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September 2016

10 MYSTERIOUS BARRICADES: A concert for suicide awareness, prevention and hope @ 6:30pm - 8:00pm

From sunrise in St. John’s, NL to sunset in Victoria, BC, on World Suicide Prevention Day, an 18-hour concert of hope and awareness will grace a westward sequence of stages across Canada and live-streamed on the internet. Featuring some of Canada’s finest musicians performing a unique variety of classical, jazz and aboriginal music, this event will encourage discourse and raise awareness of the mysterious barricades between mental illness and health.

The Victoria program will feature the Lafayette String Quartet, Suzanne Snizek (flute), Michelle Mares & Harald Krebs (piano), Colin Tilney (harpsichord), Sharon Krebs (soprano), Benjamin Butterfield & Ken Lavigne (tenor) and Victoria's Louise Rose among others performing music by Dvořák, Couperin, Beethoven, Schubert, Smit and Lang. Local performer and radio documentary producer Rebecca Hass will MC the evening’s events.

All concerts will be broadcast live throughout the day at mysteriousbarricades.org

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

18 FACULTY CONCERT SERIES: Lafayette String Quartet @ 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Join UVic’s beloved quartet-in-residence, the Lafayette String Quartet, in its 30th anniversary season!

Performing:
Shostakovich – String Quartet No. 7, Op. 108
Schafer – Quartet No. 11
Brahms – Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115 with Patricia Kostek, clarinet

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Rm B125

$25
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28 ORION MASTERCLASS: Paul Roe, clarinet @ 12:30pm - 2:20pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Paul Roe, clarinet & bass clarinet

Paul Roe (PhD, York) is one of Dublin’s most distinguished musicians. An in-demand performer, he also works with a wide range of individuals as a coach and mentor.
Join him in a masterclass with School of Music clarinet students.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

28 ORION LECTURE: Coaching: A 21st Century Approach to Learning, Growth & Change @ 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Paul Roe, clarinet & bass clarinet

Paul Roe (PhD, York) is one of Dublin’s most distinguished musicians. An in-demand performer, he also works with a wide range of individuals as a coach and mentor.

Paul Roe discusses the fundamentals of coaching and how this approach can make your life more rewarding and fulfilling.  

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Rm. B037, B-Wing

Free admission

29 ORION CONCERT: Paul Roe, clarinet @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Paul Roe, clarinet & bass clarinet With
Anne Grimm, soprano
Patricia Kostek, clarinet
Charlotte Hale, piano

Paul Roe performs music for solo bass clarinet and bass clarinet with electronics by contemporary and traditional Irish composers including works by David Lumsdaine, Gerard Victory, Ed Bennet, James Wilson and others.

Paul Roe (PhD, York) is one of Dublin’s most distinguished musicians. An in-demand performer, he also works with a wide range of individuals as a coach and mentor.

Tune in here for the live broadcast.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

30 ORION CONCERT: Paul Merkelo, trumpet @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Paul Merkelo, trumpet

Renowned as one of the finest trumpet players of his generation, Paul Merkelo has been principal trumpet with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal since 1995. Mr. Merkelo has been featured frequently with the OSM, including tours to South America and Lincoln Center in New York.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

30 ORION MASTERCLASS: Paul Merkelo, trumpet @ 1:30pm - 5:00pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Paul Merkelo, trumpet

Paul Merkelo leads a masterclass with School of Music brass students.

Renowned as one of the finest trumpet players of his generation, Paul Merkelo has been principal trumpet with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal since 1995. Mr. Merkelo has been featured frequently with the OSM, including tours to South America and Lincoln Center in New York.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall / Rm. B037, B-Wing

Free admission

30 FACULTY CONCERT SERIES: South Indian Classical Music @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Patrick Boyle, trumpet
Curtis Andrews, mridangam

Patrick Boyle and Curtis Andrews present an evening of traditional South Indian (Carnatic) music and original compositions.

Associate Professor of UVic Jazz Studies, Dr. Patrick Boyle embodies the jazz spirit by synthesizing a range of influences into a compelling original voice. He has been aptly referred to as a “trumpet personality” and “one of Canada’s top trumpet players and jazz musicians in general” by CBC Radio. Curtis Andrews is a Canadian-based percussionist/composer/teacher who creates music that is informed by his many years of experience with West African, South Indian and jazz traditions yet transcends most categories. He is currently a PhD student in Ethnomusicology at the University of British Columbia.

