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FALL 2023-24 Student Composer Concert: THURS Dec 14 

 | 7:30PM | Convocation Hall Composition Area Concert: music composed by undergraduate and graduate composition students With guests, UltraViolet (Chenoa Anderson, flutes; Allison Balcetis, saxophones; Mark Segger, percussion; Roger Admiral, piano)

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XiME: Dec 4 | 7:30PM | Convocation Hall

XiME Fall 2023 Concert: Improvisations, Conductions, and Audio Scores XiME 2023/24 is Benedek Gaal, Tatiana Gorchynski, Vinay Joshi, Kitt McKenney, Yuanyuan Que, Kurt Stenner, Jacob Tran, Mingchen Xiong, and is led by Mark Segger. The Experimental Improvisation Ensemble (XiME) is a performing group … Continue reading

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Welcome Back 2023-24

Composition students: apologies for the lateness in updating this site for the year. This is an ongoing project. Check back here for information on fora and concerts this year.

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Winter Concert, 2023

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Winter 2022 students concerts!

Join us on two evening of new music recently composed by our students, find more information at the UofA Music Arts Shows page. and our Facebook events: Thank you to our fantastic performers! – Shelley Younge, Flute – Don Ross, … Continue reading

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New Music by Student Composers and Improvisors

If you missed our student end-term concerts, they are available online (see below). Undergraduate Composition Student Concert – works by students enrolled in MUS 270 Wednesday, April 13th, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. in Convocation Hall Works for duets: tenor and violoncello, and trumpet and … Continue reading

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New Music by Student Composers – Monday and Tuesday Night – Streaming FREE!

Tonight and tomorrow night, back for the first time since COVID, the University of Alberta’s music department composition area presents two concerts of new music by student composers, performed live and streamed for FREE! Note:  University of Alberta students and … Continue reading

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Living Sound Better with Digital Music Instruments – Sound Studies Institute Lecture Series, with D. Andrew Stewart

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 7:00 – 8:00pm MST D. Andrew Stewart explores the concept of a Digital Sound Performer – a performer of sounds on digital musical instruments, also known as gestural controllers. Stewart suggests that the Sound Performer’s essential … Continue reading

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SHHH!! Ensemble performs Spirits

March 4, 7:30 PMConvocation HallUniversity of AlbertaFREE (Donations Welcome) SHHH! Ensemble, with Edana Higham, piano; Zac Pulak, percussion. Featuring several newly commissioned works, structured improvisation, and creative instrumentation SHHH!! Ensemble’s innovative “Spirits” programme takes the listener on a journey through composer’s … Continue reading

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U of A Composer Concerts, Fall 2019/20

Please join us for two exciting concerts of brand new music, composed by University of Alberta undergraduate and graduate composers. On Monday, Dec. 9, the Ultraviolet Ensemble, featuring Chenoa Anderson (flutes), Allison Balcetis (saxes), Amy Nicholson (cello), and Roger Admiral … Continue reading

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