Events - 2022

Friday, April 22, 2022 — 7:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Jacquelyn Morley pic

In-person attendance is allowed.  Proof of vaccination and masks required as per University of Waterloo regulations.


Friday, June 10, 2022 — 5:00 PM EDT
Market & Gamelan

An outdoor Farmer's market is the perfect location to enjoy the Balinese Gamelan Ensemble.  Please join us at the Hespeler Village Market at 5pm. Both the student Balinese Gamelan and the Community Gamelan will be performing. Audience members will be able to try out the Gamelan instruments after the concert.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 — 7:00 PM to Saturday, April 30, 2022 — 11:00 PM EDT
ICE Winter 2022


We have 7 different Chamber Ensemble groups this term, playing a wide variety of pieces.  

Sammartini Trio Sonata

Schubert Piano trio no. 2

Thomas Arne Trio Sonata

Brahms Piano trio op. 8

Schumann Three Pieces for Two Violins and Piano

Debussy Piano Trio

Francois Couperin Apotheose de Corelli

Monday, April 18, 2022 — 7:00 PM to Saturday, April 30, 2022 — 11:00 PM EDT
Jazz Ensemble Winter 2022

We are glad to report that Jazz Music is alive and well at UWaterloo. This ensemble is directed by Michael Wood, an experienced percussionist who performed at the Stratford Festival for many years. Members come from many different UWaterloo Faculties, Math in particular.  The music is lively and always fun. This term Ernie Kalwa, noted local sax player and Computer Science alumni, joined us for the Winter term.

The live concert took place on April 3, and was recorded to be released on the Grebel You-tube Channel on Monday, April 18th at 7pm.  

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 — 8:30 PM to Saturday, April 30, 2022 — 11:00 PM EDT

Chamber ChoirThe UWaterloo Chamber Choir end of term concert featured
 Gabriel Fauré's Requiem, as well as a number of smaller pieces.  Directed by Dr. Mark Vuorinen, this 30 voice choir includes many talented singers from multiple Faculties at the University, as well as music majors.

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 — 7:00 PM to Saturday, April 30, 2022 — 7:00 PM EDT
University Choir

The University Choir is directed by Liska Jetchick.  This term it will feature a wide range of pieces from around the world, including Baba Yetu, Shenendoah, and Flight Song.  

Monday, April 11, 2022 — 7:00 PM to Saturday, April 30, 2022 — 11:00 PM EDT
cello section

The orchestra@UWaterloo is delighted to present our first in person concert with a live audience in two years.  Members are from all six faculties, and this term we will have strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion. 

Sunday, April 10, 2022 — 2:00 PM EDT
Friday, April 8, 2022 — 7:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
sarah brown

In-person attendance is allowed.  Proof of vaccination and masks required as per University of Waterloo regulations.


Program 

Christe eleison

     from Missa Vovita, ZWV 18

Jan Dismas Zelenka

1679-1745

Seufzer, Tränen, Kummer, Not
     from BWV 21

J.S. Bach

1685-1750

Thursday, April 7, 2022 — 7:00 PM to Saturday, April 30, 2022 — 11:00 PM EDT
Balinese Gamelan

 The Balinese Gamelan Ensemble has been at Grebel for nearly 10 years, led by I Dewa Made Suparta.  This term they will present some traditional pieces as well as an interesting collaborative composition.  You will be astounded by the patterns and rhythms.
 

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 — 6:30 PM EDT
ICE Fall 2021

We have 8 different Chamber Ensemble groups this term, playing a wide variety of pieces.  

Sammartini Trio Sonata

Schubert Piano trio no. 2

Thomas Arne Trio Sonata

To aid in maintaining covid protocols, we are splitting the players into two separate concerts.

Monday, April 4, 2022 — 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Charlotte Walker pic

In-person attendance is allowed.  Proof of vaccination and masks required as per University of Waterloo regulations.


Program 

Fantasy for Flute, Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006)

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 — 12:30 PM EDT
Subhadra Vijaykumar, Sathish Venkatraman, & Dhishan Kandala

Toronto based award winning violinist Subhadra Vijaykumar brings the unique sounds of her Carnatic (South Indian classical) violin to the Chapel at Conrad Grebel. Subhadra will explain Carnatic Music and  how the Carnatic violin, while being identical to the western violin, still differs from it.

Saturday, March 19, 2022 (all day)

Are you thinking about which University is best for you?

Join us to learn more about the University of Waterloo!  Drop in for specific session or joing us for the entire time.

Saturday, March 19
9 am to 1:30 pm ET

For more opportunities to get to know Conrad Grebel in particular, including faciltiy and residence tours, specific music program info please visit our Experience Grebel page.

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 — 12:30 PM EDT

Amelia Grace Yates

Amelia Grace Yates, D.M.A., is a pianist, adjudicator, and instructor from Ancaster Ontario. A recent graduate of the Doctor of Musical Arts program at the University of Western Ontario, Dr. Yates’s research focusses on the solo piano music of Canadian composer Ann Southam. She is passionate about researching and performing the music of contemporary Canadian composers. In addition to performing as a soloist, Dr. Yates also enjoys collaborating with others in chamber groups and working with large ensembles and choirs.  

Wednesday, March 9, 2022 — 12:30 PM EST
Etsuko Kimura, violin

Violinist Etsuko Kimura and harpist Lori Gemmell are working towards a recording of music for violin and harp which will include commissions of new works by Canadian composers.  We are delighted to be able to feature one of these works in our noon hour concert, along with other more well known compositions.

Programme:  

Saint Saens, Fantaisie, Op.124

R. Murray Schafer, Wild Bird

Ravel, Tzigane

Piazzolla, Café 1930

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 — 12:30 PM EST
Elizabeth & Michael Lepock

"We will be presenting a recital of English songs and duets by British, Canadian, and American composers, including Vaughan Williams, Barber, Finzi, Larsen, Raminsh, and Weill.

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 — 12:30 PM EST
Ian Whitman, double bass

 

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 — 12:30 PM EST
Judith Davenport & Peter Shackleton

This lovely music is worth listening to more than once. Although all three composers are considered 20th century musicians, the pieces contain a lyrical sense that is smooth and rich. 

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 — 12:30 PM EST
Lucy Zhang, violinist

This concert has sadly been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control.  It will likely be rescheduled in a d

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 — 12:30 PM EST
Dr. Gerard Yun playing the Shakuhachi

Dr. Gerard Yun, shakuhachi (Japanese Zen Buddhist Vertical flute)

Nathan Stretch, acoustic and electric guitars

Music of living plants in real time (plant sonification by PlantChoir, Kingston, Ontario)

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 — 12:30 PM EST to Saturday, April 30, 2022 — 12:30 PM EDT
virtual concert at home
Enjoy noon hour recitals by professional musicians from the comfort of home.
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 — 4:31 PM to Wednesday, January 5, 2022 — 12:00 AM EST
ICE Trio

Please join us for a wonderful end of term Ensemble concert series.  These will remain posted until next term.

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