Explore the many ways that music is meaningful in today’s world through a flexible program combining theory, studio, performance and history. Investigate the "edges" of music including relationships between music and technology, film, gender, or psychology. Travel to England or South Africa to experience and study music.

Conrad Grebel University College is home to the University of Waterloo's Department of Music and offers instruction in more than 20 instruments as well as vocal lessons.

Find a supportive environment for majoring in music or pursue a variety of different program options that combine music with other subjects. As a Waterloo student, you are invited to take a music course, sing in a choir, play in an instrumental ensemble, or sign up for a studio lesson - no matter what program you are in.

Graduates excel in a variety of careers including public, private, and post-secondary school teaching, performance, music ministry, and business. Many have pursued masters and PhD degrees in music. Learn more about what our graduates are doing now!

More about the Music Department

Laura Gray music at conrad grebel sound in the land
Professor Laura Gray's favourite parts of Music at Grebel! Visit the music department at Conrad Grebel University College. Home of music at the University of Waterloo! Sound in The Land 2014 explored music and the environment while discovering new Mennonite perspectives.

                        The Ontario Music Educators' Association

SHEET MUSIC LIBRARY  - The Conrad Grebel Sheet Music Library catalog is now available online.  Music students may borrow items free of charge from the Library, while community choirs may borrow sets for a small fee.

  Catalog access

To borrow an item(s), please contact the Music Department Office.  If you have any questions please call (519)885-0220, Ext 24256 or email

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Important Building Updates

The Grebel Main Office Reception is now located on the 2nd Floor in their permanent, newly renovated home!  The new main entrance doors are also now accessible.

The Music Office is now permanently located in Rm 1103 (former 1101) (across from our old office!).  Come and visit and see our changes and expanded space.

Events & Concerts

Concerts at Conrad Grebel University College

Music Society

Music Society
All music students are invited to join Music Society Facebook linkthe Music Society.  Also check out the FACEBOOK site.