Newfound Music Festival XV

Newfound Music Festival

15th annual Newfound Music Festival, Feb 1 - 2, 2018 at Memorial University’s School of Music features an inventive, jazz-influenced composer/improviser in residence, a symposium of short talks and demonstrations, energetic performances, world premieres and at least one old (musical) saw.

This homage to all-things-new takes place in the D.F. Cook Recital Hall, and the Suncor Energy Hall. 

Francois Houle Clarinet virtuoso Fran̉«ois Houle is this year’s composer/improviser- in-residence.The Vancouver-based musician tours extensively, appears at major festivals across Canada, the United States, Europe and Australia, is a prolific recording artist, and earns multiple Juno Award and West Coast Music Award nominations.

His music is described as rhythmic and sizzling with energy. Catch him in Houligans!, the festival’s closing night concert, Friday, Feb. 2  at 7:30 pm in the D.F. Cook Recital Hall.

Tickets are $22 for general admission, $16 for students, and $5 for kids 12 and under. Buy them at the door, or purchase online through www.ticketpro.ca.

Newfound Music Plus is the festival's opening night show, featuring performances, screenings, premieres and at least one old saw. The show is Thurs., Feb, 1 at 7:30 pm in Suncor.

Tickets are $22 for general admission, $16 for students, and $5 for kids 12 and under. Buy them at the door, or purchase online through www.ticketpro.ca

The symposium of short talks, demonstrations and performances is Thursday Feb. 01, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm in Suncor. Admission is free. Schedule is here.

Thurs. Feb 1  (Symposium and concert)

Fri., Feb 2 (Concert at Cook)

Contact

School of Music

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000