Events - 2019

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 — 12:01 PM to Friday, January 24, 2020 — 10:00 PM EST

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 and Grad students.  

Sunday, December 1, 2019 — 7:30 PM EST
CANCELLED - Instrumental ensembles

DUE TO WEATHER, THIS CONCERT IS CANCELLED.

Four groups of talented student chamber musicians will play a wide selection of classical music. Free admission, reception after the concert.  

Sunday, December 1, 2019 — 2:00 PM EST
Jazz Ensemble

DUE TO WEATHER, THIS CONCERT IS CANCELLED.

This concert will feature the music of the Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Band.  The 17 member band includes students from 5 different faculties, and is directed by Michael Wood - a well known timpanist and jazz adjudicator. 
Tickets are available at the door.  Reception to follow in the downstairs atrium.

Saturday, November 30, 2019 — 7:30 PM EST
Gamelan in Rock Garden

The University of Waterloo Balinese Gamelan ensemble consists of 20 students who have learned to play the gamelan without prior experience and without notation.  Learning to strike with one hand and dampen with the other is difficult, but you will be impressed by how well the Gamelan Ensemble plays.  Directed by Dewa Made Suparta, this concert will transport you to Bali, Indonesia.  The

Saturday, November 30, 2019 — 6:00 PM EST
lillian pic

Lillian Gutierrez, soprano

4th year Honours Arts, Music & Legal Studies, French minor

Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Conrad Grebel University College Chapel

Free admission. Everyone Welcome.
Reception to follow in Lower Atrium.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM EST
music notes

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

Everyone welcome to come and hear these talented students!

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM EST
music notes

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

Everyone welcome to come and hear these talented students!

Monday, November 25, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM EST
music notes

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

Everyone welcome to come and hear these talented students!

Saturday, November 23, 2019 — 7:30 PM EST
University Choir
Thursday, November 21, 2019 — 7:30 PM EST
orchestra@uwaterloo

The orchestra@uwaterloo is a group of approximately 60 students, staff, faculty, and alumni from the University of Waterloo.  Directed by noted local conductor Daniel Warren, the orchestra will be playing the following pieces:
Vaughan Williams, Fantasie on the theme of Thomas Tallis
Mendelssohn “Hebrides Overture”
Vaughan Williams, “The Lark Ascending”

Thursday, November 21, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM EST
music notes

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

Everyone welcome to come and hear these talented students!

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST
Eviole Ensemble

Eviole (pronounced ay-vee-oh-lay) is a group of musicians who perform music from in and around the 17th century that was composed for female singers. Music from this time period is very beautiful and poetic, often cheeky, and always delightful. Our group features Corey Linforth and Laura Pudwell accompanied by  Miriam Stewart-Kroeker, cello, and Borys Medicky, harpsichord.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST
Jen Thiessen and Ben Reimer

Park Sounds is a new duo comprised of Manitoba-raised, Montreal-based musicians Jennifer Thiessen (viola, viola d’amore) and Ben Reimer (percussion). Both members of Park Sounds are rooted in the Manitoba classical, pop and new music communities,

Sunday, November 10, 2019 — 9:00 PM EST
compline

Schola Musica Sacra presents Compline, an ancient monastic form of night prayer by candlelight.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST
oboe

The Consortium Arts Ensemble will play Benjamin Britten's Phantasy Quartet for Oboe and String Trio, as well as Mozart's Oboe quartet in F major.  Members consist of Anita Walsh on the violin, Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh on viola, our very own Ben Bolt-Martin on cello, and of course to round out the group, the renowned Jim Mason on the oboe.

Saturday, November 2, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
fall open house pic

Join us for Waterloo’s fall open house

Saturday, November 2, 2019
10 am to 4 pm

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
Daniel Cabena

World renowned counter-tenor Daniel Cabena will sing Ralph Vaughan William's "Ten Blake songs", accompanied by Sarah Cardwell on the oboe. 

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT


Soprano Elizabeth Lepock and collaborative pianist Simone Luti will present musical indulgences on the topic of food, poetry, love, and more… Arranged as a meal, this recital will include a few “meatier” songs sets, by such composers as Liszt and Rachmaninoff, interspersed with shorter tidbits, by Canadian composer David MacIntyre, setting appetizer and dessert food descriptions.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT

The 2019 Benjamin Eby Lecture will be presented by Mark Vuorinen

Witnessing Passion: Musical depiction of minor characters in Passion music by Bach, Ešenvalds, MacMillan and Pärt

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
Christopher Bagan

Christopher Bagan is harpsichordist for the Canadian Opera Company and Opera Atelier, and holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in piano performance from the University of British Columbia with a specialization in the piano music of Arnold Schönberg. 

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
Borys Medicky

Joseph Lanza, violinPlaying on period instruments, violinist Joseph Lanza and harpsichordist Borys Medicky will play a selection of classical music from Europe.  Lanza is a professor at Western University, and the concertmaster of the London Symphonium.  Medicky is an internationally known harpsichordist, who also does repairs and builds instruments as a side line.  

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
Heidi Wall, pianist

Johannes Brahms composed Piano Sonata No. 3 with a masterful combination of free Romantic spirit and strict classical structure when he was 20 years old.  This Piano Sonata is infused with the motif's from Beethoven's 5th Symphony during the first, third, and fourth movements. 

Friday, September 6, 2019 — 12:00 PM EDT
Gamelan in Rock Garden

Join us for a University of Waterloo Balinese Gamelan Ensemble mini-concert and demonstration on Friday, September 6th at noon.  The Peter Russell Rock Garden is a lovely place to enjoy even a few minutes of music.  Stay after the concert and try a few instruments yourself.  

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Friday, September 20, 2019 — 10:00 PM EDT
Ensemble auditions

Auditions are open for Fall 2019 Ensembles.  You may take these for credit or as an extracurricular activity.  Ensembles are open to all University of Waterloo students.

Full details available on our ensemble page

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Friday, September 20, 2019 — 10:00 PM EDT
Choral auditions

Choral Ensembles are open to all University of Waterloo students.   You may take these for credit (.25 units on top of regular course load) or as an extracurricular activity.  See our Ensemble page for details, and to see which ensemble would suit your musical tastes and abilities.

https://uwaterloo.ca/music/ensembles

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