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Brandon, MB
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February 2018

Brandon University Symphonic Band

Saturday, February 10th, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
$10
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Westman Junior Concert Band under the direction of Ms. Marissa Hirsch and Westman Senior Honour Band under the direction of Mr. Bill Kristjanson in concert with Brandon University Symphonic Band under the direction of Dr. Wendy McCallum. Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium Admission: $10

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Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, February 11th, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium

Julian Pellicano, Conductor; Katherine Chi, Piano. Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 introduced a more personal style as the composer started to push the piano to its expressive limits. He didn’t bother completing the piano part for the premiere, simply playing the work from memory. As the new conductor of the Dusseldorf Orchestra, Schumann wanted to impress the proud Rhineland folk. His lovely Rhenish symphony was the result: a journey from imposing brass to bucolic waltzes to magnificent cathedral impressions. The…

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March 2018

T. Patrick Carrabré, Brandon University Orchestra, Concert Choir, Chorale and Symphonic Band

Sunday, March 4th, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium

The Brandon University Orchestra, Concert Choir, Chorale and Symphonic Band will join forces with students from local high schools to perform music by T. Patrick Carrabré. Honouring Pat’s significant contribution to Canadian music, twenty-five years at Brandon University and his sixtieth birthday, the program will include a number of works that have never been performed for local audiences. The pow wow group Spirit Sands Singers, led by Michael Esquash Sr., will join the BU Orchestra and Choirs in Creation Stories,…

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Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, March 11th, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Mozart & Haydn: A Chamber of Delights. Featuring The WSO Chamber Ensemble; Gwen Hoebig, Violin; Karl Stobbe, Violin; Daniel Scholz, Viola; Yuri Hooker, Cello; David Moroz, Piano. Works to be performed: J. Haydn, String Quartet No. 5 in D major “The Lark”; W. A. Mozart, Piano Quartet in g minor; T. Patrick Carrabré, Quintetsatz; A. Dvořák, Piano Quintet in A major. For over 30 years our superb WSO principals and guests have provided Winnipeg audiences with musical…

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April 2018

“Celebrating Liz” Spring Sing Concert with Alumni

Saturday, April 28th, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
$12
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“Celebrating Liz” Spring Sing Concert with Alumni. Elizabeth Grant is the founding director of the Brandon Conservatory Chorale Dr. Elizabeth Grant founded the Brandon Conservatory Chorale in 1981. The Conservatory Chorale provides choral training for singers ages five and up, with students divided into three performing groups: the Apprentice Choir, the Concert Choir, the Chamber Choir. The Chorale has also added an adult choir, Bel Canto. The youth choirs have performed extensively both nationally and internationally and have consistently won…

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October 2018

‘Where STEM education can lead,’ with Col. Chris Hadfield, presented by the BU Faculty of Science

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium

Col. Chris Hadfield (Credit: NASA) This is a closed event for students of selected Brandon and Westman schools. Group ticket opportunities have been offered to selected school principals. Brandon University welcomes Col. Chris Hadfield to the Brandon University Homecoming weekend on Friday, Oct. 12. A decorated astronaut, engineer and pilot, Col. Hadfield will launch Brandon University’s 50th anniversary Homecoming celebrations with a Friday afternoon keynote for selected middle years students from Brandon and around southwestern Manitoba. The keynote, inspiring students…

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‘An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth,’ with Col. Chris Hadfield

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
$35
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Chris Hadfield This event is sold out. Brandon University welcomes Col. Chris Hadfield to the Brandon University Homecoming weekend on Friday, Oct. 12. A decorated astronaut, engineer and pilot, Col. Hadfield will launch Brandon University’s 50th anniversary Homecoming celebrations with a public keynote at the WMCA, starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the event are $35 and are on sale through the WMCA now. At the keynote, Hadfield will speak on “An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth,” showing you…

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February 2019

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Julian Pellicano, Conductor; Cameron Crozman, Cello.

