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Music School Important Dates
 September 2017
Friday 01
6:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA School of Music Presents : The Winthrop Singers – Dawn Chorus Website | More Information
The Winthrop Singers ascend Winthrop Tower for their annual serenade to the sunrise on the first day of Spring, followed by an intimate performance in the resonant acoustic of the Winthrop Hall Foyer.

13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA School of Music presents Free Lunchtime Concert : UWA Wind & Brass Website | More Information
Be transported from the everyday in our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the finest musical talent locally, nationally and within the School.

This week join talented UWA students as they perform solo, as trios and quartets and as part of our Brass Ensemble.

17:30 - Free Lecture Recital - UWA School of Music presents [email protected] : Artist in Residence: Louise Devenish Website | More Information
Now in its third season, [email protected] is the ideal way to kick-start your weekend! Each session offers a unique musical experience to delight all music lovers, from young artist led concerts to informal musical drinks on the famous grassy knoll, behind the scenes workshops to lectures and masterclasses. Join us each week for a delightful musical surprise!

This week Artist in Residence, Louise Devenish, presents a session entitled Performing Indeterminacy: Using an electronic graphic score to enhance collaborative creativity in performance

Louise is a percussionist whose practice incorporates performance, directing, research and education. An advocate of Australian music, Louise has commissioned over 40 percussion works and has recently completed a Doctor of Musical Arts researching the development of Australian contemporary percussion music, which culminated in the show Australian Music for One Percussionist for which she won a 2016 APRA Award. She is Artist in Residence and Head of Percussion here at UWA.

Entry is free, no bookings required.

Performance starts 530pm
Saturday 02
17:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA School of Music Presents Keys in the City : An interactive journey of the history of keyboard instruments Website | More Information
Renowned Perth piano technician Paul Tunzi celebrates 40 years in the business by taking you on an interactive journey of discovery and learning as keyboard instruments from the 1700s to the present day are brought to life by some of Perth’s finest pianists.

Discover the instruments! Clavichord, Harpsichord, Square Piano, Fortepiano and Modern Piano.

Discover repertoire! From Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical and Romantic to Contemporary and Jazz.

Discover the musicians! Graeme Gilling, Geoffrey Lancaster AM, Tom O’Halloran, Anna Sleptsova, Stewart Smith, Ceclia Sun, Raymond Yong and David Wickham.

Discover the journey of keyboard! Have a go playing a grand piano, harpsichord and fortepiano; View a disassembled grand piano and; Explore the Stuart Symonds collection of Keyboard Instruments, including the 'First Fleet Piano' (the first piano to arive in Australia!

Tours on the hour: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm **ALL TOURS HAVE SOLD OUT** New VIP Concert: 5pm (Government House Ballroom)

Tours are free but bookings are essential **SOLD OUT** VIP Concert: $15 Adults, $7.50 Children

trybooking.com/OWRR
Thursday 07
17:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - UWA School of Music presents the 2017 Callaway Lecture : Richard Mills AM: Opera in the Mirror of History, Evolution or Extinction More Information
This year, the Institute of Advanced Studies and the School of Music celebrate the 50th anniversary of UWA’s tertiary education partner, West Australian Opera in inviting Dr Richard Mills to deliver the 2017 Callaway Lecture.

Richard Mills was artistic director of West Australian Opera for 15 years between 1997 and 2012 and is one of Australia’s most prolific and internationally recognised composers who pursues a diverse career as a composer, conductor and artistic director.

He has held numerous prestigious posts, and received many scholarships, fellowships and awards including an AM, in 1999. He is currently Artistic Director of Victorian Opera, and has previously been Artistic Director of the West Australian Opera 1997–2012, Director of the Australian Music Project for the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra 2002–2008 and Musica Viva’s Composer of the Year in 2008.

Richard regularly conducts the leading orchestras and opera companies of Australia and has an extensive discography of orchestral works including his own compositions.

