The School of Music and the Faculty of Arts at Brandon University (BU) will come together this week for a performance reflecting on truth, reconciliation, the power of words and all that we have in common.
JUNO Award winning jazz pianist and composer David Braid will be joined by Turkish drummer Serkan Alagök as the Brandon University (BU) School of Music opens its pro series season at Homecoming.
Funds raised from a special anniversary party celebrating a grassroots Brandon music festival will go right back towards supporting the next generation of local musicians.
The Ridgefest 20th anniversary party held earlier this month raised $2,000 in proceeds that have now been donated to the Brandon University School of Music, where they will buoy scholarships and bursaries that continue supporting the next generation of local musicians.
Brandon University’s Convocation 2023 kicked off with two ceremonies that featured grads in the Faculty of Science, School of Music, and Faculty of Education.
After a three-year hiatus, the Brandon University (BU) Chorale is embarking on another international tour. Previous versions of the choir have visited and sang in five other countries, including Brazil, France, Cuba, Estonia, and Latvia and the ensemble will make stops this week in Southern Manitoba and North Dakota, from April 26–29.
Chorale conductor Dr. Andrée Dagenais, joined by Prof.
The Calmus Ensemble will perform at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall, on Tuesday, April 18, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Brandon University is proud of Megumi Masaki, who has been named Director of Music at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Masaki will also continue as a music professor in the BU School of Music.
BRANDON – Perhaps it takes ten to tango.
A rising star in the music world, Luis Ramirez is returning to Brandon this Friday to present ten original tango pieces, called his ‘Immigration Suite’.
The western Manitoba audience will have a rare opportunity to hear a master of the kanun, a Turkish stringed instrument, when Didem Başar visits for a pro series performance on Friday evening at 7:30.
Grammy-nominated vocalist Sara Gazarek heads the list of performers at this week’s Brandon University (BU) Jazz Festival.
Gazarek, who is based on Los Angeles, was nominated for two Grammys for her 2019 album Thirsty Ghost, and earned a third nomination in 2021, as part of the vocal quartet säje, for their debut single.