Concerts & Events

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




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August 2014

05 Victoria Summer Music Festival: Jonathan Crow & Arthur Rowe @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Jonathan Crow - violin,
Arthur Rowe - piano The Festival will close with fireworks as the perennially popular duo of violinist Jonathan Crow and Arthur Rowe, piano, present Cesar Franck's Violin Sonata in A Major and Sergei Prokofiev's Violin Sonata No. 2.
Information at: www.vsmf.org

( $30
Ticket information here. )

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.
Tune in here for the live broadcast.

( Admission by donation )

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

Patrick Boyle, trumpet & guitar
With Ian McDougall, trombone & other guests

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.
Tune in here for the live broadcast.

( $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).

( Admission by donation )

26 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 )

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.
Tune in here for the live broadcast.

( $18 regular / $14 students, seniors & alumni
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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.

To reserve a seat, contact lafayettehealth@shaw.ca

( Free admission )

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

Featuring School of Music keyboard students.
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( Admission by donation )

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 )

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 )

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

Featuring School of Music guitar students.
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( Admission by donation )

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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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.

( $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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( Admission by donation )

24 Student Composers Concert @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Featuring original compositions by students in the School of Music Composition program.
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( Admission by donation )

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.

Tune in here for the live broadcast.

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

November 2014
01 Faculty Chamber Music Series @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

School of Music faculty performers come together in a concert of works for winds and strings by Ginastera, Ligeti’s woodwind quintet, as well as Bach 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

( $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.
Tune in here for the live broadcast.

( Admission by donation )

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

Featuring School of Music voice students.
Tune in here for the live broadcast.

( Admission by donation )

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.
Tune in here for the live broadcast.

( $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.
Tune in here for the live broadcast.

( Admission by donation )

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
Buy tickets here )

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.
Tune in here for the live broadcast.

( 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.
Tune in here for the live broadcast.

( 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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( Admission by donation )

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
Buy tickets here )

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, 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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A listing of all UVic events can be found on the web at events.uvic.ca

All programs are subject to change.




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