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Piano Masterclass with Orion Guest Corey Hamm

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, Victoria, BC

Orion Series in Fine Arts Masterclass Corey Hamm, piano Canadian virtuoso pianist Corey Hamm is celebrated for his exceptional artistry and technical brilliance. Born in Vancouver, he honed his talent at esteemed institutions like the Juilliard School and the University of British Columbia. Hamm's performances, spanning classical to contemporary repertoire, have captivated audiences globally. Renowned […]

Piano Music from Pandemic Times: Corey Hamm, piano

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, Victoria, BC

Orion Series in Fine Arts concert Piano Music from Pandemic Times Corey Hamm, piano Canadian virtuoso pianist, Corey Hamm, performs solo music composed for him during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The concert will include works by Taylor Brook, Dorothy Chang, John Psathas, Michael Finnissy, Claude Lapalme, Ronn Yedidia, and Nikolai Kapustin. ABOUT THE ARTIST Corey Hamm […]

Emerging Alumni Series: Marcella Barz, clarinet & electronics

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, Victoria, BC

Emerging Artists Alumni Series Marcella Barz, clarinet & electronics In a solo recital, School of Music alumna, Marcella Barz (BMus ‘16) presents six compositions that were part of her research while pursuing her Doctor of Music degree in Ireland at the Technological University Dublin. Each of the six pieces are for clarinet or bass clarinet […]

Khachatryan and Aloni Play Chopin and Schumann

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, Victoria, BC

Guest Concert Grigor Khachatryan, piano  Dina Neglia-Khachatryan, violin With Pamela Highbaugh Aloni, cello Experience an unforgettable evening of classical mastery featuring three virtuosos in one extraordinary concert! The program will include Chopin’s Cello Sonata and Piano Sonata in B-flat minor as well as Schumann's Violin Sonata. VIEW THE PROGRAM ABOUT THE ARTISTS Dr. Grigor Khachatryan […]

Guest Concert: Filaments // Ilana Waniuk, violin

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, Victoria, BC

Filaments is a collaborative concert project featuring works for violin and electronics by artists/composers from across Canada. Each piece explores what happens when electroacoustic, multi-media, or improvisational elements stretch the boundaries of what it means to compose/perform/create works for ‘solo’ violin. Filaments features works by Róisín Adams, Ben Wylie, Julia Mermelstein with world premieres by […]

Guest Masterclass: Kevin Zhu, violin

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, Victoria, BC

Join us for this special masterclass with violinist Kevin Zhu, coaching UVic School of Music students. American violinist Kevin Zhu has amassed an outstanding record of concert performances and competition wins since he began playing violin at age three. Praised for his “awesome technical command and maturity” (The Strad) and “absolute virtuosity, almost blinding in […]

Orion Series Guest Concert: Faustino Díaz, trombone

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, Victoria, BC

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents Faustino Díaz, trombonist, tubist, trumpeter and arranger With students from the UVic brass studio And Jany Lu, piano PROGRAM Axel Jørgensen – Romance, Op. 21 for trombone and piano Jean-Michel Defaye – À La Manière de Schumann Enrique Crespo – Improvisacion 1 Alexander Guilmant – Morceau Symphonique, Op. 88 Arthur Pryor – […]

Brass Masterclass with Orion Guest Faustino Díaz

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, Victoria, BC

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents Faustino Díaz, trombonist, tubist, trumpeter, and arranger Mexican trombonist, tubist, trumpeter and arranger, Faustino Díaz, hails from a musical dynasty stretching back over 100 years in the heart of Mexico. His musical studies began with his father, Rodolfo Díaz. He studied at the National Conservatory of Music in Mexico, […]

Minsoo Sohn: Liszt’s Transcendental Études

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, Victoria, BC

The Martha Cooke Visiting Artist Fund presents Minsoo Sohn, piano Internationally acclaimed pianist Minsoo Sohn returns to the UVic School of Music for a captivating performance of Franz Liszt's Transcendental Études as well as the six Consolations, S.172.  Sohn, hailed as a virtuoso of the highest order, brings his piano mastery and profound artistry to Liszt's […]

Piano Masterclass with Minsoo Sohn

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, Victoria, BC

Martha Cooke Visiting Artist Minsoo Sohn, piano Minsoo Sohn is a Korean-American pianist known for his musical intelligence and masterful virtuosity —qualities that have earned him acclaim throughout the United States, Canada and Korea. His readings of the works of Bach and Beethoven in particular have placed him among the elect in this repertoire, and […]