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Monday, December 5, 2016 — 7:30 PM EST

Three different student chamber music groups will perform pieces by Handel, Koechlin, and other composers.  Free admission, reception to follow.

Sunday, December 4, 2016 — 7:30 PM EST

Four different instrumental chamber trios will perform a selection of music from Mozart, Glick, Bach, Ibert, Handel, and Tartini.  Free admission, with refreshments to follow.

Three different groups will perform on Monday night.

Sunday, December 4, 2016 — 2:00 PM EST

The UW Jazz Ensemble will have a fabulous term end concert, featuring the music of Rob McConnell, Sammy Nestico, Chuck Mangione, & more!
Soaring trumpet and sax solos will impress you.

Saturday, December 3, 2016 — 7:30 PM EST

The University Choir will be performing two of the most famous works in the choral literature, namely The Symphony of Psalms by Stravinsky and Bach's Magnificat.  Composed for the 50th anniversary of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Stravinsky created a symphony-choral work unlike any of its predecessors. He chose the Latin (Vulgate) versions of Psalms 38, 39, and 150. When asked about the Symphony of Psalms, Stravinsky said:

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 — 4:15 AM to 4:45 AM EST
A New Song CD cover

Please join the UW Chamber Choir at 4:15 on Tuesday November 29 in the Atrium for a short CD release event.  There will be food and drink provided and the Chamber Choir will perform a short selection of pieces from their current repertoire.  Please come and join in recognizing the work of these students. 

Monday, November 28, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM EST
music notes

Students participating in the Fall 2016 Music Studio program

perform music they have studied this term. See detailed program below.

Saturday, November 26, 2016 — 7:30 PM EST

Maiden, Mystics, Myths and Memories

The University of Waterloo Chamber Choir explores themes and music from across the ages, including works by Tomas Luis de Victoria, Ēriks Ešenvalds, Ola Gjeilo, and John Tavener.

Friday, November 25, 2016 — 7:30 PM EST
gamelan

On the island of Bali, Indonesia there is a plethora of musical ensembles called gamelan, the local term for a set of instruments made primarily of bronze or bamboo. The UWaterloo Department of Music at Conrad Grebel University College is home to a gamelan semara dana consisting of bronze gongs and metallophones, drums, and bamboo flutes. 

Thursday, November 24, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM EST
music notes

Students participating in the Fall 2016 Music Studio program

perform music they have studied this term. See detailed program below.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 — 12:30 PM EST

The unusual combination of a baritone sax and an accordion has resulted in much praise for Joseph Petric and David Mott. “Joseph Petric is an accordionist who will take your breath away, and David Mott never runs out of it!”

Monday, November 21, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM EST
music notes

music notes

Students participating in the Fall 2016 Music Studio program perform music they have studied this term. See detailed program below.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 — 12:30 PM EST

Whether singing an intimate ballad, performing an intricate fugue, creating stirring world beats, or wailing on a powerful rock anthem, award-winning singer/multi-instrumentalist Kevin Ramessar has a history of moving audiences.  This concert will be an eclectic programme featuring compositions by Domeniconi, Bach, and Joni Mitchell, along with improvised works and a tribute to Canadian icons The Tragically Hip. Kevin Ramessar regularly performs on Broadway, as well as being Grebel's guitar instructor.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 — 12:30 PM EST

Cynthia Hiebert has performed both traditional and contemporary harpsichord works in Canada, the United States and England.  This concert will feature works from the time of Shakespeare to Jimi Hendrix.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 — 1:00 PM to 2:20 PM EDT
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM EDT
Amy EW Prince

Following her Noon Hour Concert the same day, Amy will be leading a Voice Masterclass. She recently received a Doctorate of Music Vocal Literature and Performance from Indiana University. See her website.

Student Performers:
Ruth Tierney, Alex Wharton & Janelle Santi.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 12:30 PM EDT

Amy Waller Prince, a well-known local soprano, will be performing works from Verdi, Strauss, Dvorak, and Greer.  Ms. Prince recently received a Doctorate of Music from Indiana University.  She has performed many operatic roles, including Rosalind in Die Fledermaus, and Mabel in the Pirates of Penzance

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 — 12:30 PM EDT

Jennifer Brimson Cooper and Mas Sugihara are an imaginative and intense duo that perform both original compositions for the sax and flute, as well as transcriptions of classical pieces. They have toured across the United States, and will be touring Canada this fall.  For for more information see their website:  The Awea Duo

Friday, October 14, 2016 — 12:30 PM EDT

The JUNO nominated Orchid Ensemble is Lan Tung on the erhu/Chinese violin, Xiao Mei Zhu on the zheng/Chinese zither, and Jonathan Bernard on percussion. The ensemble blends ancient musical instruments and traditions from China and beyond, creating a beautiful new sound. 

Thursday, October 13, 2016 — 5:30 PM EDT

The Orchid Ensemble will have an open rehearsal from 5:30 to 7pm in the Grebel Chapel.  Come hear this amazing sound, especially if you can't make the noon hour concert on Friday.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 — 12:30 PM EDT

This concert will explore chamber music repertoire by two Canadian composers: Seven Tableaux from the Song of Songs by Srul Irving Glick, and Selections from Trio, composed by Grebel alumna Erica de la Cruz, setting poetry by University of Waterloo Professor Sarah Tolmie.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 — 12:30 PM EDT

Earth Peace, by Carol Ann Weaver, recently composed and compiled in South Africa and Namibia, tells global stories of conflict, pain, resolution and joy.  The work contains choral music, string quartet, and readings which represent various troubled parts of our world.  
Performers include:

Renaissance Singers, directed by Gordon Burnett

​Factory Arts String Quartet

Saturday, July 30, 2016 — 7:00 PM EDT

Cello student Vince (Tianren) Gao will be playing works by Ligeti, Beethoven, and Lalo.  Free Admission, reception to follow.

Sunday, July 24, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT

Three amazing student musician Chamber groups perform a selection of classical music pieces.  Music will include the following:

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM EDT
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Music students participating in the Spring 2016 Music Studio program perform music they have studied this term. music notes pic

Monday, July 18, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM EDT
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Music students participating in the Spring 2016 Music Studio program perform music they have studied this term. music notes pic

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