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.
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.
New Exhibit at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario:
“Growing Family: Design & Desire in Mennonite Genealogy”