Events - March 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 — 1:00 PM EDT

The UW Gamelan Ensemble, directed by Dr. Maisie Sum and featuring Balinese guest artist I Dewa Made Suparta, will play a selection of Balinese gamelan pieces.

Free Admission. All are welcome.

Sunday, March 29, 2015 — 7:30 PM EDT

Each Instrumental Chamber Ensemble consists of two to seven players, playing selected pieces from great composers.  Sometimes we have classical guitars or brass groups, but the most common grouping is stringed instruments with a piano accompaniment.  

We have the Schubert String Quartet No. 14 "Death and the Maiden", Brahms clarinet trio op. 114, Boccherini piano quintet No. 6 "The Night Watch in Madrid" and Florent Schmitt's Sonatine en trio.

Come join us for a delightful Sunday evening concert, with delicious Grebel refreshments to follow.

Sunday, March 29, 2015 — 2:00 PM EDT

The UW Jazz Ensemble will perform a selection of classic jazz pieces.

Featuring the music of Chuck Magione, George Gershwin, Gordon Goodwin of the Phat Band with special guest Ernie Kalwa on Tenor Sax.
                                 
Stay tuned for more information.

Saturday, March 28, 2015 — 7:00 PM EDT

Choir Divas: From Opera to Bollywood

Join the UW Choir in a moving and energetic program of music for the cinema and stage, ranging from Italian operas, including La Traviata and Il Trovatore to musicals -- Les Miserable, Into the Woods, South Pacific, and Candide. Join the choir in singing selections from Rogers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music. Finally, be there to see our first ever foray into the music of Bollywood!

For parking, please enter from Willis Way or the LCBO driveway. Caroline is still closed due to contruction.

Saturday, March 28, 2015 — 2:00 PM EDT
In Search of Promised Lands book

Join Conrad Grebel University College's Institute for Anabaptist Mennonite Studies and the Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario to celebrate the release of Sam Steiner's new book, In Search of Promised Lands.

Saturday, March 28, 2015 (all day) to Sunday, March 29, 2015 (all day)

Saturday, March 28 at 1pm and 6:30pm
Sunday, March 29 at 1pm and 6:30 pm

Students/Seniors: $15.06  Adult: $17.17

Thursday, March 26, 2015 — 3:30 PM EDT

Please join us for an exciting presentation by Conrad Grebel’s Dean, Dr. Trevor Bechtel!

Animals as peers, as persons and peacebuilders.

Speaker:   Trevor Bechtel, Conrad Grebel University College, UW

Date:         Thursday March 26, 2015

Time:        3:30 p.m.

Location:   AL 211

Refreshments will be provided.

Sunday, March 22, 2015 — 12:30 PM EDT

Colasanti Tropical Gardens

1550 Road 3 East, Kingsville, Ontario

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 — 12:30 PM EDT

Well known South Indian percussionist Dr. Trichy Sankaran will perform some classic Indian music.  He will also talk about the subject of ‘time keeping’ and ‘time marking’, giving a number of examples from diverse music cultures from across the world.  See his website for more information on his work:   Trichy Sankaran

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015 — 1:30 PM to Thursday, March 19, 2015 — 2:30 PM EDT

The University of Waterloo Department of Music presents a Music Symposium to all students (current and prospective), staff, faculty and members of the community. The department has invited Dr. Joshua D. Pilzer and Dr. Trichy Sankaran to give a keynote presentation and a lecture demonstration.

This is an opportunity to attend various open events including classes, rehearsals and student performances.

For more information, please refer to the symposium website.

Saturday, March 14, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

Come and see what Grebel and University of Waterloo have to offer! This open house is for students looking to attend uWaterloo in Fall 2015 or beyond! 

Between 10am and 4pm, you'll have the opportunity to attend information sessions about your specific faculty or program, co-operative education, or financing your education. You will meet professors, staff, and students who can answer your questions about areas of study and student life.

While you're here, take a walking tour of campus and speak with our Student Ambassadors about their personal "Waterloo experience."

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 — 12:30 PM EDT

Winner of 24 piano competitions, Mauro Bertoli is a well-known Italian/Canadian pianist who is currently based at Carleton University in Ottawa.  He is both a solo performer and an accomplished chamber musician.  Music in this concert will include two "Intermezzo" pieces composed by Brahms, Poulenc's "Trois Novelette", and Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue".

                                  

Saturday, March 7, 2015 — 5:00 PM EST

Delta Ottawa City Centre Hotel (101 Lyon Street North) – Lift Bar

Meet Grebel’s new dean, Trevor Bechtel, along with Fred Martin. Connect with old friends and hear what’s new and exciting at Grebel and win some swag. Trevor will also be speaking at Ottawa Mennonite Church on Sunday morning.

If you would like to go skating on the canal in the afternoon, please text or call Fred Martin: 519-572-7704.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 — 7:30 PM EST

Building on its successful 2012 reading series, “Mennonite/s Writing: Celebrating the First 50 Years,” Conrad Grebel University College is pleased to present “New Mennonite/s Writing,” a seven session reading series showcasing new work by some of the most prominent authors in the field, including: Rudy Wiebe, Jeff Gundy, Miriam Toews, Patrick Friesen, Di Brandt, David Bergen, and Carrie Snyder.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 (all day) to Friday, August 14, 2015 (all day)

The Mennonite Archives of Ontario has partnered with the Hunsberger family to create a photo exhibit featuring a select number of David L. Hunsberger's iconic photos. Almost 5,700 of his images were donated to the Archives in 2005. 

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