The University of Waterloo Chamber Choir explores themes and music from across the ages, including works by Tomas Luis de Victoria, Ēriks Ešenvalds, Ola Gjeilo, and John Tavener.
The holiday season is drawing nearer, and that means that it's time to shop for gifts! Why not make a difference through your purchases this year?
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.
In celebration of Restorative Justice Week 2016, join the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement and Community Justice Initiatives in celebrating Restorative Justice Week 2016.
The unusual combination of a baritone sax and an accordion has resulted in much praise for Joseph Petric and David Mott. “Joseph Petric is an accordionist who will take your breath away, and David Mott never runs out of it!”
See their websites for additional details:
Joseph Petric, accordion
Whether singing an intimate ballad, performing an intricate fugue, creating stirring world beats, or wailing on a powerful rock anthem, award-winning singer/multi-instrumentalist Kevin Ramessar has a history of moving audiences. Kevin Ramessar regularly performs on Broadway, as well as being Grebel's guitar instructor.
See Kevin Ramessar's website.
Join Emerging Voices Initiative and Mennonite Church Canada in an evening of conversation about the future of our national and local churches. Come with your questions, your concerns, and your dreams for the future. We are excited to listen, to respond, and to dream together! Everyone is invited to this event, no matter their age or knowledge of the changes facing MCCanada.
Cynthia Hiebert has performed both traditional and contemporary harpsichord works in Canada, the United States and England. This concert will feature works from the time of Shakespeare to Jimi Hendrix.
For more information see Cynthia Hiebert's website
Join UW alumni from Across the Creek and attend a Hamilton Ti-Cats game. Game time is 1:00 p.m. vs. the Montreal Alouettes, their last home game of the season.
Sit in the Family Section (109 - no alcohol) for $30/each
Come and see what Grebel and University of Waterloo have to offer! This open house is for students looking to attend uWaterloo in Fall 2016 or beyond!
Jeremy Bergen will be presenting the Benjamin Eby Lecture on November 3, 2016 at 7:30pm in the Conrad Grebel University College Chapel.
Christians Killing Christians: Martyrdom and the Disunity of the Church
This photo exhibit celebrates everyday acts that deepen our sense of community and empower us to collectively change the world for good. Photographers from Waterloo Region and beyond have captured moments of caring, working together, laughing together, and acting together with purpose – the fabric of community life and collective impact.
Until April 2017
New Exhibit at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario:
“Conchies Speak: Ontario Mennonites in Alternative Service.”
During the Second World War, 2,600 Ontario Mennonite men served in conscientious objector work camps. Through archival records, this exhibit recovers their voices and stories.