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September 2018

Flute Masterclass with Suzanne Snizek

Wednesday, September 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Join an open flute masterclass with Dr. Suzanne Snizek, Professor of Flute at UVic, featuring performances by flute majors from the UVic School of Music. Reception to follow in the lounge. All are invited to attend. Please RSVP by September 21 at ssnizek@uvic.ca

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Fridaymusic

Friday, September 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring UVic School of Music students.

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Faculty Concert: Alexander Dunn, guitar

Friday, September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Alexander Dunn, guitar With Cuarteto Chroma Simon MacDonald and David Visentin, violins And members of the Lafayette String Quartet Classical guitar virtuoso Alexander Dunn is joined by a host of guest string players in a unique concert of string (and guitar) music. UVic’s graduate string quartet, Cuarteto Chroma, new Victoria Conservatory of Music faculty violinists, Simon MacDonald and David Visentin, plus Lafayette String Quartet violinist Ann Elliott-Goldschmid and cellist Pamela Highbaugh Aloni will all share the stage for this Faculty Concert Series event. Familiar masterworks will be paired with some…

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Violin Studio Recital

Saturday, September 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Featuring UVic School of Music violin students from the studio of Ann Elliott-Goldschmid.

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October 2018

TuesdayTalks: Performance Anxiety: Ways to Overcome

Tuesday, October 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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A panel of professional musicians lead by Adam Jonathan Con will discuss effective strategies for overcoming performance anxiety. Questions will also be taken from the audience. Dr. Con is a conductor, a visionary, a respected teacher of choral conducting and Tai Chi Chuan, and a leader in the advocacy of music education. His holistic approach to choral music through a unique blend of kinesthetic whole-body movement and Eastern philosophy continues to inspire singers of all ages in mind, body and…

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13th Annual Lafayette Health Awareness Forum

Thursday, October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
David Lam Auditorium, MacLaurin Building, A-Wing, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, A-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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A Primer on Pain: How it affects us and what we can do about it What is the purpose of pain? Does everyone feel pain in the same way? These are just a couple of the questions that will be addressed at the 13th Annual Health Awareness Forum. Hosted by the Lafayette String Quartet in partnership with UVic’s Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health, three presenters will share their expertise to help us better understand the world of pain and its…

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Fridaymusic: Piano

Friday, October 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire featuring UVic School of Music piano students.

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Faculty Concert: Suzanne Snizek (flute) & Yoomi Kim (piano)

Tuesday, October 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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A concert of music by composers whose creative works were hindered or suppressed by political regimes, including Russian “nonconformist” Edison Denisov, Korean composer Isang Yun, and German composer Günter Raphael. A prize-winning flutist, Dr. Snizek is an expert in Suppressed Music, has published on the topic and performed this repertoire extensively. She is the 2017 REACH award recipient for “Excellence in Creative Expression” from the University of Victoria, where she recently recorded her first CD devoted to Suppressed Music, titled…

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Fridaymusic: Guitar

Friday, October 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire featuring UVic School of Music guitar students.

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UVic Wind Symphony: Now and Then

Friday, October 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Farquhar at UVic, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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Steven Capaldo, conductor Join the UVic Wind Symphony conducted by Steven Capaldo for the opening concert of their 2018/19 series. Featuring works that inspire, excite, and encourage us to reflect on loss and adversity, this eclectic program of contemporary and standard repertoire for wind symphony includes a Canadian premiere and explores a diverse range of emotions that we all experience, in some way, every now and then.

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Faculty Chamber Music Series: Wind & Song

Saturday, October 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Featuring: Merrie Klazek & Marianne Ing, trumpets Allison Zaichkowski, horn Scott MacInnes, trombone Paul Beauchesne, tuba Suzanne Snizek, flute Shawn Earle, clarinet Wendell Clanton, saxophone Simon MacDonald, violin Alex Olson, bass Kelby Macnayr, percussion Arthur Rowe & Yoomi Kim, piano Benjamin Butterfield, tenor A mostly-brass program highlighting the UVic School of Music brass, woodwind and voice faculty. Featured works  include Fisher Tull’s Concerto da Camera for alto saxophone and brass quintet, Sonatine en trio by Florent Schmitt, James Barnes’ Divertissement,…

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Tuesdaymusic

Tuesday, October 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring UVic School of Music students.