In this year’s lecture, Dr Mills will explore contemporary possibilities for the art form of opera, via an analysis of the origins of the art form and an inspection of a sequence of transformatory moments in its history.

Entry is free but please RSVP to [email protected]

Please join us for refreshments from 5.30pm. Lecture at 6pm
Friday 08
17:00 - Free Lecture Recital - UWA School of Music Presents [email protected] : Adam Pinto: Smalley Arranged Website | More Information
Now in its third season, [email protected] is the ideal way to kick-start your weekend! Each session offers a unique musical experience to delight all music lovers, from young artist led concerts to informal musical drinks on the famous grassy knoll, behind the scenes workshops to lectures and masterclasses. Join us each week for a delightful musical surprise!

Presented as part of UWA research Week

Adam Pinto: Smalley Arranged

Join Adam Pinto and special guest artists in performances, and detailed discussion of performance practice and rehearsal techniques. The afternoon will be focussed on performances and arrangements related to Roger Smalley's award winning composition, his Concerto for Piano and Orchestra.

Free entry - no bookings required.
Wednesday 13
19:30 - PERFORMANCE - UWA School of Music presents Main Stage : Innovation Website | More Information
The exceptional ability of young emerging artists and their passion for music will always create an extraordinary experience for concertgoers. In 2017 four outstanding orchestral and choral concerts will feature Western Australia’s finest young musicians.

Main Stage: Innovation

Roger Smalley has been described as one of the most distinctive composers of the post-second world war generation and was a well-loved faculty member of the UWA School of Music. In this special concert James Ledger steps in front of the UWA Symphony Orchestra to conduct Smalley’s Piano Concerto, alongside one of Mozart’s earlier intimate symphonies.

Williams: Escapades (soloist: Erin Royer)

Smalley: Piano Concerto 1984-5 (soloist: Adam Pinto)

Mozart: Symphony No. 29

Tickets - trybooking.com/OWRG Standard $25 Concession $20 Friends of the UWA School of Music $18
Friday 29
19:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - UWA Music presents: Aldo Di Toro : West Australian Opera Distinguished Artist Lecture Series Website | More Information
As a young man, Aldo Di Toro made his debut in opera as Oronte in Alcina for West Australian Opera at the Festival of Perth. He has sung with all the major opera companies in Australia, making his Opera Australia debut in 2007 singing Alfredo (La Traviata). Now living in Italy and performing internationally, Aldo di Toro returns to Perth to perform Edgardo in West Australian Opera’s forthcoming production of Lucia di Lammermoor.

In this WAO Distinguished Artists Lecture Series, don't miss this opportunity to hear Aldo talk about his experience working with directors and preparing roles for the world’s stages.

Entry is free - bookings essential

RSVP to [email protected]

 October 2017
Friday 06
13:00 - EVENT - UWA Music presents: Lunchtime Concert : UWA Voice Website | More Information
Be transported from the everyday in our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the finest musical talent locally, nationally and within the School of Music! This week's concert presents the UWA Vocal students performing solo works for piano and voice. Free entry - no bookings required.

17:00 - EVENT - [email protected] : UWA String Orchestra & The Darlington Ensemble: Shostakovich Chamber Symphony Website | More Information
[email protected] offers a unique musical experience to delight all music lovers, from young artist led concerts, informal musical drinks on the famous grassy knoll, behind the scenes workshops to lectures and masterclasses. Join us this week for a special performance by the UWA String Orchestra accompanied by The Darlington Chamber Ensemble!
Wednesday 11
19:30 - EVENT - The Sydney International Piano Competition presents: Konstantin Shamray in Recital More Information
Join the Sydney International Piano Competition’s 40th Anniversary celebrations with an electrifying national recital tour by Russian pianist, Konstantin Shamray. Konstantin is the first and only competitor in the 40 years of the Competition to win both the First and People’s Choice Prizes, in addition to six other prizes. He will perform for one night only in WA with program highlights including Mozart, Chopin, Bartok and Tchaikovsky.

