Explore the many ways that music is meaningful in today’s world through a flexible program combining theory, studio, performance and history. Investigate the "edges" of music including relationships between music and technology, film, gender, or psychology. Travel to England or South Africa to experience and study music.

Conrad Grebel University College is home to the University of Waterloo's Department of Music and offers instruction in more than 20 instruments as well as vocal lessons.

Find a supportive environment for majoring in music or pursue a variety of different program options that combine music with other subjects. As a Waterloo student, you are invited to take a music course, sing in a choir, play in an instrumental ensemble, or sign up for a studio lesson - no matter what program you are in.

Graduates excel in a variety of careers including public, private, and post-secondary school teaching, performance, music ministry, and business. Many have pursued masters and PhD degrees in music. Learn more about what our graduates are doing now!

More about the Music Department

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Professor Laura Gray's favourite parts of Music at Grebel! Visit the music department at Conrad Grebel University College. Home of music at the University of Waterloo! Two pieces composed by Professor Tim Corlis premiered in Vancouver and New York. Congratulations, Tim!

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Events & Concerts

Concerts at Conrad Grebel University College


  • early pre-approval & scholarship auditions
  • music major auditions
  • term studio auditions
  • term ensemble auditions

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Music Camp Registration

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Registration is now open!

Music Society

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All music students are invited to join Music Society Facebook linkthe Music Society.  Also check out the FACEBOOK site.

Music Alumni updates

Find out what past music grads are doing with their passion.

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Sheet Music Library

The Conrad Grebel Sheet Music Library catalog is now available online.  Music students may borrow items free of charge from the Library, while community choirs may borrow sets for a small fee.

Catalog Access

To borrow an item(s) or If you have any questions, please contact the Music Department Office at (519)885-0220, Ext 24256 or email

Building Updates

The Music Office is now located in Rm 1103. Come and visit and see our changes and expanded space.