Musique chez nous

Musique chez nous

Musique Chez NousThe 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.

2018-2019 Concert Season

Download the PDF brochure of the 2018-2019 Concert Season

Howard Brown Memorial Concert and Season Launch

Friday, September 21, 2018
8:00 p.m.

Bandeen Hall

Faculty members from the Music Department perform in our annual tribute to the founder of the department. The Artistic Directors of the Musique Chez Nous Series will provide details about the upcoming events this season. All are invited to a reception following the concert to meet the artists.

Bandeen Hall

Honeysuckle Sisters

Friday, October 12, 2018
8:00 p.m.

Bandeen Hall

Vocal harmonies of the Swing Era in the Andrew Sisters style.

Sarah Biggs, Laura Barr, Almut Ellinghaus, vocals
Stanley Lake, trumpet
Michael Hynes, keyboard
Kevin Sullivan, drums

Honeysuckle Sisters

Andrew MacDonald & Joseph Petric

Friday, October 19, 2018
8:00 p.m.

Bandeen Hall

Featuring music by Bach, Telemann, Soler, Gershwin and the premiere of Andrew MacDonald’s Virgo Ascending.

Andrew MacDonald, electric archtop guitar
Joseph Petric, accordion

Andrew MacDonald & Joseph Petric

Estrio Con Brio

Friday, October 26, 2018
8:00 p.m.

Bandeen Hall

Sonatas, duets and trios by Brahms, Beethoven, Milhaud and Khachaturian.

Pauline Farrugia, clarinet
Julie Garriss, violin
Tristan Longval-Gagné, piano

Estrio Con Brio

Baroque Masters

Friday, November 9, 2018 (NEW DATE)
8:00 p.m.

Composers featured include Telemann, Vivaldi, Couperin, Handel.

Melinda Enns, soprano
Lydia Gasse, violin
Marie-Eve Beaulé, cello
Jean-Yves St-Pierre, harpsichord, recorder

Baroque Masters

Bishop’s University Singers

Thursday, November 29, 2018
8:00 p.m.

Friday, November 30, 2018
8:00 p.m.

For more details and prices, see the Centennial Theatre website.

Centennial Theatre

Fannie Gaudette, director
Melinda Enns, associate director

A choral celebration of classical and pop music featuring Christmas standards and the premiere of a newly-commissioned work by Andrew MacDonald, Hodie Christus Natus Est for chorus and brass quintet.

University Singers

Montreal Hard Bop 5

Friday, January 18, 2019
8:00 p.m.

Bandeen Hall

The Montreal-based ensemble celebrates the hard bop genre with innovative and original compositions.

Frederic Grenier, double bass
David Carbonneau, trumpet
Jonathan Cayer, piano
Cameron Wallis, saxophones
Alain Bourgeois, percussion

Montreal Hard Bop 5

Russian Romances

Friday, January 25, 2019
8:00 p.m.

Bandeen Hall

Composers featured include Medtner, Rachmaninov, Glinka, Rimsky-Korsakov, Cui, Tchaïkovsky, Wyschnegradsky.

Michel Ducharme, baritone
Michel Franck (Artist-in-Residence), piano

Russian Romances

Luasc

Friday, February 22, 2019
8:00 p.m.

Bandeen Hall

Celtic traditional music with a jazz twist.

Geneviève Breton, saxophone, whistles
Guillaume Gilbert, guitar
Mathieu Tarlo, double bass

Luasc

Gentiane MG Trio

Friday, March 22, 2019
8:00 p.m.

2018 Révélation Radio-CanadaBandeen Hall

Named “2018 Révélation Radio-Canada – Jazz ”, the Gentiane MG Trio brings you Eternal Cycle.

Gentiane MG, piano
Levi Dover, bass
Louis-Vincent Hamel, drums

Gentiane MG Trio

Bishop’s University Singers

Gospel and Other Good News

Friday, March 29, 2019
8:00 p.m.

$25 Adults | $23 Seniors | $15 Students

Centennial Theatre

Jamie Crooks, director
Melinda Enns, associate director
Guest conductor: Karla Mundy

Prince et Tsar with Orchestre symphonique de Drummondville

Thursday, April 18, 2019
7:30 p.m.

**For tickets prices, see the website below for La Maison des arts Desjardins.

La Maison des arts Desjardins, Drummondville

The Bishop’s University Singers will be the guest of Orchestre symphonique de Drummondville. This concert will be presented at La Maison des arts Desjardins, Drummondville.


Tickets *

$20 Adults
$15 Seniors
FREE for Students

* The BU Singers concerts have different prices, which will be announced soon.

Subscriptions *

Adults: 6 concerts for $90
Seniors: 6 concerts for $60

* Subscriptions are NOT applicable for the BU Singers concerts.

Tickets are available in advance at the Centennial Theatre Box Office and at the door on the day of the concert.

819-822-9692

Parking on Bishop’s campus is free on concert nights.


Music at St-Mark’s Chapel

The Organ Series is presented in collaboration with Les Amis de l’orgue de Sherbrooke

Adults $15 | Seniors $10 | FREE for Students

Sunday, September 23, 2018
3:00 p.m.

Jean-Yves St-Pierre, organ

Sunday, March 17, 2019
3:00 p.m.

Yves-G. Préfontaine, organ

Karl Wilhelm Pipe Organ

Festival of Lessons and Carols

Free with offering collected for local charities.

Saturday, December 8, 2018
7:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 9, 2018
4:00 p.m.

Under the direction of Sarah Heath, the St. Mark’s Chapel Choir hosts their annual Festival of Lessons and Carols. Mark your calendars to attend one of these special, candlelit services.

Carvings at St. Mark's Chapel


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

Artistic Directors
Jack Eby, Ross Osmun, Sonia Patenaude

Concert coordination
Nikolaus-Paul Kaeser-Reiss, Llinos Owen

Contact us at cheznous@ubishops.ca

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Bandeen Hall
2600 College St.
Sherbrooke, QC