Tune in here for the live broadcast.  

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Rm B125

Adults $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic alumni $10
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October 2016
03 FACULTY CONCERT SERIES: Arthur Rowe, piano @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Canadian pianist and Steinway Artist Arthur Rowe is a critically acclaimed recitalist, soloist with orchestra and chamber musician.
Performing music by Mozart, Schubert and Chopin.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Rm B125

Adults $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic alumni $10
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05 GRADUATING RECITAL: Michael Lee, piano @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Pianist Michael Lee presents his Bachelor of Music graduating recital.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

06 11th ANNUAL LAFAYETTE HEALTH AWARENESS FORUM @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Personalized Medicine: Hype, hope and genuine progress

Join the Lafayette String Quartet and their dynamic speakers for the 11th Annual Lafayette Health Awareness Forum as they explore the topic of personalized medicine — what it is and where it might take us. The evening will begin and end with a short music selection by the Quartet. This free forum brings health experts and community members together each year to discuss and learn about health issues that affect us all.

Guest speakers include:
Dr. Eike-Henner Kluge, Professor of Philosophy, UVic
Dr. Patrick Macleod, Centre for Biomedical Research, UVic
Dr. Brad Nelson, Director and Distinguished Scientist, Deeley Research Centre, BC Cancer Agency
Dr. Scott Hofer, Director, Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health, UVic

To reserve a seat, visit lafayettestringquartet.ca/
To be informed of future events, sign up at lists.uvic.ca/mailman/listinfo/lafayettehealth

MACLAURIN BUILDING - David Lam Auditorium, Rm. A144

Free admission

07 FRIDAYMUSIC @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring UVic School of Music students.

Tune in here for the live broadcast. 

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

11 ORION MASTERCLASS: Ilya Poletaev, piano @ 3:30pm - 6:00pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Ilya Poletaev, piano

Ilya Poletaev coaches UVic School of Music piano students in a public masterclass.

Ilya Poletaev, Assistant Professor at McGill's Schulich School of Music, is quickly becoming recognized as one of today’s most original and compelling artists. An award-winning pianist with an inquisitive mind who embraces a wide range of repertoire choices and performance practices ranging from the 16th to the 21st century, Mr. Poletaev leads a multifaceted career as both a classically trained pianist and as a performer on early keyboards.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

12 ORION CONCERT: Ilya Poletaev, piano @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Ilya Poletaev, piano

Ilya Poletaev, Assistant Professor at McGill's Schulich School of Music, is quickly becoming recognized as one of today’s most original and compelling artists. An award-winning pianist with an inquisitive mind who embraces a wide range of repertoire choices and performance practices ranging from the 16th to the 21st century, Mr. Poletaev leads a multifaceted career as both a classically trained pianist and as a performer on early keyboards.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

14 FRIDAYMUSIC @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Enjoy an afternoon concert featuring UVic School of Music guitar students in a program of varied repertoire.

Tune in here for the live broadcast. 

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

14 UVIC WIND SYMPHONY @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Reflections!
Dr. Gerald King, conductor

UVic's Wind Symphony is recognized as one of the premiere performing wind ensembles in the Pacific Northwest.

Program will include:
Ron Nelson – Resonances I
John Barnes Chance – Incantation and Dance
Donald Coakley – Lyric Essay
Ronald Lo Presti – Elegy for a Young American

UNIVERSITY CENTRE - Farquhar Auditorium

Adults $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic alumni $10

Tickets complimentary for UVic students with valid ONEcard. Reserve in advance or at the door.
$5 tickets are available for student groups in grade 12 or under if reserved up to 48 hours in advance. Accompanying parents & guardians also qualify for $5 pricing.

Buy tickets here

16 VIOLIN CLASS RECITAL @ 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Featuring UVic School of Music violin students from the studio of Sharon Stanis.

Tune in here for the live broadcast.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

21 ORION MASTERCLASS: Pepe Romero, guitar @ 10:30am - 1:00pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Pepe Romero, guitar

Pepe Romero presents a masterclass featuring young talented players from Victoria.

