Music Building Grand Opening

Join Dean Betty Anne Younker and Western University's President Amit Chakma at the Don Wright Faculty of Music to celebrate the Grand Opening of Western's new Music Building facilities. All are welcome to attend.

This celebration is also part of Homecoming Weekend. We are honoured to welcome alumna and Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka, BMus'85, DMus'12 to the Don Wright Faculty of Music in special celebration of both Homecoming and our Grand Opening.

Friday, October 19

12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. -  "Fridays @ 12:30" Concert Series featuring extraordinary Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka, BMus'85, DMus'12 (vKH)
2:30 p.m. - "Voice Fridays" Q & A  and masterclass with Adrianne Pieczonka (vKH)

Saturday, October 20

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Brenda Rolfe Masterclass featuring Adrianne Pieczonka (vKH)
4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. - Official Grand Opening event for Music Building (vKH) REGISTER ONLINE
4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Grand Opening and Homecoming Reception (Lobby, Music Building)

Venue Guide:
vKH - von Kuster Hall, Music Building (MB)
View Building Maps

Driving or taking the LTC to campus? Effective October 18, University Drive Bridge will be closed to all motorized vehicles for the next few months. The bridge will remain open and is safe for pedestrians and cyclists. For more details, including LTC route information, please visit:

Share your memories

With more than 250 annual events in von Kuster Hall, countless rehearsals, studio lessons, and endless hours of practice, the Music Building is not only a core academic physical space, it is the setting of memories and emotional connection for students and alumni. Share some of your times in words or images. Submit to by September 24, 2018.

Related links

Music Building Renovations

Music Building Donors

Homecoming 2018 at the Don Wright Faculty of Music

Western University Homecoming

Be Extraordinary Campaign

Renovations Photo Gallery (Flickr)

Donate to the Music Building Project

Facilities at the Don Wright Faculty of Music


Contact Information

Karmen Ferraro
Alumni and Development Officer
Phone: 519-661-2111 ext.85695