Courses & Programs

2021 - 2022

Registration for the 2021-22 term opens August 4. Sign up here to receive a registration reminder and special coupon code!

We Hit It Percussion (W.H.I.P.) - $265/semester
Tuesday: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Stephure Hall (Casa)
Fall 2021Sept 14, 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 16, 23, Dec 1,
Winter 2022: Jan 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5
Open to students from grades 7-12, students work on music showcasing Caribbean rhythms, classical music, and all the way to the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Santana. Contact Joe Porter (joe.porter@uleth.ca) for an audition. 

 

*NEW* Keyed Percussion Class (for pianists grade 4+ RCM) - $195/semester
Thursday: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Stephure Hall (Casa)
Fall 2021: Sept 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9
Winter 2022: Jan 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7

 

*NEW* Carribean Steel Pans (for all ages 12+) - $195/semester
Thursday: 5:40 - 6:40 p.m.
Location: Stephure Hall (Casa)
Fall 2021: Sept 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9
Winter 2022: Jan 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7
Fun for the whole family! Explore the interlocking rythms of the steel pan with percussion expert, Joe Porter. No experience required!

Mini-U Baby (0 - 18 Months) - $160/semester
Option 1: Tuesday, 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
Location: Penner Classroom (Casa)
Fall 2021: Sept 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 16, 23, Dec 1
Winter 2022: Jan 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5

Option 2: Thursday, 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
Location: Penner Classroom (Casa)
Fall 2021: Sept 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2
Winter 2022: Jan 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Music can provide multi-sensory experiences. While your baby giggles and bops to the music, you will learn new songs, rhymes and dances to strengthen your connection with your baby in class and at home.

 

Mini-U Toddler (18M - 3YR) - $160/semester
Option 1: Tuesday, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Location: Penner Classroom (Casa)
Fall 2021: Sept 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 16, 23, Dec 1
Winter 2022: Jan 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5

Option 2: Thursday, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Location: Penner Classroom (Casa)
Fall 2021: Sept 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2
Winter 2022: Jan 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Option 3: Saturday, 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
Location: Penner Classroom (Casa)
Fall 2021: Sept 25, Oct 2, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 20, 27, Dec 4
Winter 2022: Jan 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 26, Mar 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2

We’ve designed a class that moves just as quickly as your little one. This class includes dances, rhymes, instrument exploration and most importantly, ways for your toddler to direct the activities. Full parent participation is required in these classes.

 

Mini-U Pre-Schooler (3 - 5YR) - $160/semester
Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Location: Penner Classroom (Casa)
Fall 2021: Sept 25, Oct 2, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 20, 27, Dec 4
Winter 2022: Jan 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 26, Mar 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2

Our pre-schooler music classes foster your growing child’s wild imagination, using music as the tool for fun, learning and exploration! Songs, dances, instrument play and stories will engage your child and foster language development, selfregulation, music skills and confidence. We invite parents to join us for the last ten minutes of class.

Sinfonia Allegro (Advanced String Orchestra) - $390/year
Monday: 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Stephure Hall (Casa)
Fall 2021: Sept 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9
Winter 2022: Jan 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5

 

Stringendo (Beginner/Intermediate String Orchestra) - $390/year
Wednesday: 4:30 - 5:30
Location: Stephure Hall (Casa)
Fall 2021: Sept 15, 22, 29, Oct 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov 3, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8
Winter 2022: Jan 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9, 23, Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6

Ukulele Group Class - $160/semester
Option 1: Monday, 4:30 - 5:20 p.m. (ages 5 - 7)
Option 2: Monday, 5:35 - 6:25 p.m. (ages 8 - 9)
Location: Penner Classroom (Casa)
Fall 2021: Sept 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 15, 22, 30
Winter 2022: Jan 17, 24, 30, Feb 7, 21, Feb 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28

 

Ventus Women's Choir - $420/year
Thursday, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Location: Stephure Hall (Casa)
Fall 2021: Sep 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, 25, Dec 2, 9
Winter 2022: Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17, Mar 3, 10, 24, 31, Apr 7, 14, 28

Ventus Women’s Choir is a group of talented diverse women with varying musical backgrounds. We all share a love of choral music and enjoy sharing our passion with audiences. It is our focus to work together and inspire, with our ultimate goal being an aesthetic experience. To arrange an audition or for more information, please contact the artistic director, Regan Brooks at regan.brooks@uleth.ca.


Conservatory Opera Ensemble

Join artistic directors Lisa Mulgrew and Megan Wittig in this year's Conservatory Opera Ensemble!  Running from September - December, 2021, this is an auditioned ensemble, emphasizing the development of operatic stagecraft through practical application of these skills.  This ensemble will culminate in a semi-staged concert in December of Operatic Excerpts. Please note that this program rehearses and performs on campus (not at Casa).  Voice Majors are welcome to apply to do this program as an Applied Study (see below).  Anyone in the community is welcome to audition (as well as B.Mus students)!  For auditioning details, please contact Megan.Wittig@uleth.ca or Lisa.Mulgrew@uleth.ca .

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE:

  1. Saturday, September 11 (1-4pm)
  2. Saturday, September 18 (1-4pm)
  3. Saturday, September 25 (1-4pm)
  4. Saturday, October 2 (1-4pm)
  5. Sunday, October 17 (1-4pm) 
  6. Sunday, October 24 (1-4pm)
  7. Saturday, October 30 (1-4pm)
  8. Saturday, November 6 (1-4pm)
  9. Saturday, November 20 (1-4pm)
  10. Sunday, November 21 (1-4pm)
  11. Saturday, November 27 (1-4pm)
  12. Saturday, December 4 (1-4pm)
  13. Thursday, December 9 - Dress Rehearsal (7-10pm)
  14. Friday, December 10 - Dress Rehearsal (2-5pm or 7-10pm) TBD

CONCERT: Decrember 11, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

Applied Study Opportunities, linked to the Conservatory Opera Ensemble (active uLethbridge students will need to log in to view these listings): Pianist - https://myexperience.uleth.ca/postings.htm?pId=15472; Advanced Vocalist - https://myexperience.uleth.ca/postings.htm?pId=15473; Production & Artistic Director Assistant - https://myexperience.uleth.ca/postings.htm?pId=15471
 

 

Content Creators: Podcasting (ages 8 - 12) - $50
Option 1: Tuesday, October 12, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Stephure Hall (Casa)

Option 2: Friday, January 28, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Stephure Hall (Casa)

Stay-tuned for more details!

 

Storytelling Through Sound (Ages 8 - 12) - $160
Option 1: February 22 - 25, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Stephure Hall (Casa)

Option 2: April 19 - 22, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Stephure Hall (Casa)

Stay-tuned for more details!

Did you know that we also offer Private Music Lessons?
Financial Assistance is available for those in need.
For more information regarding School Band Retreat opportunities, click here.