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Fridays at 12:30 Concert Series: Stephan Moccio, piano

Friday, March 15, 2019
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Music Building (MB)
Room: von Kuster Hall
Fridays at 12:30 Concert Series

In celebration of JUNO Week in London, welcome Oscar® and Grammy®-nominated artist, song-writer and Western alumnus Stephan Moccio, pianist, composer, as he performs his own music in a solo piano performance.

NEW! This event will also be streamed live on the web. Join us from your home, office or classroom! Visit the Don Wright Faculty of Music Livestream webpage to tune in.

Stephan will also give a masterclass/workshop/Q&A from 2:30 - 4 p.m. in von Kuster Hall, accompanied by his manager and fellow Western alumnus James Porter. All are welcome to attend.

To hear more from Stephan Moccio today (March 15), “Moccio & Friends” perform Live at Aeolian Hall as part of JUNOFest. For complete details and ticket purchase information, visit The Aeolian website.


Classically trained impresario, Oscar® and 3 time Grammy®-nominated artist Stephan Moccio is an LA -based Canadian producer, songwriter, composer, recording artist and musician behind some of music’s most massive, inescapable hits. In 2013, Moccio co-penned the quintuple-platinum song “Wrecking Ball” for Miley Cyrus. Following the song’s success, Moccio quickly became one of the industry’s most sought-after and in-demand producers and songwriters, going on to co-write and co-produce the two end credit songs for the film Fifty Shades of Grey: the quintuple-platinum "Earned It" (The Weeknd) and "I Know You" (Skylar Grey), which appeared on the film’s platinum selling soundtrack. Previously, Moccio co-wrote the Celine Dion hit “A New Day Has Come”, which spent 21 weeks at #1 on the Billboard AC chart, and marked Celine Dion’s record-breaking comeback in 2002. He also produced and co-wrote the quintuple-platinum song “I Believe” for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Avril Lavigne's critically acclaimed come back single “Head Above Water” released in September, which Moccio co-wrote and produced, spent 4 days at #1 on iTunes Worldwide chart. He is currently producing songs, he has co-written for Celine's new album, at his Santa Monica studio. Recent and upcoming collaborations include Labrinth, Ester Dean, Dua Lipa, Justin Tranter, Ross Golan, Lykke Li, Jamie Cullum, Paloma Faith and Noah Cyrus. Stephan is a purple and proud Western alumnus (BMus ’94).

Learn more about Western's JUNO connections.

Read the Fall 2018 edition of the Western Alumni Gazette “Keys to his Success”

About the "Fridays" Series:

Join us on most Fridays during the academic year for the "Fridays @ 12:30 Concert Series," an eclectic mix of music, featuring guest artists from around the world and our internationally renowned faculty.

All "Fridays" concerts are free of charge and open to all. No registration required. Simply attend and enjoy. Overflow room available when needed. We recommend you arrive early for this particular event to ensure seating.

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