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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. 

New Mennonite/s Writing: Carrie Snyder

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Building on its successful 2012 reading series, “Mennonite/s Writing: Celebrating the First 50 Years,” Conrad Grebel University College is pleased to present “New Mennonite/s Writing,” a seven session reading series showcasing new work by some of the most prominent authors in the field, including: Rudy Wiebe, Jeff Gundy, Miriam Toews, Patrick Friesen, Di Brandt, David Bergen, and Carrie Snyder.

Ottawa Alumni Reunion

Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Delta Ottawa City Centre Hotel (101 Lyon Street North) – Lift Bar

Meet Grebel’s new dean, Trevor Bechtel, along with Fred Martin. Connect with old friends and hear what’s new and exciting at Grebel and win some swag. Trevor will also be speaking at Ottawa Mennonite Church on Sunday morning.

If you would like to go skating on the canal in the afternoon, please text or call Fred Martin: 519-572-7704.

Noon Hour Concert: Metamorphosis

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Winner of 24 piano competitions, Mauro Bertoli is a well-known Italian/Canadian pianist who is currently based at Carleton University in Ottawa.  He is both a solo performer and an accomplished chamber musician.  Music in this concert will include two "Intermezzo" pieces composed by Brahms, Poulenc's "Trois Novelette", and Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue".


Music Symposium

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 1:30 pm to Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 2:30 pm

The University of Waterloo Department of Music presents a Music Symposium to all students (current and prospective), staff, faculty and members of the community. The department has invited Dr. Joshua D. Pilzer and Dr. Trichy Sankaran to give a keynote presentation and a lecture demonstration.

This is an opportunity to attend various open events including classes, rehearsals and student performances.

For more information, please refer to the symposium website.

Noon Hour Concert: Dr. Trichy Sankaran

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Well known South Indian percussionist Dr. Trichy Sankaran will perform some classic Indian music.  He will also talk about the subject of ‘time keeping’ and ‘time marking’, giving a number of examples from diverse music cultures from across the world.  See his website for more information on his work:   Trichy Sankaran


Brunch with the President - Leamington

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Colasanti Tropical Gardens

1550 Road 3 East, Kingsville, Ontario

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: $13  Adult: $15

"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 - 8:00 pm

The University Choir, directed by Dr. Gerard Yun, will perform a selection of pieces from operas and musical theatre.  This 90 voice choir, including UW students, alumni, and staff, is a delight to hear.  Stay tuned for more information.

First United is at the corner of William St and King Street, not far from Grebel.

Jazz Ensemble Concert

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 2:00 pm

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

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

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.

Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference: A Conference and Festival

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 (All day) to Friday, June 12, 2015 (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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