With an honorary doctorate from UVic, Pepe Romero has made several appearances at the White House, the Vatican for Pope John Paul II, for HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain, and Queen Beatrice of Holland. He has been a special guest at music festivals in Salzburg, Israel, Tanglewood, Osaka, Granada, Istanbul, Garden State, Hollywood Bowl, and Saratoga, among many others. With a large discography and a whirlwind-touring schedule, Romero is one of the most sought after artists in the classical music world.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Rm. B037, B-Wing

Free admission

21 FRIDAYMUSIC @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Enjoy an afternoon concert featuring UVic School of Music string students in a program of varied repertoire.

Tune in here for the live broadcast. 

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

22 EMERGING ARTISTS ALUMNI CONCERT @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Featuring:
Tasha Farivar, alto (BMus '14)
Brian Desjarlais, guitar (MMus '13)
Braden Young, piano

An exploration through song of the transition from Late Romantic notions to the rise of early New Music. Performing music by Rossini, Schubert, Debussy, Strauss, Berg and Bizet.

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MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

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23 ORION WORKSHOP: Ensemble Contemporaine de Montreal @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Ensemble Contemporaine de Montréal (ECM+)

Members of ECM+ workshop music written by UVic School of Music composition students.

ECM+ produces innovative, multidisciplinary concerts and showcases Canadian musical creation throughout the country. Generation provides composers with a unique environment for musical research and exploration culminating in a cross-country tour.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Rm. B037, B-Wing

Free admission

24 ORION MASTERCLASS: Philip Hornsey, percussion @ 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Ensemble Contemporaine de Montréal (ECM+)

Philip Hornsey, percussionist with ECM+, leads a masterclass with UVic School of Music percussion students

ECM+ produces innovative, multidisciplinary concerts and showcases Canadian musical creation throughout the country. Generation provides composers with a unique environment for musical research and exploration culminating in a cross-country tour.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Rm. B016, B-Wing

Free admission

24 ORION CONCERT: Ensemble Contemporaine de Montreal @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Generation2016 Canadian Tour with Ensemble Contemporaine de Montréal (ECM+)

Véronique Lacroix, director
Marie-Hélène Breault, solo flute
Gabriel Dharmoo, host

This concert features new works written for ECM+ by composers Taylor Brook (BC/New York), Symon Henry (Montreal), Sabrina Schroeder (BMus ‘01, UVic) (BC/Manchester, UK) and Adam Scime (Toronto). With generous funding contributed by the UVic Alumni Association.

ECM+ produces innovative, multidisciplinary concerts and showcases Canadian musical creation throughout the country. Generation provides composers with a unique environment for musical research and exploration culminating in a cross-country tour.  

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

25 TUESDAYMUSIC @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring UVic School of Music students.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

26 GRADUATING RECITAL: David Gagnon, conducting @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

David Gagnon presents his Masters of Music graduating recital in conducting.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

28 FRIDAYMUSIC @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Enjoy an afternoon concert featuring UVic School of Music brass students in a program of varied repertoire.

Tune in here for the live broadcast. 

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

28 UVIC ORCHESTRA @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Nordic Light
Ajtony Csaba, conductor

Grieg – Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16 featuring UVic Concerto Competition Winner, Muzi (Maggie) Xu
Grieg – Peer Gynt Suites (selection)
Grieg – Holberg Suite (selection)

Tune in here for the live broadcast.    

UNIVERSITY CENTRE - Farquhar Auditorium

Adults $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic alumni $10

Tickets complimentary for UVic students with valid ONEcard. Reserve in advance or at the door.
$5 tickets are available for student groups in grade 12 or under if reserved up to 48 hours in advance. Accompanying parents & guardians also qualify for $5 pricing.

Buy tickets here

29 FACULTY CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Members of UVic's Performance Faculty join on stage to present an evening of chamber music. The program will include many familiar faces as well as a brass quintet with our newest faculty member Merrie Klazek on trumpet.

Tune in here for the live broadcast.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Rm B125

Adults $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic alumni $10
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30 EMERGING ARTISTS ALUMNI CONCERT @ 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Featuring:
Anna Schill, soprano
(MMus '13)
Lara Oberg, piano

A celebration of the brilliance of West coast contemporary composers, including John Beckwith and Jean Coulthard.

Tune in here for the live broadcast.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

November 2016
01 TUESDAYMUSIC @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring UVic School of Music students.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

03 GUEST CONCERT: Alcan String Quartet @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Since its formation in 1989, the Alcan Quartet has forged a reputation for excellence across Canada and abroad. The quartets originality, contagious enthusiasm, unique sonority, and remarkable cohesion have all contributed to its long-term success.

