Faculty Concerts

We are proud to showcase our internationally renowned faculty in exciting individual and collaborative programs at the Don Wright Faculty of Music. Many faculty also perform with visiting guest artists or as part of our signature "Fridays @ 12:30" concert series

2021-22 Performances

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Faculty Concert Series

Sunday, September 19 | 3pm
von Kuster Hall
Celebrating recreational activity, social exchange and the playful spirit with artists Shelley Heron (oboe), Ron George (horn), James Hibbard (piano), Jonathan Rowsell (tuba), Jana Starling (clarinet), Stephen Tam (flute),Christine Tithecott (piano), Alexandre von Wartburg (bassoon) and others.
This concert will be available via livestream
Concert Program (PDF)

Sunday, November 14 | 3pm
von Kuster Hall
"A Musical Masquerade"
Join faculty members of the Don Wright Faculty of Music for a musical masquerade featuring music by Ravel, Satie, Fauré, Henze, Milhaud and many others.
This concert will be available via livestream
Concert Program (PDF)

Sunday, January 23 | 3pm – POSTPONED
von Kuster Hall
"Glorious Sounds of Light and Shade"
This program features a world premiere for piano solo by Omar Daniel.
This concert will be available via livestream  

Additional Faculty Concerts

Beethoven’s 32 Sonatas: The Last Three Concerts
This season, Western’s Leslie Kinton, Professor of Piano Performance, will complete his project of performing all 32 Beethoven Sonatas at Western. Please join us for the completion of this singular musical event at Western.

Sunday, September 26 | 3pmPOSTPONED
von Kuster Hall
Sonata op. 31 no.1, Sonata op. 22, Sonata op. 49 nos. 1 and 2, and Sonata op. 2 no. 3

Saturday, December 4 | 3pm – POSTPONED
von Kuster Hall
Sonata op 7, Sonata op. 78, Sonata op. 26, Sonata op. 28

Friday, March 4 | 12:30pm
von Kuster Hall
The First and Last Sonatas - Sonata op. 2 no. 1, and Sonata op. 111
This concert will be available via livestream

Guest Artists Concerts

Wednesday, March 2 | 8pm
via Livestream
New Orford String Quartet (including faculty member Sharon Wei, viola)
Program information can be found on our Guest Artists webpage.

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