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Guest Concert: DuWors (violin) & Runge (piano)

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

Orion Series in Fine Arts Kerry DuWors, violin (BMus '01) Stephen Runge, piano (BMus '01) From 1917 in 2017 In a concert of music from 1917, this dynamic alumni duo perform works by Debussy, Sibelius, Fauré, Elgar and Rachmaninoff. Canadian violinist, chamber musician and educator, Kerry DuWors, has been praised as a “dynamic performer” (Scott […]

Guest Masterclass: Daniel Tones, percussion

Rm. B016, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

Orion Series in Fine Arts Daniel Tones, percussion (BMus '00) Daniel Tones is an award-winning percussionist currently teaching at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. He will lead a masterclass with School of Music percussion students.

Guest Lecture: Owen Underhill, composer

Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing University of Victoria, Victoria, BC

Orion Series in Fine Arts Owen Underhill, composer, piano (BMus '75) Collaborations with Music and Dance: A Composer and Artistic Director's Perspective This seminar addresses various approaches to collaboration between composers and choreographers, and the challenges and rewards of presenting live dance with live music. Underhill will present excerpts of his compositions with dance including […]

Guest Concert: Underhill & Tones

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

Orion Series in Fine Arts Owen Underhill, piano (BMus '75) Daniel Tones, percussion (BMus '00) REConnected This unique duo performs music by Underhill, Javier Alvarez, Frederic Rzewski, and Linda Catlin Smith. Owen Underhill is active as a composer, conductor, artistic director and faculty member in the School for Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University. Daniel […]

Guest Concert: Chua (piano) & Mathieu (violin)

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

Orion Series in Fine Arts Stephanie Chua, piano (BMus '01) Véronique Mathieu, violin Stephanie Chua is a much sought-after collaborative pianist devoted to performing contemporary music. She co-founded junctQín keyboard collective, who have commissioned and premiered over 25 works to date. Canadian violinist Véronique Mathieu has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in Europe, […]

In a UVic Minute: Concert of Miniatures

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

Orion Series in Fine Arts with funding from the UVic Alumni Association In a UVic Minute: Concert of Miniatures Heather Roche, clarinet (BMus '05), Orion Guest Tzenka Dianova, piano (MMus ’00) Cuarteto Chroma, Graduate string quartet A smorgasbord of miniature compositions — some written especially for this occasion — by School of Music alumni. Heather […]

Lecture-Recital: Suzanne Ciani, Buchla

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

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents Suzanne Ciani, Buchla Hear Ciani talk about and perform on the Buchla, one of the earliest electronic instruments that helped revolutionize the way electronic music and sound is made. Suzanne Ciani is an Italian American pianist and composer who found early success with innovative electronic music. Her many recognitions […]

Guest Concert: Twin Kennedy

Felicitas Pub University of Victoria, Student Union Building, Victoria, BC

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents Twin Kennedy Featuring Carli & Julie Kennedy (BMus ’08) Recipients of the 2018 UVic Distinguished Alumni Award and two-time Canadian Country Music Award nominees, Twin Kennedy are making a splash in the Canadian country music scene. With Carli on vocals and guitar, and Julie on vocals and violin, these […]

Guest Masterclass: Amy Horvey, trumpet

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

Orion Series in Fine Arts Amy Horvey, trumpet (BMus '02) Amy Horvey is a performer of creative music, an orchestral trumpeter, and a specialist in the Baroque trumpet. She regularly performs with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and has appeared at many major festivals including the Montreal Baroque Festival, Festival of New Trumpet (FONT) Music, Lucerne […]

Guest Concert: Amy Horvey, trumpet

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

Orion Series in Fine Arts Works Not Written by Men Amy Horvey, trumpet (BMus '02) With Douglas Hensley, theorbo Amy Horvey is a performer of creative music, an orchestral trumpeter, and a specialist in the Baroque trumpet. She regularly performs with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and has appeared at many major festivals including the Montreal […]