Performing:
Haydn – String Quartet Op. 76, No. 2 “Fifths”
Ginastera – String Quartet No. 1, Op. 20
Mendelssohn – String Quartet Op. 44, No. 1

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Rm B125

Adults $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic alumni $10
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04 FRIDAYMUSIC @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Enjoy an afternoon concert featuring UVic School of Music woodwind students in a program of varied repertoire.

Tune in here for the live broadcast. 

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

04 STUDENT COMPOSERS CONCERT @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Featuring original compositions by students in the UVic School of Music Composition program.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

05 UVIC CHAMBER SINGERS @ 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Susan Young, director

Featuring choral ensemble and solo works by German composers.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

07 ORION LECTURE: Italian Opera and Its Singers @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Damjana Bratuz, piano

Professor Emeritus Damjana Bratuz is a pioneer in interdisciplinary musical research. A distinguished pianist and teacher, a leading scholar in the field of Bartók research and a leading figure in the field of semiotics, she has lectured throughout Europe and North America.

As a lecturer, Dr. Bratuz explores the convergence of the arts and literature to aid the comprehension of the expressive content and of the construction of musical compositions. In her public presentations she began to intertwine images, sound, and text long before the recent technological advances have permitted a welcome simplification of the process.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Rm. B037, B-Wing

Free admission

08 TUESDAYMUSIC @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring UVic School of Music students.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

08 ORION MASTERCLASS: Damjana Bratuz, piano @ 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Damjana Bratuz, piano

Damjana Bratuz conducts a public masterclass with students from the UVic School of Music piano studios.

Professor Emeritus Damjana Bratuz is a pioneer in interdisciplinary musical research. A distinguished pianist and teacher, a leading scholar in the field of Bartók research and a leading figure in the field of semiotics, she has lectured throughout Europe and North America.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

15 TUESDAYMUSIC @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring UVic School of Music students.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

16 FIRST YEAR GRADUATE RECITAL: Betty Allison, soprano @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Soprano Betty Allison presents her first year Masters of Music graduate recital.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

17 ORION LECTURE: Music and Emotion: A Composer's Perspective @ 1:00pm - 3:45pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Peter Golub, composer

Music and Emotion: A Composer’s Perspective


Peter Golub studied composition with Henry Brant and continued his studies at the Yale School of Music where he studied with Toru Takemitsu and Jacob Druckman and earned a Doctorate. His work and friendship with Takemitsu, who in addition to his concert works was the composer of a large body of film work, was pivotal in his development and continues to be an inspiration. Golub is currently a lecturer in composition at UCLA, and previously taught composition at Bennington College and Reed College. Since 1998 he has been the Director of the Sundance Film Music Program, where he runs the yearly Composers Lab, an intensive workshop for aspiring film composers.

In this presentation, Golub will discuss the links between music and emotion from a composer’s perspective,deriving from his experience in writing music for film and theatre. This will include his hypotheses about whether evoked emotional responses to music are learned or intrinsic. In this lecture/demonstration he will show clips of films, and also live performances of his music are planned.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Rm. B120, B-Wing

Free admission

17 STRING CHAMBER CONCERT @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

A chamber music concert featuring UVic School of Music string students from the studios of the Lafayette String Quartet.

Tune in here for the live broadcast.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

18 ORION LECTURE: Music Technology Meets Hollywood @ 11:30am - 12:30pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Peter Golub, composer

Music Technology Meets Hollywood: How technology has transformed the work of a composer


Peter Golub studied composition with Henry Brant and continued his studies at the Yale School of Music where he studied with Toru Takemitsu and Jacob Druckman and earned a Doctorate. His work and friendship with Takemitsu, who in addition to his concert works was the composer of a large body of film work, was pivotal in his development and continues to be an inspiration. Golub is currently a lecturer in composition at UCLA, and previously taught composition at Bennington College and Reed College. Since 1998 he has been the Director of the Sundance Film Music Program, where he runs the yearly Composers Lab, an intensive workshop for aspiring film composers.

In this presentation, Golub discusses the use of technology and audio engineering in film and television, how the art has been transformed by technology, and where it is going. He will also discuss his work as the Director of the Sundance Film Music Program.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Rm. A169, A-Wing

Free admission

18 FRIDAYMUSIC @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Enjoy an afternoon concert featuring UVic School of Music voice students in a program of varied repertoire.

