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Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing

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University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
250-721-7903 https://www.uvic.ca/finearts/music/

Rm. B037 is located on the ground floor in the B-Wing of the MacLaurin Building at the University of Victoria.

B037 and washrooms located on the main floor of the MacLaurin A-Wing are wheelchair accessible.

The MacLaurin Building is accessible from Parking Lot E. Overflow parking is available in Parking Lot 6.
Pay parking is in effect on weekdays and evenings. Parking is free on Sundays.

September 2017

Lieder at Lunch

September 13, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Lieder at Lunch: Unterwegs (On the Road) With Sharon Krebs, soprano Harald Krebs, piano An exploration of the German Lied (song) repertoire with Sharon and Harald Krebs, and special guest mezzo-soprano Kathryn Whitney. Bring your lunch!

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October 2017

Guest Talk: Tanya Tagaq & Christine Duncan

October 17, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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The Adaskin Series in partnership with the Victoria Symphony Tanya Tagaq, Adaskin Visitor, 2017 With Christine Duncan, Director, Element Choir Discussion: Creative Collaboration in the Music Industry Hosted by Dr. Patrick Boyle Canadian Inuk experimental vocalist and artist, Tanya Tagaq, won the Polaris Prize for best Canadian album in 2014 and has played to major festivals and packed houses all over the world. Tagaq blends throat singing with electronic, classical, punk and rock music. Her latest album, Retribution, is a complex, political portrait of…

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Lieder at Lunch

October 18, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Lieder at Lunch: Mom and Pop Songs With Sharon Krebs, soprano Harald Krebs, piano An exploration of the German Lied (song) repertoire with Sharon and Harald Krebs. Bring your lunch!

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November 2017

World New Music Days Live Stream: New Vistas Choral Concert

November 4, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Watch the live broadcast from the beautiful setting of Vancouver's Christ Church Cathedral where the city's finest choirs will perform music from around the world. Vancouver Chamber Choir and musica intima open the concert with Lux Antiqua by Canadian composer Jordan Nobles and Vancouver Chamber Choir and Elektra Women’s Choir close the evening with a performance of the fabled and rarely heard, The Star Princess and the Waterlilies by Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer. In between, hear great music that…

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Artist Lounge with conductor Timothy Long

November 21, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Join for an Artist Lounge session with Timothy Long, conductor for the upcoming Pacific Opera Victoria presentation of Missing. Facilitated by Julie McIsaac, this discussion will centre on the singer’s role and contribution in the development of new opera as well as Maestro Long’s story, what his journey has been and how he’s shaped singers as a musician and conductor. Find out more about the POV production of Missing.  

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December 2017

Guest Masterclass: DuWors & Runge

December 1, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:20 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Orion Series in Fine Arts Kerry DuWors, violin (BMus '01) Stephen Runge, piano (BMus '01) Kerry DuWors and Stephen Runge lead a chamber music masterclass with School of Music students. Canadian violinist, chamber musician and educator, Kerry DuWors, has been praised as a “dynamic performer” (Scott St. John) with “fearless competence” (Winnipeg Free Press). Kerry is the first prize winner of the 26th E-Gré National Music Competition and is a three-time winner of the Canada Council’s Musical Instrument Bank Competition.…

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Workshop: Music in Motion

December 2, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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This fun-filled workshop with Dr. Adam Jonathan Con was created with every age group in mind to experience meaningful musical moments through listening and physical expression. This particular blend of Dalcroze, Laban, Eichenberger, Alexander, and Tai Chi philosophies can only be experienced here! 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. A native of Vancouver and a third generation Chinese Canadian, his…

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January 2018

Lieder at Lunch

January 10, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Gespräche über Bäume (Tree Songs) With Sharon Krebs, soprano Harald Krebs, piano An exploration of the German Lied (song) repertoire with Sharon and Harald Krebs, and special guest UVic alumnus Nick Fairbank (composer and baritone). Bring your lunch!

