UPEI music department 

Recital and performance competition at Dr. Steel Recital Hall

Piano professor Dr. Magdalena von Eccher

The talents of both faculty and students from the UPEI Department of Music will be showcased at the upcoming events on the SDU Stage at Dr. Steel Recital Hall.

UPEI piano professor Dr. Magdalena von Eccher will present a Faculty Recital on January 13 at 7:30 pm. This solo piano recital will feature a diverse program of works ranging from Mozart to Kelly-Marie Murphy, centering around a group of works by Clara and Robert Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn, her brother, Felix, and Johannes Brahms. The program is steeped in lyricism and poetry, a vivid portrayal of Magdalena’s broad range of musical interests.

The Dr. Frances Gray Music Performance Competition will take place on February 2 at 7:30 pm. This annual competition showcases five of the UPEI Department of Music’s outstanding young artists performing their specially selected repertoire on a variety of instruments. The top awards include a cash prize, and are chosen by a diverse adjudication panel consisting of distinguished members of PEI’s music community.

Admission to the Faculty Recital by Magdalena von Eccher is payable by cash at the door. The Dr. Frances Gray Music Performance Competition is being offered free of charge, though donations to the Department of Music will be gratefully accepted. 

Visit upei.ca/music for updates on all the UPEI Department of Music’s upcoming recitals and events.