Stories of the Land

Stories of the Land

Stories of the Land is a concert focusing on Canadian Indigenous choral music and features many composers with ties to the Vancouver area. At the heart of the program is […]


UBC Arts Staff Choir Social

UBC Arts Staff Choir Social

Come spend an evening with the UBC Arts Staff Choir! On Thursday, May 16, the Arts Staff Choir will have a Social Night in the lobby of the Frederic Wood […]


Earth Day: The Heavy Metal Suite

Earth Day: The Heavy Metal Suite

Join world-renowned Axiom Brass quintet for an immersive, multi-media experience fusing contemporary classical, jazz, visuals and spoken word. Celebrate Earth Day with pieces that challenge you to explore the future […]


Thrive by the Fire

Start your Thrive journey at Thrive by Fire on Thursday, November 2 from 11 am- 2 pm at Lee Square (outside the UBC Bookstore) for an outdoor concert. This free drop-in-style pop-up […]


Seven Cautionary Tales for Publicly Engaged Humanities in 2023

Seven Cautionary Tales for Publicly Engaged Humanities in 2023

Join us for the first Faculty of Arts and Public Humanities Hub Noted Scholar Lecture. This event is held on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam peoples […]


UBC’s Ceremony for Remembrance Day

UBC’s Ceremony for Remembrance Day

Since the opening of the War Memorial Gym in 1951, The University of British Columbia has held a ceremony commemorating November 11. This year, 2023 will mark seventy-three years that […]


Tarot | UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Tarot | UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble

UBC Bands Symphonic Wind Ensemble Robert Taylor conductor PROGRAM: Hope Salmonson Rediscovery – world premiere Ralph Vaughan Williams Flourish for Wind Band J.S. Bach (arr. Holst/ed. Mitchell) Fugue à la Gigue – Michael […]


Jazz Ensemble rehearsal
Fred Stride, Director

UBC Jazz Ensemble

UBC Jazz Ensemble Director Benjamin Henriques will lead the UBC Jazz Ensemble through a fabulous program of big band classics to contemporary jazz pieces. Image: Takumi Hayashi


Jazz Ensemble rehearsal
Fred Stride, Director

UBC Jazz Ensemble

UBC Jazz Ensemble New Director Benjamin Henriques will lead the UBC Jazz Ensemble through a fabulous program of big band classics to contemporary jazz pieces. Image: Takumi Hayashi


UBC Choirs, Graeme Langager, Director

University Singers & Choral Union with Vancouver Brass Orchestra

UBC Choirs University Singers  Graeme Langager conductor UBC Choral Union Hyejung Jun conductor The award-winning UBC Choirs presents a powerful program of music featuring the beautiful voices of the University Singers, Choral Union, […]


UBC Symphony Orchestra

UBC Symphony Orchestra

UBC Symphony Orchestra Jonathan Girard conductor The UBC Symphony Orchestra (UBCSO) is a 90-member full symphony orchestra that performs symphonic works from the 18th century to the present day. It presents […]


A Canadian in Paris | UBC Bands

A Canadian in Paris | UBC Bands

UBC Bands Concert Winds Jaelem Bhate conductor Symphonic Wind Ensemble Robert Taylor conductor UBC Bands is distinguished by their high level of performance, creative thematic programming, and commitment to contemporary music through […]


UBC Symphony Orchestra

UBC Symphony Orchestra

UBC Symphony Orchestra Jonathan Girard conductor Featuring the winner from the UBC Concerto Competition, pianist Jaeden Izik-Dzurko. Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor The UBC Symphony Orchestra (UBCSO) […]


UBC Bands dress rehearsal, Robert Taylor, conductor

Charmed | UBC Concert Winds

UBC Bands Concert Winds Jaelem Bhate conductor UBC Bands is distinguished by their high level of performance, creative thematic programming, and commitment to contemporary music through commissions, premieres, and composer residencies. […]


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UBC Bang! Festival

where code and music meet UBC Music students perform electroacoustic music using computer instruments and audio/video processes. Students control these instruments and processes through gesture tracking of traditional instruments, dance, […]


Opera Tea: St. Patrick Meets Mozart

Opera Tea: St. Patrick Meets Mozart

An Opera Tea wishing you the luck of the Irish with greetings to the coming spring season. Join us for selections from Mozart’s Così fan tutte, and a soon-to-be-announced fourth opera. […]


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UBC WinterBang! Festival

where code and music meet UBC Music students perform electroacoustic music using computer instruments and audio/video processes. Students control these instruments and processes through gesture tracking of traditional instruments, dance, […]


Opera Tea: A Sneak Peek at The Cunning Little Vixen and More

Opera Tea: A Sneak Peek at The Cunning Little Vixen and More

This Opera Tea offers a sneak peek of our upcoming production of The Cunning Little Vixen, as well as arias from some of our students preparing for competitions! Enjoy this concert […]


Wednesday Noon Hours- Visions of Light and Dark

Wednesday Noon Hours- Visions of Light and Dark

The program begins with Reena Esmail’s ethereal and tender Saans (Breath), with its Indian-inspired improvisatory writing. This is followed by 2 short works commissioned by the Trio for its 20th […]


Wednesday Noon Hours- Invisible Cities

Wednesday Noon Hours- Invisible Cities

Celebrated duo Marina Thibeault and Janelle Fung delight international audiences with their spellbinding performances and engaging presence. They will perform a compelling program for viola and piano which includes works […]


Wednesday Noon Hours- J.S. Bach: Das Orgelbüchlein

Wednesday Noon Hours- J.S. Bach: Das Orgelbüchlein

Rescheduled from Jan 17. J.S. Bach’s monumental Orgelbüchlein (BWV 599−644) is a collection of 46 Lutheran chorale preludes for organ, spanning the entire traditional liturgical year. As Bach composed these […]


Wednesday Noon Hours- David Kaplan

Wednesday Noon Hours- David Kaplan

This program involves three interrelated commissions by Christopher Cerrone, Anthony Cheung, and Andrea Casarrubios, around which I’ve developed a “quasi una fantasia” program theme, featuring almost-improvised works connected and interspersed with […]


Wednesday Noon Hours- Eckhardt-Gramatté National Competition 2023 Winner’s Tour: McKenzie Warriner

Wednesday Noon Hours- Eckhardt-Gramatté National Competition 2023 Winner’s Tour: McKenzie Warriner

McKenzie Warriner is a Saskatchewan-born and raised/Toronto-based soprano acclaimed for her interpretation of music spanning from the Baroque to the Avant-garde. Particularly committed to singing the works of living composers, […]


One, Two, Trio! With Alan Matheson

One, Two, Trio! With Alan Matheson

One Two, Trio is comprised of three proponents of brass instruments and chamber music; Katherine Evans (Trumpet), Valerie Whitney (French Horn), and Jeremy Berkman (Trombone). Founded initially during the pandemic […]


UBC Gamelan Ensemble 
World Music Week
Michael Tenzer, director

UBC World Music Ensemble: Balinese Gamelan

UBC Balinese Gamelan Ensemble Putu Swaryandana, artist-in-residence Michael Tenzer, director Oscar Smith, assistant The UBC Balinese Gamelan ensemble performs the rich and dynamic Gamelan music of Bali Indonesia. The ensemble is made up […]