Events > Masterclasses
All masterclasses are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
UBC Music Building and Barnett Hall are located at 6361 Memorial Road (Map)
Old Auditorium is located at 6344 Memorial Road (Map)
Wed Oct 2
Cello Masterclass with Paul Marleyn
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Room 113
Wed Oct 9
Beyond the Keys - Non-traditional piano sounds workshop with Barbara Lieurance
A workshop for pianist and composers exploring groundbreaking works for piano that use non-traitional piano sounds like bowed, prepared, and harp piano. How works are conceptualized, how you can study and perform them are explained and demonstrated as well as how can you use these techniques safely so that the piano is not affected. Other techniques include string piano, masking and overtones as well as extended techniques.
4:00 pm - 6 pm, Room 113
Tue Oct 22
Workshop with pianist Anna Telles
Guest Artist: Keyboard Division
Part I "The piano in João Madureira's work"
Part II "Organistic gesture in writing for the piano: João Pedro Oliveira's In Tempore".
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Room 113
Thu Oct 31
Workshop and Lecture with tabla master Sandeep Das
Workshop and lecture sponsored by the UBC School of Music, UBC Department of Asian Studies and the Vancouver Recital Society.
Sandeep Das will be performing with The Silk Road Ensemble founded by Yo-Yo Ma on Friday, November 1 at the Playhouse Theatre in Vancouver. That concert is presented by the Vancouver Recital Society.
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm, Barnett Hall
Fri Nov 1
Piano Masterclass with Jon Kimura Parker
Dal Grauer Memorial Lecturer in Music
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Barnett Hall
Sponsored by the Dal Grauer Memorial Lectures
Jon Kimura Parker will also be giving a recital the following evening.
Tickets and details here.
Mon Nov 4
Violin Masterclass with Charles Castleman
Soloist/ Chamber Musician
Professor Violin The Eastman School of Music
Founder and Director of The Castleman Quartet Programs
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
More information about Charles Castleman may be found on his website.
Tue Nov 12
Voice Masterclass with Perry Price
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
Nov 20 - 23
Composer residency: Michael Colgrass
Workshop: Excellence In Performance
Nov 21, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Telus Studio Theatre (open to first 50 registrants only, sign -up on the UBC Bands Novce Board (3rd floor) to reserve your spot.
Lecture: Three Thunderbolds: Developing the Creative Demon
Nov 21, 7:30 - 9:00 pm, Roy Barnett Recital Hall
Open Dress Rehearsal with Symphonic Wind Ensemble and UBC Concert Winds
Nov 22, 3:30 - 7:30 pm, Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
Sun Mar 16
Piano Masterclass with Louis Lortie
11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Room 113
Presented by the Vancouver Symphony in partnership with the UBC School of Music and VSO School of Music