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Guest Lecture: Owen Underhill, composer

January 12, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Orion Series in Fine Arts 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 Imprint, The Faerie Queen, In Motion, and examples of the Turning Point Ensemble’s collaborations involving dance, including its original production of Erik Satie's Relâche. Owen…

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February 2018

CMC BC’s Legacy Composer Film Series

February 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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The Canadian Music Centre presents CMC BC’s Legacy Composer Film Series Celebrate the first generation of composers who do something quite revolutionary — write Western concert music on the West Coast of Canada. Made possible by a grant from the BC Arts Council, the films focus on five BC Legacy Composers: Murray Adaskin, Barbara Pentland, Rudolf Komorous, Jean Coulthard, and Elliot Weisgarber. Each has contributed something unique and remarkable to the nation’s cultural mosaic through their body of work and…

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Victoria Composers Collective Concert

February 3, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Members of the Victoria Composers Collective perform works by Collective members Maria Eduarda Mendes Martins (MMus ’15), Christopher Reiche (MMus ’08), Dave Riedstra (MMus ’15), and Kimberley Manerikar (MMus ’17). This event is part of the School of Music’s 50th Anniversary New Music & Digital Media Festival.

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Clarinet Masterclass with Dr. Stephanie Zelnick

February 24, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Hailed by critics as “simply sublime and exquisite,” Dr. Stephanie Zelnick is Associate Professor of Clarinet at the University of Kansas and principal clarinet of the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra. Dr. Zelnick will host a masterclass with School of Music clarinet students. All are welcome to observe! Dr. Zelnick will also give a concert on Sunday, February 25 at 8pm. More info

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March 2018

Flute Masterclass with Richard Volet (Victoria Symphony)

March 14, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Richard Volet, flutist with the Victoria Symphony, leads a masterclass with School of Music flute students. All are welcome to attend. Richard Volet has performed extensively in solo, chamber and orchestral music, including numerous CBC recordings in these genres. He has performed with the Vancouver Symphony, Vancouver Opera, new music group Aventa, and appears regularly in chamber music with Eine Kleine Summer Music. He has taught extensively at all levels, from beginners to aspiring professionals, for thirty five years. His…

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Victoria Guitar Society presents: Celino Romero masterclass

March 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Victoria Guitar Society presents Masterclass with Celino Romero When Celino Romero joined the all-family Classical guitar quartet, Los Romeros, in 1990 he ushered in the third generation of the group’s esteemed history. Established by Celino’s grandfather, father and uncles in their native Spain, Los Romeros have been performing together since 1960 for audiences worldwide.

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September 2018

TuesdayTalks: Common Physical Health Concerns for Musicians

September 18, 2018 @ 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 musicians and health care experts led by Adam Jonathan Con will discuss a range of physical health problems commonly experienced by musicians. 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…

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TuesdayTalks: Successful Practice Habits for Musicians

September 25, 2018 @ 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 highly successful musicians and teachers led by Adam Jonathan Con will discuss how to develop successful practice habits. 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…

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October 2018

TuesdayTalks: Performance Anxiety: Ways to Overcome

October 2, 2018 @ 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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November 2018

Career Talk: Mitsuko Shirai, mezzo-soprano

November 15, 2018 @ 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 about her career as a performer and teacher. Don't miss this unparalleled opportunity to get to know one of the foremost performers of our time, one who has worked closely with other icons of song performance, such as Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau). 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…

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January 2019

Lieder at Lunch: On the Road

January 9, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Unterwegs (On the Road) With Sharon Krebs, soprano Harald Krebs, piano An exploration of the German Lied (song) repertoire with husband-and-wife duo Sharon and Harald Krebs. Bring your lunch! This program features songs from the core of the Romantic lieder repertoire, by Schubert, Mendelssohn, Schumann and Wolf, but also by Hanns Eisler (1898-1962), Liza Lehmann (1862-1918) and Carl Mangold (1813-1889).

