Winnipeg quartet kicks off Pro Series season

BRANDON, Man. – The Ensemble Exchange, a chamber music group from Winnipeg, will launch the 2017-2018 Pro Series at Brandon University. Clarinetist Micah Heilbrunn, violinist Elation Pauls, cellist Minna Rose Chung and pianist Madeline Hildebrand will grace the Lorne Watson Recital Hall stage on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The programme will include works […]

Brandon University launches BSAFE app

Download BSAFE Please, take a moment and download the BSAFE app to your phone and tablet: iPhone Android   BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) students, faculty and staff have a new safety tool, and they’re likely to carry it everywhere they go. The University has launched BSAFE, an app available on Apple and Android […]

Brandon University trumpet student hits high note with first-place finish at National Music Festival

BRANDON – A Brandon University (BU) student has been named one of Canada’s best young musicians. Kayla Solomon was awarded first place in the brass category for her outstanding performance on trumpet at the prestigious 2017 National Music Festival earlier this month. Solomon, who last year placed third at the same event, was among 62 […]

BU Alumni Association announces award recipients

BRANDON, Man. – Four Brandon University (BU) alumni will be recognized in October for their accomplishments in wide-ranging fields. Dr. Anthony Chow, Ben Dietschi, Dr. Lynn Whidden and Elder Gordon Williams will be recipients of Brandon University Alumni Association (BUAA) Awards at the 2017 BU Homecoming celebration. Dr. Chow will receive the Wall of Fame […]

BU unveils new Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Policy and Procedures

BRANDON, Man. – New resources at Brandon University (BU) will help all faculty, staff and students address issues of discrimination and harassment in the work and learning environment, and differentiate these from interpersonal conflict. A committee comprised of union, Brandon University Students’ Union, Student Services and Human Resources representatives worked together for well over a […]

Brandon University student wins Star Search competition in Saskatchewan

Courtesy of The Brandon Sun By Jillian Austin Julianna Moore’s rendition of the classic country hit “Crazy” by Patsy Cline helped her clinch the win at the 27th annual GX94 Star Search competition. The 18-year-old Brandon University music student will record two songs as part of her prize, which will receive airplay on the Yorkton, […]

Meir Serfaty appointed Acting Vice-President (Academic & Provost) at BU

Brandon University’s (BU’s) new Acting Vice-President (Academic & Provost) is a familiar face whose wealth of experience and institutional knowledge will continue to support BU’s many ongoing academic initiatives. Dr. Meir Serfaty has been appointed to the key leadership position for a one-year term. One of BU’s most experienced educators, Serfaty joined the University in […]

Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival welcomes BU President Fearon as guest performer

BRANDON, Man. – This month’s Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival will feature a lineup of renowned musicians and a very special guest who is better known for a different forte. Brandon University (BU) President and Vice-Chancellor Gervan Fearon will join Dean of Music Greg Gatien and a group of current and former BU Music students […]

Board of Governors selects Steve Robinson as Interim President

The Brandon University (BU) Board of Governors has selected Dr. Steven Robinson to serve as Interim President, following the announced departure of current President Dr. Gervan Fearon. The appointment was confirmed today by the Board of Governors. “Brandon University will be in excellent hands with the leadership and vision that Dr. Robinson brings to the […]

Festival brings music to four Manitoba venues

The second week of July marks the 12th season of the Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival, directed by pianists Alexander Tselyakov and Daniel Tselyakov. This year’s festival is comprised of six concerts: a piano recital, three chamber concerts and two jazz concerts. Performances run from Wednesday, July 12 to Sunday, July 16 and feature a […]

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