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WATCH: UBC Symphonic Winds perform Leonard Bernstein's "Overture To Candide"
WATCH: Kallie Clayton (Master's student), Sheldon Baxter (BMus'14, MMus'15), and Alireza Mojibian (BMus'15, Master's student) describe the amazing opportunities afforded to students in the UBC Opera Program
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Dr. David Metzer
David Metzer is a historian of American music and culture. His work covers a variety of musical genres, including popular music, classical, and jazz. His latest book is The Ballad in American Popular Music: From Elvis to Beyoncé.
The P’ungmulp’ae San Param ensemble, meaning “Korean folk drumming troupe Mountain Breeze,” is open to all UBC students. It offers the opportunity to engage in study of the Korean tradition of folk drumming and dance known as p’ungmul. Read more
Mastering De Profundis
Pianists do not often play and speak at the same time—let alone whistle, sing, play a Harpo horn, and use their body and the piano as percussion instruments. Keyboard Chair Terence Dawson decided to take on the challenge of Rzewski’s De Profundis as a career milestone marker.
Turning Point Ensemble on music & entrepreneurship
“What's very important to realize as a student of musical performance is that you are not only a potential employee, but also a future employer and entrepreneur and can create the work you wish for. That's what we did.”
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