In the News
Read about the UBC School of Music faculty, students, and alumni who are making headlines.
Link | UBC School of Music musicology professor David Metzer specializes in 20th and 21st century musical styles and has published books on the subject such as The Ballad in American Popular Music: From Elvis to Beyoncé (Cambridge University Press) and has taught courses on the Beatles.
Link | BC-born tenor Ben Heppner hosted and Netherlands native Otto Tausk conducted at the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 100th-anniversary concert.
Link | The UBC Opera Ensemble presents the Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's iconic dark-comedy Don Giovanni. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. | UBC Old Auditorium | 6344 Memorial Road | 7:30pm | $15-$45 »Details
Link | The judges’ panel… awarded a tie for first place to Elizabeth Knudson
Link | A potential showstopper is a new piece by outgoing VSO composer in residence, Jocelyn Morlock.
Link | Kamloopa – was nominated in the large-theatre category for … sound design or original composition (Cris Derksen).
Link | Music by Bach and Tchaikovsky will be performed, but so will pieces by Jean Coulthard and VSO composer in residence Jocelyn Morlock…
Link | The UBC Baccalaureate Concert features students graduating from the UBC School of Music, performing an eclectic collection of music from Mozart to Gershwin with a special guest appearance by UBC President Santa J. Ono performing cello. | Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 6265 Crescent Rd | 8pm | Free »Details
Link | … works include Jocelyn Morlock’s One Black Spike, about immigrant labour used to build the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway in the early 20th century.
Link | Daniel Tsui, a UBC bachelor of music graduate, printed his own violin at home on a 3D printer.
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