Join us for our Summer Pop-Up Concerts at UBC Robson Square! We're bringing our most talented students to perform for you right in the heart of downtown every Thursday in July.
The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, in collaboration with Musqueam, are thrilled to announce the new, inaugural festival, ʔəm̓i ce:p xʷiwəl (Come Toward the Fire). Held on September 17 – 18, 2022, the festival will be an Indigenous-led celebration of creativity, culture and community. The gathering will showcase the voices of Indigenous artists, performers, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for […]
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 […]
UBC School of Music WindFest returns! We are thrilled to present clarinettist, Chad Burrow (University of Michigan) as our featured artist. ALSO FEATURING UBC WOODWIND FACULTY: Brenda Fedoruk flute Christie Reside flute Paolo Bortolussi flute Geronimo Mendoza oboe Jose Franch-Ballester clarinet Michelle Anderson clarinet Ingrid Chiang bassoon Julia Nolan saxophone Join us this year as we celebrate our annual festival, with masterclasses, workshops and performances […]
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 […]
FARSA MUSICALE IN FOUR ACTS SUNG IN ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SURTITLES Nino Rota composer Nino Rota, Ernesta Rota Rinaldi librettists UBC Opera Ensemble UBC Symphony Orchestra Jonathan Girard conductor Nancy Hermiston director The Florentine Straw Hat (Il cappello di paglia di Firenze) is an exhilarating comedy based on the famous nineteenth-century French farce which inspired René Clair’s classic silent film An Italian […]