Spring Concerts 2019

VIU Music Student Concerts

Tuesday, April 9: Combo Night
Wednesday, April 10: Big Band
Thursday, April 11: Choir Night

Showtimes: 7:30

Tickets by donation at the door

Selection of Past Concerts

Jazz Workshop with the Bob Brough Quintet

3pm, Wednesday October 18, 2018
Choral Room

Bob Brough – Sax
Adrean Farrugia – Piano
Artie Roth – Bass
Terry Clarke – Drums


Jazz Workshop with the Bob Brough Quintet

VIU Faculty Jazz Concert @ the Vault

Thursday October 25, 2018
The Music of Ben Henriques

Greg Bush
Ben Henriques
Brent Jarvis
Ken Lister
Hans Verhoeven

The Vault Café
499 Wallace St, Nanaimo

Free for VIU music students
$10 for the general public

VIU Faculty Jazz Concert @ the Vault


Brad Turner Concert

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
7:30 PM, in the Choral Room

Free for Music Students
$5 for Non-Music Students
$10 for the General Public





Ian Sinclair Concert

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Ken Lister - Acoustic Bass
Hans Verhoeven - Drums

Special Appearances:
Ben McConchie - Trumpet
Lucas Smart - Tenor Saxophone




Allison Au Quartet

Juno-Award nominated
In Concert at Vancouver Island University
Wednesday November 5, 2014
Choral Room, Music Building
$20 (General)
$5 (VIU Students)
Free (VIU Music Students)



Music Department Hosts Legendary Jazz Pianist

Legendary pianist Harold Mabern played the Malaspina Theatre at VIU on October 1, 2013, along with a trio of New York City jazz artists. Full story.






Lew Tabackin Trio

Wednesday, March 24, 2010
8 pm in the Malaspina Theatre

Lew Tabackin Trio Workshop

Thursday, March 25, 2010
10:30 am






Brent Jarvis Quintet

Friday, January 29, 2010
8 pm in the Malaspina Theatre

Brent Jarvis Quintet Lecture

Friday January 29, 2010
11 am




The Arrowsmith Big Band

Thursday, January 21, 2010
8 pm in the Malaspina Theatre

The Arrowsmith Big Band will be performing the compositions and arrangements of VIU Music faculty member Greg Bush. Also featured will be vocalist Lauren Bush and a cameo appearance by special guest guitarist Pat Coleman.







Steve Turre

November 16, 2009
8 pm in the Malaspina Theatre
Featuring Ken Lister, Bass; Bob Murphy, Piano; Jesse Cahill, Drums

Steve Turre Clinic

November 17, 2009 at
10:30am in the Choir Hall



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