Concerts & Events

Saxophone students from the studio of Wendell Clanton perform in a class recital.




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September 2014

19 Fridaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring School of Music students.
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( Admission by donation )

20 Faculty Concert Series: Re-Birth of the Cool @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Patrick Boyle, trumpet & guitar
With guests:
Monik Nordine, alto saxophone
Wendell Clanton, baritone saxophone
Marc Patsula, horn
Ian McDougall, trombone
Eugene Dowling, tuba
Ross MacDonald, double bass
Kelby MacNayr, drums
Tom Vickery, piano

Celebrating the 65th anniversary of the Miles Davis, Gil Evans and Gerry Mulligan Birth of the Cool sessions, Boyle plays innovative arrangements from these classic charts as well as duos with Victoria trombonist, Ian McDougall.
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( $18 regular / $14 students, seniors & alumni
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21 Emerging Artists Alumni Series @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm

A new concert series showcasing the diverse talents of School of Music alumni. This concert brings together Classical and folk traditions, with violist Sarah Tradewell (B.Mus ‘14) and chamber-folk band West My Friend featuring Eden Oliver (B.Mus ‘08), Jeff Poynter (B.Mus ‘11) and Alex Rempel (B.Mus ‘12).
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26 Fridaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring School of Music students.
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28 Faculty Concert Series: Suzanne Snizek, flute @ 2:30pm - 4:30pm

With Bruce Vogt, piano and Anne Grimm, soprano
Featuring music by Mel Bonis, Charles Koechlin, Kaija Saariaho and J.S. Bach as well as Yuko Uebayashi’s Sonata for flute and piano.
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( $18 regular / $14 students, seniors & alumni
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30 TuesdayTalks: Getting Organized @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

School of Music faculty offer tips for organizing and balancing a busy schedule.
With Dr. Susan Lewis Hammond, Alexandra Pohran Dawkins, and Arthur Rowe.

An accomplished scholar, author of two books, and recipient of two multi-year SSRHC grants, Dr. Lewis is Director of the School of Music.

Former principal oboist of the National Ballet, Canadian Opera Company and Symphony Nova Scotia, oboist, Alexandra Pohran Dawkins is active as a soloist, chamber musician and improviser.

Internationally renowned piano soloist and chamber musician, Arthur Rowe, is Artistic Director of Victoria Summer Music Festival, and The Jeffrey concerts, London, Ontario.

All students welcome! Bring your lunch.

( Free admission )

October 2014
02 9th Annual Lafayette Health Awareness Forum @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Building Happier, Healthier Lives
Featuring guest speaker, Dr. John Helliwell, Co-Director of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) program on Social Interactions, Identity, and Well-Being.

All seats are now reserved for this forum and registration is closed.
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( Free admission )

03 Fridaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Featuring School of Music keyboard students.
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07 TuesdayTalks: Behind the Scenes @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

The professional etiquette essential to a life in the music business
With School of Music faculty Louis Ranger, Kurt Kellan, and Dr. Patrick Boyle

Louis Ranger has performed with such orchestras as the New York City Ballet, the New York City Opera, Radio City Music Hall, the Boston Symphony, the Berlin Philharmonic, and the New York Philharmonic.

Kurt Kellan has appeared with many orchestras including the New York City Ballet, American Theatre Ballet, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

Patrick Boyle has been referred to as “one of Canada’s top trumpet players and jazz musicians” by CBC Radio.

All students welcome! Bring your lunch.

( Free admission )

08 Guest Recital & Masterclass: Aaron Wilson, trombone @ 11:00am - 1:00pm

Trombonist Aaron Wilson is Assistant Professor of Low Brass at the Brandon University School of Music. He will perform Fantasy for Trombone by Malcolm Arnold, An Unaccompanied Sonata by C.P.E. Bach/arr. Ralph Sauer, and Basta by Folke Rabe, followed by a masterclass with School of Music trombone students.

( Admission by donation )

10 Fridaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Featuring School of Music string students.
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11 Guest Masterclass: Roland Dyens, guitar @ 10:00am - 1:00pm

Roland Dyens is recognized both as one of the most prominent classical guitarists of his generation and an important composer and arranger. Known for his extraordinary capacity for improvisation, Dyens teaches at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris.

( Free admission )

14 TuesdayTalks: Finding a Balance @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Passion, Perfectionism and Stress
Presented by Joan Dosso, BMus, UVic, Flute; MMus, Western Washington, Choral Conducting; MA, St. Stephen’s College, Edmonton, Counseling Psychology.
All students welcome! Bring your lunch.

