Faculty of Music
Laurier partners with the American University of Sharjah.
On March 8, 2014, the Memorandum of
Understanding regarding exchange opportunities between the American University
of Sharjah (AUS), Sharjah, UAE and Wilfrid Laurier University was celebrated
and publicized with a gala concert.
Representing WLU, Canadian soprano Leslie Fagan and quartet-in-residence The Penderecki String Quartet joined AUS faculty member Spanish pianist Dr. Leopoldo Erice with special guest clarinetist James Campbell.
The concert held in the Maureen Forrester Recital Hall and organized between the Faculty of Music and the K-W Chamber Music Society included remarks by Dean of the Faculty of Music Dr. Glen Carruthers, President & Vice Chancellor of Laurier Dr. Max Blouw, and AUS faculty member Dr. Leopoldo Erice.