Follow Your Passion

Winter 2020 courses!

Music courses to choose from for majors and non-majors!

studio Why not take lessons for credit?

Non-majors can take Music 226 & 227 as an elective too.     
       voice | piano | instrumental

         

baliSee info on this year's Travel course

 

Explore the many ways that music is meaningful in today's world

With our flexible program combining theory, studio, performance and history, also investigate the "edges" of music including relationships between music and technology, film, gender, or psychology. Travel to England, Estonia or Bali 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

Small class sizes means you get to know your classmates and your Prof.

What sets us apart?

Community | Liberal arts | Flexibility | Faculty & teaching | Resources

Our Graduates excel

Our Grads are in a variety of careers. Check them out!

Laura Gray

Hear about Professor Laura Gray's favourite parts of Music at Grebel!

Fuel Your Passion piano

Visit the music department at Conrad Grebel University College. Home of music at the University of Waterloo!

Prof. Kate Steiner

Musicologist Dr. Katherine Steiner has joined the Music faculty as Assistant Professor of Music.

  1. Nov. 18, 2019Witnessing Passion Lecture by Prof. Mark Vuorinen
  2. Oct. 31, 2019Set up your Early Audition for Scholarships. Study music at UWaterloo!
    passion for music

    Not sure which University to study Music at?  Come and audition with us!

    We want to get to know you and see if Music at UWaterloo is the right fit for you.

  3. Oct. 7, 2019Music Professor Premiering Three Original Compositions this Month
    Karen Sunabacka

    The students, staff, and faculty of Conrad Grebel University College are fortunate to have Karen Sunabacka as an Associate Professor in the Music Department. Along with teaching music theory and composition, Karen is an internationally renowned composer. Her compositions have been performed across Canada and the U.S., as well as in South America and Europe.

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  1. Dec. 11, 2019 to Jan. @24, 2020Auditions for Winter 2020 Ensembles are now open for sign-up
    Choirs

    Thinking ahead to next term?  Sign up for an audition now with one of
    our seven ensembles.  See https://uwaterloo.ca/music/ensembles
    for details.  Open to all UWaterloo students, including undergraduates, 

  2. Feb. 7, 2020UWaterloo Applicants: Auditions for Entrance Scholarships
    fuel your passion pic

    Not sure which University to study Music at?  Come and audition with us!

    We want to get to know you at your audition and see if Music at UWaterloo is the right fit for you.

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