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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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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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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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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Augustana Student published in Alberta Piano Teacher’s Association Newsletter Posted on October 27, 2016

Darby Branscombe, a fourth year piano major, has recently had an article published in the Alberta Piano Teachers’ Association newsletter which goes out to hundreds of teachers in Alberta and beyond. Her article, entitled “To Teach or Not to Teach: One-Handed Piano Students,” was crafted by research in her Piano Pedagogy course, and explains the benefits of one-handed piano practice …

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“To Teach or Not to Teach: One-Handed Piano Students” by Darby Branscombe Posted on October 27, 2016

To Teach or Not to Teach: One-handed Piano Students By Darby Branscombe Editor’s Note: Darby Branscombe has recently completed the third year of her Bachelor of Music degree. She is a student of APTA member Dr. Milton Schlosser. At the suggestion of her instructor, she has submitted this paper for inclusion in the Newsletter. Thank you for …

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Singing stars perform at Augustana Posted on April 30, 2016

41 of of the country’s finest young choral singers from across Canada will rehearse at Augustana for a week before launching their concert tour here on May 13!

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Student Academic Conference in photos Posted on April 5, 2016

Twice a year, Augustana students present their research to faculty, fellow students, and the community at the Student Academic Conference.

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Augustana Choir takes Nordklang across the provinces Posted on April 2, 2016

See Nordklang on April 6 before the Augustana Choir takes it on tour across Alberta and BC!

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Student Art Exhibition set to amaze Posted on March 29, 2016

On Friday and Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm, the Student Art Exhibition will held in the Auxiliary building, Forum, and Library.

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Alex Carpenter to deliver the 2016 Last Lecture Posted on March 29, 2016

After receiving nominations from you, this year’s Last Lecture will be delivered by music professor Dr. Alexander Carpenter. DATE CHANGED

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FOOTLOOSE Opens at Augustana! Posted on March 9, 2016

Wed – Sat, Mar 9-12 AND Mar 16-19 [7pm]; Sun Mar 13 AND 20 [2pm]

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Community Awards Banquet in Pictures Posted on February 28, 2016

On Wednesday, we welcomed our community partners and award supporters to meet the students who benefit from their support at our annual Community Awards Banquet.

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Songs of Travel: Music of Men and Merriment Posted on February 10, 2016

On Sunday, February 28 the men of Mannskor join forces with the men of A Joyful Noise (Edmonton) to explore musical themes of travel & merriment.

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Augustana piano prof performs with the symphony Posted on February 3, 2016

Dr. Milton Schlosser performs with the Concordia Symphony Orchestra on Feb 7 at the new Lougheed Centre.

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Experience a musical journey Posted on January 20, 2016

Join Camrose pianist Roger Admiral for Russian Classics at the Lougheed Centre on Sunday, January 24.

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