Students with offers of admission to University of Waterloo are invited to attend a special open house with a focus on finding the right place to live!
Come experience what residence life at Grebel is like! Onsite applications to residence and interviews will be offered.
For more information email Rebekah DeJong, Student Life and Recruitment Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Free Public Lecture
Addressing what many consider the world's most intractable conflict, Naim Ateek offers a succinct primer on the theology of liberation in the context of the Palestinian struggle for freedom and self-determination. He proposes a strategy for biblical interpretation that emphasizes the prophetic themes of inclusivity and justice. He concludes by providing broad principles for achieving security, peace, and justice for all the peoples in Israel/Palestine.
Fundraising Dinner - Celebrating 40 years of PACS
Conrad Grebel University College honours graduates who have lived and studied at Grebel while completing their University of Waterloo degree programs. This special Convocation takes place several weeks prior to the University of Waterloo Convocations where the official degrees are conferred. Faculty, staff, students, families, and friends celebrate this significant accomplishment together.
We welcome friends and families to this celebration on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the Humanities Theatre, Hagey Hall, University of Waterloo.
Dramatic, tragic and yet indescribably beautiful -- Bach's eloquent St. John Passion, with brilliant tenor Lawrence Wiliford as the Evangelist. Don't miss this Good Friday tradition! Presented by the Grand Philharmonic Choir and the UWaterloo Chamber Choir. Directed by Dr. Mark Vuorinen.
For tickets see Centre in the Square website.
Schubert Symphony #8 (unfinished)
Smetana, the Moldau
Brahms "Academic Festival Overture"
Saint Saens, "Bacchanale" from Samson and Delilah Massenet, "Meditation" from Thais (violin soloist Lila Huang) Mahler, Adagietto, from Symphony #5
Directed by Daniel Warren, students, staff, faculty, and alumni from all faculties join together to play beautiful symphonic music.
Selections include Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 (The Unfinished); Smetana’s The Moldau; Brahms’ "Academic Festival Overture"; Saint Saëns’ "Bacchanale" from Samson and Delilah; Massenet’s "Meditation" from Thaïs (violin soloist Lila Huang); Mahler’s Adagietto, from Symphony No. 5.
Five different Chamber Ensembles, and sixteen talented musicians using 5 different instruments. A lovely way to spend a Winter evening. Directed by Ben Bolt-Martin. Free Admission, reception to follow.
The UWaterloo Jazz Ensemble will perform a mix of jazz standards from Gordon Goodwin, Count Basie, Wayne Shorter, Duke Ellington, and more. Directed by well know percussionist Michael Wood, the ensemble consists of 20 UW jazz aficionados.
The UWaterloo Jazz Ensemble will perform a mix of jazz standards from Gordon Goodwin, Count Basie, Wayne Shorter, Duke Ellington, and more. Directed by well know percussionist Michael Wood, the ensemble consists of 15 UW jazz aficionados.
Reception to follow, complimentary parking for the event.
Gloria! Songs of Joy. Sometimes known as the Hymn of Angels, the Latin Gloria is one of the most exuberant and ecstatic of sacred texts. Join the UW Choir in a fusion of Medieval, Classical, Jazz, and Global Musics in an exploration of musical joy. Includes works by Bach, Mozart, Poulenc, Esenvalds, and a host of others. The perfect balm for the Canadian Winter blues.
Conrad Grebel Church Youth Event
The Intersection Between Faith and Technology
With Guest James Kelly, Faithtech Founder
Bring your youth group to Grebel for an evening of fun, games, and the opportunity to discover the intersection between faith and technology. Join us for a pizza dinner and make connections with youth from other churches.
Contact Rebekah email@example.com to register.
Please register before March 16, 2018
What to Say When: A workshop on Responding to Hate
Conrad Grebel is pleased to offer an enrichment day for high school students grades 10 - 12.
Directed by Dr. Maisie Sum and featuring Grebel Artist-in-Residence I Dewa Made Suparta, the UW Balinese Gamelan and the Grebel Community Gamelan will perform a mix of contemporary pieces and traditional classics. Come find out why people who love music are fascinated by the gamelan.
Free admission, and a chance to try the gamelan yourself after the concert.
International criminal prosecution is seen by some as an essential tool to end impunity and reduce the extraordinary impact that war crimes and crimes against humanity have on civilians who are trapped in war. Others criticize international prosecution as simply another form of Westerners attempting to impose their view of justice on a skeptical world while ignoring and silencing the voices of the victims and the communities from which they come.
This concert will feature new works for saxophone and piano including two suites by Waterloo composers Boyd McDonald and Joanne Bender. The performers will be Willem Moolenbeek, saxophone and Boyd McDonald, piano.
- What impact has Boko Haram had on the prospects for agricultural development?
- What are the other cultural and economic drivers of conflict that need to be addressed?
- How are women and youth becoming agents of change?
A quartet of local musicians will perform Haydn's Op 20, No 5. This concert features Adam Diderrich & Marcus Scholtes on the violin, Ethan Filner on the viola, and Rebecca Morton on the cello. Special guest Barbara Hankins will round out the group with the clarinet.
Come and see what Grebel and University of Waterloo have to offer! This open house is for students looking to attend UWaterloo in Fall 2018 or beyond!
At Conrad Grebel, from 10:00am – 5:00pm we will be available to answer your questions, take you on a tour and show you what our residence and/or academic programs have to offer! Plan to stay for lunch – we will be offering a special $5 all-you-can-eat meal ticket for prospective students and their families. We are also offering free parking - start and/or end your day with us here at Grebel!
Enjoy an evening of piano and violin music with renowned Austrian musicians Elena Denisova and Alexei Kornienko. Free admission, no RSVP required. Reception to follow.