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February 2019

Lieder at Lunch: Songs About Lilacs

February 13, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Fliederlieder (Songs About Lilacs) Sharon Krebs, soprano Harald Krebs, piano With Shawn Earle, clarinet An exploration of the German Lied (song) repertoire with Sharon and Harald Krebs, and special guest clarinettist Shawn Earle. Bring your lunch!

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Cello Masterclass with Paul Katz

February 26, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:20 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Orion Series in Fine Arts presents Paul Katz, cello Paul Katz leads a masterclass with UVic School of Music cello students. Katz is the legendary cellist of the Cleveland String Quartet, Professor of Cello at the New England Conservatory of Music and the creator of the inspiring CelloBello website. Katz will also present a chamber music masterclass on Tuesday, February 26 at 7pm and a career talk on Wednesday, February 27.

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March 2019

Larry Beckwith: Learning from the journey: A life in music

March 12, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Orion Series in Fine Arts Larry Beckwith, violinist, educator & artistic director With Kinza Tyrrell, piano & harpsichord In this presentation, Larry Beckwith talks about period vs. modern issues of performance practice, and demonstrates, with Kinza Tyrrell, two versions of J.S. Bach’s Sonata in G Major, BWV 1019: first with harpsichord and again on piano. Mr. Beckwith will also speak practically about career opportunities, including the "confluence" of the performance, education, composition, and musicological streams in "real life." Artistic Director Larry…

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Lecture: Vox Terra: Music for the clarinet with a global focus

March 20, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Orion Series in Fine Arts Cris Inguanti, clarinet In this lecture, clarinetist Cris Inguanti discusses global engagement through music performance. His album Vox Terra: Music for the clarinet with a Global Focus, 1980-2010 explores diverse repertoire including a variety of styles from different cultures. The liner notes to this album explain: Vox Terra explores the kaleidoscopic variety of some of the most recent works for clarinet. The programme is cosmopolitan, and the musical styles almost dizzying in their diversity: from…

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Percussion Masterclass with Jauvon Gilliam

March 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Orion Series in Fine Arts presents Jauvon Gilliam, percussion Co-Director of Percussion Studies, University of Maryland School of Music Jauvon Gilliam leads a masterclass focused on approaches to standard timpani repertoire. Jauvon was named principal timpanist of the National Symphony Orchestra in 2009 at age 29. Since 2011, Jauvon performs regularly as guest principal timpanist of the Budapest Festival Orchestra. He is also timpanist of the All-Star Orchestra, a made-for-PBS group comprised of players from orchestras across the United States.…

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September 2019

Lieder at Lunch: Unterwegs (On the Road)

September 11, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Sharon Krebs, soprano Harald Krebs, piano An exploration of the German Lied (song) repertoire with Sharon and Harald Krebs — the annual "On the Road" recital. Bring your lunch!

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TuesdayTalks: Successful practice habits for musicians

September 17, 2019 @ 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 musicians and psychology experts led by Adam Jonathan Con discuss a range of successful strategies for efficient and effective practicing. 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…

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TuesdayTalks: Common physical and health problems for musicians

September 24, 2019 @ 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 musicians and psychology experts led by Merrie Klazek discuss a range of physical health problems commonly experienced by musicians. Questions will also be taken from the audience. Merrie Klazek is a versatile and respected trumpet artist in the world of performance and education. Fluent in orchestral, chamber, solo, traditional, and popular music, Merrie joined the full-time faculty at the University of Victoria’s School of Music in 2016. Merrie has appeared as a presenter and adjudicator at the…

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October 2019

TuesdayTalks: Overcoming performance anxiety

October 1, 2019 @ 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 musicians and experts led by Adam Jonathan Con discuss performance anxiety and strategies for overcoming it. 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…

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String Masterclass with Gwen Thompson-Robinow

