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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 — 12:30 PM EST

Classical guitarist Celia Linde is acclaimed for her personal style, her captivating temperament and for her wide range of musical interpretations.  She tours frequently throughout Europe, the U.S., Canada, Finland, Scandinavia, Russia, and Turkey. As a recitalist Celia Linde has performed in numerous festivals and international concert Halls including the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and others.

Friday, November 24, 2017 — 7:00 PM EST
Michael Jackson Vespers

Saturday, November 25, 2017 — 7:30 PM EST

The University of Waterloo Balinese Gamelan Ensemble will perform a selection of traditional and modern compositions.  First started in 2013, the ensemble led by artist-in-residence Dewa Suparta and Dr. Maisie Sum is expanding its repertoire and level every term.  

Sunday, November 26, 2017 — 7:30 PM EST

St. Lucia’s Day, Yi Ping, Diwali, Obon, Hanukkah, Advent and Christmas -- festivals of light.  Around the world, groups have fashioned holidays, festivals, and rituals around it. With these rituals come beautiful practices. The UW Choir will explore music from India, Japan, Thailand, and Sweden as well as Canadian traditional music for Advent and Christmas.  The UW Choir is directed by Dr. Gerard Yun.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST
Poster

The exhibit showcases student projects on various forms of social oppression, including racism, sexism, heterosexism, cissexism, and ableism. Attendees will be able to interact with aspects of the exhibit in order to better understand these injustices and how they function within society. This will be an opportunity for individuals to learn from students and to engage with them, in open conversation regarding privilege, and how to better address systemic oppression through social justice.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
poster detail with woman walking along road

Unfortunately, this Indigenous Speakers Series event is cancelled due to an unexpected, but important, engagement that has arisen for Marie Clements. Please mark your calendar for our next planned event on January 18, featuring writer and publisher Kateri Akiwenze-Damm, addressing issues of cultural appropriation.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
Velocity Fund Finals poster graphic

The Velocity Fund is a pitch competition, held three times a year, for startups and aspiring entrepreneurs to win a share of $125,000 in funding. Join us for the Velocity Fund Finals on November 30 from 11:00am – 3:00pm.

We encourage you to register to reserve your spot in the audience today!

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — 8:00 PM EST

"Ah, music. A magic beyond all we do here."  JK Rowling
The orchestra@uwaterloo produces many such magical moments. Directed by Daniel Warren, students, staff, faculty and alumni from all faculties join together to play beautiful symphonic music.

This concert will feature the Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake Suite, Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, and Dvorak's Symphony No. 6 in D Major.

Free admission, tickets available at the door.

Friday, December 1, 2017 — 7:30 PM EST

Benjamin Britten’s quirky cantata, Rejoice in the Lamb, set to the delightfully peculiar poetry of Christopher Smart is the feature work on the University of Waterloo Chamber Choir’s term-end concert.  Organist Jan Overduin joins the choir in this program at Knox Presbyterian Church, Waterloo.  Music by Jan Sandström, Ēriks Ešenvalds, Tim Corlis, Franz Biebl and others completes the program. The Chamber Choir is directed by Mark Vuorinen.  Tickets are available at the door.

Sunday, December 3, 2017 — 2:00 PM EST

A concert to cure those mid term blues featuring the uwaterloo Jazz Ensemble playing the music of the Gordon Goodwin’s  Big Phat Band, Sammy Nestico, Antonio Carlos Jobim and more …

The UWaterloo Jazz Ensemble is an accomplished group of approximately twenty student musicians, from many different faculties.  They perform a mix of jazz classics and modern pieces.  The director is Michael Wood, well known vibist and jazz director.
The concert lasts approximately 75 minutes, refreshments to follow.  Tickets available at the door.

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