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Arts at One

The popular The Arts at One series is held most Thursdays during the Fall and Winter semesters, starting at 1pm. This series features professional musicians and outstanding Douglas College music students. 

All performances Thursdays at 1pm,
Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre, Douglas College
700 Royal Avenue, New Westminster 
(One block from the New Westminster SkyTrain Station)
Admission is free

For further information, please contact the Arts Events Officer, or 604-527-5495. Groups of 10 or more may be accommodated with advance notice.

Douglas College would like to thank the City of New Westminster for their support of this beneficial community program.


Fall 2019 Arts at One Schedule: 

Sept 12
Celso Machado, Latin Guitarist

Sept 19
Vancouver Opera Young Artists
Emerging talents in the opera world

Sept 26
Musical Impressions: From Baroque to Pop
Carl Peterson, piano
Anna Piertrzak, guitar

Oct 3
Music Technology & Friends
Faculty from the Music Technology Program & More

Oct 10
Southwood Barrington Duo
Louise Southwood, guitar & Barrie Barrington, piano

Oct 17
Unsung Songs
Viviane Houle , voice; and special guests

Nov 21
Music Department Student Showcase Concert
Top student performers from the Music Department

Winter 2019 Arts at One schedule:

January 3
The Bass Clarinet Dances
Pacific Blackwood Bass Clarinet Quartet
Chuck Currie
|Mike Brown
Jack Liang
Kevin Woo

January 10
Twentieth Century Clarinet Sonatas
Scott Meek, piano
Liam Hockley, clarinet

January 17
Music Faculty Winter Showcase
Music from across the ages by Gabrieli, Cage, Stockhausen, and more
Featuring Barrie Barrington, Eric Hannan, Wayne Jeffrey, Daniel Karrasch, John van Deursen, Leanne Koch, and others

January 24
Arts at One and Early Music Vancouver present
Music Moves
Expressive rhythms for Baroque violin and harpsichord
Chloe Meyers, violin
Christina Hutten, harpsichord and organ

January 31           
Compelling Reeds
Four hundred years of music for reed quintet by Corelli, Bizet, Fitkin, and Rivera
Cascadia Reed Quintet
Marea Chernoff, oboe and English horn
Colin MacDonald, soprano/alto saxophones
Olivia Martin, bassoon
AK Coope, bass clarinet

February 7           
The Music of Frank Zappa
Performed by the Music Technology Diploma Faculty and Friends 

February 14         
Milhaud's Scaramouche and Tomasi's Concerto
Sea and Sky
Julia Nolan, saxophone
Jane Hayes, piano

March 14              
Nothing More Than Feelings:
German Sturm und Drang and Empfindsamkeit
Barrie Barrington, piano

March 21
In Celebration of Women
Innovative women composers of various times and cultures

The Mathieu-Chua Duo
Stephanie Chua, piano
Véronique Mathieu, violin

March 28
Student Showcase Concert

April 4  
Student Showcase Concert
Featuring the Long & McQuade Student Recognition Awards


Fall 2018 Arts at One schedule:

September 13
Sounds Global Ensemble
Jewish, Persian, Taiwanese, Vietnamese, and Chinese music
Lan Tung, Chinese erhu
Bic Hoang, Vietnamese danbau
Moshe Denburg, guitar
Jonathan Bernard, percussion

September 20
Vancouver Opera
Arias and ensembles performed by members of the Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists Program                                    

September 27
Aram Bajakian: Solo Guitar
An eclectic mix of music for the electric and acoustic guitar

October 4
Tango Toward the Sea
Music from around the world for flute and guitar
Mark McGregor, flute
Adrian Verdejo, guitar

October 11
Vancouver Concert Trio
Beethoven: Trio Op. 11 and Nina Rota: Trio for clarinet, cello and piano
Gene Ramsbottom, clarinet
Bo Peng, cello
Richard Epp, piano

October 25
A Douglas College Music Alumni Concert
Chris Blaber
Jay Schreiber
Jaya Story
with Robert Caldwell 

November 22
Student Showcase Concert

November 29
Student Showcase Concert



Winter 2018 Arts at One schedule:

January 4
Meditations for Solo Percussion
Greg Samek, marimba

January 11
Arts at One and Early Music Vancouver present 
Bach to Mendelssohn: The Legacy of the Fugue
Diderot String Quartet (New York City)
Adriane Post, violin
Johanna Novom, violin
Kyle Miller, viola
Paul Dwyer, cello

January 25
UBC Opera presents 
Rossini's La Cenerentola

February 1
Music by Medaglia, Nielsen and Estacio 
Fireside Quintet  
Paul Hung, flute
Kristen Cooke, oboe
Sydney Tetarenko, clarinet
Ingrid Chiang, bassoon
Holly Bryan, horn

February 8
Wartime Cello Sonatas 
Music by Poulenc, Bridge and Cassado
Luke Kim, cello
Scott Meek, piano

February 22
Music of Water: Inspiration and Responsibility
Sergei Saratovsky, piano

March 1
Music Technologies Diploma Faculty and Friends present
One Size Fits All, or Make a Jazz Noise Here
Featuring the music of Frank Zappa
Blair Fisher, director

March 22 
Arts at One and Early Music Vancouver present
Baroque Synthesis: Italian, French and German Styles
Musicians from Ensemble La Rêveuse (France)
Serge Saitta, flauto traversa
Benjamin Perrot, theorbo
Florence Bolton, viola da gamba

March 29
Student Showcase Concert 

April 5

Student Ensembles Concert 

April 12
Student Showcase Concert 
Long & McQuade Student Recognition Awards