Brass and Winds

At the University of Ottawa, woodwind and brass students have the opportunity to develop their full potential both as performers on their respective instruments and as trained musicians. The outstanding faculty comprises performers and teachers of national recognition, many of whom are members of the National Arts Centre Orchestra. Performance opportunities include the University of Ottawa Orchestra, Concert Wind Ensemble, small instrumental ensembles and mixed chamber groups.

Faculty

Douglas Burden
Trombone

Angela Casagrande
Education courses in oboe

Camille Churchfield
Flute

Karen Donnelly
Trumpet

Daniel Gress
Horn – Coordinator of brass and wind sectors

Charles Hamann
Oboe

Victor Herbiet
Saxophone

Martin Labrosse
Tuba

Shauna McDonald
Clarinet

Christopher Millard
Bassoon

Donald Renshaw
Trombone

Eric Rupp
Trumpet

Kimball Sykes
Clarinet

Lawrence Vine
Horn

Ensembles
Audition requirements

Undergraduate candidates should prepare:

  • two pieces or contrasting movements from a large work, minimum level RCMT Grade VIII or equivalent;
  • technical study;
  • scales: major, minor and chromatic;
  • sight-reading

Students applying to the Bachelor of Music (B. Mus.) must demonstrate an advanced level of technical proficiency and performance ability.

Students applying to the combined Bachelor of Music and Science (B. Mus./B.Sc.) must demonstrate a truly exceptional level of technical proficiency and performance ability, as determined by the audition panel.

 

For graduate candidates, the audition should consist of around forty-five minutes of music, and must include at least three works from different style periods.

 

For more information, please contact Dan Gress, brass and winds sectors coordinator.

Accompanists

Note that the School of Music does not provide accompanists for the auditions. Candidates are responsible for securing their own accompanist. You can hire an accompanist from our list or anyone else of your choosing.

ANNAND, Tom
613-261-0376
annand@teksavvy.com

DESROSIERS, Cécile
613-789-0625
cdesrosi@sympatico.ca

GINSBURG, Judy
613-224-1267
judygins@bell.net

JOVIC, Katarina
613-261-7681
katarinamusic@sympatico.ca

LACROIX, Frédéric
613-421-0647
flacroix@uottawa.ca

LANGLOIS, Amélie
613-271-0787
amelielanglois@gmail.com

MOLLOY, Sheryl
613-692-5470
mollysj190@postdam.edu

STEVENS, Claire
613-263-5075
clairehstevens@gmail.com

URBANCIC, Aude
613-315-0032
audejurbancic@gmail.com

 

 

 

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