The Percussion Ensemble concerts are made possible in part by a generous gift from Ann H. Atkinson.
University of Toronto Percussion Ensemble, in their first concert of the season. Performing works by Chavez, Cage and Varese.
October 22 2019, 7:30 pm @ Walter Hall, 80 Queen’s Park
Ivan Manzanilla: New Works from the Americas
8pm, January 16, 2020
The Array Space (155 Walnut Ave)
Leading Mexican percussionist Ivan Manzanilla presents a program of Canadian premieres of new and recent works for percussion instruments by composers from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, and the USA.
U of T Percussion performs Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians and George Antheil’s Ballet mécanique with special guests Midori Koga, Gregory Oh, Geoffrey Conquer, Matt Poon, Steven Philcox and Iván Manzanilla.
Free Admission. January 20th 2020, 7:30pm @ Macmillan Theatre, 80 Queen’s Park
The students of the University of Toronto Percussion Ensemble perform a self curated concert.
DAI FUJIKURA: MINI MARATHON
Co-produced with Thin Edge New Music Collective + the University of Toronto Faculty of Music
Come experience 3 sets showcasing one of the most active composers on the international stage! London-based Japanese composer Dai Fujikura’s works have been championed by Pierre Boulez, Ensemble Intercontemporain, the London Sinfonietta, the International Contemporary Ensemble, and many, many more.
Feb 29, 2020 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm @ArraySpace
University of Toronto Percussion will be presenting a program featuring world premieres and collaborations with emerging and local student composers.
Live streamed on Monday, March 15, 2021 @ 8pm EST
A program exploring different ways and spaces of listening – the everyday, the theatre, the environment, the digital. The concert will be featuring works by Vanessa Tomlinson (AUS), Raven Chacon (CA), Jodie Rottle (AUS), Yaz Lancaster (USA) and Viet Cuong (USA). We will also be premiering a new student project, collaboratively composed by four of our graduate students.
Live Stream on Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 8pm EST
Funded by SSHRC Insight Grant
PI: Aiyun Huang
Collaborator: Levy Lorezno (New School)
Research Assistants: Gregory Bruce, Randall Camacho, Tyler Cunningham, Gordon Fry, Boyce Jeffries, Tim Roth, Jasmine Tsui, Joyce To
Guests: Adam Kaleta, Louis Pino
Was live streamed on Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
A discussion of ways percussionists can address issues of cultural appropriation by examining instruments, repertoire, and rhythmic theory. Russell will also be discussing the newly released book which he and Ryan McClelland co-edited called “The Cambridge Companion to Rhythm”.
Was livestreamed Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
World Premieres for Live Zoom in collaboration with David Bithell, Sean Griffin, Terry Longshore and Left Edge Percussion
The premiere was live streamed on Monday, October 26th, 2020 at 8:00pm EST. Full concert available to watch at any time below!