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Memorial Gathering for Dr. Erich Schwandt

Saturday, September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Please join us for a memorial gathering remembering Dr. Erich Schwandt, Professor Emeritus of Musicology in the School of Music. Dr. Schwandt passed away in Victoria on August 2.

A native of California, he attended Stanford University for his entire academic training, where he studied harpsichord with noted American musicologist, Putnam Aldrich. After a period of teaching at the Eastman School, Schwandt came to UVic in 1975, where he taught until he retired in 2001. A gentle and witty man, much beloved by his students, he continued to be a presence at the university after he retired, and for 30 years played the huge Clearihue organ at every convocation ceremony in the University Centre Farquhar Auditorium until spring 2013.

Read more about his life and work here.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Mary M. and Erich P. Schwandt Scholarships. Donations can be made either online or by mail: Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Victoria, PO Box 1700 STN CSC, Victoria BC V8W 2Y2. Attn: Development Office. Please include in Cheque Memo: “Mary M. and Erich P. Schwandt Scholarships”

Details

Date:
Saturday, September 30
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

School of Music, University of Victoria
Phone:
250-721-7903
Email:
music@uvic.ca
Website:
http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/

Venue

University Centre Farquhar Auditorium
University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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Phone:
250-721-8480
Website:
http://www.uvic.ca/auditorium/