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THURSDAY AT NOON Concert Series Fall 2018

October 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 22, 2018

One event on October 15, 2018 at 12:00 pm

TAN Concert sched

Celebrating 50 Years of Music Making

Concerts start at 12:00 p.m. Thursdays in MacKinnon Room 107 (Goldschmidt Room) at the University of Guelph

Everyone is welcome and admission is FREE – donations gratefully appreciated. 

September 13…… Agustí Fernández Solo.  Solo piano improvisation by internationally acclaimed Barcelona-based pianist Agustí Fernández.

September 20…… Masterpieces by Great Masters with the Madawaska String Quartet.  Two early works by composers who would soon become great masters of the String Quartet: Beethoven’s String Quartet Opus 18 no. 4, and Mendelssohn, String Quartet Opus 13 (“Frage”), written when the composer was only 18 years old.

September 27 …..An assortment of jazz standards from the American Songbook tradition as well as more modern jazz compositions performed by Howard Spring, Al Gorman, Andy Klaehn, Ted Warren and Ted Warren.

October 4…………. Lili Boulanger; ses influences and ses contemporains. Soprano Maghan McPhee and pianist

Carl Philippe Gionet warm-up the crowd for the upcoming Creative Women at the End of the First World War Conference (Oct 5-7, 2018).  Songs of the influential Lili Boulanger, who is being celebrated for the centennial of her death and her creation “Clarieres dans le ciel” will be the focus.  Her teacher Gabriel Faure and their contemporaries, Ravel, Duparc and the iconic Claude Debussy, also celebrating the centennial of his death, will be featured.

October 11………… NO CONCERT – Fall Study Break

MONDAY, October 15……….. Yazz Ahmed Family Hafla.  This concert is presented in collaboration with the Central Students Association (CSA).
Goldschmidt Rm, MacKinnon 107
Thinking Spaces at 1:00 pm:Yazz Ahmed post-concert talk back with Jonathan Campbell (Aga Khan Museum)
Yazz Ahmed British-Bahraini trumpet and flugelhorn player, whose music seeks to blur the lines between jazz, electronic sound design and the music of her mixed heritage.
MacKinnon 2037

October 18…………… NO CONCERT

 October 25……….. Jesse Stewart, solo percussionUniversity of Guelph alumnus, Dr. Jesse Stewart, will return to his alma mater to perform a concert of improvised solo percussion music on a variety of unusual instruments including the waterphone, handpan, wood flutes, and more. 

Jesse Stewart will also be presenting a talk on his practice in musical community engagement, prior to his TAN concert as part of Thinking Spaces at 9am in the Goldschmidt Room, Rm 107, MacKinnon Building.

November 1………. Ted’s Warren Commission investigates The Great Regina Pizza Debate. This is a “Smooth Jazz” -free zone. We play rough Jazz for tough times.

November 8………. Ensemble Made In Canada perform the MOSAÏQUE Project: 4 Performers, 14 Composers +
Inspired Audiences, brought together to interpret and celebrate the diversity and richness of Canada through their eyes, ears, and hearts.

November 15……. Accordion Postcards from the Baroque with Joseph Petric and Douglas Perry, accordion and viola.

November 22…….. Student Soloists Day, featuring the talented Applied Music students from SOFAM.

For more information on the fall 2018 series, visit


October 25, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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University of Guelph, MacKinnon Building
87 Trent Ln
Guelph, Ontario N1G 1Y4 Canada
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