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Recital Series

Welcome to the UPEI Department of Music's 2016-2017 concert season! This year, the UPEI Music Department Concert Series offers a variety of interesting collaborations and solo performances:

  • Helios Vocal Ensemble
  • Newly added recital: Winner of the Atlantic Young Artists (AYA) Competition, Marcel d'Entremont, tenor; Dakota Scott Digout, piano. Friday, September 16 at 7:30 pm. Tickets: $20 adults and seniors / $15 students.
  • Newly added recital: Karem J. Simon, clarinet; James Kalyn, clarinet/saxophone. Tuesday, November 1 at 7:30 pm. Tickets: $20 adults and seniors / $15 students.
  • A Little Light Music (Jane Leibel, voice; Maureen Volk, piano; Christine Carter, clarinet)
  • Jacques Arsenault, tenor; Maria Campbell, mezzo soprano
  • Feldsperling Duo (Nicole Strum, saxophone; Liesel Deppe, flute)
  • The Ulysses Quartet (Christina Bouey, violin; Rhiannon Banerdt, violin; Colin Brookes, viola; Grace Ho, cello)
  • Dr. Frances Gray Music Performance Competition
  • Liquid Architecture (Linda Pearse, bass trombone; David Rogosin, piano; Joël Cormier, marimba). NOTE: day and date of concert is Sunday, March 26 at 2:30 pm.
  • Intimate Letters featuring eklektikos (directed by Dale Sorensen) NOTE: postponed due to weather; new date to be announced.
  • Architek Percussion

For a complete list of all the performances this season with dates, times, and ticket prices, please sure to review our Recital Series 2016-2017 brochure.

All performances take place in the Dr. Steel Recital Hall, UPEI (except where otherwise noted). Barrier-free parking is available adjacent to the Steel Building; take the driveway between the Regis & Joan Duffy Research Centre and the Atlantic Veterinary College. Regular free parking is available in Lot C after 5:00 pm (see the campus map). For the mobility impaired, elevator access to the hall is available from the main entrance of the Steel Building.

Download our Recital Series 2016-2017 brochure

Junior / Senior Recitals

  • Senior recital featuring Emily Proude, saxophone; Frances McBurnie, piano. Tuesday, March 7, 7:30 pm
  • Senior recital featuring Johanna Vessey, clarinet; Karen Graves, violin; Frances McBurnie, piano. Thursday, March 9, 7:30 pm
  • Junior recitals featuring Zachary Bernard, trombone; Stephanie Cole, piano; and Justin Amador, horn; Frances McBurnie, piano. Tuesday, March 14, 7:30 pm
  • Junior recital featuring Leah Jordan, clarinet; Frances McBurnie, piano. Saturday, March 18, 7:30 pm
  • Senior recital featuring Andrea Corder, soprano; Johanna Vessey, clarinet; Leo Marchildon, piano. Saturday, April 22, 7:30 pm 

Music Department Afternoon Recital Series

The UPEI Music Department is pleased to present UPEI Music Majors in performance every Friday at 12:40 pm. Recitals will continue from Friday, March 3 to Friday March 31, 2017 in the Steel Recital Hall. Admission is free!

For more information about our upcoming season and to purchase season passes, please contact Susan Stensch at

Susan Stensch
(902) 566-0507
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