Events

Faculty Concert Series: Barry Elmes Quintet @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Buildiing, York University |  |  |
Celebrated jazz percussionist, composer and bandleader Barry Elmes, area coordinator for jazz in the Department of Music, steps into the spotlight for the third performance in the 2015-2016 Faculty Concert Series. Acclaimed as “an imaginative improviser... View Article
Feb 11 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Music @ Midday: Pop Up Improv Picnic @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University |  |  |
Pop Up Improv Picnic Spontaneous music concert and discussion about various approaches to performing freely improvised music, and how the practice of improvisation relates to building musicianship, with Casey Sokol, Matt Brubeck, Brian Katz, and students... View Article
Concerto Competition Winners in Concert with the York University Symphony Orchestra @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall |  |  |
Professor Mark Chambers conducts the York University Symphony Orchestra in a concert featuring  2015 Concerto Competition winners. Mendy Bisk (piano) will be featured in Liszt’s Piano concerto No. 1 in E flat major Ayaka Nishimura (violin) will perform the first movement... View Article
Feb 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Improv Soirée @ Sterling Beckwith Studio |  |  |
An evening of improvisation in a participatory “open mic” set-up, hosted by the improve studios of Music Professor Casey Sokol. Performers and observers welcome. Admission is free.
Feb 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Music @ Midday: Student Showcase @  |  |
York University music students showcase their talent. Free admission. Everyone welcome.  
Music @ Midday: Classical Instrumental Concert @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, York University |  |  |
The Music at Midday series presents a recital featuring student soloists in the classical performance program. Admission is free. Everyone welcome.  
Mar 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Improv Soirée @ Sterling Beckwith Studio, 235 Accolade East Building, York University |  |  |
An evening of improvisation in a participatory “open mic” set-up, hosted by the improv studios of Music Professor Casey Sokol. Performers and observers welcome. Admission is free.
Mar 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
New Chamber Competition Concert @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall |  |  |
This concert features works composed by York University Music students. Admission: $15 | $10 for students & seniors.  Box Office: Purchase tickets online or phone 416-736-5888 Maps & Directions
Mar 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
New Chamber Competition Concert @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Buildiing, |  |  |
The New Chamber Competition Concert is an interdisciplinary event that aims to showcase York University’s music, arts and film students. It provides a professional space for the students to present their art form to the... View Article
Mar 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
York University Chamber Choir @  |  |
The York University Chamber Choir under the direction of interim director, Robert Cooper, will perform in a concert featuring classical choral repertoire. Admission: $15 | $10 students & seniors Box Office: Purchase tickets online or call 416-736-5888 Maps &... View Article
Mar 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
World @ Noon: Alanna and Colleen Jenish @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University |  |  |
Oshawa sisters, Colleen and Alanna Jenish, have been impressing audiences for over ten years with their musical talents. They can play six different instruments including fiddle, piano, bodhran, guitar, mandolin and Uilleann pipes. Both sisters are Ontario and Maritime Step... View Article
Faculty Concert Series: Michael Coghlan and Friends @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Buildiing, York University |  |  |
Dainty Fine Birds, Celestial Tunings, Fairy Beams and Ancient Musings Professor Michael Coghlan completes the 2015-2016 York University Faculty Concert Series with an evening concert filled with original compositions. The concert will feature performances by Michael Coghlan... View Article
Music @ Midday: Classical Instrumental Concert @  |  |
The Music at Midday series presents a recital featuring student soloists in the classical performance program. Admission is free. Everyone welcome.
Mar 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Vocal Masterclass with Bruce Ubukata @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, York University, |  |  |
Pianist, organist and vocal coach Bruce Ubukata leads a masterclass with young singers from the classical vocal performance studios of York music faculty Catherine Robbin, Stephanie Bogle, Norma Burrowes, Michael Donovan and Karen Rymal. Observers are... View Article
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
York University World Music Festival @ Accolade East Building |  |  |
York University’s World Music Festival is a cross-cultural celebration spotlighting musical traditions of five continents. Produced by Professor Sherry Johnson this global sonic tour presents a sampling of the 20+ international cultures represented in York’s world music program.... View Article
Mar 18 @ 11:30 am – 8:30 pm
York University World Music Festival @ Accolade East Building |  |  |
York University’s World Music Festival is a cross-cultural celebration spotlighting musical traditions of five continents. Produced by Professor Sherry Johnson this global sonic tour presents a sampling of the 20+ international cultures represented in York’s world music program.... View Article
York University Jazz Festival: Small Ensembles @ Martin Family Lounge |  |  |
The York University Jazz Festival, running March 21-24, showcases rising young talent directed by leading lights of the Canadian jazz scene. Catch the next generation of outstanding jazz artists, right here on campus – and... View Article
York University Jazz Festival: Vocal Ensembles, Jazz Choirs and Small Ensembles @ Martin Family Lounge, Tribute Communities Recital Hall |  |  |
The York University Jazz Festival, running from March 21-24, showcases rising young talent directed by leading lights of the Canadian jazz scene. Catch the next generation of outstanding jazz artists, right here on campus –... View Article
York University Jazz Festival: Small Ensembles @ Martin Family Lounge, 219 Accolade East Building, York University, |  |  |
The York University Jazz Festival, running March 21-24, showcases rising young talent directed by leading lights of the Canadian jazz scene. Catch the next generation of outstanding jazz artists, right here on campus – and with... View Article
York University Jazz Festival: Vocal Ensembles & Jazz Orchestra @ Martin Family Lounge |  |  |
The York University Jazz Festival, running March 21-24, showcases rising young talent directed by leading lights of the Canadian jazz scene. Catch the next generation of outstanding jazz artists, right here on campus – and with... View Article