October 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Gwen Thompson-Robinow leads a masterclass with School of Music string students. All are welcome to attend. Gwen Thompson-Robinow, a Canadian violinist and recipient of the Order of Canada, has enjoyed a career of more than 50 years as a performer, educator, teacher, and coach. She has nurtured young musicians in her role as professor of violin at Western University, the University of British Columbia, the Vancouver Academy of Music, the University of Manitoba, the University of Victoria, and the National…

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Guest Lecture: Composer Linda Bouchard

October 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:20 am
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Canadian composer Linda Bouchard talks about her recent works All Caps No Space and Convocation of Eagles. Born in Québec, Linda Bouchard has been an active composer, orchestrator, conductor, and producer for over thirty-five years. In 2001, Bouchard was invited to participate at IRCAM’s “Stage d’Informatique Musicale” in Paris. Since then, she has been increasingly interested in how our traditional artistic practices are influenced by the integration of new technologies. For the past ten years Linda has been creating multimedia…

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Lieder at Lunch: Happy Birthday, Clara Schumann

October 23, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Sharon Krebs, soprano Harald Krebs, piano A special recital in celebration of Clara Schumann's 200th birthday. This popular concert series is devoted to the exploration of the rich repertoire of German art songs (Lieder) with husband-and-wife duo, soprano Sharon Krebs and pianist Harald Krebs. Performances are augmented with talk, projected images and text translations. Bring your lunch!

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January 2020

Lieder at Lunch: The Lieder of Johannes Brahms

January 8, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Sharon Krebs, soprano Harald Krebs, piano With guests Yariv Aloni, viola and Deanna Sills, mezzo-soprano Johannes Brahms composed Lieder throughout his career. His earliest songs through to his last ones are supremely expressive and superbly crafted. Surprisingly, only a few of them are frequently performed. Lieder at Lunch presents a cross-section of Brahms’s Lieder output, including many unknown gems as well as some familiar songs. Prominent violist and conductor Yariv Aloni will join for a performance of one of Brahms’s…

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Madrigal Workshop with Marco Vitale

January 23, 2020 @ 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 Madrigal workshop with Marco Vitale Guest artist Marco Vitale leads a workshop with the UVic Voice Ensemble in preparation for their concert of Monteverdi Madrigals on January 26. Throughout his career Marco Vitale has performed at the most prestigious venues and festivals throughout Europe, the USA, Canada, South America, the Middle East and Asia. He is the co-founder and musical director of Contrasto Armonico, an ensemble specializing in Baroque operas and the performance of music…

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Trumpet workshop with Bobby Shew

January 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Bobby Shew is a legendary jazz educator and world-class player, whose career has spanned over 60 years. The list of artists he’s worked with is truly astounding. He played big-band jazz with Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, and the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. He led blazing horn sections behind Elvis Presley, Tom Jones, Barbra Streisand, and Smokey Robinson. He performed on countless film and TV soundtracks and has garnered GRAMMY® nods for his recordings as a leader. As a leading educator and…

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March 2020

Ideafest: Where are the women composers?

March 4, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:20 pm
Rm. B037, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Suzanne Snizek, Associate Professor, School of Music Sikata Banerjee, Professor, Gender Studies And School of Music flute students Emily Morse, Lisa Matsugu, Charlie Mason, and Rhiannon Jones Music is widely perceived as the most abstract art form. It might be surprising to learn that, even in 2020, there are significant challenges and barriers to women who are composing music. Until very recently we accepted a patriarchal conception of art music that routinely ignored both the historical contributions by women and…

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Guest talk: Bill Coleman & Gordon Monahan

March 6, 2020 @ 4:30 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 guest talk Bill Coleman, dancer/choreographer Gordon Monahan, composer Bill Coleman and Gordon Monahan discuss their show, Dollhouse, as well as demonstrate the body sensors used in the performance and the physical preparation for the work. They will present an abridged performance of Dollhouse on March 7. Dollhouse depicts a man whose world is literally falling down on top of him. Informed by such diverse sources as Artaud to The Three Stooges, Bill Coleman is a…

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