Music

Concordia School of Music Presents: Nordic Connections

By Concordia on April 22, 2013

Concordia University College of Alberta’s School of Music presents: Nordic Connections on Sunday, April 28 at 2 p.m. in the Robert Tegler Student Centre.

Maestro David Hoyt will lead the Concordia Symphony Orchestra as they present their spring concert. Discover Nordic culture through its music, with Svendson’s Symphony No. 2, Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suites and Sibelius’ The Swan of Tuonela.

Tickets are $15 for Adults and $12 for students and seniors and are available at Tix on the Square, Concordia Student Accounts or at the door.

For more information, contact Mireille Rijavec at mireille.rijavec@concordia.ab.ca

Concordia’s School of Music Presents: Praise His Holy Name

By Concordia on April 19, 2013

Concordia University College of Alberta School of Music Presents: Praise His Holy Name on Sunday, April 28 at 3 p.m. at Holy Trinity Anglican Church (10037-84 Ave).

The Concordia Concert Choir returns from its tour of Southern Alberta and Eastern British Columnia to perform at home. The choir brings with them a varied program ranging from works by Baroque composters Vivaldi and Schütz to contemporary composers Hogan and Rutter.

Under the direction of Dr. John Brough, the choir consists of 31 students from Concordia University College of Alberta.

For more information, contact Mireille Rijavec at mireille.rijavec@concordia.ab.ca.

Concordia School of Music Presents: Earth Teach Me

By Concordia on April 12, 2013

Concordia University College of Alberta’s School of Music Presents: Earth Teach Me on Saturday, April 20 at 7 p.m. in the Robert Tegler Student Centre.

Concordia’s Community Chorus and special guests – The Suzuki String Orchestra and the Montrose School Choir – will perform a concert filled with sacred and secular music that reflects our relationship with the earth, people around us and God.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors and are available at TIX on the Square, Student Accounts or at the door. Family admission is $40 and is available at the door.

For more information, contact Mireille Rijavec at mireille.rijavec@concordia.ab.ca.

Concordia’s School of Music Presents: All Things Bright and Beautiful

By Concordia on March 24, 2013

Concordia University College of Alberta’s School of Music Presents: All Things Bright and Beautiful on Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m. at the Concordia Seminary Chapel (73 Street South of 112 Avenue).

Concordia’s Bella Voce Women’s Choir will perform a concert filled with music composed for women. The Reverend Lorne Manweiler (piano and organ) and Megan Kan (harp) will both accompany the choir and feature as soloists.

Bella Voce is conducted by Dr. Joy Berg and is composed of women from the Concordia Concert Choir and Community Chorus, as well as members of the community.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors, and are available at Tix on the Square, Concordia Student Accounts or at the door.

For more information contact Mireille Rijavec at mireille.rijavec@concordia.ab.ca.

British Isles – A Concert of Music

By Concordia on January 28, 2013

Join us on Sunday, February 10 at 2 p.m. in Concordia’s Robert Tegler Student Centre, for an afternoon of music! The Concordia Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of David Hoyt and the artistic direction of Joy Berg, will present British Isles, a concert of music inspired by Britain.

With guest ensemble Jubiloso! Bells of Concordia, the repertoire for this concert includes:

  • Elgar’s Enigma Variations
  • Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture
  • Ridout’s Fall Fair
  • Pieces featuring both orchestra and handbells

Tickets are $15 for Adults and $12 for students and seniors and are available at Tix on the Square, Concordia Student Accounts or at the door.
 

The CSO presents: An Evening of Dance!

By Concordia on January 9, 2013

The Concordia Symphony Orchestra (CSO) invites you to its second annual fundraising event: An Evening of Dance! Join us on on Saturday, January 26 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Concordia's Robert Tegler Student Centre.

Members of the CSO will provide live music for dancing, fantastic instrumental soloists and special treats.

For those who need a little help before hitting the dance floor, come at 6 p.m. for a ballroom dance lesson!

Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, and are available at Tix on the Square, Concordia Student Accounts or at the door. Dance lessons are $10 (payable at the door only).

For more information, contact Mireille Rajavec at mireille.rijavec@concordia.ab.ca.
 

When Christmas Comes Again – Music from Concordia’s Joy Berg

By Concordia on December 19, 2012

Associate Professor of Music Dr. Joy Berg and her brother, Nathan Berg, come from a musical family. This song was written by Nathan and performed during a free noon Christmas Concert at McDougall United Church in Edmonton. Special thanks to Nathan Berg for his permission to share this beautiful Christmas song.

 

GLORIA! – Concordia Concert Choir

By Concordia on November 19, 2012

Concordia University College's Concert Choir presents its Christmas concert – Gloria – Sunday, December 2 at 3 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church (10014-81 Avenue).

The concert will feature seasonal music and readings, including a popular favourite: Vivaldi's Gloria.

Special guests include La Folia, Edmonton's first period early music ensemble, as well as Alvin Lowry, trumpet, and Alyssa Miller, oboe. Dr. John Brough leads the Concordia Concert Choir.

Tickets are $15 for Adults and $12 for Students and Seniors, and are available at Tix on the Square, Concordia Student Accounts or at the door.
 

 

 

CSO – Romantic Reflections

By Concordia on November 13, 2012

The Concordia Symphony Orchestra CSO will present its first concert of the season –Romantic Reflections – on Sunday, November 18 at 2 p.m. in the Robert Tegler Student Centre.

Under the baton of David Hoyt and artistic direction of Joy Berg, the exciting repertoire for this concert includes Beethoven's Egmont Overture, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto #2, and Schumann's Symphony #3.

The CSO is also delighted to highlight Gabrielle Després – a 12-year-old violin prodigy from Edmonton – as the soloist for the Violin Concerto. Gabrielle won numerous awards for her playing, including first prize in the Canadian Music Competition in 2011.

Tickets are $15 for Adults and $12 for Students and Seniors and are available at Tix on the Square, Concordia Student Accounts or at the door.
 

Sacred Music Festival – I Love to Tell the Story

By Concordia on October 4, 2012

Concordia University College of Alberta's annual Sacred Music Festival, presented by its School of Music is October 21st at 7:30 p.m. at the Winspear Centre for Music.

This festival will feature guest conductor Dr. Brad Ellingboe’s in his the Canadian premiere of his work: I Love to Tell the Story. Ellingboe – the base baritone soloist – will also conduct many of his other works throughout the concert.

Performances will also highlight guest soloists Jolaine Kerley (soprano) and Regine Maier (violin) and a variety of Concordia’s music groups, including:

  • The Concordia Concert Choir
  • Jubiloso
  • Bells of Concordia
  • The Concordia String Quartet
  • The Concordia Community Chorus
  • A special massed choir – under the direction of Dr. Joy Berg accompanied by Rev. Lorne Manweiler

Tickets are $20 for adult, $17 for seniors, students and children and can be purchased at the Winspear Box Office 780-428-1414 or Concordia’s Student Accounts Office. 

For more information, contact 780-479-9313