The UBC Early Music Ensemble is a mixed instrumental/vocal ensemble specializing in the performance of music from the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras.
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 anniversary, inspired by the image of a triangle: Dorothy Chang’s sparkling Points of Light leads to the shadows of Cindy Cox’s Mysterium Coniunctionis. The program […]
Part of World Music Week at the UBC School of Music UBC Chinese Music Ensemble Gloria Wong & Zhimin Yu, directors The UBC Chinese Music Ensemble performs a diverse range of regional Chinese music genres, including Jiangnan silk and bamboo music, traditional Cantonese music, folksong arrangements and contemporary orchestral pieces.
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 of a beautiful symphony of gongs, drums, and other percussion, and the music is full of syncopated melodies, layered textures, and unexpected shifts and transitions. […]
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, piano or string performance, or by using webcams, Kinects, Wiis, accelerometers, game controls, custom circuits, Arduinos, iPhones, iPads, or other tablets. Student presentations are for […]