Concerts and events will not be presented live in Brunton Auditorium until further notice, but we will continue to have weekly Collegia Musica and Colloquia Musica for students and faculty in an online format (Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 pm) and will also make some events available to the general public online.

Please subscribe to the Music Department’s email list by writing to music@mta.ca in order to receive regular updates and links to events that are open to the public.

*Links to events will be circulated by email. Links to public online events will also be posted here, usually one or two days before the event.

 

FALL 2020      WINTER 2021

 

SEPTEMBER 2020

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 9 – Opening Collegium (online on Zoom; students and faculty only). 4:00 p.m.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 11 – Department of Music Award Celebration (click here to watch on YouTube; general public welcome!). 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 16 – Celebrating Student Research: Adele Marsland presents a presentation entitled “From Archival Print to Modern Score: Making a Critical Edition of Two Seventeenth-Century Italian Motets” (online on Zoom; students and faculty only). 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 23 – Colloquium Musicum: 4:00 p.m. CANCELLED

FRIDAY, SEPT. 25 – Sackville Festival of Early Music presents Ensemble L'Harmonie des saisons with an evening of “Intimate Music for the King's Chamber” featuring tenor Philippe Gagne, viola da gambist Mélisande Corriveau and harpsichordist Eric Milnes. This event will be streamed free for the general public. Email sackvilleearlymusic@gmail.com to join their mailing list and receive viewing links in advance of the performance. Online, 7:30 p.m. 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 26 – Sackville Festival of Early Music presents TENET Vocal Artists with a program titled “Heavenly Queens” – a celebration of music by, for, and about early Italian women. This event will be streamed free for the general public. Email sackvilleearlymusic@gmail.com to join their mailing list and receive viewing links in advance of the performance. Online, 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 30 – Colloquium Musicum: Dr. Heather Sparling presents “Death Culture, Vernacular Memorialization, and Disaster Songs of Atlantic Canada.” Dr. Sparling is an ethnomusicologist and Canada Research Chair in Musical Traditions at Cape Breton University. She is also the General Editor of the journal MUSICultures. Find out more about Dr. Sparling’s work in advance of her presentation by visiting her website at www.disastersongs.ca. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

OCTOBER 2020

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 7 – Colloquium Musicum: Dr. Elizabeth Wells presents “Sondheim and the 11 O’Clock Principle.” Dr. Wells is a Musicology Professor in Mount Allison's Department of Music and a musical theatre scholar. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 14 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 21 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

SATURDAY, OCT. 24 – Brittany Rae, soprano, winner of the 2020 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, and Jesse Plessis, piano. Concert will be livestreamed on YouTube, general public welcome. 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 28 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

NOVEMBER 2020

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 4 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

SATURDAY, NOV. 28 – Faculty and Guest Recital: “Quartet for the End of Time.” David Rogosin, piano, James Kalyn, clarinet, and Nadia Francavilla, violin are joined by cellist Paul Pulford to perform one of the landmark compositions of the 20th-century, Olivier Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time. The concert opens with Beethoven’s Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 1, No. 3. POSTPONED.

TUESDAY, DEC. 1 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 12:30 p.m.

JANUARY 2021

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20 – Opening Collegium (online on Zoom; students and faculty only). 4:00 p.m.

SUNDAY, JAN. 24 – Guest Recital: The Ventus Machina Woodwind Quintet presents "Envol - Take Flight” with CBC New Brunswick resident birder Alain Clavette. Inspired by the freedom, flight, and song of our winged friends, this concert features works by Canadian Emily Doolittle, American David Picton, and Italian Ottorino Respighi, plus new arrangements of songs by Leonard Cohen and the Beatles. POSTPONED.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27 – Mid-Week Music Guest Recital: Sor Juana and the SilencesCreated and presented by Helen Pridmore, using text by the brilliant 17th-century nun, writer, and early feminist Sor Juana Inès de la Cruz. Online on Zoom, 4:00 p.m.

FRIDAY, JAN. 29 – The Philosopher Nun: A Roundtable Discussion of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz Members of WGST and Philosophy (Leslie Kern and Jane Dryden) will join Helen Pridmore for a roundtable discussion of the themes and ideas arising from her Sor Juana presentation, as well as the remarkable life of Sor Juana herself. Online on Zoom, 3:30 p.m.

FEBRUARY 2021

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

MARCH 2021

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

APRIL 2021

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7 – Collegium Musicum: Performances by students in the Bachelor of Music program. Online on Zoom (students and faculty only), 4:00 p.m.

Future events will be posted as details become available.