Events - 2019

Sunday, July 28, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
3 stringed instruments

Four chamber groups will play a delightful selection of classical music.  Included this term are pieces by Mozart and Peterson.  Free admission, reception to follow.

Thursday, July 25, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
orchestra@uwaterloo
Saturday, July 20, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
University Choir

The human voice is an incredible instrument, not only capable of carrying text, but also showcasing many different sounds to convey emotion or create atmosphere.

Friday, June 14, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT
Balinese Gamelan Ensemble

The Balinese Gamelan is meant to be heard outdoors, so please join us at Waterloo Town Square for a terrific evening concert.  Free admission.  This UWaterloo Ensemble is directed by prominent gamelan composer I Dewa Made Suparta and Dr. Maisie Sum.  Stay after the concert and try an instrument or two.

Monday, May 6, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Tuesday, May 21, 2019 — 10:00 PM EDT
cello on piano

Spring 2019 Ensemble auditions are open for registration. 
See Ensemble page for details. 
In Spring term we offer the Balinese Gamelan, Instrumental Chamber groups, orchestra@uwaterloo, and the University Choir.
The orchestra needs 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, & 2 bassoons

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 (all day) to Friday, September 6, 2019 (all day)

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

Thursday, April 4, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
orchestra

Repertoire includes the Brahms Piano Concerto #2 in Bb major, with Soloist Eric Xi Xin Liang (winner of the 2018 UW Concerto Competition), Brahm's Tragic Overture, Von Suppé ‘s Poet and Peasant Overture, and Bruckner’s  Overture in G minor.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
Gamelan in Rock Garden

Come experience the polyrhythms and polyphony of Balinese gamelan music played by Waterloo’s two local ensembles: the UWaterloo Balinese Gamelan and Grebel Community Balinese Gamelan. Directed by artist-in-residence, I Dewa Made Suparta, students and community members gather over a 12-week period to learn traditional and modern pieces through listening, imitation, repetition, and memorization.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM EDT
music notes

music 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!

Monday, April 1, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM EDT
music notes

music 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!

Sunday, March 31, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
ICE 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.

Sunday, March 31, 2019 — 2:00 PM EDT
Jazz guitarist
Thursday, March 28, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM EDT
music notes

music 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!

Monday, March 25, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM EDT
music notes

music 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!

Sunday, March 24, 2019 — 3:00 PM EDT
Dr. Mark Vuorinen

Inspiring music by Tallis, Britten, Finzi, Gjeilo, Barnum and others to fill the soul. This 25 voice choir is directed by Dr. Mark Vuorinen.  The choir will be accompanied by Ian Sadler, an organist of world wide renown.  Student Daniella Kistemaker will also play her harp along with one of the pieces.

Tickets available at the door.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
UW Choir

With music as a guide, this concert will examine what it means to be human in a world of remarkable technological advances. Composers include A. Vivaldi, K. Smith, and Z. R. Stroope.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
Carol Ann Weaver
 

Well known local composer and retired Grebel professor Carol Ann Weaver will launch her Songs for my Mother CD, playing a selection of songs along with soprano Mary Catherine Pazzano and Willem Moolenbeek on sax.

Carol Ann Weaver's website


 

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
Marcus, Heidi, & Miriam

Well known and beloved by local music patrons, the Andromeda Trio consists of Marcus Scholtes, Violin; Miriam Stewart-Kroeker, Cello; and Heidi Wall, Piano.
Their repertoire for this concert will be Sergei Rachmaninoff's 
Trio élégiaque in D minor, Opus 9.

Saturday, March 9, 2019 — 7:00 PM EST
Sawatsky lecture graphic

On Saturday, March 9, 2019, Dr. Ysaÿe Barnwell, appointed as the College’s Rodney and Lorna Sawatsky Visiting Scholar, will offer a workshop on "Building a Vocal Community: The Power of Song in Community."

This is a free public event, but registration is required.

Saturday, March 9, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
march break pic

Are you thinking about which university is best for you?  How can I add music experiences or study music at UWaterloo?  Whether you are waiting for an offier or already received an offer, we want to meet you!

Come to the University of Waterloo March Open House on Saturday, March 9, 2019.

Friday, March 8, 2019 — 7:30 PM EST
Ysaye Barnwell

On Friday, March 8, 2019, Dr. Ysaÿe Barnwell, appointed as the College’s Rodney and Lorna Sawatsky Visiting Scholar, will offer the Sawatsky Lecture on “The Power of Music to Create Inclusive Communities.”

This is a free public event, but registration is required.

Saturday, March 2, 2019 — 9:00 AM EST
fuel your passion pic

Not sure which University to study Music at?  Come and audition with us!

We want to get to know you at your audition and see if Music at UWaterloo is the right fit for you.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST
Springdale Trio

Flautist Wendy Wagler, cellist Ben Bolt-Martin, and pianist Boyd McDonald together have formed the Springdale Trio.  In this concert, they will perform "The Voice of the Whale",  by American avant-garde composer George Crumb.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST
Jerzy Kaplanek

Violinist Jerzy Kaplanek & pianist Leopoldo Erice will be performing Schubert’s Grand Duo Sonata in A Major, and Prokofiev’s Sonata No. 1 in f minor.

Friday, February 8, 2019 — 9:00 AM EST
fuel your passion pic

Not sure which University to study Music at?  Come and audition with us!

We want to get to know you at your audition and see if Music at UWaterloo is the right fit for you.

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