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Music

The Douglas College Music Department presents concerts of all descriptions, from Classical recitals to jazz and world music. Evening performances include concerts by Douglas College performing ensembles, student recitals, guest artists, student composers and a variety of other events.

The popular The Arts at One series is held most Thursdays during the semester, starting at 1pm. This series features professional musicians and outstanding Douglas College music students. Admission is free. For more information, please contact the Arts Events Officer, artsevents@douglascollege.ca or 604-527-5723.

For more information on the Music programs at Douglas College please visit the Music Department website.

Play an instrument?
Join the Douglas Concert Band or Jazz Band!

Douglas College Bands

Students who have experience playing wind, brass or percussion can join Douglas bands
and receive credit for Musc 1130 / 1131.

Benefits:
  • The music is challenging but rewarding and performances take place both on and off-campus. 
  • Enjoy playing music throughout the year!
  • Receive CREDIT for Musc 1130 / 1131
This opportunity is open to:
  • All Douglas College students, no matter what program you're studying
  • Community members
  • High school students

Rehearsal times:

For students taking the courses for credit:

Concert Band: Monday from 1 - 2:30 pm and Wednesday from 7 - 9:30 pm
Jazz Dues Band: Tuesday from 2 - 4 pm and Thursday from 4:30 - 6:30 pm

For students who wish to join as community members only (no credit):

Concert Band: Wednesday from 7 - 9:30 pm
Jazz Dues Band: One of Tuesday from 2 - 4 pm, OR Thursday from 4:30 - 6:30 pm

For more information please contact:
John van Deursen
Conductor, Trombonist, Arranger
Douglas College Music Faculty
604-527-5274
vandeursenj@douglascollege.ca