Sonic Lab


Sonic Lab is directed by Ajtony Csaba.

  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students from all faculties and departments. 
  • An audition is recommended and specific audition excerpts are required. Details here.
  • Performs one concert per semester in the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall.
  • If you plan to register for Sonic Lab (new and returning students), please complete this quick survey.


  • Mondays and Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Course code

  • MUS 181 – 581 Chamber Music


Sonic Lab is UVic's contemporary and experimental music ensemble devoted to the performance of music of our time. Recent concerts have included music by Arnold Schoenberg, Edgard Varèse, Claude Vivier, John Cage, Kurt Schwitters, Steve Reich, as well as new works composered by UVic School of Music students, improvisation and soundpainting.

Visit the Sonic Lab blog.