Sunday, February 10th, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Julian Pellicano, Conductor; Cameron Crozman, Cello. Works by Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor; Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 1 in D minor. “Profound musical imagination,” “Stunning panache” – a few of the accolades for Cameron Crozman who performs the Dvořák Cello concerto on the Bonjour Stradivarius. Julian Pellicano leads the WSO in the “tragic and heroic” first symphony by Rachmaninoff. This will be exciting! Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium Admission: Adults $54; Seniors: $49; Students: $12.50

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March 2019

Brandon University Big Band featuring special guest Rich Brown

Thursday, March 14th, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
$32.00
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Brandon University Big Band, directed by Michael Cain The Brandon University Big Band (BUBB) is one of the best and most eclectic large ensembles in collegiate North America, and the premier performing ensemble of Brandon University’s Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music Program. Under the direction of Michael Cain, this ensemble plays music that ranges from traditional big band repertoire such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Thad Jones, as well as a wide range of contemporary popular music of today.…

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Brandon University Big Band featuring special guest Rich Brown

Thursday, March 14th, 2019 @ 9:30 pm
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One event on Friday, March 15th, 2019 at 9:30 pm

Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
$32.00
  • $

Brandon University Big Band, directed by Michael Cain The Brandon University Big Band (BUBB) is one of the best and most eclectic large ensembles in collegiate North America, and the premier performing ensemble of Brandon University’s Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music Program. Under the direction of Michael Cain, this ensemble plays music that ranges from traditional big band repertoire such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Thad Jones, as well as a wide range of contemporary popular music of today.…

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Brandon University Big Band featuring special guest Rich Brown

Friday, March 15th, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, March 14th, 2019 at 9:30 pm

One event on Friday, March 15th, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on Friday, March 15th, 2019 at 9:30 pm

Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
$32.00
  • $

Brandon University Big Band, directed by Michael Cain The Brandon University Big Band (BUBB) is one of the best and most eclectic large ensembles in collegiate North America, and the premier performing ensemble of Brandon University’s Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music Program. Under the direction of Michael Cain, this ensemble plays music that ranges from traditional big band repertoire such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Thad Jones, as well as a wide range of contemporary popular music of today.…

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Brandon University Big Band featuring special guest Rich Brown

Friday, March 15th, 2019 @ 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, March 14th, 2019 at 9:30 pm

One event on Friday, March 15th, 2019 at 9:30 pm

One event on Friday, March 15th, 2019 at 9:30 pm

Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
$32.00
  • $

Brandon University Big Band, directed by Michael Cain The Brandon University Big Band (BUBB) is one of the best and most eclectic large ensembles in collegiate North America, and the premier performing ensemble of Brandon University’s Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music Program. Under the direction of Michael Cain, this ensemble plays music that ranges from traditional big band repertoire such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Thad Jones, as well as a wide range of contemporary popular music of today.…

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September 2019

WSO in Brandon: Daniel Raiskin, conductor & Alexander Tselyakov, piano

Sunday, September 29th, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
Alexander Tselyakov, piano

Alexander Tselyakov, piano Acclaimed pianist Alexander Tselyakov will perform in Brandon with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra this Sunday. An Associate Professor of Music at Brandon University, Tselyakov will join the WSO at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium for an afternoon performance of pieces by Mozart and Brahms. Mozart: Concerto No. 23 in A major Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor Few great works of music have taken so long to get to a finished product as Brahm's Symphony No.…

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October 2019

LA BOHÈME comes to Brandon TONIGHT!

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium

TONIGHT!!!!!! La Bohème A National Tour of opera at bars across Canada Taking place in the WMCA Foyer  BUY ONLINE  Wednesday, October 2 - 7:30pm   Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium - foyer Against the Grain Theatre (AtG) hits the road for its first ever national tour of LA BOHÈME!   Against the Grain Theatre presents: LA Bohème! #AtGBoheme — A modern love story sung in English. In a bar!   The AtG production that started it all, and uprooted opera…

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Homecoming: Keynote Speaker Dr. Samantha Nutt – When Local is Global

Thursday, October 17th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
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A renowned humanitarian, physician and best-selling author will headline Brandon University’s annual Homecoming this fall. Dr. Samantha Nutt will present the public Homecoming keynote at the WMCA on Thursday evening, Oct. 17, as Homecoming weekend kicks off. A leading authority on current affairs, war, international aid, and foreign policy, Dr. Nutt, a medical doctor and founder of the international humanitarian organizations War Child Canada and War Child USA, is one of the most recognized voices in the humanitarian arena. For…

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November 2019

WSO in Brandon: Holiday Tour featuring Alexander Tselyakov, piano & Sabina Rzazade, piano

Sunday, November 24th, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium

The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra presents their Holiday Tour in Brandon. Celebrate the season and enjoy your favourite holiday carols played live with a full orchestra. Our annual holiday tour is full of classics you know and love ... bring the entire family and settle in for this heart-warming tradition filled with festive cheer! LOCATION: Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium How to Buy Tickets: Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium, 205 - 20th Street, Brandon, Manitoba, R7B 1L6. Box Office: 204-728-9510, info@wmca.ca.  Tickets can…

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