( Free admission )

17 Fridaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Featuring School of Music guitar students.
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17 University of Victoria Wind Symphony @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Fanfare for a New Era
Dr. Gerald King, conductor


Performing:
Jack Stamp – Fanfare for a New Era
Luigi Zaninelli – The Castle of Saint Angelo
John Philip Sousa/ed. Bourgeois – Looking Upward Suite
Charles Duble – Bravura
Others TBA

Tickets complimentary for UVic students with valid ID, if reserved up to 48 hours in advance, or $5.00 at the door. $5 tickets are available for students in grade 12 or under if reserved up to 48 hours in advance. Accompanying parents & guardians also qualify for $5 pricing.

( $15 regular / $10 seniors & alumni / $5 students
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18 Faculty Concert Series: Alexander Dunn, guitar @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Virtuoso guitarist Alexander Dunn plays a solo recital of music from England and Mexico, including works by Elizabethan composer John Dowland, the magnificent 20 Variations and Fuge on La Folia of Mexican Manuel Ponce, and the 12 movement cycle of Concert Studies by English impressionist Allan Willcocks – heard for the first time in Canada in its entirety.

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19 Faculty Concert Series: Patricia Kostek, clarinet @ 2:30pm - 4:30pm

From Krommer to Klezmer: A Concert in Celebration of 25 Years at UVic

Patricia Kostek, clarinet

With Ann Elliott-Goldschmid, violin; Pamela Highbaugh Aloni, cello; clarinetists Tom Ackerman, Rainer Roth, Rebecca Hissen; Bruce Meikle, string bass and UVic clarinet alumni

Join Patricia Kostek, her colleagues and former students, as she celebrates 25 years at the School of Music. Featuring traditional wind repertoire infused with world music, plus Steve Reiche's New York Counterpoint for 12 live clarinets!

( $18 regular / $14 students, seniors & alumni
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21 Tuesdaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring School of Music students.

( Admission by donation )

24 Fridaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Featuring School of Music brass students.
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24 Student Composers Concert @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Featuring original compositions by students in the School of Music Composition program.
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28 Tuesdaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring School of Music students.

( Admission by donation )

31 Fridaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring School of Music students.
Tune in here for the live broadcast.

( Admission by donation )

31 University of Victoria Orchestra @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

500 miles
Ajtony Csaba, conductor

With Ella Hopwood, cello (UVic Concerto Competition winner)

On the program:
W.A. Mozart – Symphony No. 31 in D major ("Paris") K. 297 (K. 300a)
Saint-Saëns – Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33
Brahms – Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

Tickets complimentary for UVic students with valid ID, if reserved up to 48 hours in advance, or $5.00 at the door. $5 tickets are available for students in grade 12 or under if reserved up to 48 hours in advance. Accompanying parents & guardians also qualify for $5 pricing.

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( $15 regular / $10 seniors & alumni / $5 students
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November 2014
01 Faculty Chamber Music Series @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

School of Music faculty performers come together in a concert for winds, voice, piano, harpsichord and strings. Performing works by Schumann, Legrand, Bach, Ginastera, and others.

( $18 regular / $14 students, seniors & alumni
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02 University of Victoria Choirs @ 2:30pm - 4:30pm

United in Song
Adam Con, Garry Froese, & Susan Young, conductors


A joint concert featuring the UVic Chorus, Chamber Singers, and Philomela Women's Choir.
Tickets available at the door. To make a reservation, email: findsyoung@gmail.com
St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church (1701 Elgin Road, Oak Bay)

( $15 regular / $8 students, seniors & alumni )

04 Tuesdaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring School of Music students.

( Admission by donation )

07 Fridaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Featuring School of Music woodwind students.
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07 Faculty Concert Series: Lafayette String Quartet @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

UVic’s esteemed quartet-in-residence performs string quartets by Haydn, Shostakovich and Ravel.

( $25
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09 Fear No Opera presents: Nothing But The Music @ 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Presented by Fear No Opera, Nothing But The Music will be just that - an afternoon concert of opera arias, duets, and trios. With hummable tunes and explanations for the new opera goer and a few surprises for the more experienced, the programme includes “Cara Non Dubitar”, which was recorded by Victoria’s very own Pierrette Alarie and Léopold Simoneau.  Other favourites include highlights from La Fille Du Régiment, The Marriage of Figaro, The Pearl Fishers and La Bohème. With UVic School of Music alumni Anna Shill, Inge Illman, Olivia Selig, Adam Dyjach and Neil Reimer).
www.FearNoOpera.com

( $10-$30 Available at Ivy’s Bookshop, Munro’s Books, and at the door. )

14 Fridaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Featuring School of Music voice students.
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15 UVic Jazz Ensemble @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Patrick Boyle, director
A concert of hard-bop and South Indian inspired jazz featuring special guests, School of Music alumus Bruce Hurn (trumpet) and Newfoundland percussionist Curtis Andrews.