Tune in here for the live broadcast. 

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

19 SONIC LAB @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Ajtony Csaba, conductor

UVic's contemporary music ensemble performs some of the most exciting Canadian and international music of our time. This program will feature compositions for amplified ensemble as well as jewels of the contemporary acoustic repertory.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

20 PIANO CLASS RECITAL @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Featuring piano students from the studio of May Ling Kwok.

Tune in here for the live broadcast.  

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

20 UVIC VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Autumn Showcase
Wendell Clanton, director

The UVic Vocal Jazz Ensemble has established a reputation for artistic excellence, stylistic flexibility, and fun-filled performances of original and inspiring arrangements.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

21 GRADUATING RECITAL: Collin Lloyd, horn @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Collin Lloyd presents his Bachelor of Music graduating recital in horn performance.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

22 TUESDAYMUSIC @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring UVic School of Music students.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

22 GRADUATING RECITAL: Aliayta Foon-Dancoes, violin @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Violinist Aliayta Foon-Dancoes presents her Bachelor of Music graduating recital.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

25 FRIDAYMUSIC @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Featuring new music by UVic School of Music composition students.

Tune in here for the live broadcast. 

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

25 ORION MASTERCLASS: Krisztina Szabo, mezzo-soprano @ 2:30pm - 3:20pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano

Krisztina Szabó conducts a masterclass with UVic School of Music voice students.

Hungarian-Canadian mezzo-soprano Krisztina Szabó has become highly sought after in both North America and Europe as an artist of supreme musicianship and stagecraft.  

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

25 GRADUATING RECITAL: Emily Armour, piano @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Pianist Emily Armour presents her Masters of Music graduating recital.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

25 UVIC WIND SYMPHONY @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Variations of Dance and Light
Dr. Gerald King, conductor

UVic's Wind Symphony is recognized as one of the premiere performing wind ensembles in the Pacific Northwest.

Repertoire to include:
Luigi Zanninelli – Three Dances of Enchantment
David Holsinger – Liturgical Dances
Alfred Reed – Three Revelations of the Lotus Sutra

Tune in here for the live broadcast.

UNIVERSITY CENTRE - Farquhar Auditorium

Adults $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic alumni $10

Tickets complimentary for UVic students with valid ONEcard. Reserve in advance or at the door.
$5 tickets are available for student groups in grade 12 or under if reserved up to 48 hours in advance. Accompanying parents & guardians also qualify for $5 pricing.

Buy tickets here

26 UVIC ORCHESTRA @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Fall Harmonies
Ajtony Csaba, conductor

Schumann – Konzertstück for Four Horns and Orchestra, Op. 86 featuring UVic Concerto Competition Winners Sam McNally, Collin Lloyd, Sarah Mullane and Justin Malchow
Mendelssohn – Symphony No. 4 in A Major “Italian”

Tune in here for the live broadcast.

UNIVERSITY CENTRE - Farquhar Auditorium

Adults $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic alumni $10

Tickets complimentary for UVic students with valid ONEcard. Reserve in advance or at the door.
$5 tickets are available for student groups in grade 12 or under if reserved up to 48 hours in advance. Accompanying parents & guardians also qualify for $5 pricing.

Buy tickets here

27 ORION CONCERT: Krisztina Szabo, mezzo-soprano @ 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano
  With Arthur Rowe, piano

UVic piano professor Arthur Rowe joins Krisztina Szabó in a performance of Brahms’s Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy Songs) Op. 103.
Hungarian-Canadian mezzo-soprano Krisztina Szabó has become highly sought after in both North America and Europe as an artist of supreme musicianship and stagecraft.  

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

28 GUITAR CLASS RECITAL @ 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Featuring UVic School of Music guitar students from the studio of Dr. Alexander Dunn.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

29 TUESDAYMUSIC @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring UVic School of Music students.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

29 ORION MASTERCLASS: Chloe Meyers, baroque violin @ 1:30pm - 2:20pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Chloe Meyers, baroque violin A string masterclass in violin and period performance practice with baroque violinist Chloe Meyers. As a regular guest leader and orchestra member of baroque ensembles all over North America, Chloe Meyers has worked with ensembles including Les Violons du Roy, Tafelmusik, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Les Boreades, the Theatre of Early Music, Les Idees Heureuses and Les Voix Baroques. She is the concertmaster of the Pacific Baroque Orchestra, and is the principal second with Arion Baroque Orchestra in Montreal. Meyers is the first violin on a Juno Award winning recording of Handel arias featuring Canadian soprano Karina Gauvin.    

