Mennonite Music Across Borders

Sound in the Lands 2009 logoA festival/conference of Mennonites and music.

June 4 - 8, 2009 at Conrad Grebel University College, University of Waterloo, Canada.

Order a CD

If you wish to order CDs of the live concerts of Sound in the Lands, fill out the order form (PDF).

Call for Submissions

Anyone who made a presentation at the June 2009 Sound in the Lands
Festival/Conference is invited to
submit a written version of Call for Submissions (PDF) to be considered for publication in "Sound in the Lands: Mennonite Music Across Borders."

About the festival/conference

A female Zulu drummerSound in the Lands 2009 will explore Mennonite music across borders and boundaries. The sequel to the highly successful Sound in the Land 2004, Sound in the Lands 2009 is both festival with multiple concerts, performances, workshops, and an academic conference with papers and presentations which address issues of Mennonite-rooted peoples and their music making locally and globally.

An elderly woman talking on the podiumA person playing the guitar

Download the poster of Sound in the Lands 2009 (PDF).

Schedule

Download the official schedule for Sound in the Lands 2009 (PDF).

Thursday, June 4

1:00 - 2:00

2:00 - 4:00

4:00 - 6:00

6:00-7:00

7:00-12:00

Arrival & Registration

Workshops

Mennofolk concert-folk, roots, jazz, alternative

Dinner

Mennofolk concert continues

 

Friday, June 5

8:30-4:30

5:00-6:30

6:30-8:00

8:00-10:00

10:00-12:00

Conference* and workshop** sessions

Alice Parker keynote address and mini-concert

Dinner

Chamber Music concert

Improvisations, Jazz, Jam

 

Saturday, June 6

8:30-5:30

12:30-1:30

1:30-2:30

3:00-5:30

6:30-8:30

8:30-10:30

Conference sessions

Lunch

Mini-concerts

Conference and workshop sessions

Conference banquet

World Music Collaborative Concert

 

Sunday, June 7

10:00-12:00

12:30-2:00

2:00-4:30
 

5:00-6:00

6:00-7:30

8:00-10:00

Singing session - Harmonia Sacra and more

Lunch

Singing session - Music Around the World, Mary Oyer keynote

Documentary DVD - Ben Horch Story

Dinner (Faspa)

Choral concert with Menno Singers, Rockway Senior Choir, Soul Influence from Zimbabwe (First United, Waterloo)

 

Monday June, 8

8:00

Breakfast & Farewell

 

Note: * conference sessions include papers and varied presentations on many aspects of Mennonite music. ** The daily workshops deal with various aspects of live music, world music, music production, and more.

Registration

For more information on the 2004 Sound in the Land, check the following links:

For more information contact: Carol Ann Weaver.

Sponsors

St. Jacob's Country Inn logoDestination Inn logoRegion of Waterloo Arts Fund logoStone Crock St. Jacobs Furnishing logoMennonite Foundation of Canada logo

Blue North logoSosial Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada