Strengthening Tradition - Igniting Innovation. Hear from Dean Betty Anne Younker with an update on behalf of the Faculty, including the commencement of Phase 2 renovations to the Music Building capital project.

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Music Building renovations Spring 2017

Greetings from the Don Wright Faculty of Music

Strengthening Tradition - Igniting Innovation. Hear from Dean Betty Anne Younker with an update on behalf of the Faculty, including the commencement of Phase 2 renovations to the Music Building capital project.

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Homecoming 2017 including tours of the Don Wright Faculty of Music

Homecoming 2017

Make plans to return to campus October 20-22 and join us for concerts, tours and special events all weekend.

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New Alumni and Development Officer Karmen Ferraro

Meet Karmen Ferraro

Building upon her lifelong passion for music and the arts, Karmen joins Music as the new Alumni and Development Officer.

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Western students to perform with National Youth Orchestra

Music students to play with National Youth Orchestra

The NYO begins their annual tour next month, including five string players from Western.

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Jeff Lupker PhD composition student

Faculties show importance of sharing research

Grad students hosted first interdisciplinary research day with FIMS, Music and Law.

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Kristen Wallentinsen, Music Theory PhD student

Beyond sound: Looking at the shape of music to understand composition

Kristen Wallentinsen, a Music Theory PhD student, is looking at mathematical representations of melodic contour, or shape, in music.

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More news

Opera puts whaling history on stage

Story of mental health struggle brings hope

Stamp celebrates alumna’s operatic career

Abrams Ansari and Ocádiz travel to El Salvador to participate in interdisciplinary research project

Celebrating Canada 150 at Western

Music research and teaching in action

Music Convocation - June 19 (10 a.m.): Watch our newest alumni via live webcast

Follow Western Alumni's weekly Alumni #MustangTakeovers on Twitter!

Upcoming Workshops and Events

Summer Programs

Kodály Certification Program (Level 1)
July 2-14

Summer Band Camp
July 24-28

Choral Conducting Workshop
August 26-30

Graduate Symposium on Music
August 25-26

Concerts and Special Events

Look for our 2017-18 concert season announcement in August! Highlights include:

Fridays @ 12:30 Concert Series - returns September 15

The Language of Lute's Mysterie - September 15

Homecoming Alumni Concert - October 21

Parsons and Poole Concert: Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano - October 27

Opera at Western - Carmen (fall 2017) and The Pirate of Penzance (winter 2018)

Canadian Brass (November) and the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet (February)

von Kuster Hall

From September to April, our events calendar is packed with concerts and special events. If you're planning a trip to campus, be sure to make time for a student recital or ensemble performance. Our students greatly appreciate your support!

> Sign up for our monthly events email (resumes in August)

ALUMNI ONLINE SERVICES

Email For LifeAlumni DirectoryAlumni Card Request

Sign up for Email For Life, browse the alumni directory, and request your alumni card.

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GIVING TO MUSIC

For more information about the Faculty's philanthropic priorities, please contact:
Karmen Ferraro
Alumni & Development Officer
Don Wright Faculty of Music
519 661-2111 x85695

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