music

In May the Canadian Centre for Ethnomusicology invited two immensely talented musicians, Mr. Praveen D. Rao and Ms. Varijashree Venugopal, to teach a workshop...

Each year the Department of Music’s Concerto Competition attracts students with the amazing opportunity to perform with either the University Symphony Orchestra or the...
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At our inaugural piano concert on May 13th, guest pianist Wolfram Schmitt-Leonardy will be performing Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue on the new Steinway piano. Thanks...
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We have exciting news! After a successful fundraising campaign, the Department of Music’s brand new Steinway piano has arrived. In 2016, Gail Korpan and Joanne...

For their final concert of the semester, the University Symphony Orchestra performed several fantastic pieces. However, one piece that really stood out was Morphotropolis,...

  Once a year, the U of A’s Department of Music invites a world renowned musician or ensemble to perform at the Kilburn Memorial Concert. This...

This Friday and Saturday (March 23rd and 24th), Opera Workshop will be presenting their production of Chabrier’s opera, L’étoile. This opera follows...
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On March 9th the Department of Music is offering a unique opportunity to hear original pieces composed by University of Alberta faculty members. Dr....

This week we had the opportunity to interview Canadian conductor and U of A graduate, Adam Johnson, about how he became interested in conducting...

Since this is a Q and A, let’s begin with the question; who is Robert Cohen? Robert Cohen is a world renowned cellist, member of...