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Taking Community from the Farm to the World

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 (All day) to Thursday, April 30, 2015 (All day)

The Mennonite Archives of Ontario has partnered with the Hunsberger family to create a photo exhibit featuring a select number of David L. Hunsberger's iconic photos. Almost 5,700 of his images were donated to the Archives in 2005. 

Animals as peers, as persons and peacebuilders

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Please join us for an exciting presentation by Conrad Grebel’s Dean, Dr. Trevor Bechtel!

Animals as peers, as persons and peacebuilders.

Speaker:   Trevor Bechtel, Conrad Grebel University College, UW

Date:         Thursday March 26, 2015

Time:        3:30 p.m.

Location:   AL 211

Refreshments will be provided.

Abstract:

Conrad Grebel University College Student Council presents: Fiddler on the Roof

Saturday, March 28, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, March 29, 2015 (All day)

Saturday, March 28 at 1pm and 6:30pm
Sunday, March 29 at 1pm and 6:30 pm

Students/Seniors: $15.06  Adult: $17.17

"In Search of Promised Lands" Book Launch for Sam Steiner

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 2:00 pm
In Search of Promised Lands book

Join Conrad Grebel University College's Institute for Anabaptist Mennonite Studies and the Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario to celebrate the release of Sam Steiner's new book, In Search of Promised Lands.

University Choir Concert: Choral Divas!

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Choir Divas: From Opera to Bollywood

Join the UW Choir in a moving and energetic program of music for the cinema and stage, ranging from Italian operas, including La Traviata and Il Trovatore to musicals -- Les Miserable, Into the Woods, South Pacific, and Candide. Join the choir in singing selections from Rogers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music. Finally, be there to see our first ever foray into the music of Bollywood!

For parking, please enter from Willis Way or the LCBO driveway. Caroline is still closed due to contruction.

Jazz Ensemble Concert

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 2:00 pm

The UW Jazz Ensemble will perform a selection of classic jazz pieces.

Featuring the music of Chuck Magione, George Gershwin, Gordon Goodwin of the Phat Band with special guest Ernie Kalwa on Tenor Sax.
                                 
Stay tuned for more information.

Instrumental Chamber Ensemble Concert

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Each Instrumental Chamber Ensemble consists of two to seven players, playing selected pieces from great composers.  Sometimes we have classical guitars or brass groups, but the most common grouping is stringed instruments with a piano accompaniment.  

We have the Schubert String Quartet No. 14 "Death and the Maiden", Brahms clarinet trio op. 114, Boccherini piano quintet No. 6 "The Night Watch in Madrid" and Florent Schmitt's Sonatine en trio.

Come join us for a delightful Sunday evening concert, with delicious Grebel refreshments to follow.

Balinese Gamelan Concert

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 1:00 pm

The UW Gamelan Ensemble, directed by Dr. Maisie Sum and featuring Balinese guest artist I Dewa Made Suparta, will play a selection of Balinese gamelan pieces.

Free Admission. All are welcome.

Noon Hour Concert: The Western Collective

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 12:30 pm

The Western Collective is a group of faculty members from the University of Western Ontario.  They will be performing the Trio by Rochberg, and a selection of other pieces.  Members include:

Jana Starling, Clarinet
Ron George, French Horn
Sharon Wei, Viola
John Hess, Piano

Balinese Gamelan Ensemble

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 12:00 pm

The UW Gamelan Ensemble, directed by Dr. Maisie Sum, will play a selection of Balinese gamelan pieces.  If you have never heard this sort of percussion music before, you will find this fascinating.  This concert is part of the WLU series of noon hour concerts.

See WLU Concerts for additional events.

Chamber Choir Concert: St. Matthew Passion

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Together with the Grand Philharmonic Choir and the KW Symphony, the UW Chamber Choir will perform Bach's St. Matthew Passion at the Centre in the Square.  First performed in Leipzig on Good Friday in 1727, the St. Matthew Passion is widely regarded as one of the masterpieces of sacred classical music.  This Good Friday performance has become a cherished tradition in Waterloo Region.  Mark Vuorinen is both the director of the UW Chamber Choir and the Grand Philharmonic Choir.

Convocation 2015

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 2:00 pm

We welcome family and friends to celebrate with graduates from Conrad Grebel University College and the University of Waterloo on Sunday, April 19, 2015, 2:00 p.m. in the Humanities Theatre on the University of Waterloo campus.

Ralph and Eileen Lebold Endowment for Leadership Training Fundraising Banquet

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 6:30 pm

This year’s banquet will feature a talk on Multicultural Learning by Rudy Baergen, interim pastor at Waterloo-Kitchener United Mennonite Church.

Punch at 6:30 p.m. – Dinner at 7:00 p.m.

Spirituality and Aging Conference

Friday, November 13, 2015 (All day)

Dr. Harvey Max Chochino will be speaking.

Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference: A Conference and Festival

Thursday, June 9, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, June 12, 2016 (All day)

Mennonites are known across the globe for their historic peace positions and, more recently, for proactive conflict transformation and peacebuilding activity.  This conference and festival will bring together academics, practitioners, artists, and church workers from around the world, to dialogue and reflect on Mennonite peacebuilding accomplishments, failures, challenges, and opportunities in varied international settings, past and present.

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