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The 42nd E-Gré National Music Competition (Piano).

Friday, April 19th, 2019 @ 12:00 am - Sunday, April 21st, 2019 @ 12:00 am

Lorne Watson Recital Hall, QEII Music Building, Room 1-60

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The Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition in piano takes place April 19, 21 and 21.

This distinguished competition is for the performance of Canadian and contemporary music is a memorial to composer, pianist, and violinist S.C. (Sonia) Eckhardt-Gramatté, who spent the last twenty-one years of her life in Manitoba. It fulfills her lifelong dream of creating a means by which the music of contemporary composers could make its presence felt by young musicians on the threshold of their careers.

The E-Gré National Music Competition has been held annually since 1976 at Brandon University.


Finals Round I begins at 10 a.m.


Public Masterclasses (9:30 – 11:30 a.m.)

  • Christina Petrowska Quilico – Room 1-20
  • David Rogosin – Room 1-57
  • Laura Loewen – Room 1-26
  • Brian Current – Room 1-32


11:30 a.m.

Brian Current  “What to Listen for in Contemporary Music”

3 p.m.

Round Table  Glenn Hodgins, CMC President & CEO; and Pat Carrabré: “Digital Strategies for Musicians”

Gala Concert (8 p.m.)

Christina Petrowska Quilico


Finals Round II begins at 10 a.m.

Award Ceremony at 6 p.m.


Weekend Passes: $50 Adults / $30 Students and Seniors

Day Passes, Friday and Sunday: $30 Adults / $15 Students and Seniors

Gala Concert: $20 Adults / $10 Students and Seniors

Talks, Presentations, and Masterclasses FREE to public

Brandon University is committed to being an accessible institution. To ensure that any event is available to all who are interested in attending, please advise us in advance of any accessibility considerations. Accessibility contact: communications@brandonu.ca


Friday, April 19th, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Sunday, April 21st, 2019 @ 12:00 am
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