( $15 regular / $10 students, seniors & alumni
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16 Piano Class Recital @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Students from the studio of May Ling Kwok.

( Admission by donation )

16 String Chamber Concert @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Students from the studio of the Lafayette String Quartet.

( Admission by donation )

18 Tuesdaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring School of Music students.

( Admission by donation )

21 Fridaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Featuring School of Music percussion students.
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21 University of Victoria Wind Symphony @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Dr. Gerald King, conductor
A joint concert with the Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy


The Naden Band, under the direction of Lieutenant (Navy) Matthew Clark, CD (Commanding Officer and Director of Music), joins the UVic Wind Symphony in a concert supporting the Naden Band Scholarship in Music Performance.The Naden band appears by kind permission of Rear Admiral Bill Truelove, OMM, CD (Commander Maritime Forces Pacific).

Tickets complimentary for UVic students with valid ID, if reserved up to 48 hours in advance, or $5.00 at the door. $5 tickets are available for students in grade 12 or under if reserved up to 48 hours in advance. Accompanying parents & guardians also qualify for $5 pricing.

( $15 regular / $10 seniors & alumni / $5 students
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22 Sonic Lab @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Stories Told with Sounds
Ajtony Csaba, conductor

UVic’s contemporary music ensemble performs works by Jonathan Harvey, Gérard Pesson, and Salvatore Sciarrino.
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( Admission by donation )

23 Vocal Jazz Fall Showcase @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Shades of Blue
Wendell Clanton, director

A concert of soulful ballads to warm the heart, and hot swing charts to warm the feet.
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( Admission by donation )

24 Faculty Concert Series: Arthur Rowe, piano @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Critically acclaimed pianist, Arthur Rowe, performs solo piano works by Schubert and Liszt.

( $18 regular / $14 students, seniors & alumni
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25 Tuesdaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring School of Music students.

( Admission by donation )

26 Faculty Concert Series: Alexandra Pohran Dawkins, oboe & English horn @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

A presentation of Alexandra Pohran Dawkins' recent research and creative work, with performances on oboe and English horn. Featuring new compositions, improvised music and special guests.

( Admission by donation )

28 Fridaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Featuring School of Music composition students.
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28 Guitar Class Recital @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Featuring students from the studio of Alexander Dunn.

( Admission by donation )

29 University of Victoria Orchestra @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Ways of Passion
Ajtony Csaba, conductor

With Elizabeth Clarke, piano (UVic Concerto Competition winner)

Performing:
Brahms – Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15
Strauss – Don Juan Op. 20
Prokofiev – selections from Romeo and Juliet

Tickets complimentary for UVic students with valid ID, if reserved up to 48 hours in advance, or $5.00 at the door. $5 tickets are available for students in grade 12 or under if reserved up to 48 hours in advance. Accompanying parents & guardians also qualify for $5 pricing.

Tune in here for the live broadcast.

( $15 regular / $10 seniors & alumni / $5 students
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30 Woodwind Chamber Music @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Wind chamber groups from the studio of Alexandra Pohran Dawkins present a recital of works by Mozart, Beethoven, Milhaud, Villa-Lobos and others.
Emmanuel Baptist Church (2121 Cedar Hill Cross Road)

( Admission by donation )

December 2014
01 African Percussion Concert @ 10:30am - 11:20am

The thirty-member percussion ensemble from MUS 208 African Hand Drumming perform a repertoire of rhythms on djembe, balafon and dundun.

( Admission by donation )

02 Tuesdaymusic @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring School of Music students.

( Admission by donation )

04 Don Wright Symphonic Winds @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Colours!
Michael Keddy, conductor


Tickets complimentary for UVic students with valid ID, if reserved up to 48 hours in advance, or $5.00 at the door.
$5 tickets are available for students in grade 12 or under if reserved up to 48 hours in advance. Accompanying parents & guardians also qualify for $5 pricing.

( $15 regular / $10 seniors & alumni / $5 students
Buy tickets here )

05 University of Victoria Choirs @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Heralding the Season!
Adam Con, Garry Froese, & Susan Young, conductors


The UVic Chorus, Chamber Singers, Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Philomela Women's Choir perform music of the season with organ and brass. Proceeds to Our Place and the Christ Church Cathedral Choral Scholars program.

( Admission by donation )

13 Tuba Christmas @ 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Eugene Dowling & Paul Beauchesne, conductors
70 tubas and euphoniums playing your Christmas favourites.
Donations accepted for the Times Colonist Christmas Fund.

( Admission by donation )

13 Tuba Christmas Reprise @ 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Eugene Dowling, conductor
Featuring soloists and ensembles from the class of Eugene Dowling. Money raised will benefit local tuba and euphonium projects.

( Admission by donation )


 

 

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