Musique chez nous

Musique chez nous

Musique chez nous

The Department of Music at Bishop’s University presents Musique Chez Nous, a student-run concert series designed to appeal to all tastes, featuring the talents of local musicians, visiting artists, and the University’s own music faculty.


The Bishop’s University Music Department presents:

“Treehouse” with the Fraser Hollins Quartet

March 15, 2022 

The Music Department at Bishop’s University is pleased to welcome double bassist Fraser Hollins who brings his latest opus to the Musique Chez Nous Series. With “Treehouse”, Fraser Hollins presents a set of compositions that span a wide variety of styles and genres. The recording features an all-star band, with Joel Miller on saxophones, Jon Cowherd on piano, and featuring Brian Blade on the drums. A very dynamic group with a strong sense of cohesion and interaction.

TICKETS
$25 regular
Free for students with valid ID card. Tickets required in advance.
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm / Doors: 7:00 pm

Centennial Theatre
819-822-9692
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The Virtual Howard Brown Concert Series – Fall 2021

This series is meant to introduce the members of the BU music community to the Sherbrooke community. Dr. Howard Brown was Bishop’s first full-time Professor of Music, teaching on campus from 1967 to 1983.  Learn more about the Music Department.

Online performances – Videos are released every Friday at 10:00 a.m.

September 28, 2021

Francine Leng (Bishop’s University Accompanist) performs Sonata op. 12 no 2, II. Largo III. Assai allegro, by composer Muzio Clementi, (1752-1832).

October 1, 2021

Dr. Mathieu Désy plays the polyphonic double bass and performs an original composition “Flame”. Dr. Désy teaches theory, sound recording and Ensembles at Bishop’s University.

October 8, 2021

Kevin Sullivan (Bishop’s University – Music instructor) performs his own composition Love and Betrayal in the Time of C-19.

Personnel:

  • Kevin Sullian – drums, composer
  • Andrew MacDonald – guitar
  • Guy Breton – double bass

October 16, 2021

Louise Thibault-Gearey (Bishop’s University – Music instructor – voice) performs No Gravity for which she wrote lyrics and music in 2021.

Personnel:

  • Jon Gearey – guitar
  • Louise Thibault-Gearey – vocal

October 22, 2021

Pianist Jonathan Turgeon (Bishop’s University music instructor – piano) performs his own composition L’abîme – Solo adaptation from the record L’Abîme (2020), on the Multiple Chord Music label.

October 29, 2021 

Flutist Myriam Genest-Denis (Bishop’s University music instructor – flute) performs Menuet et danse des esprits bienheureux,  excerpt from the opera, Orpheus and Eurydice,   composed by Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787) .

Personnel:

  • Myriam Genest-Denis, flute
  • Francine Leng, piano

November 5, 2021

For today’s performance, Dr. Andrew MacDonald (Bishop’s University professor) performs Courante and Double from the Partita in B Minor, BWV 1002 – composed by J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

  • Andrew MacDonald – guitar

November 12, 2021

For today’s performance, Jon Gearey (Bishop’s University professor) performs On the Street Where You Live composed by music by Frederick Loewe (1901-1988) and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner (1918-1986)

Personnel:

  • Jon Gearey – guitar
  • Louise Thibault-Gearey -vocal

November 19, 2021

The Eight Misbehavin’ Octet performs “Lullaby (Goodnight, My Angel)”  Words and music by Billy Joel.

Members of Eight Misbehavin’ Octet are:

  • Sarah Heath
  • Stéfanie Fournier
  • Jenn Cianca
  • Fannie Gaudette
  • Bill Crooks
  • Daniel Miller
  • Jamie Crooks
  • Tim Doherty

Tune in to the Bishop’s University YouTube Channel.

Bandeen Hall


The Department of Music thanks the Bishop’s University Foundation for its generous contributions to Musique Chez Nous.

Artistic Directors
Dr. Mathieu Désy, Dr. Ross Osmun, Sonia Patenaude

Concert coordination
Paul Schulz-Courtemanche

Contact us at cheznous@ubishops.ca

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Bandeen Hall
2600 College St.
Sherbrooke, QC