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Music at the University of Calgary is home to extraordinary opportunities for learning about music through research and creative activity. Academic preparation is at the heart of our programs, and is translated into performances, publications, compositions, engaging tradition and innovation, scholarship and improvisation. The world class acoustics of the Eckhardt-Gramatté Recital Hall and a focus on the growing realm of digital media offer students and faculty exciting opportunities to hear, create and perform music.
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Gifted Canadian violinist Emily Westell performs on the 1717 Windsor–Weinstein Stradivari violin with prize-winning Russian pianist Alexander Karpeyev. Westhell, a Canada Council Musical Instrument Bank winner, was awarded the opportunity to perform on the Stradivari for the next three years. This performance features treasured works by Franz Schubert, Johannes Brahms and Nikolai Medtner.Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 20:00
- Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 20:00
- Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 20:00
- Friday, March 28, 2014 - 20:00
News & Announcements
The University of Calgary Jazz Orchestra and Chamber Jazz Ensemble had a successful first-time visit to the 2013 Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival in Moscow Idaho this past week. This Festival, hosted by the University of Idaho has been around for more than 45 years and hosts many top jazz artists from around the world as performers and educators.
A non-competitive festival, both groups were recognized on the February 21 evening Young Artist Concert by the adjudicators. Only a select few groups are chosen for this event each day of the festival. The Jazz Orchestra performed Fuller Love by Robert Watson arranged by Dan Keberle and was recorded http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGhYFdD5_dA The Jazz Orchestra also received a trophy for their performance.
The Jazz Orchestra also was asked to work with Dee Daniels in a special vocal workshop, also on February 21.
As well, three soloists in the groups were chosen as outstanding soloists: Ellen Doty, voice, Tristan Campbell, bass trombone and Doug Zacharias, trumpet.
Saxophonist and Department of Music Faculty member Jeremy Brown recently performed with the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra. One of the pieces that he performed was a composition written for him in 2002 by Kelly-Marie Murphy, an alumna of the U of C. Please click on the below link to read the full story.