Tag: piano

The winner of the 45th Eckhardt-Gramatté (E-Gré) National Music Competition, held earlier this year, will perform a pro series concert at Brandon University (BU) on Tuesday, Nov. 29.
Montréal-based pianist David Potvin will take the stage at 7:30 p.m., at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall in the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building.

The 45th Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition (E-Gré) for the performance of Canadian and contemporary music is pleased to announce its 2022 prize winners:

1st Prize: David Potvin
2nd Prize: Gabrielle Gagnon-Picard
3rd Prize: Edward Enman
City of Brandon Prize for the Best Performance of the Commissioned Work: David Potvin
Finalist Prizes (in alphabetical order): Risa Tonita, Paul Williamson, Andrew Zhou

On April 23, 2022, six of Canada’s best emerging pianists performed live-streamed recitals for the 45th Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition (E-Gré) in Piano.
The E-Gré Competition began in 1976 and is the most important annual Canadian and contemporary music competition.

To bring another successful season to an end, the Brandon University (BU) School of Music’s pro series presents pianist Corey Hamm in two, back-to-back recitals at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall.
Beginning on Tuesday, March 3, the University of British Columbia pianist professor and recording artist will give his interpretation of American composer Frederic Rzewski’s theme and 36 variations, entitled The People United Will Never Be Defeated!

Bryn Blackwood, winner of the 2019 Eckhardt-Gramatté (E-Gré) National Music Competition, will return to Brandon to close-off his national winner’s tour as part of Brandon University’s (BU’s) Pro Series.
E-Gré National Music Competition winner Bryn Blackwood will perform at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 19.
Blackwood is in the midst of a cross-Canada tour (from Sackville, N.B.