New Exhibit at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario:
“Growing Family: Design & Desire in Mennonite Genealogy”
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.
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
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.
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.
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 UWaterloo Jazz ensemble consists of 20 students who love all sorts of jazz. Tickets available at the door. More information coming soon.
This concert 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.