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

29 ORION CONCERT: Chloe Meyers, baroque violin @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Orion Series in Fine Arts presents
Bach and Before
Featuring:
Chloe Meyers, baroque violin
Alexander Weimann, harpsichord World renowned baroque violinist and concertmaster of the Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Chloe Myers will be joined by harpsichordist and conductor Alexander Weimann, in a special recital featuring music of the baroque era up until the time of Bach. As a regular guest leader and orchestra member of baroque ensembles all over North America, Chloe Meyers has worked with ensembles including Les Violons du Roy, Tafelmusik, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Les Boreades, the Theatre of Early Music, Les Idees Heureuses and Les Voix Baroques. She is the concertmaster of the Pacific Baroque Orchestra, and is the principal second with Arion Baroque Orchestra in Montreal. Meyers is the first violin on a Juno Award winning recording of Handel arias featuring Canadian soprano Karina Gauvin.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Free admission

December 2016
01 AFRICAN PERCUSSION CONCERT @ 10:30am - 11:20am

The thirty-member percussion ensemble from UVic’s African Hand Drumming class (MUS 108) performs a repertoire of rhythms on djembe, balafon and dundun.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

01 DON WRIGHT SYMPHONIC WINDS @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Dr. Michael Keddy, conductor

Presenting concert band repertoire performed by student musicians from all across the UVic campus.

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UNIVERSITY CENTRE - Farquhar Auditorium

Adults $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic alumni $10

Tickets complimentary for UVic students with valid ONEcard. Reserve in advance or at the door.
$5 tickets are available for student groups in grade 12 or under if reserved up to 48 hours in advance. Accompanying parents & guardians also qualify for $5 pricing.

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02 FRIDAYMUSIC @ 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Enjoy an afternoon concert featuring the UVic School of Music Percusssion Ensemble in a program of varied repertoire.

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MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

02 UVIC CHOIRS @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm

The UVic Choirs return by popular demand to present a gift of choral music to the Greater Victoria community in their annual joint seasonal concert. Featuring the UVic Chorus, Chamber Singers and Vocal Jazz Ensemble directed by Dr. Adam Con, Wendell Clanton and Susan Young.

Christ Church Cathedral (Quadra St. at Rockland Ave.) -

Admission by donation

03 UVIC JAZZ ENSEMBLE @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Live Music for Silent Film: Charlie Chaplin's "The Kid"
Dr. Patrick Boyle, director

Join the UVic Jazz Ensemble for an engaging multi-media performance of live music for Charlie Chaplin’s 1921 silent film classic "The Kid."

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Rm B125

Adults $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic alumni $10
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04 NEW MUSIC CLASS RECITAL @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

The New Music Performance class presents new pieces by UVic composition students written for UVic performance students as well as important works from the 20th and 21st centuries.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation

08 ALUMNI CONCERT: Rudolf Komorous Celebration @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Alumni Concert Series presented by The Canadian Music Centre and the University of Victoria
Rudolf Komorous Celebration

A concert of distinguished School of Music alumni performers directed by Owen Underhill (BMus ’75, UVic), performing music by legendary Czech-Canadian composer, bassoonist, and teacher Rudolf Komorous, in celebration of his 85th birthday, his contribution to Canadian music and to advanced music education. Rudolf Komorous is a former Director of the UVic School of Music.

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MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Adults $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic alumni $10
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10 TUBACHRISTMAS @ 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Paul Beauchesne, conductor

Victoria kicks off the holiday season with the annual TubaChristmas fundraiser. 70 tubas and euphoniums play your Christmas favourites with donations benefitting the Times Colonist Christmas Fund.

Market Square (560 Johnson Street) -

Admission by donation

11 TUBACHRISTMAS REPRISE @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Paul Beauchesne, conductor

Featuring UVic School of Music tuba and euphonium soloists and ensembles from the studio of Paul Beauchesne. Money raised will benefit UVic tuba and euphonium projects.

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MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing

Admission by donation


 

 

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