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Travel to Estonia, Latvia and Berlin for musical-rich cultural experience this spring!

Winter 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
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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. Jan. 2, 2019Music 226: Studio (individual lessons for credit)

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

  2. 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. 

  3. Nov. 21, 2018Music & Culture travel course: The Balticsbaltics pic

    Info. Session will take place on:
    Wednesday, Nov 21 @ 1:30 Rm 1301, CGR.
    Can't attend?  Contact:

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  1. Jan. 23, 2019Noon Hour Concert: French ConnectedChiharu Iinuma, pianist

    Cellist Tom Wiebe and pianist Chiharu Iinuma will perform pieces by Chopin, Debussy and Takemitsu.  Thomas Wiebe is Associate Professor of Violoncello at the Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University in London.

  2. Jan. 30, 2019Noon Hour Concert: Women Music RevolutionariesMary Catherine Pazzano

    This concert is dedicated to the female singers and singer-songwriters who have been influential both to Joni and I as artists, but also to the culture at large.

  3. Feb. 6, 2019Noon Hour Concert: Soirées FrançaisesSteven Vanhauwaert

    A native of Belgium, Steven Vanhauwaert was hailed by the Los Angeles Times’ Mark Swed for his “impressive clarity, sense of structure and monster technique.”  Since then, Mr.

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