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UVIC FLUTE INTENSIVE - 2017-07-15

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The UVic Flute Intensive is intended for advanced flutists who wish to accelerate their musical development over the summer and immerse themselves in an intensive two-day program thatincludes: guest lectures, faculty performances, masterclasses and chamber music readings, including a flute choir experience. A collaborative pianist will be provided for all masterclasses. Allmasterclasses will be held in the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall.
All proceeds will be used to establish a new “Excellence in Flute Studies” scholarship for flute students at UVic.

Performers: Register by May 30
Auditors: Register by June 15
Space is limited. Early registration is advised.

Full details here
For further information, please email Dr. Suzanne Snizek, professor of flute at UVic: ssnizek@uvic.ca


Location: MACLAURIN BUILDING- Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing
Times:All Day
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FACULTY RECITAL: Suzanne Snizek, flute & Harald Krebs, piano - 2017-07-15

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UVic School of Music faculty members Suzanne Snizek (flute) and Harald Krebs (piano) perform selections from their May concert in Germany. Music will include Richard Rössler's (1880-1962)Sonata for flute and piano, a rarely performed but stunning tour de force of the flute repertoire, and the lyrical Camillo Schumann’s Sonata for flute and piano. All proceeds will support a new"Excellence in Flute Studies" scholarship fund for UVic flute students.


Location: MACLAURIN BUILDING- Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing
Times:14:45 - 15:30
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Admission by donation


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UVIC FLUTE INTENSIVE - 2017-07-16

Description:

The UVic Flute Intensive is intended for advanced flutists who wish to accelerate their musical development over the summer and immerse themselves in an intensive two-day program thatincludes: guest lectures, faculty performances, masterclasses and chamber music readings, including a flute choir experience. A collaborative pianist will be provided for all masterclasses. Allmasterclasses will be held in the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall.
All proceeds will be used to establish a new “Excellence in Flute Studies” scholarship for flute students at UVic.

Performers: Register by May 30
Auditors: Register by June 15
Space is limited. Early registration is advised.

Full details here
For further information, please email Dr. Suzanne Snizek, professor of flute at UVic: ssnizek@uvic.ca


Location: MACLAURIN BUILDING- Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, B-Wing
Times:All Day
Pricing:
URL:

University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts

18 hours ago

Third year Visual Arts student Cassidy Luteijn is making the news as one of the finalists for a Canada 150 condom wrapper design contest. Her uniquely “Canadian” imagery includes a sexy beaver and a moose with underwear draped on its antlers. The story has been reported by the Martlet, CBC Radio, the Huffington Post and others. http://www.martlet.ca/uvic-student-a-finalist-in-condom-wrapper-design-competition/

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University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts shared Capitol 6 Theatre's post.

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Hear Fine Arts & UVic Writing alum Jason Bourque at this special screening on June 29 at Capitol 6.

Capitol 6 Theatre
Special One Night Only Screening of Drone starring Sean Bean! With DIRECTOR JASON BOURQUE IN ATTENDANCE FOR A Q&A SESSION AFTER THE FILM! DRONE: Neil (Sean Bean) is a cog in the wheel of America’s war on terror. A private drone operator, he spends his workdays flying covert missions for the CIA, returning...

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