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Celebrated pianist Jacques Després takes the stage, Nov. 22
Mount Allison University | November 16, 2006
The Mount Allison Performing Arts Series welcomes music enthusiasts to Brunton Auditorium (134 Main Street) on Wednesday, November 22 at 8 p.m. for a performance by acclaimed pianist Jacques Després — a concert artist who has dazzled audiences for over two decades with his sensitive, yet powerful style and sympathetic interpretations of a broad range of composers....[continue]

World première of Alasdair MacLean’s I’ll Never Leave You, Nov. 18
Mount Allison University | November 16, 2006
Mount Allison’s Elliott Chorale, directed by Gayle h. Martin, semi-finalists in the 2006 CBC Choral Competition, will be presenting the world première of a new work by Sackville composer Alasdair MacLean....[continue]

Bobcat Bulletin #2 - November 6 - 12, 2006
Brandon University | November 16, 2006
Marius led the Bobcats on the weekend to their first ever weekend sweep....[continue]

Celebrity Concert Series presents Kiyoshi Nagata Ensemble
McMaster University | November 15, 2006
The Kiyoshi Nagata Ensemble will fill Convocation Hall with their rhythmic beats on Friday, Nov. 17. Their passionate, yet disciplined performance style of taiko drumming blends athleticism with artistry....[continue]

Highflying Trio with NB roots to perform newfound Chamber Music, Nov. 17
Mount Allison University | November 15, 2006
Friday, November 17 will provide a wonderful opportunity to hear rising star, pianist Julien Leblanc, performing together with violinist Isabelle Fournier, originally from Moncton, and flutist Karin Aurell, a resident of Sackville....[continue]

Cellist presents pro series recital
Brandon University | November 9, 2006
As in previous years, Brandon is one of the stops on the Eckhardt-Gramatté (E-gré) National Music Competition first place winner’s tour....[continue]

Romanza romances McMaster
McMaster University | October 27, 2006
Audiences are in for a treat with Romanza's beautiful classical singing. Consisting of three tenors and an accompanying instrumental trio, this ensemble specializes in well-beloved works from the operatic, choral, popular, and folk repertoire....[continue]

2006 E-Gré winner to perform at Mount Allison, Oct. 28
Mount Allison University | October 26, 2006
On Saturday, October 28, Mount Allison University’s music department will host a recital by cellist David Eggert, winner of the 2006 Eckhardt Gramatté National Music Competition, and pianist Walter Delahunt. The concert will take place in Brunton Auditorium and will begin at 8 p.m....[continue]

Canada's Top Young Classical Musicians to Perform and Teach at BU
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
The 2006-2007 pro series continues with one of Canada’s fastest rising stars, cellist Denise Djokic. Denise was born in Halifax into a family of musicians – her father Philippe performed at the inaugural Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival this past summer, along with her brother, Marc....[continue]

Join is for the launch of the BU School of Music Standing Ovation Fundraising Campaign
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
Join us on Wednesday, November 1 from 2:40 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. as we launch the Brandon University School of Music "Standing Ovation" Fundraising Campaign in the Lorne Watson Recital Hall, located in the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building on the BU Campus....[continue]

BU School of Music Upcoming Events: November & December 2006
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
BU School of Music
BU School of Music
Upcoming Events: November & December 2006

  • BU School of Music pro series – single admission: $12.00/$8.00/$6.00
    Events whose dates appear in bold are sponsored by the School of Music....[continue]

    Mount Saint Vincent University Celebrates Installation of its 10th President and Vice-Chancellor with the Sound of Music
    Mount Saint Vincent University | October 22, 2006
    Graduates and their guests joined with dignitaries and presidents from major Canadian universities to witness the installation of Mount Saint Vincent University’s (MSVU) 10th President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kathryn E. Laurin. The installation took place on Sunday, October 22 at 2:30 p.m. in the Seton Academic Centre Auditorium....[continue]

    Dr. Megumi Masaki appointed as Artistic Director of Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition
    Brandon University | October 12, 2006
    Brandon University School of Music Piano Professor and renowned performer Dr. Megumi Masaki has been appointed Artistic Director of the The Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, effective in October 2007....[continue]

    Sounds of Preserving Culture Loud and Clear
    University College of Cape Breton | October 11, 2006
    Today, the new Centre for Cape Breton Studies and the quest to preserve cultural traditions for future generations took centre stage....[continue]

    Laurier faculty of music to donate concert revenues to the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony
    Wilfrid Laurier University | October 11, 2006
    The faculty of music at Wilfrid Laurier University opens its ensemble concert season on October 14 and 15 with the WLU Symphony Orchestra, conducted by professor Paul Pulford....[continue]

    Tom Dailey’s got the spirit!
    St. Mary's University | October 11, 2006
    The Centre for Spirituality and the Workplace at Saint Mary’s will be hosting a talk by Tom Daily from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM in the Xerox Room (Sobey Building) on Thursday, October 26....[continue]

    Mount Allison’s Performing Arts Series presents the Lafayette String Quartet, Oct. 14- CANCELLED
    Mount Allison University | October 10, 2006
    Mount Allison University’s Performing Arts Series continues with its second concert of the season on Saturday, October 14, at 8 p.m. in Brunton Auditorium with the renowned Lafayette String Quartet....[continue]

    CBU’s ‘Community and Culture’ Celebration Now On
    University College of Cape Breton | October 4, 2006
    This fall, Cape Breton University is hosting a series of events to celebrate culture and community....[continue]

    Renowned pianist and BU professor Alexander Tselyakov nominated for Western Canadian Music Award
    Brandon University | October 3, 2006
    Renowned pianist and Brandon University professor Alexander Tselyakov has been nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award in the Outstanding Classical Recording category for his album Alexander Tselyakov Plays Variations on the Theme of Paganini....[continue]

