The University of Manitoba Concert Band

The University of Manitoba Concert Band is a 60-piece ensemble that performs a wide variety of wind band repertoire. The Concert Band presents four concerts a year (usually in tandem with the Wind Ensemble).  Founded by Connie Turner, the Concert Band is presently conducted by Jacquie Dawson, and includes a mix of students from the Desautels Faculty of Music, other university students, community members and select grade 12 students. 

Conducted by:

Jacqueline Dawson

Who is eligible:

Any university age or community member is welcome to audition, players do not need to attend the U of M.
*The fee for non-music students is $60 for the year.

Rehearsals:            Tuesdays 7:00 - 9:30 pm
Fall and Winter terms


2018-2019 Concerts

ONLY LIGHT
Featuring Concerto competition winner, Jinyu Chen, clarinet and the U of M High School Invitational Band
Friday, October 19 at 8 PM
MBCI Jubilee Place, 173 Talbot Avenue
Admission: $15 adults/$5 students

INTO THE SILENT LAND
Featuring the Canadian Premiere of Steven Danyew’s “Into the Silent Land
Friday, December 7 at 7:30 PM
MBCI Jubilee Place, 173 Talbot Avenue
Admission: $15 adults/$5 students

COLLABORATIONS
Featuring music by Percy Grainger, Luis Serrano Alarcon and student composer Isaac Tate with special guests The Royal Canadian Air Force Band
Friday, February 8 at 8 PM
MBCI Jubilee Place, 173 Talbot Avenue
Admission: $15 adults/$5 students

AWAKENINGS
Featuring music by Frank Ticheli, Ryan George, Kim Archer and Christopher Nelson
Friday, March 29 at 7:30 PM
Seven Oaks Performing Arts Centre, 711 Je­fferson Avenue
Admission: $15 adults/$5 students

 

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