Thursday, November 24, 2022 — 7:30 PM EST
Eby lecture invitation

Music, Liturgy, and the Making of Medieval Scotland

Saturday, November 5, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
open house invitation

Come visit Grebel and the University of Waterloo in person!

On Saturday, November 5th, our doors will be open to prospective students to learn about our faculties, programs, and student life.

Register through University of Waterloo.

Plan your visit

Free Parking

Grebel has free parking all day! Grebel's parking entrance is off of Westmount Road North. Look for the red Grebel banners! 

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 — 12:30 PM EDT
Joni NehRita

Jamaican-Canadian artist, Joni NehRita’s songs explore themes of equity, universal love & cultivating imagination & compassion on a rich backdrop that blends soul, jazz & Afro-Latin/Caribbean grooves.  These are songs of the times designed to make you move, feel & think.

Saturday, October 29, 2022 — 2:00 PM EDT
Taste of Grebel

Friends and family of Grebel residents and associates are invited to share the day with us. We are planning a host of activities and events that will give you a sample of the student experience at Grebel. This, of course, includes a great meal and an opportunity to connect with students, staff and faculty.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 — 12:30 PM EDT

Stealth will take you on a musical journey exploring sonic landscapes and rhythmic chaos. Having performed together for over a decade, Stealth takes a deep dive into the world of improvisation through percussion and bass clarinet.

Thursday, October 20, 2022 — 7:30 PM EDT
Mark Louden

Reconstructing Linguistic History: What did Ontario's Earliest Amish Speak?

What language did Amish Mennonites speak when they began migrating to Southern Ontario from dialectally-diverse regions in German-speaking Central Europe?

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 — 12:30 PM EDT

Duo Concertante

JUNO winning Duo Concertante (Nancy Dahn, violin and Timothy Steeves, piano) is an ensemble that has toured the world and produced 12 award-winning CD’s.Through live performances and acclaimed recordings, violinist Nancy Dahn and pianist Timothy Steeves have built an international career during over twenty three years together.

Saturday, October 15, 2022 — 2:00 PM EDT
Book launch invite

Join us for our launch of Richard Lougheed's book, Menno's Descendant in Québec, following a meeting of the Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario. You are warmly welcomed to attend this meeting, starting at 1:30, or arrive in time for the launch itself at 2:00. A light reception will follow.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 — 12:30 PM EDT
Veronique Mathieu and Stephanie Chua

The Mathieu-Chua Duo comprises Canadian violinist Véronique Mathieu and pianist Stephanie Chua.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 — 7:30 PM EDT
Annual General Meeting Invitation

You're invited to join the Board of Governors for Grebel's Annual Meeting (and dessert!) on Tuesday, October 4 from 7:30 to 9:00 PM in Grebel's new dining room. You'll learn about the last year at Grebel and look to the future with the launch of a new three-year Strategic Plan. This meeting is open to anyone who is interested in the life and work of the College.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 — 12:30 PM EDT
4 viols

‘To our great joy, the town fills apace, and shops begin to be open again. Pray God continue the plague’s decrease!’ 

~Samuel Pepys, Sunday 31 December 1665

The Cardinal Consort of Viols returns to Conrad Grebel with ‘To Our Great Joy’, a concert of music by 16th and 17th century composers who were living witnesses to plague and pestilence.

Friday, September 23, 2022 — 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
Curlicue invite

Friday, September 23, 2022 — 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Various Indigenous cultures represented on a turtle's back

A painting representing various Indigenous cultures, made by Kelsi Bartake, Jordan Raymond and grade 12 students, Bethlehem Catholic High School, Saskatoon, SK, from Canadian Commission for UNESCO.

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 — 12:30 PM EDT
Curlicue invite

Curlicue features solo piano works composed by Karen Sunabacka, and performed by pianist Darryl Reimer. This concert is a celebration in preparation for the cd release.

Saturday, September 17, 2022 — 9:00 AM to Sunday, September 25, 2022 — 12:00 AM EDT
Peace week logo

On September 21, 2014, the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement opened its doors for the first time in celebration of the International Day of Peace. Since then, the Centre has hosted Peace Week to celebrate and promote the pursuit of peace and justice in our community and around the world.

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 — 4:30 PM PDT
Vancouver Reunion Banner

If you have links to Grebel and live in British Columbia, join us at Mahoney’s Tavern – False Creek in Vancouver to reminisce and visit over snacks and drinks. RSVP to Alison Enns at

Attending: Fred W. Martin, Richard J. Cunningham, Melodie Flook, Kim McPherson, Aaron Ruby and Krysia Brudnicki

Tuesday, September 6, 2022 (all day) to Friday, December 16, 2022 (all day)
Four featured artworks on an invitation to the exhibit.

Life during the pandemic has been challenging for everyone. During this period, the harsh realities of oppression and racism were cruelly unveiled infront of our eyes. The question of how we move forward is often asked, and difficult to answer.

Friday, August 26, 2022 — 7:00 PM EDT
End of Camp concert

Would your musical 13 to 18 year be interested in coming to the Ontario Mennonite Music camp next August?  Find out by checking out the 2022 OMMC final concert, at Trillium Lutheran Church.  Come support campers as they share music learned during their two weeks of camp at Conrad Grebel University College. Performances range from piano duets to orchestra pieces to a short all-camp musical.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 — 3:51 PM EDT
Stephanie Mara, pianist

A program of favourite flute music requested by Laurel and Stephanie’s friends, colleagues and social media followers.  Laur

Sunday, August 14, 2022 — 9:00 AM to Friday, August 26, 2022 — 6:00 PM EDT
ommc banner

After a successful return to a live camp in 2021, Ontario Mennonite Music Camp is planning for an in person, 2 week camp experience at Conrad Grebel University College. Campers will experience many of the usual camp activities, such as campfires, ensembles, recreation games, and musical productions, all in a safe, cautious environment. Camp is available for students who have finished grade 6-12, with a Leader-In-Training program available for students who have finished grades 11 or 12. We hope you’ll join us for OMMC 2022!

Sunday, July 24, 2022 — 7:00 PM EDT
ICE in Chapel

Directed by Ben Bolt-Martin, 7 different Instrumental Chamber Trios will perform a wide range of classical music pieces.  Free admission.

Sunday, July 24, 2022 — 2:00 PM EDT
Jazz Ensemble

Join us for an engaging jazz concert in July.  Directed by Michael Wood, the Jazz Ensemble has members from all 6 Faculties, particularly Mathematics. This term they will be featuring the music of Mike Tomaro …  Neal Hefti  … Dave Wolpe & Rob McConnell.

Tickets will be available at the door, or from Jazz Ensemble members.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 — 7:30 PM EDT
orchestra wind section

Please join us for the Spring Term orchestra@uwaterloo concert.  Directed by Daniel Warren, this orchestra includes students from across the University in all 6 Faculties. 

The performance will include the following pieces:

Don Giovanni Overture - W.A. Mozart

Valse Triste - Jean Sibelius

Pavane - Gilbert Fauré 

Saturday, July 16, 2022 — 7:30 PM EDT
University Choir

The University Choir performs an eclectic range of music from around the world.  Directed by Liska Jetchick, the choir consists of students and alumni from all six faculties. This Spring term they will perform Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, composed in 1965.  


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Multimedia Videos

watch past lectures

Watch our special event videos: the Bechtel LecturesMennonite Literature series, the Eby Lecture, and the Sawatsky Lecture.