Recital Performances

UPEI Music Department Recital Series 2022–2023


  • Please carefully note the venue for each performance, as some recitals are at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall (Steel Building, #6 on the UPEI campus map) and others are at the new Performing Arts Centre (Building #39)
  • Unless indicated otherwise, admission is $30 Adults and Seniors; $10 Students, payable at the door.
  • Please visit our YouTube channel to watch selected past concerts.

Friday Afternoon Recital Series 

(Weekly recitals featuring UPEI Music majors – Admission is FREE)  

  • Winter term: from January 27 to March 31, 2023 – 12:40 pm – Venue: Dr. Steel Recital Hall
      • No concerts on February 17, 24, or March 3 

    Faculty Recital Series 

    • Faculty Recital – featuring faculty members of the UPEI Department of Music – Saturday, February 4, 2023 – 7:30 pm – Venue: Dr. Steel Recital Hall
    • Strings Attached III – featuring Karem J. Simon, clarinet; with Sean Kemp, Karen Graves, violin; Jeffrey Bazett-Jones, viola; Natalie Williams Calhoun, cello – Saturday, April 8, 2023 – 7:30 pm – Venue: St. Paul’s Church, 101 Prince Street, Charlottetown 

    Guest Recitals 

    • Christine Carter, clarinet; Duo Concertante (Nancy Dahn, violin; Timothy Steeves, piano) – Saturday, January 14, 2023 – 7:30 pm

    Student Showcase Recitals 

    (featuring UPEI Music majors – Admission is FREE) 

    • Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 7:00 pm - Venue: Government House (Fanningbank), 1 Terry Fox Drive, Charlottetown. NOTE: Limited seating; please email music@upei.ca to reserve a seat.

    Ensemble Concerts 

    (Admission is $20 Adults and Seniors; $10 Students)

    • UPEI Jazz Ensemble; David Shephard, director – Friday, March 31, 2023 – 7:30 pm – Venue: Dr. Steel Recital Hall
    • UPEI String Orchestra; Natalie Williams Calhoun, director – Saturday, April 1, 2023 – 7:30 pm – Venue: Performing Arts Centre
    • UPEI Wind Symphony; Dale Sorensen, director – Thursday, April 6, 2023 – 7:30 pm – Venue: Performing Arts Centre
    • UPEI Choral Ensembles; Sung Ha Shin-Bouey, director – Saturday, April 15, 2023 – 7:30 pm – Venue: TBA

    Student Recital Series 

    (Junior and Senior recitals featuring UPEI Music majors – Admission is FREE) 

    • Thursday, March 23, 2023 – Josie Thibodeau, trombone / Jane Perrier, voice (Junior Recitals) – Venue: Dr. Steel Recital Hall
    • Saturday, March 25, 2023 – Hannah Aitken, voice (Directed Studies Recital) – Venue: Dr. Steel Recital Hall
    • Sunday, March 26, 2023 – Tanner Burns, voice / Madison Power-Lockman, clarinet (Junior Recitals) – Venue: Dr. Steel Recital Hall
    • Sunday, April 2, 2023 – Pengjiang Fan, trumpet (Directed Studies Recital) – Venue: Dr. Steel Recital Hall
    • Saturday, April 15, 2023 – Javier Andrés Santos Dacarett, piano / Jacob Reddin, trombone (Junior Recitals) – Venue: Dr. Steel Recital Hall

    Dr. Frances Gray Music Performance Competition 

    (featuring UPEI Music majors – Admission is FREE)

    • Friday, February 3, 2023 – 7:30 pm – Venue: Dr. Steel Recital Hall

    Distinguished UPEI Music Alumni Series  

    (interviews with UPEI Music alumni, who share their musical and professional journeys)