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Fridaymusic: Woodwinds

Friday, October 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire featuring UVic School of Music woodwind students.

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Tuesdaymusic: Guitar Studio Recital

Tuesday, October 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert featuring UVic School of Music guitar students from the studio of Alexander Dunn.

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Fridaymusic: Brass

Friday, October 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire featuring UVic School of Music brass students.

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UVic Orchestra

Friday, October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Farquhar at UVic, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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Amy-Lynne Toth, violin (UVic Concerto Competition winner) Ajtony Csaba, conductor Joseph Haydn – Overture in D Major, Hob Ia:7 Johannes Brahms – Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56 Henri Vieuxtemps – Violin Concerto No. 5, Op. 37, with Amy-Lynne Toth, violin Alberto Ginastera – Estancia Zoltán Kodály – Dances of Marosszék

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Tuesdaymusic: Chamber Music

Tuesday, October 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of chamber music featuring UVic School of Music students.

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November 2018

Student Composers Concert

Thursday, November 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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A concert featuring original compositions by students in the UVic School of Music Composition program.  

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Fridaymusic: Jazz Ensemble

Friday, November 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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A concert featuring the UVic Jazz Ensemble and students from Patrick Boyle’s Jazz Pedagogy class (MUS 239).

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UVic Chamber Singers

Saturday, November 3 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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"Glee"fully Yours Susan Young, director Enjoy an afternoon of uplifting choral music with the UVic Chamber Singers.

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Tuesdaymusic

Tuesday, November 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring UVic School of Music students.

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Degree Recital: Chroma Quartet (MMus)

Thursday, November 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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The Chroma Quartet presents the first of two graduating recitals as part of the degree requirements for the Masters of Music: Emphasis String Quartet program.

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Fridaymusic: Strings

Friday, November 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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A concert of varied repertoire featuring UVic School of Music string students.

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UVic Voice Ensemble: In Remembrance

Friday, November 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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In Remembrance: The 100th Anniversary of WW1 Featuring the UVic Voice Ensemble with Kinza Tyrrell, piano A performance of music and readings to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War I, including A Shropshire Lad by English poet Alfred Edward Housman, music by Kurt Weill, as well as popular songs from the era.

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Career Talk: Mitsuko Shirai, mezzo-soprano

Thursday, November 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Orion Series in Fine Arts Mitsuko Shirai, mezzo-soprano Mitsuko Shirai talks to UVic voice students about her career. All are welcome to attend! Shirai, UVic 2018 honorary doctorate recipient, is known as the "First Lady of the German Lied." She is acclaimed worldwide for her extraordinary performances and recordings of songs by Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Hugo Wolf, and others.

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Fridaymusic: Percussion Ensemble

Friday, November 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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A concert of varied repertoire featuring the UVic Percussion Ensemble directed by Bill Linwood.

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Masterclass: Mitsuko Shirai, mezzo-soprano

Saturday, November 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Orion Series in Fine Arts Mitsuko Shirai, mezzo-soprano Lieder by Robert Schumann In this masterclass, Mitsuko Shirai works with singers Alana Hayes and Kyron Basu (graduate students, UVic Musicology with Performance program) and pianist Harald Krebs on two Robert Schumann song cycles (opp. 35 and 135). Shirai, UVic 2018 honorary doctorate recipient, is known as the "First Lady of the German Lied." She is acclaimed worldwide for her extraordinary performances and recordings of songs by Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Hugo…

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UVic Jazz Ensemble: Live Music for Silent Film

Saturday, November 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Battleship Potemkin Patrick Boyle, director The UVic Jazz Ensemble presents an original live soundtrack to the 1925 silent film Battleship Potemkin, a dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and the resulting street demonstration which brought on a police massacre. This immersive experience in sound and vision is not to be missed!

