Alumni Reception – Chez Nous: Christmas with Augustana Posted on November 20, 2017

Scheduled for: Sunday December 10th, 2017 @ 2:00 PM

Join us as we continue a Camrose choral tradition as the Augustana Choirs present their annual Christmas concert. The theme this year is SNOW: Cold, White, Flakes, Swirling, Twinkling, Soft, evocative of Comfort, Purity, and Tenderness. The Augustana Choir, Mannskor: Augustana’s Men’s Choir, and Sangkor Women’s Ensemble, are led by conductor John Wiebe with pianists Carolyn Olson and Roger Admiral. As …

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Chez Nous: Christmas with Augustana Posted on November 20, 2017

Scheduled for: Sunday December 10th, 2017 @ 3:00 PM

Join us on Saturday, December 9 at 8 pm or on Sunday, December 10 at 3 pm as we continue a Camrose choral tradition as the Augustana Choirs present their annual Christmas concert in the Augustana Faith & Life Chapel. The theme this year is SNOW: Cold, White, Flakes, Swirling, Twinkling, Soft, evocative of Comfort, Purity, and Tenderness. The Augustana Choir, Mannskor: Augustana’s Men’s …

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Meet & Greet – Shari Narine Posted on November 15, 2017

Scheduled for: Monday November 20th, 2017 @ 3:00 PM

Join us outside of the bookstore in the Augustana forum from 3 to 4 pm on November 20 for coffee and snacks with award-winning journalist and author Shari Narine. A CLUC alumna, Shari has gone on to serve as an editor for various newspapers and magazines, has published short stories, and recently published her first …

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Professor Ardelle Ries receives Alberta Kodály Association’s Teacher Recognition Award Posted on November 1, 2017

Congratulations to professor Ardelle Ries who was awarded the Alberta Kodály Association’s Teacher Recognition Award at the 2017 Alberta Music Conference Awards Luncheon this past weekend in Red Deer. The Alberta Kodály Association’s Teacher Recognition Award is presented annually to a music educator in appreciation of their outstanding contribution to music education in the Province …

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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – Augustana Drama Production Posted on October 18, 2017

Scheduled for: Thursday November 23rd, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Join the Augustana Drama Department as it presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, running from November 23 to 25 at 7 pm, and November 25 & 26 at 2 pm in the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre. The show will feature the musical styling of Robert Renman and the Camrose Children’s Choir (under …

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Second Thought – The politics of classical music Posted on October 12, 2017

Augustana music professor Alexander Carpenter on the intricacies of separating music from politics, informed by Dennis Prager’s recent appearance as a guest conductor at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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Augustana Campus to host prestigious international music symposium Posted on July 21, 2017

Event will include live performances open to the public, including a string quartet, a barn dance, and a delegate sing.

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Celebrating Leela Gilday: Reception & Concert Posted on July 12, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday August 9th, 2017 @ 6:30 PM

Get swept away by the passion, soul and stories of singer/songwriter Leela Gilday, ’97 BMus, at this alumni reception and concert during the 2017 International Kodály Symposium. Gilday and the Director of the Kodály Institute, László Nemes, ’95 MMus, ’99 DMus, will speak to attendees at a pre-concert reception, then the Juno award-winning Gilday will take to the Cargill Theatre …

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Music with Children turns 30 Posted on May 11, 2017

Program that seeks to inspire a love of music at a young age celebrates milestone birthday.

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Professor Brandon Alakas to receive Provost’s Award Posted on April 21, 2017

Professor Brandon Alakas has been selected to receive a Provost’s Award for Early Achievement of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. The award recognizes the achievement of teaching excellence by full-time continuing academic staff within five years of their first university appointment. Alexander Carpenter, music professor and chair of the department of fine arts and humanities, credits Alakas for “his …

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Augustana Fine Arts Events Posted on March 24, 2017

This week, join us at Augustana for a number of Fine Arts events! Augustana Student Vocal Arts Festival Third and fourth year Bachelor of Music Voice Majors from the studio of Harold Wiens, along with Dr. Roger Admiral, Piano, will present individual solo recitals at the Augustana Faith & Life Chapel. See schedule below. No admission is charged …

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From Greek to gander Posted on March 21, 2017

Augustana’s winter drama production began with a script initially inspired by Greek theatre but has since become a Chekhovian play titled “I Shot a Duck”. Get the story behind the story here.

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Contemporary/Jazz Piano Jury-Recital Posted on March 17, 2017

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 11th, 2017 @ 12:15 PM

On Tuesday, April 11th, at 12:15 pm, join us in the Augustana Chapel Lounge for a contemporary/jazz piano jury-recital featuring Augustana students in the studio of Tova Olson.  No admission charged.  R.A.R.E.

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Crazy Songs Posted on March 13, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday March 15th, 2017 @ 11:30 AM

Be entertained by Crazy Songs during the lunch hour (starting at 11:30 am) on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at Augustana in the Forum (no admission charged)!  Augustana’s university vocal students will wow the Augustana lunch crowd with crazy musical theatre and opera repertoire that is sure to inspire, amuse, or amaze.  Come out and see …

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Word and Image in the Age of Trump Posted on March 6, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday March 10th, 2017 @ 3:00 PM

Join us for a Humanities Café Round Table Discussion on Friday, March 10th in the Wahkohtowin Lodge at 3:00 pm! Humanities faculty, students, other departmental faculty and community members are invited to join in the conversation. Refreshments will be served, no need to RSVP. This event is free and open to the public.

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Distinguished New York musicians to perform at Augustana Posted on January 27, 2017

Scheduled for: Saturday February 4th, 2017 @ 2:00 PM

Augustana alumnus and pianist Joel Harder, along with colleague Dominic Armstrong (tenor), returns to campus to offer two masterclasses, a luncheon, and a concert. Learn about his journey from Camrose to Ottawa, to London, to the Julliard School of Music in New York City, and back!

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Vocal Studio Winter Recital Posted on January 20, 2017

Scheduled for: Wednesday February 1st, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Join the vocal students from the studio of Harold Wiens as they perform works by Purcell, Strauss, Handel, Head, and others on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Faith & Life Chapel of the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus. The public is welcome. No charge for admission. R.A.R.E.

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Tenore – Rescheduled Posted on January 20, 2017

Scheduled for: Monday January 30th, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Thank you so much for your patience and understanding as we worked through the details of the rescheduled Tenore performance. The new show will be: Monday, January 30th, 2017 @ 8:00 pm, in the Cargill Theatre of the Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre. This concert will be slightly revised from the original “Christmas …

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A Lad’s Journey – Joel Harder and Dominic Armstrong in Concert Posted on January 17, 2017

Scheduled for: Saturday February 4th, 2017 @ 2:00 PM

New York Tenor Dominic Armstrong and Pianist Joel Harder to Perform at Augustana By Pam Chamberlain In February, Augustana will host two distinguished New York musicians: tenor Dominic Armstrong and pianist Joel Harder. “It’s always a treat to return to Camrose,” Joel says. “Augustana is my spiritual home. It’s where I started out.” He looks …

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University Masterclass with Joel Harder and Dominic Armstrong, Clinicians Posted on January 17, 2017

Scheduled for: Friday February 3rd, 2017 @ 3:00 PM

Join Joel Harder (piano) and Dominic Armstrong (voice) for a university masterclass in the Cargill Theatre of the Lougheed Centre at 3 pm on Friday, February 3rd. Sponsored by DiscoverMusic@Augustana and the Lougheed Centre.  No charge for admission. The public is welcome.  R.A.R.E

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