    Great Romantics Festival celebrates Golden Age of Music
    McMaster University | September 28, 2006
    More than 20 artists and speakers from several countries will take part in the 12th International Great Romantics Festival from Thursday, Oct. 5 to Saturday, Oct. 7....[continue]

    U of G to Host Opera on Norman Bethune
    University of Guelph | September 26, 2006
    The University of Guelph is hosting a touring chamber opera chronicling the last five years in the life of renowned Canadian doctor Norman Bethune Oct. 3 at 8 p.m. in Room 107 of the MacKinnon Building....[continue]

    Dal music recruit wins national Hnatyshyn Foundation scholarship
    Dalhousie University | September 26, 2006
    Paul Medeiros, a first year violin student at Dalhousie University, has been awarded the Hnatyshyn Foundation scholarship in Classical Music (Orchestral Instrument)....[continue]

    Brandon University's Kerry DuWors Receives Rare 1747 Violin
    Brandon University | September 25, 2006
    The Canada Council for the Arts announced today that violinist Kerry DuWors, a faculty member at BU School of Music since 2004, has been awarded, for the second time in a row, a rare instrument from the Canada Council Musical Instrument Bank....[continue]

    School of the Arts celebrates 34 years of talent
    McMaster University | September 22, 2006
    The School of the Arts Celebrity Concert Series is back for its 2006-07 season....[continue]

    Gifted pianist prepares for Atlantic Young Artist Tour — Sept. 28 in Sackville
    Mount Allison University | September 22, 2006
    Twenty-two year old pianist Philip Roberts will be featured in a performance in Brunton Auditorium at the Marjorie Young Bell Conservatory of Music, Mount Allison University, on Thursday, September 28 at 8 p.m....[continue]

    All-star faculty performers launch 8th year of School of Music
    Brandon University | September 12, 2006
    Celebrating its eighth year, the Brandon University School of Music''s pro series will feature seven concerts this year....[continue]

    Milner Gardens’ jazz concert strikes summer high note
    Malaspina University College | August 10, 2006
    Summer strikes a high note at Milner Gardens’ third annual Jazz in the Garden, a magical display of musical virtuosity held August 20 in this equally magical Qualicum Beach setting....[continue]

    UPEI Courtyard Named McMillan Hall
    University of Prince Edward Island | August 2, 2006
    A special ceremony today at the University of Prince Edward Island honoured Charlottetown resident Eileen (McQuaid) McMillan and her late husband Dr. Joseph (Joe) A. McMillan. Friends and members of the well-known McMillan family joined UPEI staff and faculty, student representatives, and guests for the official naming of the courtyard area of the Student Centre...[continue]

    BU School of Music Releases New CD: Music at Brandon University - Volume II
    Brandon University | June 29, 2006
    BU School of Music is pleased to announce the release of its new CD. Music from Brandon University - Volume 2 was recorded in 2004 and features student performances by soloists, chamber groups and large ensembles....[continue]

    UNB Music Camp to Take Place Aug. 11 to 19
    University of New Brunswick - Saint John | June 23, 2006
    It’s not too late to register for the University of New Brunswick’s Music Camp....[continue]

    U of C Department of Music announces Celebrity Series 2006/07 season
    University of Calgary | June 21, 2006
    The University of Calgary Department of Music unveils the following artists for Celebrity Series 2006/07....[continue]

    Atlantic Arts Trio to be featured on Chicago’s WFMT, June 26
    Mount Allison University | June 16, 2006
    On June 26, at 8 p.m. (CDT), Chicago’s fine arts and classical station, WFMT, will present the Atlantic Arts Trio in Live from WFMT....[continue]

    Renowned authors, composer, arts patron to receive honorary degrees
    University of Toronto | June 12, 2006
    Spring convocation ceremonies to be held June 7-23...[continue]

    U of S Music Grad Performs At Prestigious Chicago Concert
    University of Saskatchewan | June 7, 2006
    A highly successful music graduate from the University of Saskatchewan, who has gone on to become one of North America's premiere organists, is now set to appear as a featured performer at a prestigious concert in Chicago....[continue]

    L. Jacques Ménard, O.C.
    Concordia University | June 7, 2006
    L. Jacques Ménard is Chairman of BMO Nesbitt Burns, one of the country’s leading investment firms....[continue]

    DeGroote graduate drums her way to degree
    McMaster University | June 6, 2006
    Music is ever associated with graduation ceremonies. Pomp and Circumstance, known to many as simply "the graduation song," was first played at a convocation ceremony over a century ago....[continue]

    Wired for music: The sequel…
    McGill University | June 1, 2006
    McGill researchers to study concert audience in second phase of brain experiment...[continue]

    Convocation will celebrate 1,694 degrees, diplomas and certificates
    University of Regina | June 1, 2006
    The University of Regina will present 1,694 students with degrees, diplomas and certificates at its annual spring convocation June 5-7 at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina....[continue]

    Brandon University congratulates 2005/2006 Faculty and Staff University Award recipients
    Brandon University | May 19, 2006
    Join Brandon University in congratulating this year’s Faculty and Staff University Award recipients...[continue]

    Professor of Music places second in international composers' competition
    Laurentian University of Sudbury | May 16, 2006
    De brises en ressac (From Breeze to Undertow), a composition for orchestra by Dr. Robert Lemay, professor of Music at Laurentian University, has won the second prize at the Kazimierz Serocki 10 th International Composers' Competition 2006 , a prestigious orchestra contest in Poland organized by the Polish Society for Contemporary Music....[continue]

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