UBC School of Music

Sounds of Earth: A Musical Exploration of our Dynamic Planet

Tue Apr 19 2022 7:30pm
Telus Studio Theatre

Tickets are not required for this event

Faculty and Students from the School of Music and UBC Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences present a collaborative concert, premiering five new chamber music works by student composers, investigating the history and future of our blue planet.


Bahar Tahari in collaboration with
Johan Gilchrist Volcanologist
700°C The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes

Nautilus Brass Quintet
Graeme Lister & Dawn Kwong trumpet
Maddie Davis horn
Shiqing Liu trombone
Dana Sullivan bass trombone


Ben Ledochowski in collaboration with Ruth Moore Climate Scientist and
Rachel White Atmospheric Scientist

Three Degrees

Allison Anderson soprano
Gabriel Landstedt piano


Ashley Seward in collaboration with
Serena Formenti Geochemist and
Christina Draeger Glaciologist

Glacial Suite
I. The Mass
II. The Wisp
III. The Thaw

Graduate Brass Quintet
Candice Newberry & Freddy Abu Sido trumpet
Kristin Ranshaw horn
Erik Larson trombone
Anna Bosgra tuba


Athena Loredo in collaboration with
Henry Crawford Geologist and Annie Borch Volcanologist


West Coast Reeds
Tiana Ropchan oboe
Felix Rowe clarinet
Henry Cao saxophone
Rio Lagos Davidson bassoon
Simon Proulx bass clarinet


Mariah Mennie in collaboration with
Joseph Capriotti Geophysicist


Amanda Lawrence  flute
Wei Wang  oboe
Mar Navarro Ivars clarinet
Hanna Van Inwegen horn
Eric Li bassoon


Photo credit: Johan Gilchrist
Tue Apr 19 2022 7:30pm
Telus Studio Theatre