Tag: Music

July 2021

Crazy Canadians Virtual Concert with Amy Hillis

Thursday, July 29th @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

In this 45-minute concert, Amy Hillis will highlight works for violin by Canadian composers including Métis, female, BIPOC and prairie composers.

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February 2021

BU Indigenous New Music Festival/Pro Series — Jessica McMann (livestream)

Tuesday, February 2nd @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Jessica McMann is a Cree musician, dancer and choreographer from Cowessess, Sask. McMann's recent compositions explore Indigenous identity and history.

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November 2020

E-Gre 2020 Competition Winner, Brittany Rae, soprano (live-streamed)

Tuesday, November 17th, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Brittany Rae E-Gré National Music Competition winner Brittany Rae and accompanist Jesse Plessis will conclude their Winner’s Tour with a live-streamed performance on Tuesday, Nov. 17. The concert, beginning at 7:30 p.m. CDT, will be streamed on the Brandon University (BU) School of Music Facebook and YouTube pages. In September Rae won the 43rd E-Gré […]

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March 2020

Performance Anxiety Workshop

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
Brandon University

Come and join us in the music library for a performance anxiety workshop with BU Student Counsellor Marsha Harris. Although the workshop will be geared towards BU music students, everyone is welcome.

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February 2020

Cabin in the Sky Movie Screening

Friday, February 28th, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Brandon University

Come and celebrate Black History Month with a movie screening at the Music Library! Cabin in the Sky was one of six films released from 1927-1954 that featured an all-black cast. It is a folkloric “parable of Southern Negro life” (Green, 195, p. 111) that was controversial during a time when there were increasing demands […]

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BUSMEA Paint Night

Monday, February 24th, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Elephant Room, Knowles-Douglas Building
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The Brandon University Student Music Educators Association will be having a paint pouring fundraiser, hosted by Amanda from Art with Amanda. The event will take place in the Elephant Room in the Knowles-Douglas Students' Union Centre on February 24th, starting at 7 pm. Tickets are $40 each and include all supplies you will need as […]

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Louis Riel Day Fun Family Celebration

Monday, February 17th, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Harvest Hall

Brandon University (BU) will be the site of the Louis Riel Day Fun Family Celebration, presented by Grand Valley Local. The event will include face painting, jigging, live music and free refreshments.

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Learn to Jig!

Monday, February 10th, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Kinsmen Rehearsal Hall, QEII Music Building, Room 1-20

Learn the basic Métis steps for jigging – no experience necessary! Instruction by BU student Janelle Houle, music by BU Indigenous New Music Performers Cris Derksen & Melody McKiver.

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January 2020

Musician Resilience Workshop

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
Music Library, QEII Music Building

Learn specific skills to improve resilience (goal setting, steps to reach goals, self-esteem). This event is open to all musicians in the community and any students who are interested in music. Lunch will be provided!

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August 2019

Avenues: Exploring Band and Jazz Methods

Monday, August 19th, 2019 @ 9:30 am - Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
QEII Music Building

The summer workshop, now in its 15th year, offers music educators the chance to gather, communicate, and collaborate at Brandon University. In addition to presentations and round-table discussions, the two days include active participation, conducting activities, personalized instruction, and informal gatherings. Direct inquiries to: Avenues, School of Music, Brandon University Phone: 204-727-7438 or 204-727-9631 Email: […]

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