Events

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

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

Playing 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, 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 23, 2019 — 12:30 PM EDT
Elizabeth Lepock, soprano


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.

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, November 6, 2019 — 1:30 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.

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,

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

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