A painting representing various Indigenous cultures, made by Kelsi Bartake, Jordan Raymond and grade 12 students, Bethlehem Catholic High School, Saskatoon, SK, from Canadian Commission for UNESCO.

Well known local brass group, the Full House Brass, will be performing both classical and modern favourites.  Group includes:

Debra Lacoste & Dave Manning - trumpet
Carolyn Culp and Susan Follows - trombone
Randi Patterson - French horn

Full House Brass website

Full House Brass Band

The well-known Ménage à Six String Sextet from Toronto will be playing the Korngold String Sextet.  Although primarily known as a film composer, Erich Korngold also wrote many classical pieces.  

The Ménage à Six String Sextet consists of
Yehonatan Berick & Csaba Koczo - violin
Theresa Rudolph & Caitlin Boyle - viola
Rachel Mercer & Rachel Desoer - cello

Erich Wolfganga Korngold on postage stamp.

Earth Peace Concert

Earth Peace, by Carol Ann Weaver, recently composed and compiled in South Africa and Namibia, tells global stories of conflict, pain, resolution and joy.  The work contains choral music, string quartet, and readings which represent various troubled parts of our world.  
Performers include:

Renaissance Singers, directed by Gordon Burnett

This concert will explore chamber music repertoire by two Canadian composers: Seven Tableaux from the Song of Songs by Srul Irving Glick, and Songs, composed by Grebel alumna Erica de la Cruz, setting poetry by University of Waterloo Professor Sarah Tolmie.

Elizabeth Rogalsky Lepock, soprano   Performers include:
Elizabeth Rogalsky Lepock, soprano

The JUNO nominated Orchid Ensemble is Lan Tung on the erhu/Chinese violin, Xiao Mei Zhu on the zheng/Chinese zither, and Jonathan Bernard on percussion. The ensemble blends ancient musical instruments and traditions from China and beyond, creating a beautiful new sound. 

Orchid Ensemble

See their website for more information:  Orchid Ensemble

ICE group

Enjoy a wide selection of classical music, from 6 different chamber groups. Includes one brass group as well.  Bach, Schubert, and Weber are among the composers that will be featured.

UWaterloo Balinese Gamelan and Grebel Community Gamelan with                        Balinese Artist-in-Residence I Dewa Made Suparta  

On the island of Bali, Indonesia there is a plethora of musical ensembles called gamelan, the local term for a set of instruments made primarily of bronze or bamboo. The UWaterloo Department of Music at Conrad Grebel University College is home to a gamelan semara dana consisting of bronze gongs and metallophones, drums, and bamboo flutes.