Small Ensemble Evening Performance

Small Ensemble Evening Peformances

Nov 27, Dec 5, March 17, April 3 | 7:30pm

Barnett Hall| Free

Mon Nov 27 | 7:30pm

UBC Jazz Ensembles I & II
To Be Or Not To Bop: The Legacy of Dizzy Gillespie 100 years
Brad Turner and Derry Byrne guest trumpet soloists

Jazz ensembles:

The aim of the jazz ensembles is to gain an appreciation and understanding of jazz in its many forms. The music studied and performed ranges from the early works of Duke Ellington to contemporary jazz rock fusion and even elements of free jazz. The ensembles perform up to six concerts per year and may include one or two guest artists each season.

Tuesday Dec 5| 7:30pm

Early Music Ensembles
Featuring the UBC Baroque Mentorship Orchestra
Handel Agrippina (excerpts)

Early Music:

The UBC Early Music Ensemble is a mixed instrumental/vocal ensemble specializing in the performance of music from the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras. It provides students with an opportunity to approach aspects of historical repertory and performance in an intimate, practical setting.

Sat Mar 17 | 7:30

UBC Chamber Strings

Tuesday April 3| 7:30

UBC Percussion Ensemble

Percussion:

The UBC Percussion Ensemble performs music for the vast spectrum of percussion instruments, including original works from the 20th century, transcriptions of familiar classics, and traditional dance music from Africa and Latin America.

The group also encourages the creation of new repertoire for percussion ensemble by student composers. Two concerts per year are scheduled in the Roy Barnett Recital Hall, in addition to other off-campus activities.

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