brassfest!

Roy Barnett Recital Hall (Music Building) 6361 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia

UBC School of Music BrassFest! returns! We are thrilled to present world-renowned hornist and brass pedagogue, Gail Williams, as our featured artist. Join us this year as we celebrate our 10th annual festival, with masterclasses, workshops and performances by Gail Williams and UBC faculty and students. Special group discount for schools: $10 (includes a free ticket for the teacher), email vwhitney@mail.ubc.ca for […]

Free – $27

Wednesday Noon Hours: Duo Concertante

Roy Barnett Recital Hall (Music Building) 6361 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia

Outstanding musicians, champions of new Canadian music, visionary artistic directors, and inspiring mentors, Duo Concertante have forged a musical legacy and strive to provoke thought and engagement through music in innovative ways. Violinist Nancy Dahn and pianist Timothy Steeves have built an international career with Duo Concertante. The duo’s name comes from the inscription over Beethoven’s “Kreutzer” sonata, “in stilo […]

Free – $12

Wednesday Noon Hours: Echoes and Embers

Roy Barnett Recital Hall (Music Building) 6361 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia

Clarinetist Jose Franch-Ballester and pianist David Fung present a program tittled “Echoes and Embers” exploring the intimate relationship between clarinet and piano. A concert conceived to be performed in its entirety without interruptions or applause between the works, thus creating a common thread between them that allows us to delve into the relationship of these works with each other. The concert […]

Free – $12