Relive those moments on stage at Western!
Take the stage with fellow alumni for a fun-filled reunion concert. No recent experience necessary! Our guest conductors are Bob Anderson (BMus'77, BEd'78) and Carol Beynon (BMus'71, DipEd'72, MEd'83)!
All Western alumni are invited to participate.
Friday, October 19
12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. - "Fridays @ 12:30" Concert Series featuring extraordinary Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka, BMus'85, DMus'12 (vKH)
2:30 p.m. - "Voice Fridays" Q&A with Adrianne Pieczonka (vKH)
8:00 p.m. - 9:20 p.m. - Western University Wind Ensemble concert (PDT) - "Homecoming: Past and Present" Welcome back, alumni! The Symphonic Band shares the Wind Ensemble's first concert of the season, which pays homage to masterworks by Shostakovich, Holst, and Gilmore, as well as feature Frank Ticheli’s Angels in the Architecture and James David’s Big Four on the River.
Saturday, October 20
9:30 a.m. - Coffee and registration for concert members (Room 114, Music Building)
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Alumni concert rehearsal (Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College) Lunch provided for registered concert members (Green Room, Talbot College)
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Brenda Rolfe Masterclass featuring Adrianne Pieczonka (von Kuster Hall, Music Building)
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Student-led Faculty tours of Music Building (drop-in - meeting place Music Building lobby)
1:00 p.m. - Football game - Laurier vs. Western (Mustang Ticket Information)
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Alumni Concert (Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College) All are welcome to attend.
4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. - Official Grand Opening for Music Building (von Kuster Hall, Music Building) REGISTER HERE
4:45 p.m. - Grand Opening and Homecoming Reception (Lobby, Music Building)
Sunday, October 21
3:00 p.m. - Faculty Concert Series (von Kuster Hall, Music Building) - "Riddles and Waltzes". The beautiful Liebeslieder Waltzes of Johannes Brahms for vocal quartet and piano four hands, presented by Don Wright Faculty of Music faculty.
There is no fee to attend, but please register online by Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Ensure you specify how you’d like to be involved (i.e. concert member or audience member). Also, please suggest level two or three repertoire. We’ll select music that can be easily polished in the one rehearsal.
For a full list of Don Wright Faculty of Music Homecoming Weekend activities, please visit the website.
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