Les Voix humaines offer fresh interpretation of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

BRANDON – Montreal’s Les Voix humaines Consort of Viols is the next ensemble to perform in the pro series season. Founding Les Voix humaines members Margaret Little and Susie Napper are joined in the viol quartet by Mélisande Corriveau and Felix Deak. They will take to the stage in Brandon University’s (BU’s) Lorne Watson Recital […]

Brandon University upgrades research facility to support clean technology in Manitoba

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada News release Brandon University is upgrading its Micro-analytical facility with the help of the Government of Canada February 12, 2020 – Brandon, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada Brandon University (BU) is the third largest university in Manitoba with an annual enrolment of approximately 3,000 students. It boasts five faculties and three […]

BU beading group returns from Winnipeg to lead Indigenous Awareness Week session

A unique beading club will provide introductory lessons on Friday as part of Indigenous Awareness Week at Brandon University (BU). Knowledge keeper Barb Blind will lead the session as the club, which calls itself the BU Beading Babes, teaches the basics of beading from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The activity will take place at […]

Brandon University prepares to host Indigenous Awareness Week

Five full days of music, dance, presentations and cultural exchanges are planned as Brandon University (BU) prepares to celebrate Indigenous Awareness Week from Monday, Feb. 10 to Friday, Feb. 14. Events will take place at various locations around campus, beginning on Monday with the start of the Brandon University Indigenous New Music Festival. The three-day […]

Indigenous artists to be highlighted at festival

Under the auspices of the pro series and the School of Music, the Brandon University Indigenous New Music Festival will take place from Monday, February 10 to Wednesday, February 12. This year’s lineup includes two guest artists-in-residence—Juno Award–nominated Cree ‘cellist and composer Cris Derksen, Anishinaabe violist, media artist, grass dancer, and arts educator Melody McKiver—along […]