studio Why not take lessons for credit?

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

Spring 2019 courses!

We've got many Music courses to choose from this winter for majors and non-majors!

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
 at Grebel!

Music poster 2016

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

Prof. Kate Steiner

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

  1. Mar. 20, 2019Music 226: Studio (individual lessons for credit)studio ad2

    Did you know any Waterloo student can take a studio course (individual lessons) (Music 226) for a full credit elective?

  2. Mar. 1, 2019Renowned Vocalist Ysaÿe Barnwell to Visit Grebelbarnwell

    Music builds community! In an effort to strengthen relationships and connections between individuals and groups in academic and local settings, Conrad Grebel University College at the University of Waterloo is privileged to welcome an extraordinary musician as the 2019 Rodney and Lorna Sawatsky Visiting Scholar. Ysaÿe M. Barnwell, Ph.D.

  3. Dec. 13, 2018Winter 2019 Ensemble Auditions are open

    Is music an essential part of your life?  Join one of our three choral ensembles or four instrumental ensembles in Winter 2019.  Auditions start January 7, but you can sign up for an audition slot now.  See audition details. 

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  1. Mar. 28, 2019Student Recitalsmusic notes

    Students participating in the Winter 2019 Music Studio program perform music they have studied this term. 

    Everyone welcome to come and hear these talented students!

  2. Mar. 31, 2019Jazz Subsequentia: Jazz Ensemble Concert Jazz guitarist

    The UWaterloo Jazz Ensemble consists of approximately 20 jazz aficionados playing standard and non-standard jazz instruments.  This concert will feature the music of Spyro -Gyra, Al Jarreau, Count Basie, Ernie Watts, and more.   This ensemble is directed by Michael Wood.  Tickets are available at the door, reception to follow. 

  3. Mar. 31, 2019Instrumental Chamber Ensemble ConcertICE duo

    Six different Instrumental Chamber Ensemble trios will play a lovely selection of classical music.  Composers for this term include Brahms, Beethoven, and lesser known composers such as Von Call, Weber, Rheinberger, and Arensky.  Chamber Ensembles are directed by Ben Bolt-Martin.

    Reception to follow, Free Admission.

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