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Piano Studio Recital

Sunday, November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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A concert featuring UVic School of Music piano students from the studio of May Ling Kwok.

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Tuesdaymusic: Flute Studio Recital

Tuesday, November 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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A concert featuring UVic School of Music flute students from the studio of Suzanne Snizek.

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Fridaymusic: Voice

Friday, November 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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A concert of varied repertoire featuring the UVic School of Music voice students.

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UVic Wind Symphony

Friday, November 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Farquhar at UVic, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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Here and There Steven Capaldo, conductor A concert exploring the energy and soul of our planet through compositions about earth, air, sea and spirit. Many of the composers featured on the program were inspired by these themes while others posed questions through their music about the delicate balance between man and nature in both conflict and peace, as these forces attempt to work together in harmony.

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Clarinet Masterclass with Shawn Earle

Saturday, November 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Join an open clarinet masterclass with Shawn Earle, clarinet instructor at UVic, featuring performances by clarinet majors from the School of Music. All are invited to attend.

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Degree Recital: Shabahang Saffari Ghandehari & Ben Brown (MMus, Composition)

Saturday, November 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Shabahang Saffari Ghandehari & Ben Brown present their Masters of Music graduating recital for composition.

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UVic Vocal Jazz Ensemble: Fall Showcase

Sunday, November 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Twilight: Between the Blues & Bebop Wendell Clanton, director Expect a fun-filled evening featuring original arrangements and timeless classics performed by studio groups and combos.

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Degree Recital: Joy Keeler, piano (BMus)

Monday, November 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Pianist Joy Keeler presents her Bachelor of Music graduating recital.

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String Chamber Concert

Wednesday, November 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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A concert featuring UVic School of Music string students from the chamber music class of the Lafayette String Quartet.

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Don Wright Symphonic Winds

Thursday, November 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Farquhar at UVic, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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Life, Legends & Loss Michael Keddy, conductor An evening of concert band repertoire performed by student musicians from all across the UVic campus. Program will include: Giroux – One Life Beautiful Barnes – Sorcery Suite Creston – Legend Boysen – I Am Stanhope – The Little Ripper March Ticheli – Loch Lomond

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Fridaymusic: Student Composers

Friday, November 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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A concert of new works by UVic School of Music composition students.

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UVic Orchestra

Friday, November 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Farquhar at UVic, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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Jasmine Huang, piano (UVic Concerto Competition winner) Ajtony Csaba, conductor Bedrich Smetana – Overture from The Bartered Bride     Maurice Ravel – Ma mère l’Oye (Mother Goose) Richard Wagner – Prelude to Parsifal Franz Liszt – Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major, with Jasmine Huang, piano

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December 2018

UVic Choirs

Saturday, December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Christ Church Cathedral, 930 Burdett Ave
Victoria, BC V8V 4X1 Canada
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More than 250 voices from the University of Victoria choirs join in harmony for this popular seasonal concert. Get into the holiday spirit with the UVic Chorus, Chamber Singers, and Vocal Jazz Ensemble joined by UVic brass students. These ensembles are directed by Adam Con, Susan Young, and Wendell Clanton. Arrive early to get a seat!

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Tuesdaymusic

Tuesday, December 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring UVic School of Music students.

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39th Annual Tuba Christmas

Saturday, December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Market Square, 560 Johnson Street
Victoria, BC V8W 3C6 Canada
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Paul Beauchesne, conductor The euphonious tones of massed, low-brass instruments can be heard once again when more than 70 tubas and euphoniums unite for one of Victoria’s favourite holiday traditions. Donations accepted for the Times Colonist Christmas Fund.

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