Thinking ahead to next term? Sign up for an audition now with one of
our seven ensembles. See https://uwaterloo.ca/music/ensembles
for details. Open to all UWaterloo students, including undergraduates,
and Grad students.
This will be a moment of calm in the busy-ness of December to recall the love of God present in the mystery of Bethlehem's manger. Music, readings and prayer will be offered by a group of local jazz musicians. All are welcome.
Make-A-Difference Market is a Conrad Grebel Student Council Peace Society Christmas shopping fundraiser with fair trade and local vendors, a food and bake sale, a silent auction, and live music.
Join Grebel Alumni and Friends for a special Across-the-Creek event at Doon Heritage Village in Kitchener.
Back by popular demand!
The Master of Peace and Conflict Studies program is a dynamic degree that focuses on careers in the field of peacebuilding. The department will be hosting an information session for interested students on Monday, December 2nd at 5:30PM.
DUE TO WEATHER, THIS CONCERT IS CANCELLED.
Four groups of talented student chamber musicians will play a wide selection of classical music. Free admission, reception after the concert.
DUE TO WEATHER, THIS CONCERT IS CANCELLED.
Thisconcert will feature the music of the Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Band. The 17 member band includes students from 5 different faculties, and is directed by Michael Wood - a well known timpanist and jazz adjudicator.
Tickets are available at the door. Reception to follow in the downstairs atrium.
The University of Waterloo Balinese Gamelan ensemble consists of 20 students who have learned to play the gamelan without prior experience and without notation. Learning to strike with one hand and dampen with the other is difficult, but you will be impressed by how well the Gamelan Ensemble plays. Directed by Dewa Made Suparta, this concert will transport you to
The choirs of the University of Waterloo’s music department join together for Voices around Us, a program of music spanning centuries. The department’s three choirs, Chamber Choir, Chapel Choir and University Choir each perform separately and then come together to sing music by Paul Halley and from Craig Hella Johnson’s oratorio, Considering Matthew Shepard.
Eviole (pronounced ay-vee-oh-lay) is a group of musicians who perform music from in and around the 17th century that was composed for female singers. Music from this time period is very beautiful and poetic, often cheeky, and always delightful.
Park Sounds is a new duo comprised of Manitoba-raised, Montreal-based musicians Jennifer Thiessen (viola, viola d’amore) and Ben Reimer (percussion). Both members of Park Sounds are rooted in the Manitoba classical, pop and new music communities, while branching out through musical life in Montréal, and becoming central figures of the larger Canadian music scene. Their
War is not inevitable. It can be limited, if not defeated outright, by law fairly applied and enforced.
This exhibit is currently closed.
Drawing on local community partners involved in drone technologies and their applications, the "Cultural Life of Drones" explores how conversations about visual culture, technology, privacy, commercialization, safety, peace building and ultimately, the question of our shared humanity, can be brought into public dialogue via art.
Join us with Hildegard Martens as she speaks about and reads from her recent memoir, On My Own: A Journey from a Mennonite Childhood.
The Consortium Arts Ensemble will play Benjamin Britten's Phantasy Quartet for Oboe and String Trio, as well as Mozart's Oboe quartet in F major. Members consist of Anita Walsh on the violin, Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh on viola, our very own Ben Bolt-Martin on cello, and of course to round out the group, the renowned Jim Mason on the oboe.
Come and see what Grebel and University of Waterloo have to offer! This open house is for students looking to attend UWaterloo in Fall 2020 or beyond.
The Palestine Land Exercise is a 90-minute experiential learning tool designed to help participants understand the history and current context of Palestine and Israel.
Michael Molloy is co-author of Running on Empty: Canada and the Indochinese Refugee Movement 1975-80, and has 40 years’ experience in international and refugee affairs. In 1979 and 1980 he coordinated the Indochinese refugee program that brought 60,000 refugees to Canada. Molloy is Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University, and is president of the Canadian Immigration Historical Society.
The 2019 Benjamin Eby Lecture will be presented by Mark Vuorinen.
Witnessing Passion: Musical depiction of minor characters in Passion music by Bach, Ešenvalds, MacMillan and Pärt