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Community engagement

The Department of Music engages the community in many ways!

Noon Hour Concerts

The Orchid Ensemble performing in a Noon Hour ConcertThe Noon Hour Concert series, sponsored by the University of Waterloo Music Department at Conrad Grebel University College, presents performances by local and international talent. These free concerts are presented in the fall and winter terms and feature classical, jazz, world music, and contemporary works. Noon Hour Concerts take place on most Wednesdays, 12:30 to 1:20 pm, in the Conrad Grebel University College Chapel. See upcoming events for more details.

Public concerts

The Department of Music has five ensembles that each present one concert at the end of the term: University Choir, Chamber Choir, Jazz Ensemble, Grebel Gamelan and Instrumental Chamber Ensembles and orchestra.  See upcoming events for more details.

Community Gamelan

The Community Gamelan is a collaborative learning and music-making experience on an ensemble of bronze instruments from the island of Bali. Open to any interested community members, players participate in a satisfying group music-making experience and learn about another culture and its music at the same time. More information and to join the Gamelan.

Chapel Choir

The Chapel Choir performs at local churches and other area venues. Email the Department of Music to invite the Chapel Choir to your church.