A piano trio comprised of Miriam Stewart-Kroeker on the cello, Marcus Scholtes on violin, and Heidi Wall on the piano will be performing the Shostakovich Trio No. 1 and the Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A Minor.
Sons and Mothers: Stories from Mennonite Men, edited by Mary Ann Loewen. University of Regina Press. Presentations by local contributers Paul Tiessen, John Rempel, Howard Dyck, Andrew C. Martin
Families and friends of current Grebel students are warmly invited to a day of festivities that give you a 'taste' of what life at Grebel is all about.
The world renowned Attacca Quartet will be performing the following pieces:
Haydn String Quartet Op.50 no. 6 "The Frog"
Haydn String Quartet Op. 74 no. 2
Amy Schroeder, Keiko Tokunaga - violin
Luke Fleming - viola
Andrew Yee - cello
Please note that this concert is on a Friday, instead of the usual Wednesday.
Come and see what Grebel and University of Waterloo have to offer! This open house is for students looking to attend uWaterloo in Fall 2016 or beyond!
Between 10am and 4pm, you'll have the opportunity to attend information sessions about your specific faculty or program, co-operative education, or financing your education. You will meet professors, staff, and students who can answer your questions about areas of study and student life.
While you're here, take a walking tour of campus and speak with our Student Ambassadors about their personal "Waterloo experience."
Canadian soprano Leslie Fagan is a regular at Carnegie Hall, and well known to local audiences. She and pianist Lorin Shalanko will be performing together.
Dr. Harvey Max Chochino will be speaking.
Armin's Shorts, by Armin Wiebe. Turnstone Press
We want you to “dig in” to great food, friends and your faith! Join us at Conrad Grebel as we eat together, engage in activities and deepen our faith through small group studies.
For more information and to register your youth group, contact Jessica Scott our Recruitment Coordinator.
Pärt's rarely performed composition frames the Gospel of John from the New Testament in a meditative, almost hypnotic style. It was inspired by medieval music and the minimalism for which he is famous. This concert is part of a celebration fo the 80th birthday of Arvo Pärt, so well loved and admired by listeners worldwide.
This is a "must hear" event for anyone interested in "World Music". This percussion ensemble will perform a selection of very intricate pieces from the Island of Bali, Indonesia. Directed by Dr. Maisie Sum, with Artist-in-Residence I Dewa Made Suparta. All ages welcome. This concert is also an International Education Week Event.
Join us in exploring music of inspiration and peace, a collection of traditional and not-so-traditional choral works with guest vocalists and musicians sharing some of their most beloved music with us. Seasonal selections include excerpts from world-famous works including Hodie by Ralph Vaughan Williams and A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten. These will be contrasted with modern works including sections of The Requiem For Peace by Larry Nickel and Snow Angel by Sarah Quartel, and high-energy works such as Celtic Mouth Music and others.
Join us for a delightful afternoon of jazz classics, directed by Michael Wood and performed by the UW Jazz Ensemble. Reception to follow in the downstairs atrium.
Come join us for a lovely evening of classical music. Five different ensemble groups will play a selection of pieces, directed by Ben Bolt-Martin. Free admission, with a reception to follow.
Dr. Janneken Smucker
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Lecture and Dinner to support the Mennonite Archives of Ontario and Mennonite Studies at Conrad Grebel
“Abstract Art or Country Craft: The Quilts of the Amish”
Dr. Janneken Smucker
Friday, February 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm
Public Lecture, Great Hall, Conrad Grebel University College
“Unexpected Intersections: Amish, Mennonite, and Hmong Textiles and the Question of Authenticity”
Scotland's most celebrated composer, Sir James MacMillan will be the 2016 Rod and Lorna Visiting Scholar. His musical language is flooded with influences from his Scottish heritage, Catholic faith, social conscience and close connection with Celtic folk music, blended with influences f
Professor Troy Osborne speaks on "The Bottle, the Dagger, and The Ring: Church Discipline and Dutch Mennonite Identity in the Seventeenth Century."
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.