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Thursday, August 3, 2017

Music Builds Community at UW

orchestra cellos

Students at the University of Waterloo are an incredibly diverse group, with interests spanning math, health, engineering, science, environment, and arts. Many of these students have spent hundreds of hours of their life learning a musical instrument and, instead of giving up their love of music while at university, they have found a collective place to express it. The orchestra@uwaterloo is a full-sized symphony orchestra whose players are students, staff, faculty, and alumni of Waterloo.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Ensemble Auditions for Fall 2017 are open for registration

If you are interested in one of our 4 vocal ensembles, or 4 instrumental ensembles, see the Ensemble page.  (New this year, orchestra@uwaterloo is joining the music department at Conrad Grebel)

These groups are open to all UWaterloo students and staff and can be taken for credit or for extra curricular.  

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Music 376: Composition Seminar fall term with new music Prof


Offered: Mondays 6:00-8:50 pm, Fall 2017 term

Description: Explore the craft of composing and arranging music.  We'll look at choral, chamber ensemble, and orchestra techniques, plus electronic music and charting for popular music. 
Prereq: MUSIC 271

Contact Prof. Karen Sunabacka.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Music 390: Special Topic - Music, Health and Healing

390 poster

New for Fall 2017, special topics course, Music 390 -  Music, Health and Healing with Professor Maisie Sum. Department consent required. Contact Professor.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Hymn conference will mark Reformation anniversary with hymns

hymn society poster

This summer, a celebration of hymnody will coincide with the 500th anniversary of the Reformation at the annual Hymn Society conference to be held at Conrad Grebel University College in Waterloo, July 16-20.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Grebel names New President

Marcus Shantz

Thursday, May 4, 2017

UWaterloo Balinese Gamelan will appear at the Kultrún Festival on July 8

Kultrun Festival

The University of Waterloo Balinese Gamelan Ensemble is honoured to be participating in the 2017 Kultrún Festival on Saturday, July 8th at 2:00pm. There will also be offering a free workshop at 3:45pm.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Ensemble Auditions for Spring Term now open

If you are interested in joining the University Choir, playing in an Instrumental Chamber Ensemble, or learning the Gamelan, see the Ensemble page.  These groups are open to all UWaterloo students and staff. 

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Distinguished Alumni Award Winner Empowers and Inspires Young Musicians

Amanda Kind

Since graduating from the University of Waterloo just over a decade ago, Amanda Kind (BA ’06) has grown into an inspirational leader for young performers in her community. In recognition of her generous and dedicated service, Conrad Grebel University College has named Amanda the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Service Award winner.

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