Tickets: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=257849 $55 Adults $49 Concessions $20 Students
Thursday 12
9:00 - EVENT - UWA Music presents: Konstantin Shamray Masterclass More Information
Join Russian pianist Konstantin Shamray as he works with talented UWA Piano students.

20:00 - EVENT - UWA Music presents: American Legends : Piñata Percussion with ANAM & Jan Williams More Information
Legendary American percussionist Jan Williams joins forces with UWA’s Piñata Percussion ensemble and the percussionists of the Australian National Academy of Music (VIC) for American Legends, an amazing journey of contemporary American masterworks.

Jan Williams is one of the most significant figures in the world of contemporary percussion. His collaborations with leading twentieth century composers John Cage, American maverick Lou Harrison and Pulitzer prizewinner Elliott Carter have influenced contemporary music worldwide.

Tickets: https://www.fac.org.au/whats-on/post/american-legends/

$24 Adults | Concessions $19
Friday 13
13:00 - EVENT - UWA Music presents: Lunchtime Concert : UWA Piano featuring Shuan Hern Lee Website | More Information
Be transported form the everyday in our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the finest musical talent locally, nationally and within the School of Music! This week's concert presents the UWA Piano students performing designated works, along with a special performance by Shuan Hern Lee!

17:00 - EVENT - [email protected] : Guitar Plus! Website | More Information
[email protected] offers a unique musical experience to delight all music lovers, from young artist led concerts, informal musical drinks on the famous grassy knoll, behind the scenes workshops to lectures and masterclasses. Join us this week for performances by the UWA Guitar students!
Monday 16
19:30 - CONCERT - UWA Music presents: Music for Winds, Brass and Voice Website | More Information
Join the UWA Symphonic Chorus, Vocal Consort, Wind Orchestra, Brass Ensemble and celebrated organist Dominic Perissinotto for an evening of exquisite music in the beautiful acoustic of the St Patrick's Basilica.

The program will include:

Bruckner: Mass No. 2 in E Minor

Gounod: Petite Symphonie

Grieg: Funeral March for Nordraak

King: The Viking March

All tickets $15 - https://www.trybooking.com/SECW
Friday 20
13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents a Free Lunchtime Concert : UWA Vocal Consort Website | More Information
Be transported from the everyday in our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the finest musical talent locally, nationally and within the School.

This week, the Vocal Consort present an entirely a cappella program featuring works by Gesualdo (startling harmonies), Antonio Lotti (450th anniversary with settings of his 6-, 8- and 10-part Crucifixus), Baroque pieces by Telemann and Doles inspired by Martin Luther (500th anniversary), François Poulenc (a Christmas song), John Adams (from Nixon in China) and Billy Joel.

Entry is free - all welcome!

17:30 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents [email protected](Thirty) : Student Takeover: The MSS in Recital Website | More Information
Now in its third season, [email protected] is the ideal way to kick-start your weekend! Each session offers a unique musical experience to delight all music lovers, from young artist led concerts to informal musical drinks on the famous grassy knoll, behind the scenes workshops to lectures and masterclasses. Join us each week for a delightful musical surprise!

Come and hear talented UWA Music students perform ahead of their end of year exams and graduation recitals.

Free entry - all welcome
Friday 27
13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA School of Music Presents : Free Lunchtime Concert - Ensemble Vagabond and friends Website | More Information

17:30 - PERFORMANCE - UWA School of Music Presents [email protected] : The Double Bass: James Ledger & Andrew Sinclair (WASO) Website | More Information
Now in its third season, [email protected] is the ideal way to kick-start your weekend! Each session offers a unique musical experience to delight all music lovers, from young artist led concerts to informal musical drinks on the famous grassy knoll, behind the scenes workshops to lectures and masterclasses. Join us each week for a delightful musical surprise!

This week West Australian Symphony Orchestra Double Bassist, Andrew Sinclair, joins forces with renowned composer James Ledger to workshop and perform 'Chant' written especially for Andrew for solo double bass.

Free entry - all welcome!

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